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Rio 2016 Olympic Games - General News

Today marks the one-year countdown to the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where equestrian sport will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic movement at the first Games to be held in South America

Equestrian Australia has announced the new national squads for eventing organised in accordance with new criteria which align more closely with the high performance strategy of the Australian Institute of Sport

Organisers have advised of a case of the disease glanders in April at the Deodoro Olympic Park, site of the equestrian events for Rio 2016, just days before the test events begin

Prue Barrett

Equestrian Australia’s National Performance Director for Eventing Prue Barrett tells us about her forthcoming trip to the Olympic test event in Rio in August

The USA has won the Pan American Games eventing competition at Toronto 2015 and with it a place at Rio 2016

Representatives from 16 National Federations, including athletes and officials, will travel to the Rio Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro for the Aquece Rio (“Warm Up Rio”) International Horse Trials in August

How many of our Olympic Quiz answers did you get right?

1988 Seoul Olympic Games Australian team

Did you know that June 23rd was Olympic Day? To celebrate (albeit a day late) we thought we’d relive some moments from the eventing at the Barcelona Olympics and test your Australian Olympic eventing knowledge

The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has released the daily competition schedule for the Olympic Games and eventing is one of the first sports of the Games

Athens eventing Olympian Rebel Morrow has thrown her support behind a potential bid for Brisbane to host the Olympic Games in 2028