The equestrian event of the year is here! Keep up with the latest from the 2016 Olympics with reporting from our man in Rio, Charles Taylor, and enjoy the best moments of Olympics past and present with our photo galleries.
An immaculate performance by Nick Skelton and Big Star saw the pair win individual showjumping gold ahead of Peder Fredricson and Eric Lamaze.
Great Britain’s showjumpers could end a difficult week on a high after Nick Skelton and Ben Maher qualified for Friday’s Olympic individual final in Rio.
Great Britain’s Olympic showjumping team title defence ended in frustration on Tuesday, August 16, after the British quartet of John and Michael Whitaker, Ben Maher and Nick Skelton didn’t manage to qualify for the final.
John Whitaker led the way as Great Britain’s showjumpers made a solid, rather than spectacular, start to their Rio Olympics campaign.
These extraordinary lady riders promise to do their countries proud — and give men a run for their money.
How amazing that Britain has a double Olympic champion — in dressage of all things! The sport has come a long way from the days when a British rider scoring 70% was considered a success, and much of this progress is thanks to Carl Hester’s tireless efforts, says Carole Mortimer.
There’s no stopping Charlotte Dujardin—world, European and now twice Olympic champion. Here, we look back at some of her extraordinary achievements.
Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro delivered one of their greatest performances to be crowned Olympic individual dressage champions for the second time
The combination performed a brilliant test to a rousing score, achieving a superb 93.857% and beating Germany’s Isabell Werth and Kristina Bröring-Sprehe to win gold
Great Britain won dressage team silver in Rio after Germany reasserted themselves as the sport’s dominant force, while the United States finished third.
A great performance by Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro put Britain in pole position for an Olympic team gold in dressage.
As Charlotte Dujardin and Carl Hester get ready to enter the Rio arena, Britain lies in bronze thanks to great performances by Fiona Bigwood and Spencer Wilton.
With the Olympics fast approaching, we look back at the dressage horses that changed the history of the sport.
See eventing’s best and worst Olympic moments with our photo gallery.
From Team GB’s disappointing result to Michael Jung’s back-to-back win and the risk of fatal injuries, eventing expert Julie Harding looks back at Rio.
Great Britain’s eventers moved quickly to grasp the positives after their Rio adventure ended without an Olympic team medal for the first time in 20 years.
London 2012 individual gold medallist Michael Jung successfully defended his title at the Rio Olympics aboard Sam FBW.
In a thrilling finale that saw a complete leaderboard shakeup, France conquered their first eventing team gold since the Athens 2004 Olympics.
Great Britain are facing the prospect of a first Olympics without an eventing team medal since 1996 after a miserable cross-country day in Rio.
William Fox-Pitt keeps the top spot and Britain lies in fourth place after the dressage phase at the Rio Olympics but now all eyes turn to the cross-country.
William Fox-Pitt, who only returned to competition in April after suffering a horrific head injury last October, tops the leaderboard in Rio after the first day’s dressage.
From Laurieston to Baloubet du Rouet and Valegro, we look at the nine horses that have distinguished themselves at past Olympics.
Although Britain has some serious contenders, the Germans stand a good chance of making a clean sweep of the equestrian titles.