2016 Rio Eventing

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 from Dunham, QC, was barely into the second movement of her test when sudden, deafening mic feedback […]

Canadian Eventing Team in 12th Heading into Cross-Country in Rio

The Canadian Eventing Team is holding down 12th place after the completion of the initial dressage phase on Aug. 7, 2016 at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA. The Canadians were sitting in ninth place as a team after the first day of dressage on Aug. 6, which saw 33 of […]

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 advantage of 0.2 penalties over the feisty French side going into tomorrow’s much-anticipated […]

Canadian Eventing Team in Top 10 After Day One of Dressage in Rio

The Canadian Eventing Team is currently sitting in ninth place after two of four athletes completed the dressage phase for eventing at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA on Aug. 6, 2016. The opening day of equestrian competition at the Games featured 33 of the total 65 eventing athletes competing in […]

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. Riding the 16-year-old stallion, Chilli Morning, the man who spent two weeks in […]

Eventing Horse Inspection in Rio

The Swedish contingent set the photographers alight as Olympic Eventing got underway with the first horse inspection at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) today. A total of 84 horses, including reserves, were trotted up in front of the Ground Jury which is headed up by USA’s Marilyn Payne, and all were passed […]

Canadian Eventing Team Ready to Kick Off Rio Games

The Canadian Eventing Team, comprised of Rebecca Howard of Marlborough, GBR, Colleen Loach of Dunham, QC, Jessica Phoenix of Cannington, ON, and Kathryn Robinson of Kettering, GBR, are ready to kick off equestrian competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA. The eventing portion of the Games begins on Aug. 6 […]

Olympic Eventing Preview

Some say that if you sent him cross-country wearing a blindfold and facing backwards on his horse that Germany’s Michael Jung could still bring home Olympic gold. The most phenomenal rider of the modern sport is the man they will all have to beat when the Eventing discipline of the XXXl Olympiad gets underway at […]
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