2016 Rio Olympic Games


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
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2016 Rio Olympics Confirmed Clean

FEI President Ingmar De Vos had double cause for celebration this week after confirmation that all human and equine samples taken during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had returned negative. “Keeping our sport clean is a central part of our daily work at the FEI, but to have back-to-back clean Games in London and Rio […]

Eric Lamaze Delivers Bronze for Canada

Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON had the crowd on the edge of their seats as he sped to a bronze medal finish in a six-horse jump-off on Aug. 19 at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA. Nick Skelton of Great Britain won gold after riding Big Star to a clear jump-off […]

Brilliant Bronze

After six rounds of show jumping and a six-way jump-off for the gold, Canada’s Eric Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 won the bronze medal, Peder Fredricson and All In won the silver for Sweden, and Nick Skelton with Big Star earned the gold medal for Great Britain. Lamaze originally purchased Fine Lady as a 1.50m […]

Lamaze and his very Fine Lady

On the eve of the Olympic individual Jumping Final at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) today, the riders are thinking ahead to tomorrow’s big challenge. A total of 35 combinations will tackle the track when the action gets underway at 10.00 local time, and if form is anything to go by then […]

Rio Jumping Individual: 38 horses declared fit to compete in Final

The president of the Rio 2016 Equestrian Olympic ground jury, Stephan Ellenbruch (GER), and foreign veterinary delegate Tim Randle (GBR) this afternoon passed 38 horses as fit to compete for the individual jumping medals on Friday following a second inspection. Emerald for Harrie Smolders (NED) was sent to the holding box, but was accepted on a […]

Hardworking Farriers Keeping Olympic Horses in the Games

The most recognisable running shoes in the Olympics aren’t on Usain Bolt’s feet! The most recognisable brand of running shoes, and definitely the fastest running shoes in the Olympic movement are not on the track and field athletes in Rio 2016. They’re the shoes on the only four-legged athletes at the Games – the horses! […]