#RideWithUs to Rio

Olympic Games

Paralympic Games

5-21 August 2016

7-18 September 2016

This August and September, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil will play host to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. We invite you to #RideWithUs as we inch closer to one of the world’s biggest sporting spectacles.

This is the dedicated fan page of the Australian Equestrian Team – here you will find information on our Rio hopefuls in each of the equestrian disciplines – Eventing, Dressage, Jumping and Para-Equestrian as well as ways you can support our teams.

Check back regularly for new features. 

Australian Olympic Equestrian Team Australian Paralympic Equestrian Team
About Equestrian at the Games Follow athletes on Social Media
About Equestrian at Rio  Follow and watch Equestrian
 Share your experience in Rio Download Australian Olympic Team App
Competition Schedule Download Olympics on 7 App
FEI Live Scoring  Rio Olympics 2016 Wrap


Jumping News

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Dressage News

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Eventing News

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Para-Equestrian News

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All disciplines News

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Please understand that there are limitations on the content which National Federations can and can’t share across its digital platforms during the Games due to an International Olympic Committee (IOC) policy, known as rule 40.3.

Rio 2016 Olympic Games :

  • 10,500 athletes
  • 206 countries
  • 28 Sports
  • 306 events
  • 1st Games in South-America
  • 17 days
  • 306 medal events (136 for women, 161 for men and 9 mixed !)
  • 45,000 volunteers

2016 Australian Olympic Team : 

  • 410 athletes (sane as London)
  • 300 officials
  • 207 men and 203 women on the Team
  • Australia will compete in 26 of the 28 sports
  • 26 is the Average Age of the Team

Check out more Fact and Figures on the 2016 Australian Olympic Team HERE

2016 Australian Paralympic Team :

2016 Equestrian competition in Rio : 

  • Jumping: 27 countries, 15 teams, 75 horse/rider combinations
  • Eventing: 24 countries, 13 teams, 65 horse/rider combinations
  • Dressage: 25 countries, 11 teams, 60 horse/rider combinations
  • 78 Para-Dressage horses will travel to Rio for the Paralympic Games. 

More information 

Rio 2016 website - Equestrian Australian Olympic Committee website
FEI website - Rio page Australian Paralympic Committee website