Tag: equestrian events

Olympic Individual Show Jumping Results

  Olympic show jumping competition came to an end today.  The individual round had a lot of excitement, and a fight for the silver and bronze medals in a jump off.  Steve Guerdat was the big winner taking the gold…

Great Britain Takes the Gold in Team Dressage

Great Britain is on a roll!  Not only did they take the gold in the team show jumping, but they have just won the gold in the team dressage event!  Germany took the silver, and the Netherlands took the bronze. …

Great Britain Wins the Gold in Show Jumping

The Olympic show jumping team finals were held this morning in Greenwich Park with host country Great Britain coming out as the victors!  The Netherlands won the silver medal, and Saudi Arabia took the bronze.  The U.S. finished sixth.  The…

Steffen Peters First London Olympics Ride

Steffen Peters is currently ranked 6th in the Olympic dressage competition.  Originally from Germany, Peters became a U.S. citizen in 1992 and was named to the U.S. Olympic team in 1996 where he won a team bronze medal.  He was…

Olympic Show Jumping After Day 1

Today was the first day of qualifying for the show jumping portion of the Olympics in London.  The Netherlands are currently leading, but the U.S. had a strong showing with Rich Fellers, McLain Ward, and Reed Kessler having clear rounds. …

Dressage After Day 1 at Olympics

The individual dressage competition kicked off today with 25 riders, including US rider Jan Ebeling and the famous Rafalca.  The British are currently leading with Carl Hester in first with a score of 77.720% and Laura Bechtolsheimer in second.  Jan…

Olympic Individual Jumping and Dressage Schedule

Below are the Individual Jumping and Dressage competitions scheduled times and dates!   Individual Jumping: August 4, 10:30am (5:30/4:30 ET/CT):  Individual Jumping 1st Qualifier August 5, 11:00am (6/5 ET/CT):  Individual Jumping 2nd Qualifier August 6, 2:00pm (9/8 ET/CT):  Individual Jumping…

Germany Clinches the Gold in London

The eventing portion at the Olympics concluded today with show jumping.  Germany clinched the gold medal with Great Britain taking the silver, and New Zealand the bronze.  The United States finished seventh.  The German team were fierce competitors and would…

US in Third After Day One in Olympics

As Day 1 concluded in the 2012 Olympics, the US Equestrian Team found themselves in third, trailing Australia and Germany.  Not bad for the first day!  Karen O’Connor on Mr. Medicott leads the US riders and is in 9th place…

Official 2012 US Equestrian Olympic Teams

We are down to basically 1 day before the Olympic Equestrian events begin!  I am so ecstatic!  I will be out taking care of the horses at the Thoroughbred rescue this weekend when they begin but my DVR is set! …