2016 Olympic Games: Show Jumping

2016 Olympic Games: Show Jumping

The U.S. team has a strong chance for gold as veterans Beezie Madden and McLain Ward join Lucy Davis and Kent Farrington on their first Olympic team. But they'll have their work cut out for them with strong teams from France, Sweden and the perennial favorites the Dutch and Germans all in the hunt as well. Follow along on Aug. 14, Aug. 16-17 for team medals, and Aug. 19 for individual medals.

Want to get to know some of the horses in Rio de Janeiro for the U.S. Olympic teams? Over the last year we've gone Behind The Stall Door with many of them...
COTH blogger and Olympic commentator Steven Wilde relays his emotions at seeing Nick Skelton take the title. "I've always tried to maintain a little professionalism along the way but when I called home the gold in Rio I don't mind telling that there were tears running down my face," he wrote.
Nick Skelton’s Fédération Equestre Internationale record spans back more than four decades, and he’s ridden on winning teams for Great Britain on multiple occasions, but he’s never won an individual medal at the Olympic Games—until now.
Team USA’s Kent Farrington laid down a clear round over the individual final Round A to tie with a dozen other riders for the lead heading into round B of the final.
Chronicle reporters will be doing a round-by-round live blog reporting in real-time what happens with each rider as they battle it out for individual medals.
A breakdown of the format, when the U.S. riders go, how the medals are decided, where to watch, where it find results, and more!
Go back in the barns and see behind the scenes at the Deodoro equestrian complex just before the Games began!
Go back in the barns and see behind the scenes at the Deodoro equestrian complex just before the Games began!
Go back in the barns and see behind the scenes at the Deodoro equestrian complex just before the Games began!
The French rebounded from a disastrous start to the week to win team show jumping gold at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
The U.S. show jumping team didn’t just win team silver behind Team France at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, they did it one rider down.
Nestor Nielsen van Hoff may have been the happiest show jumper on the showgrounds on the opening day of show jumping the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Aboard Prince Royal Z De La Luz the individual rider from Uruguay incurred just a single time fault over a tough track. He followed that up with 8-faults in yesterday’s competition, still strong enough to qualify for today’s third individual qualifier.

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