Equestrian Beijing Olympics

Eventing combines the obedience of dressage with the athletic ability of show jumping.

Venue: Sha Tin - Hong Kong

Hinrich Romeike from Germany wins the Eventing Individual gold

Hinrich Romeike of Germany, riding Marius, won gold in Eventing Individual. Hinrich received no penalty points during the Jumping final and finished with a score of 54.20. Gina Miles of the United States won the silver on 56.10 points. Kristina Cook of Great Britain, won bronze on 57.40 points.

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Germany finished with 166.10 penalty points in the Equestrian Eventing Team to win the gold medal, the first to be won in Hong Kong.
Australia finished second on 171.20 points and Great Britain won the bronze medal with 185.70 penalty points.

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.
Read more: Equestrian-Australian husband and wife lead dressage

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.

Horse Sport Ireland has today confirmed their intent to send a three day eventing team of five riders to the Olympic Games which will be held in Hong Kong as part of the Beijing Olympics.
The team will be named after the One Day event in Barbury Castle in early July

Three time Olympic gold medalist Andrew Hoy who competes for Australia is being accused of horse abuse. He is accused of wearing spiked boots while competing in a warm up event at Barroca d’Alva, Portugal, in March.
Hoy lives in the United Kingdom with his wife who competes for Germany.