Olympics


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29 MAY 2014

Equestrian Legends – Franke Sloothaak and Walzerkoenig – Seoul Olympics 1988

Franke Sloothaak: a showjumping legend With his smooth accurate riding and scopey jumping horses, Franke Sloothaak is certainly a showjumping legend around the world, as this video of Franke Sloothaak and the famous Walzerkoenig jumping a superb clear round at the 1988 Seoul Olympics clearly demonstrates. That year I was laid up with my leg […]

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Greenwich Park Arena
27 NOVEMBER 2008

2012 Olympic Equestrian Events to Take Place in Royal Park

The equestrian events in London’s 2012 Olympic Games will take place in a Royal park after Olympic chiefs this week gave the green light to a temporary Cross Country course in Greenwich Park despite strong opposition. Dressage and Show Jumping are set to take place in front of the Queen’s House, and are expected to […]

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