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

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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

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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),...

Gallery of finishes!

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Jane was snapping the riders as they finished their round of show jumping during the first competition in the teams event. There has been...

Jumping: team tussle heats up

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After the first round of the teams competition, there is quite a tussle for the leaderboard. With the best three scores from each team counting,...

Victorious Valegro

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This is the day all the dressage fans have been waiting for, as the individual medals will be decided on the basis of this one...

Up close & personal with Steve Guerdat

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Steve Guerdat has an impressive list of achievements and he is only 34. He has won the last two World Cups and is keen to...

Rio Jumping: too much for Chinese Taipei rider

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Chinese Taipei rider, Isheau Wong beat her trainer, New Zealand's Samantha McIntosh, in a qualifying competition in Hagen in August last year, earning the...

Two jumpers disqualified from first round

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Two leading jumping riders have been disqualified from the first round of the Rio Olympics; both for excessively punishing their horses after refusals. Jur Vrieling...

Jumping: Drama and surprises in first round at Rio

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The biggest equestrian crowds yet turned up to watch the first round of the Olympic show jumping today in hot, sunny conditions. The lack...

Grand Prix Special – as Jane saw it

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Relive the drama of the Grand Prix Special at the Rio Olympics Deodoro Equestrian Centre. Our reporter in Rio, Jane Thompson, selflessly took another one...