Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2024

Show Jumpers Set To Go After Today’s Horse Inspection

There was minimal drama as the show jumpers jogged in preparation for their first round.
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Rio de Janeiro—Aug. 12

Eighty-eight show jumpers were presented at this morning’s horse inspection at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

Four horses were held: Argentina’s traveling reserve Eliot DWS (José María Larocca Jr.), Australia’s Amarillo (James Paterson-Robinson), Switzerland’s Nino des Buissonnets (Steve Guerdat) and the United States’ reserve Zeremonie (Laura Kraut).

Amarillo, Nino des Buissonnets and  Zeremonie passed on re-inspection. Eliot DWS will re-present tomorrow.

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Show jumping competition kicks off Aug. 14 at 10a.m.

Mollie Bailey and Lindsay Berreth are on the ground in Rio de Janeiro for the Chronicle and will be reporting with all the news, fantastic photos and behind-the-scenes details, all posted on www.coth.com. Your go-to page for all things Olympic is http://www.chronofhorse.com/2016-Olympics

We’ll have live blogs of competition sessions, Twitter updates, blogs, photo galleries, stories about each day’s competition and so much more. Don’t miss a thing—we’ll have everything you need to know. Also make sure to follow along on the Chronicle’s social media outlets: FacebookTwitterInstagram and Snapchat (@chronofhorse).


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