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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....

"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...

Switzerland's Guerdat Dominates Individual Olympic Jumping Standings

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

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...

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...

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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....

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....

In Olympic Dressage, Some of the Stories Are Outside the Arena

There are some great human-interest stories at the 2012 Olympic equestrian competition: the unlikely mainstream-media fascination with dressage rider Jan Ebeling; and Japanese dressage competitor Hiroshi Hoketsu, at 71 the oldest athlete at the London Games. ...

Otis Out of Eventing Competition for Team USA

Two horses withdrawn during the second Olympic eventing horse inspection, including Otis Barbotiere, ridden by U.S. competitor Boyd Martin....

A Slippery Slope to the Top on Cross-Country at Olympic Eventing Competition

London Olympics cross-country course designer Sue Benson's track was every bit as twisty, turny, hilly, and tight as she'd predicted. Here's a wrap-up of today's event....

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.