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# Equestrian

All time
# tokyo 2020
Ireland withdraw from team showjumping as first rider is eliminated after horse suffers fall
Shane Sweetnam and Alejandro had a disastrous qualifying round, with the horse losing a shoe early on.
# pipped at the post
Cian O'Connor narrowly misses out on medal jump-off in Olympic showjumping final
O’Connor and Kilkenny finish joint-seventh in Wednesday’s individual final.
# Born to Run
Jessica Springsteen hoping to boss Tokyo Equestrian Park on Olympic debut
The American showjumper is the daughter of Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa.
# Equestrian
Four-time Irish Olympian Holstein and Sambuca produce spectacular Dressage routine but fall short
An emotional tribute was also paid to the late Tiggy Hancock.
# like a fine wine
37 years on from Games debut, Aussie veteran set for 8th Olympics
Equestrian Anthony Hoy was named on the Australian team on Friday.
# Tiggy Hancock
Tributes paid to teenage girl who died yesterday following equestrian accident
Tiggy Hancock was described as a “highly talented” equestrian.
# Dublin
15-year-old girl dies after being injured during exercise event at equestrian centre
The incident happened at an equestrian centre at Tay Lane in Dublin this afternoon.
# Called Off
Dublin Horse Show cancelled for 2020 due to coronavirus
The event was scheduled for 15-19 July at the RDS.
# Interview
One of Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes taking great expectations in his stride
With Rio 2016 just a few months away, The42 chats to one of the individuals with the weight of a nation on his shoulders.
# success story
How this Irish rider went from 144th in the world to Olympic qualification in just over a year
Judy Reynolds tells The42 about her long journey to earn Ireland a spot in Rio.
# Rio 2016
Cian O'Connor loses appeal over bizarre incident which cost Ireland Olympic qualification
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled out overturning results after a staff member ran out onto the course at the European Championships.
# horsin' around
Man running in front of Cian O'Connor may cost Ireland Olympic place
Ireland’s team captain understandably looked furious.
# Limerick
Geraghty makes debut as McManus' retained jockey, but made wait for win after injury return
The Meathman had to settle for second after three months out with a shin injury.
# Revamp
Here's what the redeveloped RDS will look like after its €20 million makeover
The new Anglesea Stand will bring Leinster’s home up to a 25,000 capacity.
# jump start
John Gilligan's former estate back in business as elite showjumping centre
The site has been refurbished and is holding qualifiers for the Irish Masters this weekend.
# horsing around
Dublin Horse Show diary day one: carb loading horses and the Boss's daughter
The 141st edition started this morning and TheScore’s new equestrian correspondent was on hand.
# Bossing it
Springsteen in town as the 2014 Dublin Horse Show gets under way
The rock legend’s daughter is competing in the RDS this week.
# One-eyed horse town
One-eyed horse wins nearly €50,000 for Irish showjumper at Hickstead Derby
Trevor Breen took first place at the prestigious event.
19 great pictures from the opening day of the Dublin Horse Show
The sun was out and so were the horses at the RDS in Dublin today.
# Horse Outside
Germans give Cian O'Connor a Golf GTI but he gifts it to "Frenchy"
The Irishman, who won at bronze medal at London 2012, was ultra generous to his long-time groom.
# Leopardstown
Mark Your Card: the best bets for today’s Grade racing
The big question on everyone’s lips is ‘will Flemenstar stay?’ Your answer may be just a click away.
# Flemington
Melbourne Cup: Green Moon rises down under
Jockey Brett Prebble says winning the famous race had been ‘a lifelong dream’.
# agonising
So close! Byrne 'delighted' despite medal heartbreak
Meanwhile, the sailing event in which Ireland are competing has been delayed.
# Wrap
Paralympic Village, Day Four: Team Ireland in dreamland
Meanwhile, there was disappointment for Oscar Pistorius, as he lost out to Brazil’s Alan Oliveira.
# Equestrian
Aga Khan: Ireland win Nations Cup at RDS
With four clear rounds, the hosts claimed the show-jumping crown for the first time since 2004.
# you tell us
Open thread: What are your favourite Irish Olympic memories?
Michael Carruth in Barcelona? Sonia in Sydney? What’s your favourite memories of Irish Olympians in action?
# London 2012
Cian O’Connor jumps clear into final round
The Meath-based rider will have a shot at a medal in this afternoon’s second jump at Greenwich Park.
# Business end
Olympic Breakfast: John Joe Nevin on the brink of glory
Also, time to find out who the fastest man in the world is. No pressure.
# London 2012
Anna Merveldt opens Olympic dressage campaign
The Italian-based rider is in 14th place overnight after day one in Greenwich Park.
London 2012 Olympics, Day 3
Yes, the weekend may be over, but the Olympic Games are just warming up. Here is all the good stuff that unfolded on Day Three.
# 1 day to go
London 2012: Introducing... Ireland's Eventing team
Saddle up with Jimmy and the multi-discipline equestrian squad.
# 15 days to go
London 2012: Introducing... Billy Twomey
Our expert panel of Jimmies cast an eye upon our leading showjumper.
# London 2012
Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics
The Tipperary jockey has been cut from Team Ireland days after the disqualification of his horse from an event in Germany.
# London 2012
No suspicion of foul play, insists Olympic hopeful following horse's positive test
Denis Lynch has issued a statement to clarify Lantinus’ disqualification in Aachen, Germany.
# 20 Days to Go
London 2012: Introducing... Anna Merveldt
We turn our focus to equestrianism to meet the oldest member of Ireland’s Olympic squad, dressage rider Anna Merveldt.
# Going Viral
YouTube Top 10: because Tom Watson shows the kids how to do it
The grand old golfing master shows up ‘Poults’ and ‘GMac’ while Novak Djokvic practices his backhand for Stallone’s new movie.
# London Calling
With just 100 days to go until the 2012 Olympic Games, Irish athletes are on their marks
With a little over three months to go to the London games, we look at all the Irish qualifiers so far and who could still make the grade.
# best apps ever
Irish company nominated in Best App Ever Awards
A Tipperary company that develops equestrian apps has been shortlisted for the Best App Ever awards.