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Equestrian at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Show Jumping



Behind the Scenes at the Rio Olympic Games Part Three: Show Jumping
August 30, 2016 – A look back at the conclusion of equestrian at the 2016 games, a look ahead to Tokyo 2020, plus some of the things we’ll miss about Brazil.

Nick Skelton Wins Great Britain’s First Individual Show Jumping Olympic Gold
August 19, 2016 – The 58-year-old took the top of the podium ahead of Sweden’s Peder Fredericson and Canada’s Eric Lamaze.

France Wins Gold and U.S. Takes Silver in Show Jumping at the Rio Olympics
August 17, 2016 – The German team clinched bronze in a battle that came down to a jump off with Canada.

U.S. Team Tied for the Lead in Show Jumping at the 2016 Rio Olympics
August 16, 2016 – Three of four American horse-and-rider pairs went double clear today in round two of show jumping.

Show Jumping Begins at 2016 Olympics in Rio
August 14, 2016 – All four American riders will move on to the next round in team and individual competition.




Behind the Scenes at the Rio Olympic Games Part Two: Dressage
August 26, 2016 – Reflections on the dressage competition and a look at daily life for residents of Rio de Janeiro.

Dressage Begins at the 2016 Olympics in Rio
August 10, 2016 – Germany holds both team and individual top spots after the first half of the first round of dressage competition.

Dressage Grand Prix Concludes with Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro in the Lead
August 11, 2016 – Germany has its familiar spot at the top of the team leaderboard; medal hopes stay alive for the currently third-placed Americans.

Germany Wins Dressage Team Gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio
August 12, 2016 – Great Britain held on to silver while the U.S. earned the bronze in a nail-biting finish.

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro Win Their Second Consecutive Individual Olympic Gold
August 15, 2016 – American Laura Graves just missed the podium on a day that belonged to the unstoppable British horse-and-rider pair.

Three-Day Eventing



Behind-the-Scenes at the Rio Olympic Games Part One: Three-Day Eventing
August 17, 2016 – A look at Brazil, beaches, buses, bullets and “bum art” during the equestrian events of the 2016 Olympics.

Germany’s Michael Jung Defends His Olympic Gold; France Wins Team Gold in Eventing
August 9, 2016 – Phillip Dutton of the U.S. rides Mighty Nice to a bronze medal finish at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Australia Holds Team and Individual Lead after Olympic Cross-Country
August 8, 2016 – American riders Boyd Martin and Phillip Dutton are in the top ten, but hopes for a U.S. team medal are gone after a rough day on course.

William Fox-Pitt Holds on to the Lead After the Dressage Phase of Eventing at the 2016 Olympics
August 7, 2016 – Germany maintains the lead in team scoring with the U.S. tied for 6th heading into cross-country.

Eventing Dressage Day One at the 2016 Olympics
August 6, 2016 – William Fox-Pitt of Great Britain leads the standing; Clark Montgomery of the U.S. breaks into the top 10.

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