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Eventing In Olympics

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Photo Gallery: Eventing Competition in Tokyo

A photo recap of eventing competition at the 2021 Summer Games in Tokyo

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Mere Fractions Make the Difference

Great Britain wins team gold and Germany's Julia Krajewski claims individual gold.

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Eventing Felt Like Musical Chairs, But It's Not Over Until It's Over

After cross-country in Tokyo, Great Britain's Oliver Townend is back in the lead followed by his teammate Laura Collett and Germany's Julia Krajewski.

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The Michael Jung Pattern Continues to Amaze and USA Will Fight to the End

Germany's Michael Jung soared to the top of the leaderboard ahead of cross-country in Tokyo.


Peter Wylde Brings Show Jumping Expertise to U.S. Eventing

U.S. Eventing has brought on Olympic gold-medalist Peter Wylde to coach show jumping in Tokyo.


Sporthorse Star: Mai Baum

Learn everything you need to know about Mai Baum—Tamie Smith's 15-year-old German Sporthorse gelding.

Boyd Martin, Erik Duvander, Jersey Fresh International, Photo by Julia Murphy, Tamie Smith

U.S. Eventing Evaluation with Erik Duvander

U.S. Eventing Performance Director, Erik Duvander, who will be coaching the U.S. Eventing Team in Tokyo this summer, gives an update on Team USA.


US Equestrian Announces Substitution for U.S. Eventing Team

Doug Payne and Vandiver will replace Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp and Deniro Z in Tokyo.

CCI5 Star, Deniro Z, Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp, LRK3DE2021, Photo by Julia Murphy

Sporthorse Star: Deniro Z

Get to know Deniro Z—Elisabeth Halliday-Sharp's powerhouse eventing mount who she'll be representing the U.S. with in Tokyo.

We need to take every step possible to keep equestrian sports in the Olympics, and if you look good on TV, you stay in the Olympics. One step to help ensure this is to lose our competitive attire. Joe Six-Pack takes one look at some kid in a white stock tie and top hat and changes the channel. Instead, athletes should be allowed to choose their competitive attire, within reason. Let's allow one-piece riding outfits, preferably made of spandex and close-fitting. We also need to encourage sponsorship logos on riders' clothing. Think what a sponsor would pay to have a logo prominently displayed where the crowd could see it as the rider galloped away. | ? Practical Horseman

Still Not Ready for Prime Time: Eventing on Television

Jim Wofford examines the importance of keeping equestrian sports and the Olympics and how to ensure that.