Articles - 2016 Rio Olympic Games


FEI Confirms Olympic Disqualifications

Two horse/rider combinations were disqualified from today’s combined Jumping Individual 2nd Qualifier and Jumping Team Round 1 after blood was found on the horses’ flanks. Cassio Rivetti (UKR) with Fine Fleur du Marais, and Stephan De Fre


Canadians Ready to Jump into Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Canadian Show Jumping Team athletes,Yann Candele of Caledon, ON, Tiffany Foster of North Vancouver, BC, Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, and Amy Millar of Perth, ON are set to compete in the jumping portion of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeir


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


Parzival Retired During Grand Prix

Fans were stunned when Adelinde Cornelissen and Parzival (NED) pulled up just a few movements into the Grand Prix test. Cornelissen was clearly gutted to have her amazing horse go out on such a low note, and revealed that an infection was to blame. â


Loach First up For Canada in Eventing Jumping phase

Olympic newbie Colleen Loach was first in for the Canadians, and had just one rail with Qorry Blue d’Argouges at a tricky vertical penultimate fence in an oxer-vertical combo that had caused some problems. “He was great, I just should have se

Canada’s Rebecca Howard Jumps into 15th Place After Cross-Country

Aug. 8, 2016, Rio de Janeiro, BRA – Canada’s Rebecca Howard from Marlborough, GBR made a huge jump on the leaderboard, moving up into 15th place individually, following the cross-country phase of eventing on Aug. 8 at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games i


Personal Best for Phoenix and A Little Romance in Rio

Canada’s Jessica Phoenix had the privilege of being the first to step into the dressage arena at the Olympic Equestrian Centre riding A Little Romance,


Pavicic Loses Appeal; Judge Investigated

The Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) handed down a decision on July 17th in the case regarding Canadian dressage rider Karen Pavicic


Six Nations to Make Olympic and Paralympic Débuts at Rio 

A total of six nations will be making their Olympic and Paralympic debuts at Rio 2016 when they field athletes for the equestrian disciplines of Jumping, Dressage, Eventing and Para-Equestrian Dressage. Five National Olympic Committees will be sendin


Packed stadium as Brazil and Germany dominate Olympic Jumping opener

The packed stadium at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) exploded into a wall of sound today when Team Brazil matched the performance of a mighty side from Germany to post a zero score as Olympic Jumping got underway. The first Jumping qual