Equestrian Beijing Olympics

Dressage is described as “horse riding ballet”. Steps are performed in time to music.

Venue: Sha Tin - Hong Kong

Anky van Grunsven wins gold in the dressage individual event

Anky van Grunsven from the Netherlands has won the gold medal in individual dressage.
Isabell Werth from Germany won the silver medal and the bronze was won by Heike Kemmer also from Gemany.

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Germany has won the gold medal in the dressage team event with a score of 72.916.
Silver went to Netherlands with a score of 71.750 and bronze to Denmark with a score of 68.875.

Australian husband wife team Lucinda and Clayton Fredericks continue their strong performances abd are leading the dressage phase of the equestrian.
Australia lead on 102.80 points, Germany 110.50 points and the U.S. are third on 115.60 points.
Dressage will be followed by cross-country on Monday and show jumping on Tuesday.

An Australian husband and wife team Lucinda and Clayton Fredericks are leading the first session of equestrian eventing’s dressage.
“I thoroughly enjoyed my ride. She’s so little, she’s actually quite easy to manoeuvre,” Lucinda told reporters of her horse.
U.S. rider Gina Miles came third.
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Equestrian live now

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Equestrian is on right now and is one of the first events for the day. Three time gold medal winners Australia are competing against Great Britain and Athens bronze medal winner the United States. It also includes dressage and individual eventing.