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Steiny’s long road home

Julie Brougham and Vom Feinsten ('Steiny') are still in England, after their great efforts in the dressage at the Rio Olympics. Julie, who was named...

Para-Equestrians soon in action

There are just hours to go until the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games on September 7. Para-Equestrian sport will celebrate 20 years in...

Blog #20-something: Adios Rio

I'm sitting at yet another airport (Buenos Aires) waiting to board my flight to Cordoba. Impossibly early as my in-built alarm clock went off...

Olympic show jumping gallery

Show jumping was the most popular of the equestrian competitions, although in saying that, we haven't heard how many attended eventing's cross-country day. Let's say the...

#Blog 26: Olympic party is over, here comes the hangover

What an amazing finish to the Games. My all-time, always-favourite Nick Skelton has achieved what many have thought impossible - he has won the...

58, metal hip, chronic back pain & a gold medal

Nick Skelton has taken the prize that he's wanted for a long, long time, despite having chronic back pain (he broke his neck in 2000),...

“I am looking forward to a gold medal” and other quotes...

Sheikh Ali AL THANI (Qatar) "So far so good. I am so happy that I got my horse  in that good shape today. Because it...

Walking the first round of individual Olympic titles competition

Designer Guilherme Jorge explained his course to journalists today, before the first of the two rounds which will decide the winners of the individual jumping medals. He...

Hurray for Olympic farriers!

The most recognisable brand of running shoes, and definitely the fastest running shoes in the Olympic movement are not on the track and field...

Blog #25: Canoes, beaches and trot-ups

Only one more full day in Rio! How the time has flown - but then again, it does seem like a long time since...

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