Tag: Olympics 2012

2012 Olympic organiser Tim Hadaway honoured

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
2012 Olympic organiser Tim Hadaway honoured

Hadaway was equestrian sport competition manager for London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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LOTR horse Shadowfax dies at 25

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
LOTR horse Shadowfax dies at 25

Spanish equine star of LOTR movies Blanco has died after a short illness.

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Top eventer Headley Britannia dies at 21

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Top eventer Headley Britannia dies at 21

Brit was one of only two horses to win Badminton, Burghley, and Kentucky four-star events.

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Horse sports at the Olympics: Let’s take nothing for granted

| February 26, 2014 | 1 Comment
Horse sports at the Olympics: Let’s take nothing for granted

FEI moves to shore up interests in big year for Olympic reform.

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Greenwich takes out Queen’s Award for equestrianism

| August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Greenwich takes out Queen’s Award for equestrianism

Venue offered rare chance to showcase Olympic equestrian sports in city setting.

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Paul Hart should have gone to Olympics – commission

| June 1, 2013 | 1 Comment
Paul Hart should have gone to Olympics – commission

Hart welcomes ruling, with emotional words for his late mount: Heartbreak Hill died a champion.

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Horse Times releases Olympic commemorative magazine

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
Horse Times releases Olympic commemorative magazine

The London 2012 Olympic Edition of the quarterly magazine Horse Times is available online.

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Fewer eventing riders for Rio 2016

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Fewer eventing riders for Rio 2016

Changes to Olympic qualification process and numbers for discussion at FEI forum.

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London’s Olympic legacy intangible, but real

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
London’s Olympic legacy intangible, but real

London 2012 proved that Olympic horse sports don’t need undue special treatment.

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Camilla hosts reception for 2012 equestrians

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Camilla hosts reception for 2012 equestrians

Royal Patron welcomes British equestrian Olympic and Paralympic teams.

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Paralympics changed perceptions of disability, disabled sport

| January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Paralympics changed perceptions of disability, disabled sport

Greater understanding of disabled sport thanks to London 2012.

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NZ eventing big winner in high-performance funding

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
NZ eventing big winner in high-performance funding

Equestrian gets largest increase of any sport, with the cash targeted at eventing.

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£6m payday for British equestrian sport

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
£6m payday for British equestrian sport

Huge Olympic success results in 46% increase in funding from Sport England.

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Paralympics research raises the bar for Rio

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Paralympics research raises the bar for Rio

The challenge is on for the organisers of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games to top the efforts of London 2012.

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Lord Coe praises “exceptional Olympic equestrian event”

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Lord Coe praises “exceptional Olympic equestrian event”

London Games boss calls equestrian competition “one of the great Olympic sports”.

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Horse sport enjoys £30m media boost

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Horse sport enjoys £30m media boost

Extensive coverage surrounding Olympics ‘far-reaching’ from iconic venue.

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FEI defends its processes following rider’s criticism

| October 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
FEI defends its processes following rider’s criticism

Ingmar De Vos says FEI has responsibility to enforce and defend implementation of its rules

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Court criticises FEI over application of judging exemption

| October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Court criticises FEI over application of judging exemption

Sporting court labels FEI oversight “more than a little unfortunate”.

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Yvonne Losos de Muniz quits dressage following decision

| October 26, 2012 | 1 Comment
Yvonne Losos de Muniz quits dressage following decision

The Dominican Republic rider labels FEI handling of case a fiasco.

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British Olympians on show at Ascot races

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
British Olympians on show at Ascot races

Equestrian stars to share bill with racing superstar Frankel in his last career start.

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