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Last Night

The last day capped off with a bronze by Eric and his gutsy little mare, Fine Lady!! What an absolutely incredible way to end these Games. In the history of the Olympic Games, Canada has only won three individual medals in…

Eric Lamaze Delivers Bronze for Canada

Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, ON had the crowd on the edge of their seats as he sped to a bronze medal finish in a six-horse jump-off on Aug. 19 at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, BRA….

Brilliant Bronze

After six rounds of show jumping and a six-way jump-off for the gold, Canada’s Eric Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 won the bronze medal, Peder Fredricson and All In won the silver for Sweden, and Nick Skelton with Big Star…

Comeback king Skelton scoops Britain’s first Olympic individual Jumping gold

He broke his neck in a fall 16 years ago, he has a replacement hip, he’s 58 years old, competing at his seventh Olympic Games and he was riding a horse that has been struggling with injury for over two…

Eric Lamaze and Fine Lady 5 claim Olympic bronze medal in show jumping. Photo by Arnd Bronkhorst

Eric Lamaze Wins Individual Bronze Medal at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Eric Lamaze from Schomberg, ON won the individual Bronze medal in jumping aboard Fine Lady 5 at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Aug. 19. Stay tuned for more.

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Odds and Ends

After all the excitement and the heat yesterday, I was too pooped to write about it! Those following the CBC livestreaming at home know that the competition was fierce and the Canadians were outstanding. The audience at home and in…

Lamaze and his very Fine Lady

On the eve of the Olympic individual Jumping Final at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) today, the riders are thinking ahead to tomorrow’s big challenge. A total of 35 combinations will tackle the track when the action…

Rio Jumping Individual: 38 horses declared fit to compete in Final

The president of the Rio 2016 Equestrian Olympic ground jury, Stephan Ellenbruch (GER), and foreign veterinary delegate Tim Randle (GBR) this afternoon passed 38 horses as fit to compete for the individual jumping medals on Friday following a second inspection. Emerald…

Ludger Beerbaum to Retire from National Team

Legendary German show jumper Ludger Beerbaum, winner of four Olympic gold and one bronze medal (the latter at these Rio Olympics), two golds, one silver and one bronze World Championship medals, and six gold, three silver and two bronze European…

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Canadian Jumpers Finish Fourth in Rio

The second round of team competition ended with Canada tied with Germany for third place, but a jump-off settled the tie and Canada accepted fourth place. France earned a well-fought gold medal and despite working with a three-man team, the…

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