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Tales from Tokyo: ‘This is my home town – but I wanted Japanese fans to be able to watch’

Hiroyuki Kitahara and Huracan 10 at the Tokyo Olympics. The Olympics has come home for Japanese dressage rider Hiroyuki Kitahara, who is from Tokyo. “I’m so lucky to…

‘Charlotte tricked me!’: British groom Alan Davies on keeping horses cool in Tokyo and an Olympic birthday surprise

Wrapping up our mini series chatting to the British dressage grooms out at the Tokyo Olympics, we speak to none other than Alan Davies, groom to Charlotte Dujardin…

Tales from Tokyo: ‘I’m wearing a necklace my brother gave me – I know he wants me to be here’

Lindsay Kellock and Sebastien at the Tokyo Olympics. When Lindsay Kellock rode into the arena yesterday to make her Olympic debut, she was proudly wearing the Canadian team…

‘Dark horse’ wins Inter I gold at Sparsholt summer regionals by a country mile

Sparsholt, Hants, 16-18 July 2021 This summer regionals competition, crammed into a frenetic ‘winter-summer’ calendar, attracted some top stars from among gold senior and young rider ranks. The…

The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special – episode two

Welcome to episode two of The Horse & Hound Podcast: Daily Tokyo Special, supported by Toggi, in which our Olympic reporters Pippa Roome and Polly Bryan report back…

Tokyo Olympics dressage day two: thrilling highs, devastating lows – and good news for the Brits

The Tokyo Olympics grand prix dressage completed today and what an incredible day of sport it was, stuffed full of highs and lows. Here are the things you…

German Defending Champs Reign Supreme in Grand Prix at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Going Into Lead in Both Team and Individual Standings

Tokyo, Japan – July 25, 2021 – Following an exciting first day of Tokyo 2020 Olympic dressage competition, the second half of the world’s top riders took their…

Three riders carried their country’s flag at the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony

Table tennis player Hend Zaza and showjumper Ahmad Saber Hamcho are the Syrian flagbearers at the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony. Three riders were their country’s Tokyo Olympics opening…

Dressage results: Fairoak Grange, Hants, 24 July 2021

Image: Rob Trobridge celebrates Millennium eight-year-old Matteo’s 77.19% and 69.71% first wins at elementary The post Dressage results: Fairoak Grange, Hants, 24 July 2021 appeared first on Out…

Jessica von Bredow-Werndl and Five Other Athletes Earn Coveted Spots for Individual Final Following Day 1 of Tokyo 2020

Tokyo, Japan – July 24, 2021 – It was a historic start to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following the year-long postponement due to the COVID-19 outbreak. A…

Dressage results: Felbridge, Surrey, 23 July 2021

Image: Bailey B produces a 74.61% best-yet advanced medium for rider Josh Hill The post Dressage results: Felbridge, Surrey, 23 July 2021 appeared first on Out and About…

You Have the Tools – Part 4

Part 1Part 2Part 3 I alluded to this yesterday, but the explanation was going to take too long to include in what was already going to be a…

Grand Prix Order of Go Announced for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo, Japan – July 23, 2021 – Following the conclusion of Friday’s health inspection, the draw took place to determine the different groups or ‘heats’ of riders and…

Entry List Shake Up Following First Horse Inspection With Two Held & Two Withdraws

Tokyo, Japan – July 23, 2021 – With the blistering sun beating down on Baji Koen [the equestrian park], anxious riders took to the jog strip for the…

You Have the Tools – Part 3

Part 1Part 2 Up until this weekend’s show, not one single test we’ve done together has held even a moment of joy. Quite the opposite in fact. Each…

The Horse & Hound Podcast 60: Bumper Tokyo Olympics preview special

In our 60th weekly episode of The Horse & Hound Podcast, currently supported by Petplan Equine, we step away from our usual format as H&H showjumping editor Jennifer…

‘The news is devastating’: laminitis rules oldest dressage horse out of Tokyo Olympics

Tanya Seymour RSA riding Ramoneur 6, during the grand prix of the dressage competition at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro near Rio, Brazil on 10th August 2016…

Tokyo Olympics dressage trot-up: one horse withdrawn, one held and a heart-stopping moment for British fans

Everdale, the ride of Britain’s Lottie Fry, is trotted up out of order by owner Gertjan Van Olst All four British horses are safely through the Tokyo Olympics…

‘The Olympics is something I’ve always dreamed of’: Carl Hester’s groom Lucy Scudamore on her Tokyo Olympics experience so far

Steph Sharples with Sintano Van Hof Olympia, Alan Davies with Gio and Lucy Scudamore with En Vogue at the Tokyo Olympics This may be Carl Hester’s sixth Olympics,…

Athletes Conclude Final Ring Familiarization at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

__________________________________________________________________________ Tokyo, Japan – July 22, 2021 – The final Olympic ring familiarization at the Equestrian Park in Setagaya City, Tokyo has concluded. The FEI jog inspection is…

‘I am broken to the core’: Medal contender out of Tokyo Olympics dressage

Patrik Kittel (SWE) riding Well Done de la Roche CMF during the FEI Grand Prix de Dressage at the FEI Longines European Championships Jumping, Dressage & Para-Dressage Rotterdam…

You Have the Tools – Part 2

Part 1 Spoiler alert: We did not win anything, nor did we get that elusive 60%. Instead, Izzy continued to show great improvement which has been our goal…

Laura Tomlinson: Olympic judges, please mark what you see, not who you see

World, European and Olympic medallist, Laura Tomlinson, shares her hopes and predictions for the Tokyo Olympics AAA with Laura Tomlinson Rose of Bavaria at her yard; Cranmore Farm,…

Your bluffer’s guide to dressage at the Paralympics

The British team after winning gold at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. A new format for the para dressage competition at the Paralympic Games will be in effect…

A Tokyo Chat With U.S. Olympic Dressage Team

Tokyo, Japan – July 22, 2021 – The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is only one day away from Opening Ceremonies and athletes are in full swing preparing for…