Archive for Show Jumping

Beezie Madden and Authentic Are Jumping For Another Olympic Gold

Jul 10, 2008 12 Comments by

Already Olympic gold members, show jumper Beezie Madden and her horse Authentic are headed to Hong Kong for their second consecutive Olympic games. Their two clear rounds in Athens in 2004 helped rocket the US Olympic Show Jumping team to a gold medal. Now they’re back again, and jumping just as strong as ever. Perfect […]

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USEF Selects 2008 Olympic Show Jumping Team

Jul 09, 2008 8 Comments by

The top four horses and riders in the show jumping realm have been officially selected for the 2008 Olympic Equestrian Team to ride in Hong Kong next month, pending approval by the US Olympic Committee. The Olympic qualifiers for the US team wrapped up on Monday in Aachen, Germany, earning Olympic spots for four teams: […]

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Equestrian Events at the 2008 Olympic Games

Jun 25, 2008 22 Comments by

Dressage, eventing, and show jumping were first incorporated into the Olympic games in 1900 and have been going strong ever since. For the first few decades, only military officers were allowed to compete in eventing, while civilians could saddle up for dressage and show jumping. Today, the top rider and horse pairs in the country […]

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