Monday, CROSS-COUNTRY DAY News and Links
Individual Results After Cross-Country: Klimke leads after a double-clear, Sara Algotsson just behind.
Team Results After Cross-Country: Surprise, Germans still lead
Show Jumping Starts at 5:30 am ET tomorrow: Individual round begins at 9:30
Sweden look to make an upset : The Swedes are currently third behind the Brits after dressage.
Great Britain had the best day on cross-country : 3 of 5 riders went double clear.
Australia has a hard day : Both the Fredericks had slip-ups, while Sam Griffiths fell as well.
Hawley Bennet in the hospital: The Canadian rider took a hard fall at fence 3, but is recovering.
Mark Todd’s Still Got It: The 7 time Olympian turns in a cool performance as the day’s final ider.
Saturday, Day One of Olympic Dressage News and Links
Saturday Social Media Links: Greenwich cross-country map, a tearful Mary King, and some heavy Ipad action.
Ingrid Klimke is in the lead following Saturday’s dressage action. Fellow German teammate Derk Schrade is in second.
Full individual results from Dressage Day One. Karen is top of the Americans in 9th, Boyd is in 13th, and Tiana rounds ‘em out in 18th.
Start times for tomorrow’s competition. Will Coleman and Twizzle go at 6:20 ET, Phillip Dutton and Mystery Whisper go at 9:38 ET.
“We’re off to a Good Start:” Erin Gilmore recounts her experience during Day One of the dressage competition.
Mary King talks about her day to Horse and Hound: Imperial Cavelier is currently in third place.
Andreas Dibowski visit Butts Leon: Nina Ligon is riding Dibowski’s 2008 Olympic Partner in the London Games.
Friday Olympic News and Links
All horses presented at the jog passed! Yes, every single one of them.
Ride times for Dressage Released. Boyd and Otis kick things off, and Mark Todd goes last. 3/4 of Team GBR will ride Sunday.
Team USA walks the course. Along with trusty chef d’equipe Mark Phillips.
Opening Ceremonies Facts and Figures. The events kick off at 4 pm ET, and will be broadcast on NBC starting at 7:30.
Thursday Olympic Eventing Links
Olympic Eve Social Media Roundup : Sinead practices with Remy, while the Aussies get a look at the Olympic Cross Country Course.
Sam Griffiths Replaces Meghan Jones : Jones’ horse Allofasudden withdrew with a hoof injury.
Brazilian Rider Turned Away At Greenwich : Brazilian alternate Carlos Paro is denied accediation at the Olympics because of ‘clerical error.’
Cross Country Course Walk : Unofficial map of the 2012 course.
Photos from Greenwich : Boyd and Silva share some photos of their day at the Park.
Cross Country Photos : Photos of every cross-country fence, released by Horse and Hound.
Mark Todd Reminds People He’s An Athlete : Something he probably shouldn’t have to do after 7 Olympic Games.
Welcome to Eventing Nation’s home for the 2012 Olympic Games.
To help your Olympic experience go as smoothly as possible, we’ve compiled a guide to watching the Olympics. A ‘do this, not that’ sort of thing. Trust us, we’re professionals.
If you’re at work, and your employer hates America enough to not have a tv on, here’s where you go to keep up with the sport:
Network Tv Schedule
If you decide that you hate your employer enough to just go ahead and call in sick and eat Cheetos while simultaneously hating Bob Costas, here’s the tv schedule for the Olympics:
For the U.S.
NBC Olympic Schedule
Introductions to All Equine Competitors
For the full entry list, regardless of country, visit the FEI website [PDF].
Can’t figure out if Mr. Medicott is the horse or rider? Read up on the U.S. eventing team here. Also, check out this comprehensive look at eventing at the Olympics from the FEI.
Want to know which horse will run fastest and jump the highest? Get knowledgeable about the U.S. showjumping team here.
Also, read our Show Jumping 101, and this comprehensive Olympic show jumping preview from the FEI.
The Eventing Schedule is as follows:
July 28, 5 a.m. ET: Dressage Day 1
July 29, 5 a.m. ET: Dressage Day 2
July 30, 7:30 a.m. ET: Cross-Country
July 31, 5:30 a.m. & 9:30 a.m. ET: Show Jumping
For full equestrian schedule, click here.