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Pictures: the European team final

Yesterday we were all able to enjoy top-class sport again. The final of the Nations Cup was a huge thriller that remained exciting until the very end. In the end it was…

5 commonly recognized disadvantages of horse shoes:

We all do agree, going barefoot in sport is a solution for some horses, not all. But indeed horse shoes do have some disadvantages. Shoes do not solve problems but mask them.…

Who is Daisuke Fukushima, the revelation of the Olympics?

Daisuke Fukushima became the latest star of Japan’s stunning equestrian performance at their home Olympics as he came within seconds of a historic medal. Partnered with his 13-year-old gelding Chanyon, Fukushima was…

TikTok users discover dressage and… they love it!

A snippet of the Olympic Grand Prix dressage musical freestyle of Steffan Peters (USA) and his horse Suppenkasper (Mopsi) went viral on the app TikTok over the weekend. Users appreciated the choice…

Photospecial: Crossing through the Olympics

Last night in Tokyo, the cross-country eventing discipline was held. Olympic champion Michael Jung, against all odds, got 11 penalty points behind his name, allowing Oliver Townend to take over the lead…

Photospecial: the first Olympic gold goes to… GERMANY!

Yesterday the first Olympic champions were crowned: the German team with Werth, Schneider and Von Bredow-Werndl was the first team to win a gold medal. Our photographer Libby Law was there and…