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Rio 2016 Olympic Games - General News

Equestrian Australia has updated its Eventing Squad List as at 6th January 2016 with three new names added to the Generation Next category

Visitors from Australia, Canada, Japan and the USA heading to Rio for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games no longer require a visa

Sit back and enjoy some brilliant riding and spine tingling memories in this new remix of old video from the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games featuring Stuart Tinney and Pippa Funnell

FEI President Ingmar De Vos has led discussions with National Federations on proposed radical changes to Olympic competition formats at the FEI General Assembly in San Juan

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has commented favourably on the high level of compliance in equestrian sport and the Rio 2016 equine health safety certificate has been issued

The FEI and Equestrian Australia are ‘confident that our horses will be allowed to travel back and forth to Rio to participate in 2016 Olympic Games together with all the other Olympic sports’

Marcio Jorge (BRA) and Coronel MCJ were popular and convincing winners of the Aquece Rio International Horse Trials, the Rio 2016 test event at the Deodoro Olympic Equestrian Centre

Marcio Jorge (BRA) and his compatriot Marcelo Tosi still hold the advantage at the Aquece Rio International Horse Trials, but it is Jorge at the head of the field after cross country

Marcelo Tosi (BRA) performed the winning test in the Aquece Rio International Horse Trials but won't be riding in the cross country phase

The Aquece Rio equestrian Test Event kicked off in the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro today, with 18 national horses from Brazil passing the first horse inspection and being declared fit to compete.