H&H Live: Rio Olympics eventing showjumping

  • Follow the showjumping action from the eventing competition at the Rio Olympic Games via our live and interactive written commentary service

    Welcome to H&H LiveHorse & Hound’s live and interactive written commentary service – as we prepare for the final day of the eventing competition at the Rio Olympic Games. The showjumping action is due to get underway at 2pm UK time on Tuesday 9 August, so make sure you’re logged on so you don’t miss a moment. You can register below to receive an email reminder if you’d like to do so.

    H&H’s website editor and eventing enthusiast Carol Phillips will be on hand throughout the two-part showjumping phase to keep you updated with the latest news, assisted by online journalist and fellow eventing enthusiast Gemma Redrup. There are two rounds on showjumping in the eventing competition at the Olympics: the first results in the team medals, while the top 25 individual riders then jump again to decide the individual medals.

    What is H&H Live?

    For those who aren’t familar with H&H Live, it is an up-to-the-minute written commentary service enhanced with still images, which also gives you the opportunity to take part in live interactive polls, pose questions to our team and post your comments.

    You can follow on your computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone, so you can get live updates whereever you are, without having to be in front of your TV. NB: This is NOT a live video stream.

    Can I watch on TV?

    All action from the Olympic Games is going to be available via the BBC’s red button services as well as the BBC sports website. We hope that you will join us as well for the insight the H&H team can provide, and take part in our interactive options. Find out what’s happening when ».

    H&H Live will continue throughout the Games covering all the action across all three equestrian disciplines. Emile Faurie will be joining us on 10-11 August for the dressage grand prix, Richard Barrett will be on hand on Friday 12 August to share his views on the grand prix special, after which the team medals will be awarded, and Hayley Watson-Greaves will be online on Monday 15 August for the grand prix freestyle. The remaining action will be brought to you by H&H staff members. We look forward to you joining us for two fantastic weeks of equestrian sport.

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