News: Horse Sport

Touchdown! First Olympic Horses Arrive in Rio de Janeiro

Fast Facts for Flying Horses

How do horses get to the Rio Olympic Games? By plane of course! The first group of Olympic horses departed from London Stansted Airport (GBR) today (29 July) on a special cargo plane bound for Rio 2016, marking the start read more

Horses bound for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are loaded on to an Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777-F at London Stansted Airport. On the flight were 34 horses from 10 of the nations competing in Equestrian at Rio 2016 - 29 July 2016 - © FEI / Jon Stroud Media

Kentucky Out; WEG Headed Back to Europe?

After the FEI officially announced that Bromont would not be hosting the 2018 WEG, there was immediately speculation about which venue could host the event under such a tight timeline. There are only a handful of venues in the world read more

The Samorin Equestrian Centre in Slovakia.

British Olympic Team Member Injured

Great Britain show jumping team member Michael Whitaker was injured in a fall off a horse at his Nottinghamshire farm on July 25th, suffering a cracked rib and bruises. The resilient 56-year-old rider was not down for long, however, planning read more

Michael Whitaker on Cassionato.
(Stefano Grasso/LGCT)

New Stride 100-Day Challenge

The 100-Day Trainer Challenge is a showcase of Off-the-track Thoroughbreds as they prepare for their life after racing. The process follows their journey through 100-days, showcasing these horses’ athleticism and intelligence as a sport and riding horse. Our goal is read more

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