Dressage is done and dusted, and yet we can’t seem to stop talking about it. Dressage is unique in the three phases in that there is effectively no cap in what you can achieve, while...» Read More!
I’ve lost track of the day, the hour, and possibly my mind. There’s spreadsheets on spreadsheets and my computer has crashed several times, but it’s worth it to see all the lovely graphs that I’ve...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Arville Sporthorses (@arvillesporthorses) The Tokyo field has been thinned by one after dressage, as Belgium’s Lara de Liedekerke-Meier made the tough decision to withdraw Alpaga d’Arville due to a...» Read More!
It’s never hard to find someone to root for at the Olympics – even if you fancy bucking the trends and choosing someone from outside the obvious candidates at the tippy-top of the leaderboard....» Read More!
It’s nearly time for the biggest day of our week: cross country day at the Tokyo Olympics! In honor of the best phase of eventing, we thought a guide to all you need to know...» Read More!
It’s nearly time to kick things off for the cross country portion of competition at the Tokyo Olympics, and we’ve been busy gathering thoughts on Derek di Grazia’s twisting and turning track from the riders....» Read More!
It didn’t take long after dressage wrapped up today for the bustle of getting the horses and all of their equipment onto shuttles and over to Sea Forest Cross Country Course. The plan is to...» Read More!
We’ve become accustomed to (spoiled by?) magnificent efforts by German anchor rider Michael Jung, but up until now we’ve been used to seeing him with his stalwart partners, La Biosthetique Sam and fischerRocana FST. Now,...» Read More!
Welcome back, my dressage-loving little nerdlets, to the third and final session of this hotly-contested first phase at Tokyo. It’s all about to get rather exciting, as this year, none of these teams will have...» Read More!
The beauty of the Olympics is that the leaderboard only tells one story – but every single person, horse, and supporting team out there has been on an extraordinary journey to get to this biggest...» Read More!
There’s something about the Olympic Village that always seems extraordinarily mysterious to me – partly, I suppose, because we never get to see an awful lot of it, and partly because I read Jilly Cooper’s Riders way...» Read More!
It’s only a blink of an eye, but with the way the schedule hits the time zones in America, the dressage sessions feel to go by very quickly indeed. Everything is absolutely flying by, and...» Read More!
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Website, Latest News, EN Olympic Digest Newsletter Signup, EN’s Instagram, EN’s Twitter, EN’s Coverage, The Ultimate Guide to Tokyo, The Form Guide: Team Edition, The Form Guide: Rider Edition Want to stay in the know with all things...» Read More!
Great Britain – a team most who follow eventing closely would have picked as the one to beat in this Tokyo Olympic Games – has certainly done their job thus far, putting themselves into the...» Read More!
Welcome back to the second of three sessions of dressage here at Tokyo! If you’re based in the UK, this is the only one at a civilised sort of time, starting at 9.30 a.m., though...» Read More!
It was a bout of uveitis (inflammation of the eye’s uveal tract that can often result in blindness) that would eventually cost Viscera (Fidertanz 2 – Wilhelmientje, by Wolkentanz), a 13-year-old Hanoverian mare piloted for...» Read More!
In a surprise to virtually no one, Great Britain’s pathfinder rider – also tasked with being second in the ring this morning – Oliver Townend is top of the order aboard his multiple five-star winner...» Read More!
It might be overnight for those of us in America, but it’s mid-day in Japan and morning over in Europe, so we’re rolling out content 24/7. There is 100% chance that I wrote this prior...» Read More!
Friends, Romans, countrymen: lend me your groggy eyes and weary earsies, for I am hyper-caffeinated and far too excited for the start of the Tokyo Olympics. Whether you’re also watching along in the wee hours...» Read More!
It’s nearly time for the start of dressage at the Tokyo Olympics, and by my reckoning, that means you’re all going to need something to scroll through on your phone while you half watch those...» Read More!
It’s been five long years and suddenly there’s only a few hours before we commence the eventing portion of the Olympic Games. With Session One going down centerline starting at 8:30 a.m. Tokyo time, we’ve...» Read More!
Travelling to the other end of the world, navigating tough training programmes and navigating ever-changing competition schedules in a pandemic, and being resolute enough to cope with an Olympics sans crowds is all very admirable...» Read More!
And just like that, eventing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics had started. If you’re the kind of lunatic who pulled a late one just to attempt to follow along with the first horse inspection (which...» Read More!