THERE’S an invincible air about the Swedish riders this year. The dust has barely settled on their gold medal-winning performance at the Tokyo Olympics, where all three team riders also reached the jump-off to decide the individual medals.
Peder Fredricson came away with the individual silver on his tremendous partner All In and went straight out the following week to land the Longines Global Champions Tour of London grand Prix on Catch Me Not S, the 15-year-old gelding he brings to Germany in a bid to regain the European Championship crown he won in 2017 with All In.
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Horse Deaths After Horsebox Breakdown Raises Questions
A recent tragic event amplifies concerns among horsebox owners about what to do when a breakdown occurs
‘I often learn from the riders'
Leading course-designer Graham Barclay on how the game has changed
The former exhibition rider and side-saddle princess reveals to Alice Collins how her debut Olympic success has hit her like a bolt out of the blue
‘This was Gemma's day'
Gemma Tattersall shows her pure showjumping experience in coaxing a clear from a tired Chilli Knight, as the placings are tweaked behind her
‘Riders hate it – but it's here to stay'
Mark Phillips on the frangible penalties given at Tokyo and Bicton
Pandemic highlights need to plan ahead to avoid laminitis
Clarity is needed on what owners can do for their laminitis-and obesity-prone horses in the event of future lockdowns
Riders speak out over frangible penalties
The automatic award of 11 penalties for breaking any frangible device is causing debate
Medal-hunting on familiar turf
Carl Hester discusses the Europeans and our inspiring Paralympic team
Longer turnout may mean a reduced risk of equine injury
A study found that horses who spent more time out were less likely to sustain soft-tissue damage
Creating a greener equestrian industry
A number of brands are coming up with innovative solutions to help make our industry more sustainable
The MIRACLE GAMES
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XI SHOW DOWN
AS BEIJING TIGHTENS ITS CONTROL, GLOBAL CEOS WEIGH THE RISKS OF DOING BUSINESS IN CHINA
Can Anyone Make China Play By The Rules?
The global economy depends on Tokyo and Washington coordinating their defense against cyber and trade threats, says Prime Minister Suga
AUDIO NEWS & VIEWS
Maybe it’s the one-year delay. Maybe it’s the global pandemic that caused that delay and lends these Olympics more significance than any in recent memory. Or perhaps it’s the fresh energy of new events. Regardless, now—finally—is the time to learn about the athletes and sports the whole world will soon be watching.
LET THE GAMES BEGIN!
Simone Biles leads Team USA to Tokyo—finally—for the Summer Olympics. Here’s your guide to the most compelling competitors going for gold in your favorite sports
Marty Friedman – Beast From The East
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