News: Horse Sport

Packed stadium as Brazil and Germany dominate Olympic Jumping opener

Dutch Jumper Disqualified for Blood

Rio de Janeiro (BRA) – Stephan Ellenbruch, President of the Rio 2016 Equestrian Olympic Ground Jury, said: “We can confirm that Jur Vrieling has been disqualified from today’s individual Jumping competition. The FEI’s rules are very specific -if any blood read more

Canadian Jumpers off to a Flying Start in Rio

Several unexpected eliminations marked the first round of show jumping in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian course designer Guilherme Jorge built a large track, bigger than the first round in London, but it was the final line that caused the most read more

Channel Maker Gate to Wire in Vandal

Channel Maker battled through a contested pace to graduate in style in Sunday’s $150,800 Vandal Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Dan Vella for owner Joey Gee Thoroughbreds, the English Channel chestnut arrived at the Vandal from a determined third-place run, read more

Luis Contreras guides Channel Maker to victory in the $150,000 Vandal Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Canadians Ready to Jump into Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Canadian Show Jumping Team athletes,Yann Candele of Caledon, ON, Tiffany Foster of North Vancouver, BC, Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON, and Amy Millar of Perth, ON are set to compete in the jumping portion of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games read more

2008 Olympic Champion, Eric Lamaze from Schomberg, ON presents Fine Lady 5 at the horse inspection for jumping at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Aug. 12.

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