Articles - 2016 Rio Eventing


O’Hanlon and Foxwood High Replaced; Robinson and Let It Bee Back on Canadian Eventing Team for Rio

The Canadian Eventing Team has been shuffled yet again. Just days before the Rio Olympics are set to start, Equestrian Canada (EC) and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) have confirmed an athlete and horse replacement. Effective July 28, Kathryn R


Demanding Track in Deodoro

As the riders had forewarned, today’s track was technical and demanded an accurate yet forward ride. The style caught many off guard, and at the end of the day 15 had been eliminated and there were only three double clear rounds. Most of the Canadi


Kathryn Robinson and Let It Bee Shine in Rio

Kathryn Robinson, 30, of Kettering, UK, has had a bit of a rollercoaster ride leading up to these Olympics, to put it mildly,


Selena Speaks Out

Selena O’Hanlon declares that Foxwood High continues to be in great form and she is seeking clarity on what led to the removal from Olympic Eventing Team


Klimke Secures Carrow German Lead in Olympic Eventing Ahead of Cross Country

A brilliant ride by Ingrid Klimke maintained Team Germany’s lead as Eventing dressage drew to a close today at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA). But her score of 39.50 with Bob gives the defending Olympic champions only a fractional adv


French Grab Olympic Eventing Team Gold

France clinched team gold in Olympic Eventing at the Olympic Equestrian Venue at Deodoro Park today, with defending champions Germany in silver and Australia slipping from the overnight lead to bronze. In a cliff-hanger of a contest it came down to t


Aussies in Front After Spectacular Olympic Eventing Cross-Country Challenge

Australia, Eventing team gold medallists in Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000, heads both the team and individual standings in Olympic Eventing after a day of cross-country thrills, spills and surprises at the Rio 2016 Olympic Equestrian V


Loach and Qorry’s Olympic Debut starts with a bang

Colleen Loach of Dunham, QC, unfortunately did not have the opening act to her Olympic debut she had been envisioning. Aboard Qorry Blue d’Argouges, a 12-year-old Selle Francais gelding owned by fellow Canadian eventer Peter Barry, the 33-year-old

Canadian Eventing Team Awarded Qualification for 2016 Rio Olympics

Equine Canada is pleased to confirm that the Canadian Eventing Team has been awarded qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil. Canada received the qualification spot after the FEI announced on April 23 that the French Eventing Team has


William Fox-Pitt Leads After Day One of Olympic Eventing

It’s not everyone’s idea of the perfect rehab for a serious head injury, but Britain’s William Fox-Pitt defied all the odds to take the early lead as Olympic Eventing got underway at the Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) today. Ridin