And just like that, the equestrian disciplines at the Tokyo Olympics were over, seemingly as quickly as they’d begun. While we’ve all been engrossed in this week’s showjumping competition (and, um, Modern Pentathlon, though perhaps...» Read More!
I know you guys are basking in the Tokyo high as much as we are — it’s impossible not to get caught up in the whirlwind of excitement around any of the sports, but when...» Read More!
This report was compiled from FEI and US Equestrian press releases. It’s almost a century since Sweden last won Olympic Jumping Team gold, and when they did it tonight they did it with both style...» Read More!
We knew coming into this Olympic weekend in Tokyo that Great Britain would be the force to be reckoned with, but we also know that this is eventing and anything can happen at any given...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by USEF Eventing (@usefeventing) Good lord, WHAT a team final that was! Not only did Great Britain storm their way to their first team gold since 1972,...» Read More!
Gooooooood morning, sports fans, and welcome to the latest edition of ‘EN Breaks the Internet.’ I’ve done approximately three squats, chucked on a bodycon dress, popped a bottle, and have adopted The Position in preparation:...» Read More!
The time change has me all in a tizzy; so strange to do jogs what seems to me as late evening and show jump the following morning. Of course by now I should be used...» Read More!
Through all the blazing excitement of Tokyo’s cross-country session, we had the chance to debrief with riders after they came through the finish — and they were happy to talk about the good, the bad,...» Read More!
To be quite honest, I’m not entirely sure what day it is at this point. This morning, I remembered my flight home is tomorrow so I had to scramble to spit in a tube and...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Thomas Heffernan Ho (@thomasho4) Welcome to the last hurrah of Tokyo 2020’s big eventing party — but before we get into the thick of the showjumping action,...» Read More!
Unfortunately the lack of live feed continues to be a problem for the final horse inspection. Once again, we make an effort to keep the superfans updated and have forced on-site reporter Sally Spickard to...» Read More!
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Andrew Hoy (@hoyeventing) What a day it’s been: from 4 a.m. starts for our Tokyo compatriots (after sleepless nights for many of them, we expect), through...» Read More!
There was plenty of good, bad, and weird going around during the cross-country phase. Like the rest of the world, we had eyes glued to the TV during prime time, with our world-beating journalist Tilly...» Read More!
Brazil has made an overnight substitution to their team ahead of the final horse inspection and showjumping. Substitute pair Marcio Appel and Iberon JMen will come forward to jump in place of Rafael Losano and Fuiloda G, who retired on...» Read More!
We’re heartbroken to share the incredibly sad news that Jet Set, the mount of Switzerland’s Robin Godel, has been euthanized after pulling up late on course on cross-country day at Tokyo. After jumping the final water complex...» Read More!
It was a challenge of epic proportions for the Olympic eventers today, in more ways than one. As soon as we got off the shuttles at 7 a.m. this morning, you could at once feel that the lovely sea...» Read More!
It’s happening! It’s really, really happening! We’re just about to get underway at the Sea Forest cross-country course in Tokyo, and it truly is all to play for. Here’s how the top of the individual...» Read More!
The new Olympic format of three to a team has felt like the hottest topic of the last couple of years – mostly because in all that time, and with all that discussion, most of...» Read More!
Every Olympic story is an extraordinary story – and one that we really love comes from 23-year-old Polish rider Malgorzata Cybulska, who sits in the top twenty after dressage with her horse Chenaro 2. A...» Read More!
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!