Horse put down after injury on Tokyo Olympics cross-country course

Olympics horse death: Jet Set, ridden by Robin Godel, was put down after an injury on course
Jet Set and Robin Godel on the Tokyo Olympic cross-country course.

Jet Set, ridden by Robin Godel on the Swiss team, has been put down after incurring an injury on the Tokyo Olympics cross-country course at Sea Forest today. A statement issued by FEI eventing director Catrin Norinder said that the 14-year-old gelding had jumped clear up to the Mount Fuji Water (fence 20abcd) but “pulled […]

6 things you need to know about today’s Olympic eventing cross-country: ‘phenomenal’ horses, a course not for the faint-hearted and more…

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Laura Collett ( GBR) riding London 52 during the cross country phase for the Olympic Eventing Competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games held at Equestrian Park in Setagaya-ku in Tokyo in Japan between the 23rd July and 8th August 2021

The Olympic eventing cross-country phase of the competition at the Tokyo Games is now complete. At the end of day three, here are six things you need to know about how today’s action unfolded… Olympic eventing cross-country news and results At the end of the influential cross-country day in Tokyo, the British team hold gold […]

Britain holds team gold and two individual medals after Olympic eventing cross-country

Olympic eventing cross-country results: Oliver Townend and Ballaghmor Class top the leaderboard
Oliver Townend and Ballaghmor Class go clear to lead after cross-country at the Tokyo Olympics.

Britain holds both gold medals in the Olympic eventing cross-country results after today’s action at the Tokyo Games. All three of Team GB’s riders pulled off clear rounds inside the time around Derek di Grazia’s track and the trio sit 17.9 penalties ahead of second-placed Australia. Oliver Townend has moved up from the silver position […]

‘He’s just the most phenomenal horse’: Andrew Hoy boosts Australia into team silver after cross-country

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Andrew Hoy ( AUS) riding Vassily De Lassos during the cross country phase for the Olympic Eventing Competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games held at Equestrian Park in Setagaya-ku in Tokyo in Japan between the 23rd July and 8th August 2021

The leaderboard faced a major shake-up in the final stages of the Olympic eventing cross-country, as big names like Andrew Hoy, Tim Price and Michael Jung influenced the order, with double Olympic champion Michael Jung clipping a frangible fence. Australia’s highest placed rider after the dressage, Andrew Hoy, had a “really nice” ride in the […]

‘I’m pleased I’ve given him the ride he deserved’: Tom McEwen keeps Britain’s gold medal hopes alive

Tom McEwen cross-country at Tokyo
Tom McEwen – Great Britain selected Equestrian Eventing athletes – Tokyo2020

Tom McEwen has kept Britain’s gold medal hopes alive with a masterful clear round in the Olympic eventing cross-country at the Tokyo Games. Britain’s final rider Tom produced a faultless round on Toledo De Kerser inside the optimum time to finish on his dressage 28.9. Tom moves up from 14th place to the sixth on […]

‘I’ve always said he’s a superstar’: Laura Collett and London 52 shine across country

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LUHMUHLEN, GERMANY – AUGUST 29: Laura Collett of Great Britain riding London 52 competes during Day 2 of the Dressage at the Longines FEI Eventing European Championships 2019 on August 29, 2019 in Luhmuhlen, Germany. (Photo by Oliver Hardt/Getty Images for FEI)

Laura Collett and London 52 stormed home clear and within the optimum time in a stunning Olympic eventing cross-country round at the Tokyo Games – moving the pair up to the bronze position and keeping Britain on track for team gold. The pair finished on their dressage score 25.8, producing Britain’s second clear of the day […]

‘He’s done nothing but improve, and while I thought we weren’t going to be the fastest of the day, I was hoping we could be close’: Olympic eventing cross-country end of first team rotation result

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At the end of the first team rotation in the eventing competition of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the British team maintain their lead. The Olympic eventing cross-country is action packed to this point. A strong round, clear inside the optimum time, for Oliver Townend and Ballaghmor Class, cemented things at this early stage. The Australian […]