London 2012 Olympics: Equestrian Coverage

August 2012 - Posts

Behind the Scenes at the London Olympics and Paralympics Veterinary Clinic

Take a photo tour of the London Olympic and Paralympic equine veterinary clinic, and meet the designer of the world's most sophisticated equine ambulance.... Read More

"Rollkur": Dressage's Dirty Word

An explanation of the practice of "rollkur" (hyperflexion) in dressage and why it caused a firestorm at the 2012 London Olympic Games... Read More

Switzerland's Guerdat Dominates Individual Olympic Jumping Standings

Somewhat unexpected faces on the medal podium after the 2012 Olympic jumping individual competition... Read More

Storm Continues over Canadian Jumper's Disqualification

Equine Canada's statement following Olympic jumper Victor's disqualification due to FEI hypersensitivity protocols angers supporters of rider Tiffany Foster, including her coach, teammate Eric Lamaze.... Read More

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No Injuries to Retired Dutch Jumper, Rider Says

Dutch jumping team silver medalist makes the decision to retire on course when horse feels "not one hundred percent."... Read More

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Slow Boat to Germany

The German dressage riders will be cruising home. Find out how.... Read More

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Now THIS Is Why We Agreed to Host This Thing!

All of Britain is celebrating tonight after Team GB wins team jumping gold at the 2012 London Olympic Games... Read More

With a Zero-Tolerance Rule, There's Going to Be Collateral Damage

Thoughts on yesterday's disqualification of Canadian jumper Victor after the horse tested positive under FEI hypersensitivity protocols... Read More

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So Far, No Major Tests of Olympic Veterinary, Emergency Transport Preparations

An inside look at the on-site Olympic veterinary clinic in London's Greenwich Park, as well as at the world's most advanced and unique equine ambulance.... Read More

A History of England in 12 Fences

The course for round 1 of the Olympic jumping competition told the story of England and London in twelve fences.... Read More

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About This Blog

Jennifer Bryant is on the scene for TheHorse.com to bring you the latest Equestrian Olympics news before and during the London Games. Follow her coverage of eventing, dressage, and jumping as horses and riders vie for a spot on the team and, ultimately, the Olympic podium.