It was a historic year for eventing at the Olympics for a host of reasons. But aside from the toughest cross country course in modern Olympic eventing history and witnessing the greatness that is Michael...» Read More!
What news, leaderboard shifts and headlines did you miss today in the second day of Grand Prix dressage? You could Google it for hours … or you could come hang out with us for your...» Read More!
Rio de Janeiro. 2016. The place where dreams were etched into reality, where hopes were crushed and where equestrian sporting history was written. In recent times, there’s been a lot of discussion about the evolution...» Read More!
As the curtain falls after four magnificent days of eventing at the Rio Olympics, many riders are celebrating whilst some ruefully ponder “what if.” The Olympic Games is a maelstrom of triumph and tragedy, surprise...» Read More!
Here’s your pint-sized recap of the first day of dressage: we’ve got summaries of the day’s top headlines and stories on tap so you don’t have to bar-crawl all night long to catch all the...» Read More!
Five days, six medals, 48 stories, hundreds of Tweets, hundreds of thousands of readers, a few site crashes, some laughs, some tears, and one random assault rifle round later, here we are, out the other...» Read More!
It’s often said that equestrian sports are the most difficult sport in which to reach the Olympic level, and anyone that has been following eventing in Rio can see why. It not only takes years...» Read More!
Today Phillip Dutton reaffirmed the reason why the U.S. just keeps putting him on team after team after team: the man delivers. At the 2016 Olympic games he brought a nation’s medal dreams to fruition,...» Read More!
We witnessed a day for the history books here at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, where Michael Jung became the third rider in history to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals, joining Mark Todd (1984...» Read More!
Nobody had a bigger bummer of a day than Brazilian eventer Ruy Fonseca. It was a near-repeat of their show jumping round at Rolex in 2014, Tom Bombadill Too was going really well … …...» Read More!
Rio 2016 one of if not the most epic Olympic eventing competition in modern history, right? OK, sure, our emotions might be running a little hot right now. But when EquiRatings, the equestrian data braintrust...» Read More!
The team show jumping final this morning had us on the edge of our seats as the standings shifted with every fallen rail. Ultimately, France came out on top with their second ever Olympic team...» Read More!
By the time event horses reach the Olympic level, they pretty much have the CCI format down: you do your dressage test, you run cross country, and if all systems are go you tackle a...» Read More!
France has won team gold in eventing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, finishing on a final score of 169.0 and taking the title for just the second time in the country’s...» Read More!
Behind every top rider, there’s a top groom. For Lauren Kieffer, that person — Shannon Kinsley — doubles as a longtime friend. Shannon was the recipient of the 2015 PRO Liz Cochran Memorial Groom’s Award,...» Read More!
The final day of the eventing competition at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is upon us. After an emotional roller coaster ride of a cross country day, it’s still anyone’s game. The course is designed...» Read More!
All horses that presented at this morning’s final inspection at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro were ultimately accepted, sending 46 combinations on to the first round of show jumping. Three were sent to...» Read More!
It’s the final day of the Rio Olympics for the eventing competition and I think we’re all a bit emotionally drained. I’ve experienced joy, anger, sadness, fear, despair and hope in rapid succession over the past few days and...» Read More!
Another cross country day at a major championships, another let down for Team USA. After failing to complete a team at the 2014 World Equestrians in Normandy, many hoped the U.S. was back on track...» Read More!
Pierre Michelet’s intense Olympic cross country track was no joke. With the leaderboard already getting a full shuffle since the conclusion of dressage, we will likely have some more inspiring triumphs and heartbreaking upsets by the...» Read More!
Needless to say, today’s cross country at the Rio Olympics was extremely influential. Prior to the start, the riders acknowledged the difficulty of the task ahead and knew that the optimum time would be difficult...» Read More!
We just witnessed one of the most influential cross country days in history, with Pierre Michelet’s technical track totally turning the leaderboard upside down to leave Chris Burton and Santano II in individual gold position and...» Read More!
Oh, to be a fly on the wall in the Olympic cross country mix zone today. Jenni Autry spent her day ducking in and out, catching up with riders after they came off course. Here’s...» Read More!