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The Last Amateur Games?

In respect to amateur riders, perhaps the everyday horse-person has more in common with the Paralympic equestrians than we do with their Olympic brethren...

Don't Call Them Disabled

Learn about Paralympic equestrian competition and meet the 2012 U.S. Paralympic riders....

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...

Slow Boat to Germany

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

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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. ...

Get Your Computers and Mobile Devices Ready!

Guide to live-streaming 2012 London Olympic competition on computers, smartphones, and tablets, and a schedule of events for the Olympic eventing, dressage, and jumping competitions...

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The Care and Feeding of an Olympic Horse: Paragon

2012 US Olympic dressage alternate Heather Blitz explains the training, feed, and management regimen of her horse, Paragon....

The Role of an Olympic Veterinarian

Dr. Kent Allen, FEI foreign veterinary delegate for the 2012 London Olympics, explains the varied veterinary roles at the Games....

Our Olympic Angle

Why should I care about the care and feeding of the "1 percent" of the horse world competing at the London Olympics?...

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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.