Hidden Gems from #tokyoolympics 2021
This year’s Olympics had us in cheers and in tears and everything in between!
We then delved a little deeper and found even more special moments, rarely-seen video footage, and amazing stories about our beloved #teamgb
“If you ever wanted to see inside the Olympic village…here you go! I wanted to show you a quick overview of how awesome the Olympic village environment is and how much of a great job Team GB does to make us feel at home!” Tom Daley
Thanks to the video skills of Team Ireland traveling vet Marcus Swail, we’ve got a bigger glimpse of the Equestrian Park venue in Tokyo, which is set to host the majority of competition for the three equestrian disciplines beginning this weekend with dressage.
Can horses fly? Well yes, they can if they’re #Olympic athletes!
How Charlotte Dujardin CBE found Gio, and brought him back to the UK from America. Here she reveals what’s he’s like on the yard and what he feels like to ride and why she calls him her ‘pocket rocket’.
Watch how Great Britain won gold in team eventing for the first time in 49 years.
Watch ▶️ Team eventing gold, silver medals & hockey heroics feature in day ten best bits | Tokyo Olympics
Watch the best bits from day ten as Great Britain win a first Olympic team eventing gold since 1972, with silver medals for Tom McEwen and weightlifter Emily Campbell.
Watch ▶️ The Rave Horse: The TikTok Famous Dressage Horse From Tokyo & The Full Grand Prix Freestyle
Steffen Peters and Suppenkasper become internet famous this week to a TikTok that called them the rave horse. This is the full-length grand prix freestyle that the internet has fallen in love with
BBC Sport takes a look back at some of the greatest moments from the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Watch ▶️ #Tokyo2020 | Equestrian Olympic Eventing medallist Tina Cook surprises inner city youth club
When an Olympic Equestrian star trots in for tea…
Watch the moment Team GB’s Tina Cook and horse Billy The Red visited Ebony Horse Club for a surprise hack through the streets of Brixton.
And from the Paralympics 2021:
What does it take to be a Paralympian?
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games begin on the 24th of August 2021
The British Paralympic Association, in conjunction with the British Dressage Para Selectors and Performance Manager Georgina Sharples, have made a change to the quartet who will represent ParalympicsGB in the forthcoming Tokyo Paralympic Games. Due to a minor veterinary issue, Innuendo III, owned and ridden by Sophie Christiansen, has been withdrawn from selection.
This brings in FEI 2109 European Gold Medallist, Georgia Wilson riding Sakura, owned by her parents Geoff and Julie Wilson and herself, to make their Paralympic debut in the Grade II division. They join Natasha Baker (Keystone Dawn Chorus), Sir Lee Pearson (Breezer) and Sophie Wells (C Fatal Attraction).