EQUESTRIAN

  • Equestrian sport fading away in India? October 8, 2014

    Lack of proper infrastructure and funding is seen as the biggest challenge to revive the sport in the country. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian equestrians disappoint in eventing September 26, 2014

    Incheon: Indian equestrian team finished fifth in team eventing while they also fell out of medal bracket in individual events competed over three days at the Asian Games on Friday. After the dressage and cross country team eventing competitions held on Wednesday and yesterday, the Indian quartet of Sangram Singh, Mrityunjay...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian equestrians finish 4th in eventing dressage September 24, 2014

    Indian men's equestrian team finished fourth in eventing dressage event on the fifth day of competitions at the Asian Games on Wednesday. The quartet of Sangram Singh, Fouaad Mirza, Mrityunjay Sinh Rathore, Pooviah Ajai Appachu ended at fourth in the seven-team field, behind South Korea, Japan and China. The Indians had 144.50...
  • Asian Games equestrian: Shruti, Nadia qualify for final round September 21, 2014

    Incheon: Two Indian women qualify for the final round of the equestrian dressage individual event after a creditable show in the first round at the Asian Games on Sunday. Shruti Vora and Nadia Haridass made the cut for the final round as one of the 15 best performers in the Intermediate...
  • Britain win team dressage equestrian gold August 7, 2012

    London: Britain ended Germany's domination of equestrian team dressage by winning the Olympic gold medal at Greenwich Park on Tuesday, adding to its first team show jumping gold in 60 years that it won a day earlier. Germany took the silver and the Netherlands the bronze. In dressage, the horse performs a...
  • German Jung wins individual eventing gold August 1, 2012

    London: Michael Jung of Germany, riding Sam, won the individual Olympic equestrian eventing gold medal. Sara Algotsson Ostholt of Sweden, aboard Wega, won the silver Tuesday while Sandra Auffarth of Germany, riding Opgun, won the bronze. The individual medals were decided after a second jumping round following the team show jumping phase....
  • Germany win 2nd consecutive equestrian gold July 31, 2012

    London: Britain's royal rider could not keep Germany from winning their second consecutive Olympic gold medal in the equestrian team eventing on Tuesday, while Michael Phelps has a chance to show he still has the winning touch. Princes William and Harry, and William's wife Kate were among those cheering Queen Elizabeth...
  • Royalty Zara Phillips set for Olympic debut July 29, 2012

    London: Zara Phillips is making her Olympic debut in equestrian eventing, and the goldmedal question is whether her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, will head out to Greenwich Park on Sunday to watch her compete in the dressage portion of the competition. On Saturday the queen and her husband the Duke of...
  • Four horses banned from jumping final for doping August 21, 2008

    Hong Kong: Four horses have been banned from competing in Thursday's Olympic Games jumping competition for doping, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) announced here Thursday. The horses representing Brazil, Germany, Ireland and Norway had been suspended after testing positive for a prohibited substance, the FEI, which controls the sport,...
  • Hong Kong Equestrian Sites August 2, 2008

    Location: The Hong Kong (Beas River) Olympic Hippodromes is located about 20 minutes from the city centre. Description: The first hippodrome at Shatin can accommodate up to 19,000 fans and will host the dressage and jumping events. The second at Beas River will feature the threeday eventing complete with a course...
  • Hong Kong Equestrian Sites August 2, 2008

    Location: The Hong Kong (Shatin) Olympic Hippodromes are located about 20 minutes from the city centre.. Description: The first hippodrome at Shatin can accommadate up to 19,000 fans and will host the dressage and jumping events. The second at Beas River will feature the threeday eventing complete with a course of...
  • 18yrold schoolboy is China's medal hope July 31, 2008

    New Delhi: He is as an unlikely candidate for a medal in the Chinese Olympic contingent, but then nothing about 18yearold Alex Hua Tian is what meets the eye. The lanky Eton schoolboy will be riding for glory, the only Chinese athlete in a threeday event in Beijing. "It turns a...
  • Equestrian July 31, 2008

    The six events (all mixed) Show jumping (two events): Individual and team, Dressage (two events): Individual and team, Threeday event (two events): Individual and team. The format Individual show jumping: The first stage is divided into three rounds, leading to the final which features two rounds. In the final, the first round...
  • 'Royal Rebel' goes for the unthinkable December 10, 2006

    London: She's already considered the Royal Rebel, with a pierced navel and colourful past. Now Zara Phillips, granddaughter of the Queen and a world champion equestrian, is raising eyebrows by appearing in an advertisement. Phillips, the 25yearold daughter of Princess Anne, posed for automaker Land Rover, which is one of her...