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Team GB's Michael Whitaker, Cassionato forced to withdraw
Great Britain's Michael Whitaker and horse Cassionato are forced to withdraw from the Olympic Games after Cassionato showed colic symptoms after Tuesday's action.
Aug 16, 23:56
Bronze medalist British William Fox-Pitt celebrates during the podium ceremony for the Jumping event of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games, on August 31, 2014
Team GB's William Fox-Pitt drops out of individual medal contention
Team GB equestrian William Fox-Pitt drops out of contention for an individual medal following a run out during the cross-country event at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 8, 18:19
Bronze medalist British William Fox-Pitt celebrates during the podium ceremony for the Jumping event of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games, on August 31, 2014
William Fox-Pitt completes comeback from coma to lead Rio 2016 eventing
William Fox-Pitt takes the individual lead in the eventing dressage at the Rio 2016 Olympics, just 10 months after being placed in an induced coma following a fall.
Aug 7, 11:40
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Military bullet fired at equestrian press centre in Rio
A New Zealand official narrowly avoids being hit by a military bullet fired into a press centre set up for the equestrian event at Rio 2016.
Aug 6, 18:49
Zara Phillips of Great Britain riding High Kingdom in action in the Show Jumping Eventing Equestrian on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on July 31, 2014
Zara Tindall misses out on Olympic eventing place for Rio 2016
Reigning Olympic silver medallist Zara Tindall misses out on a place in Great Britain's eventing team for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Jun 21, 20:44
Jockey Robert Thornton celebrates victory after winning The Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle on Katchit at Cheltenham Racecourse on March 11, 2008 in Cheltenham, England.
Jump jockey Robert Thornton retires due to injury
British jump jockey Robert Thornton is forced to retire due to persistent injury problems.
Sep 21, 15:46
Ben Maher of Great Britain on Cella in action during the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping at Palexpo on December 15, 2013
Great Britain's showjumpers qualify for Rio 2016 Olympics
Great Britain's showjumpers qualify for next year's Olympic Games in Rio by finishing fourth at the FEI European Championships in Germany.
Aug 25, 10:09
Andrew Nicholson of New Zealand rides Nereo during the Cross-Country Test at the Badminton Horse Trials 2015 on May 9, 2015 in Badminton, Gloucestershire.
Equestrian rider Andrew Nicholson undergoes neck surgery after fall
Rider Andrew Nicholson undergoes neck surgery in hospital after suffering a fall at the Festival of British Eventing on Sunday.
Aug 12, 09:24
Gold medalist British Charlotte Dujardin celebrates on the podium on August 29, 2014 during the medal ceremony of the Individual Freestyle Dressage Grand Prix of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games
GB's dressage team forced to change travel plans due to migrant crisis
Great Britain's dressage team are forced to change their travel arrangements to Germany for the European Championships due to the migrant crisis.
Aug 5, 14:53
Bronze medalist British William Fox-Pitt celebrates during the podium ceremony for the Jumping event of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games, on August 31, 2014
GB's William Fox-Pitt wins second Badminton Horse Trials title
Great Britain's William Fox-Pitt secures his second Badminton Horse Trials on board Chilli Morning.
May 11, 09:49
Jockey Ryan Moore celebrates with the trophy after winning on Protectionist in race 7 the Emirates Melbourne Cup on November 4, 2014
Ryan Moore receives Flat Jockey of the Year accolade
Ryan Moore is named the Flat Jockey of the Year for 2014 by his peers at an awards ceremony in Birmingham.
Dec 23, 13:43
Gold medalist British Charlotte Dujardin celebrates on the podium on August 29, 2014 during the medal ceremony of the Individual Freestyle Dressage Grand Prix of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games
Charlotte Dujardin breaks freestyle world record
Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin sets a new freestyle world record at the Olympia 2014 event in London.
Dec 18, 12:51
Gold medalist British Charlotte Dujardin celebrates on the podium on August 29, 2014 during the medal ceremony of the Individual Freestyle Dressage Grand Prix of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games
Charlotte Dujardin named Sportswoman of the Year
British dressage rider Charlotte Dujardin is named Sportswoman of the Year at a ceremony in London.
Nov 20, 03:56
Zara Phillips of Great Britain riding High Kingdom in action in the Show Jumping Eventing Equestrian on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on July 31, 2014
Equestrian star Zara Phillips: 'I've picked up where I left off'
British equestrian star Zara Phillips believes that she has picked up where she left off after returning to the sport following the birth of her daughter Mia.
Nov 3, 10:18
Bronze medalist British William Fox-Pitt celebrates during the podium ceremony for the Jumping event of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games, on August 31, 2014
Great Britain's William Fox-Pitt settles for bronze at World Equestrian Games
Great Britain's William Fox-Pitt settles for a bronze medal at the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, but the nation snatch silver in the team event.
Sep 2, 09:31
Ellen Whitaker riding Equimax Ocolado competes in the Bunn Leisure Salver event during the Longines International Horse Show at Hickstead on July 25, 2009
Horse of the Year Show roundup: Guy Williams, Ellen Whitaker take big wins
Sports Mole rounds up Friday's action from the Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham,
Oct 11, 23:02
Charlotte Dujardin competing in a World Cup Dressage Qualifier on December 17, 2012
Charlotte Dujardin sets dressage world record
Charlotte Dujardin breaks the dressage grand prix world record at the London International Horse Show.
Dec 18, 14:02
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Abdel Said wins speed class on final day of Horse of the Year Show
Egyptian showjumper Abdel Said takes top honours in the speed class at the Horse of the Year Show.
Oct 8, 01:54
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Great Britain's equestrian rider Sophie Wells reflects on life-changing Paralympic experience
Great Britain's equestrian rider Sophie Wells believes that life will change for her and her teammates after taking two silvers and a gold at the London Paralympic Games.
Sep 5, 09:21
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Paralympic equestrian rider Lee Pearson's parents express pride
Lee Pearson's parents, David and Linda, express their pride in their Paralympic medallist son, who clinched gold, silver and bronze in the equestrian event.
Sep 5, 09:08
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Great Britain's Sophie Wells "thrilled" with horse after missing out on gold
Sophie Wells says that some of her "risks" didn't pay off after narrowly missing out on a gold medal for Great Britain in Grade IV of the individual freestyle dressage.
Sep 4, 12:15
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Tanni Grey-Thompson wanted Lee Pearson to equal her medal record
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson says that she was "upset" to see dressage rider Lee Pearson fail to equal her Paralympic gold-medal ecord of 11.
Sep 4, 08:58
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Lee Pearson: 'GB can encourage others to get into sport'
Great Britain's Lee Pearson believes that he and his dressage teammates will inspire the young disabled generation to get involved in sport.
Sep 4, 08:38
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Lee Pearson not impressed with British judge
Great Britain's dressage bronze medal winner Lee Pearson is unimpressed by British judge Sarah Rodger's low mark.
Sep 3, 22:17
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Germany's Britta Napel "happy" for Great Britain rival Natasha Baker
Germany's Paralympic equestrian rider Britta Napel believes that Great Britain's double Paralympic champion Natasha Baker deserves to have beaten her twice in London.
Sep 3, 15:04
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Natasha Baker hails "special" gold-medal win
Great Britain's Natasha Baker says that becoming a double Paralympic equestrian champion is a "special" achievement.
Sep 3, 13:18
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Great Britain's Sophie Wells thanks Pinocchio following individual dressage test
Great Britain's Sophie Wells pays tribute to her horse Pinocchio after securing the best percentage in Grade VI of the individual test in dressage.
Aug 31, 15:14
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Charlotte Dujardin adds another gold to Team GB in individual dressage
Team GB's Charlotte Dujardin grabs gold in the last performance at the dressage final in Greenwich Park.
Aug 9, 16:02
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Nick Skelton: 'Big Star was unlucky'
Great Britain's Nick Skelton says that his horse Big Star was "unlucky" to not finish a clear round and force contention for a medal.
Aug 8, 16:27
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Daily Express makes Team GB blunder
The Daily Express make a mistake of Olympic proportions on Wednesday's front page by confusing the British dressage team with their Dutch counterparts.
Aug 8, 01:01
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Zara Phillips: "I messed up"
Zara Phillips takes the blame for her equestrian team not winning Team GB's first gold medal of London 2012 yesterday.
Aug 1, 05:37
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Zara Phillips: 'Germany were too good for us'
Zara Phillips says that it was an "honour" to ride alongside her Team GB compatriots following their silver medal win at the team eventing.
Jul 31, 16:32

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