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Rio 2016 Olympic Games - General News

Australian Olympian Heath Ryan needs your help to enable Australian based riders compete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games

Disappointing news for Australian rider Katja Weimann with injury to her 4* horse BP Flamboyant ending their hopes for Rio and plans to compete at Luhmuhlen

Eventing is such a tough sport and it seems that Australia’s Christine Bates has once again been dealt a blow with an injury to her 4* horse Adelaide Hill

Tim Price’s 4* horse Wesko has unfortunately been withdrawn from Rolex Kentucky and Badminton due to injury and will be out of contention for Rio 2016

Will Clarke's next beach ride be at Copacabana? Clarke Johnstone leaves New Zealand tonight to fly to the UK in his bid to represent New Zealand at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in a few months time

Scott Keach, a past Olympic eventing rider for Australia, has won the City of Ocala Grand Prix in Florida and USA eventing rider Marilyn Little takes third place

FEI President Ingmar De Vos has admitted to being disappointed regarding the progress of the equestrian facilities at the Rio 2016 Deodoro complex

Equestrian Australia has updated the National Eventing Recognition Squads as at February 2016

British Equestrian Federation, on behalf of British Eventing (BE), has recently submitted a reply to an International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Proposal concerning the future of Eventing at the Olympic Games

We take a look at the five riders who are currently the hot prospects for the Australian eventing team for Rio 2016