Europe’s top showjumpers are now at the base of former Olympic champion Ludger Beerbaum in Riesenbeck in Germany to contest the European Showjumping Championships 2021 from 31 August to 5 September. Keep up to date with all the action as it happens right here, as H&H’s expert reporting team bring you all the news as it happens.
Why is there both Olympics and Europeans this year?
The 2021 championships were initially cancelled after the Tokyo Olympics were pushed back one year owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, following calls from the European Equestrian Federation and some national federations, the FEI decided the championships could go ahead.
2019 European showjumping championships medals
Gold: Martin Fuchs and Clooney 51 (SUI)
Silver: Ben Maher and Explosion W (GBR)
Bronze: Jos Verlooy and Igor (BEL)
Bronze: Great Britain
2017 European showjumping medals
Gold: Peder Fredricson riding H&M All In (SWE)
Silver: Harrie Smolders riding Don VHP Z (NED)
Bronze: Cian O’Connor riding Good Luck (IRE)