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As this summer's Games in Rio de Janeiro come to a close, we go behind the scenes at the 1,000 sq metre horse clinic located at the Deodoro stables to take a look at the world-class veterinary and farriery care that was on hand for our equine athletes
As the 2016 Rio Paralympics swing into action, we find out a bit more about the 26-year-old British squad member Natasha Baker — from her biggest indulgence to ditching her McDonalds superstition...
Find out a bit more about British Paralympic squad member Sophie Wells — from what her secret weapon is to her top tip for warming up
Channel 4 will be livestreaming more than 600 hours of sport online as well as on its television channels and H&H will be bringing the latest news from Rio
The 10-time Paralympic gold medallist was nominated for the honour by his fellow ParalympicGB athletes
The FEI says its push to promote equestrian sport online attracted global support, which it hopes will continue through the Paralympics
Money raised will go towards buying up to 10,000 tickets for Brazilian children and people with a disability to attend the Rio 2016 Paralympics
"To have back-to-back clean Games in London and Rio is something for any sport to be proud of", said FEI president Ingmar De Vos
Spa treatments and selfies but he has to wait his turn for dinner – we find out how Big Star is coping with his new celebratory status back at home
The Rio 2016 gold medallist said it would be an 'honour for showjumping' and Sir AP McCoy is among those backing Nick for the accolade
Meet the rider who preferred football as a youngster and whose Rio horse has had to get over his fear of water jumps
The federation said 'it was not logistically possible to make a substitute'
H&H's journalist at the Rio Olympics witnesses a performance more than the sum of its parts — and loses a few stone in the process
The Brit came off best in a six-horse jump-off at the Olympics today in Rio
Follow the jumping action from the individual final at the Rio Olympic Games via our live and interactive written commentary service
Both British riders make it through to the final round, where the individual Rio showjumping medals will be decided today
As her time in Brazil draws to a close, H&H's journalist reflects on what she will miss when she returns home, as well as some less fond farewells
All the essential info you need to follow today's individual medal showdown
'He's a legend in his own lifetime, a complete horseman and a man who is deeply involved in the development of the sport'