Olympic Games First in Paris then in LA

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had welcomed that two cities wanted to be host of the next Olympic Games – Paris and Los Angeles. Due to the circumstances the IOC let the two cities decide who would  become host of the 2024 and the 2028 Games. Now it is clear: Paris will be host of […]

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FEI President celebrates top equestrian sport and clean Games at Rio 2016

FEI President Ingmar De Vos had double cause for celebration this week after confirmation that all human and equine samples taken during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had returned negative. “Keeping our sport clean is a central part of our daily work at the FEI, but to have back-to-back clean Games in London and Rio […]

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Clifton Lush Recovered from Injury

An Accident was the reason why Jonathan Paget’s (NZL) 17-year-old horse Clifton Lush could not be competed in Rio. Reserve rider Tim Price and Ringwood Sky Boy had to replace the pair. Apparently the horse injured himself on a water tap, supposedly he ripped it out of the wall. At seven in the morning the […]

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Só Alegria: Bye Bye Rio – In the End We Got Along Well

18 days of Olypic Games, 18 days of Rio de Janeiro are now behind me. The experience I gained was very special. It was positive and negative at once. A trip to the sugar loaf clearly showed these two sides of the coin. On the one hand a wonderful scenario and the nature in the Brazilian […]

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Nick Skelton & Big Star

Nick Skelton’s Big Star no Longer in Question: Olympic Gold!

Big Star, the 13-year-old KWPN stallion by Quick Star/Nimmerdor, who already was said to be the top horse in the world and of whom everybody expected that he would win Olympic gold in London now made it to the top with British Nick Skelton. The top pair won against their five opponent pairs in the […]

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Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum: “I wanted too much.”

The first round of the decision about the individual ranking was thought to be too easy by many – but Meredith michaels-Beerbaum and Swedish gelding Fibonacci by For Feeling/Corland already had to forfeit at the second obstacle. What had happened? The rider from Thedinghausen, who succeeded Marcus Ehning, and Fibonacci had the wrong distance at the […]

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Janika Sprunger: Unlucky Fourth of the Swiss Team

In Rio a  rather unlikely case arose for the Swiss Team: All four riders – Steve Guerdat, Romain Duguet, Martin Fuchs and Janika Sprunger – had the same penalty point score after three rounds. The rules state that only three riders of a nation are allowed to compete for individual ratings, the three best. In […]

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Germany Stays in Business – Four Teams With All Clear Rounds

The first round of the show jumping team competitions at the Olympic Games is over and four teams – The USA, the Netherlands, Brazil and Germany are currently in first position with no penalty points. France only has one time penalty point. “I cannot remember an occasion when it was like that,” national coach Otto […]

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