Rio 2016 Olympic Games - General News | An Eventful Life

Rio 2016 Olympic Games - General News

Proposals to make equestrian events more understandable and engage new fans, including three athletes per team in Olympic Eventing, will be voted on during tomorrow’s FEI General Assembly

“I’m not going to stop riding now, the only horse I ride is Big Star and when he stops I’ll stop”  Nick Skelton, show jumping individual gold medallist, Rio 2016

The hardest working shoe fitters in Rio are the team of British and Brazilian farriers working round the clock to keep the well-heeled equine athletes well-shod at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro

France claimed Team Jumping gold for only the second time in the history of the Olympic Games with a brilliant performance at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) today

We don't normally cover the dressage but when it's Charlotte and  Valegro, we do!

Final results from the Eventing team and individual competitions at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

The FEI has today received confirmation from the IOC that all five Russian equestrian athletes have been cleared to compete at the Olympic Games in Rio

In this video German eventing rider and Olympic medallist Ingrid Klimke talks about her family connection with the Olympics, her previous Olympic experiences and heading to Rio

Eventing horses from Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, France, Sweden, Belgium, Russia, Equador, Japan, Belarus and Finland are on board Saturday’s flight out of Liege

Video: While the UK based eventing horses were being transported to Rio via Stansted, the European teams' eventing horses were also heading into the sky from Liege in in Brussels