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Two riders disqualified for whip, spur overuse

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Two riders were disqualified from the individual show jumping competition that kicked off in Rio on Sunday for rough riding.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Equestrian - Preliminary - Jumping Team Qualification - Olympic Equestrian Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 14/08/2016. Jur …

Rio De Janeiro

Two Hearts Working Together in Rio

<b>Editor’s note:</b> The finalists in the 6th annual EN Blogger Contest were asked to write a post-Olympic piece as their final entry in the contest, and …

Rio Olympics: Two equestrian riders disqualified for use of excessive force on horses?

Share Email<p>Animal welfare has been a strict issue at the equestrian event at the Rio Olympics as two riders were disqualified for excessive force use …

Inside An Olympic Sport That Is Way Harder Than It Looks

If you don't follow the sport of horse riding, you may not know the name Beezie Madden. But you should.<p>The 52-year-old rider is a three-time Olympic …

Olympics

Rio Olympics 2016: Meet the man behind Brazil's rich equestrian heritage

Rio 2016 Banner logo<p>The British team horses have arrived safely in Rio ahead of the Olympics and I have a strong feeling that this will be the year that they finally have to paint the postbox gold – if the Post Office is still doing that – in the Dorset village of Hinton St Mary.<p>It is where William …

Frank Chapot, Olympic Show Jumper and Mainstay of the Sport, Dies at 84

Frank Chapot, a two-time Olympic silver medalist who as competitor and coach was a mainstay of United States show jumping for half a century, died on Monday in Bound Brook, N.J. He was 84.<p>His wife and fellow Olympic rider, Mary Mairs Chapot, confirmed his death.<p>Chapot (his surname is pronounced …

USEF Names Olympic Dressage Team For Rio

The U.S. Equestrian Federation has named four athlete-and-horse combinations and one traveling reserve pair to the U.S. Olympic Dressage Team for the …

Graves looking for fairytale ending in equestrian in Rio

Equestrian is the only Olympic sport in which men and women compete on equal terms.<p>There are no separate events for men and women in the three …

Olympics

Dressage champ Werth on the medal trail again

Date22 Jul 2016TagsRIO 2016 , IOC News , Equestrian / Dressage<p>One of the all-time dressage greats, Germany’s Isabell Werth has won gold on each of …

SHOWJUMPING: SCOTT BRASH RULED OUT OF OLYMPIC

SHOWJUMPING: SCOTT BRASH RULED OUT OF OLYMPIC<p><b>– London 2012 Olympics showjumping goal-medal winner, Scott Brash has been confirmed out to miss the</b> …

Beezie Madden is the Oldest Female Athlete on Team USA

Beezie Madden will join her fourth Olympic show jumping team next month, and <i>T&C</i> had the chance to speak with the 52-year-old equestrian. Madden, who …

South American riders gain ground in Rio

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - In a sport long dominated by Europeans, South American riders will be out in force at the continent’s first Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro’s Deodoro area next month.<p>Rodrigo Pessoa of Brazil riding Rebozo performs during the equestrian individual jumping final at …

South America

Watch: The most emotional moments from Olympic Gymnastics Trials

Emotions were sky-high at the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials, with tears and cheers at nearly every turn. Before and after the 2016 Olympic teams …

Rio Olympics 2016: how the US women’s gymnastics team is going to obliterate the competition

The United States’ women’s gymnastics team has nothing to fear at the upcoming Rio Olympics. Barring some forces beyond their control, like China locking probable all-around champion Simone Biles in a restroom for the entire competition, they will win gold.<p>On Sunday, July 10, the US selected the …

This Is What Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas Eats In A Day

While I spend my days getting little to no exercise and intermittently snacking at my desk, 20-year-old Gabby Douglas is busy putting in hours at the …

Gymnastics

Meet The New 'Fierce Five' Gymnastics Team Heading To Rio

It’s crazy to believe that four years have passed since the last summer Olympics, but here we are! At the beginning of August, we’re heading to Rio, …

Gabby Douglas May Get to Defend All-Around Title at Rio Olympics Despite Finishing In Seventh At The Trials

<b>Gabby Douglas</b> may get the chance to defend her all-around gold medal from the London Olympics next month in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.<p>Douglas was …

Rio Olympics

Aly Raisman ready to lead the U.S. women to another team gold

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — As the red, white and blue confetti fell inside the SAP Center on Sunday night, Aly Raisman reached out her right hand and …

Breathtaking Highlights from the U.S. Olympic Trials

2016 U.S. Olympic Trials<p>Molly Huddle proved without a doubt that she's the new American track queen in the distance events. She dominated the 10,000 …

Simone Biles showed why she is so great with a near-perfect vault at the Olympic Trials

In sports, it's next-to-impossible to achieve perfection, but American gymnast Simone Biles looks to be right on the precipice of doing so.<p>Biles hasn't gone to the Olympics yet (she was just 15 when the Summer Olympics were last held in London), but on Sunday she was named to the 2016 Olympic team …

Summer Olympics

Keni Harrison hurdles from Olympic trials defeat to world record

American hurdler Keni Harrison broke a world record on Friday, less than a month after failing to make the US Olympic team.<p>American Keni Harrison …

USA Water Polo Team For Rio Olympic 2016 and FINA Announces Olympic Swimmers Entered for Rio Games

<b>USA Water Polo Team of Women’s</b><p>Four years after winning the first Olympic gold in program history within the Summer of 2012 in London, four returners …

Local Olympians: Katie Ledecky on Pace for Dominance in Rio

Stone Ridge graduate could become third American female to win four gold medals in one Olympics<p>By Jennifer Beekman<p>Published: 2016.07.22 01:54<p>Katie …

U.S Olympic Committee Announces 555- member 2016 U.S Olympic Team

The 555-member team is comprised of 263 men and 292 women, marking the most women who have competed for any nation at a single Games and topping the …

Meet the U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team

Two Olympic rookies will join two Olympic champions on the U.S. Olympic Show Jumping team this August in Rio.<p>The U.S. Equestrian Federation announced …

2 Olympic Champions To Lead Team USA In Show Jumping At Rio Olympics

<i>(Clockwise from top left) Kent Farrington, Beezie Madden, McLain Ward and Lucy Davis qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team.</i><p>Two of …

Team USA

Ukrainian Team Questionable For Rio Olympic Games

The possibility of the Ukrainian show jumping team participating in the Rio Olympic Games has been called into question as Oleksandr Onyshchenko, the …

German showjumping coach expects medals in Rio

German showjumpers are tipped to medal at the Rio Olympics. In an exclusive interview with DW, coach Otto Becker speaks about his expectations for …

Rio Olympics

Brazil equestrian star, former flag bearer left off Show Jumping team

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s only Olympic gold medal equestrian and 2012 flag bearer Rodrigo Pessoa criticized a new coach’s decision to leave him off the host nation’s 2016 show jumping team on Wednesday.<p>Rodrigo Pessoa of Brazil riding Rebozo performs during the equestrian individual jumping …

Brazil