Thursday, February 25, 2016

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Equestrian Sport Schedule

Overview on the Equestrian at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

Equestrian has been part of the Summer Olympics for 24 editions and it will feature for the 25th time in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Download the whole 2016 Summer Olympics Equestrian Schedule

At the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Equestrian is scheduled for early August.

The Equestrian sport will have three events and these are:

Equestrian Eventing for both individual and team

Equestrian Dressage for both individual and team

Equestrian Jumping for both individual and team

All the equestrian sports events at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will take place at the National Equestrian Center in Rio, located in the Deodoro Venue Clusters; This is in the Rio’s west zone and it is one of the most populated part of the city. Apparently, this is the same venue for the Equestrian events for the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics.

This photograph of the National Equestrian Centre in Rio is a courtesy of Wikipedia and it was taken by Wilson Dias/ABr

The equestrian sport will commence on 5th August with the first horse inspection for the Eventing, however competitions will start on the 7th of August. To ensure that you book a date not to miss this exciting summer Olympics sport, I have included a detailed schedule of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Equestrian sport. You can also Download the Equestrian Schedule

These three events will have 34 activities with the equestrian eventing having the most as it has 16 activities; however they include the two horse inspections. Besides there are 2 medal ceremonies for individual and team.

Event Number

Event

Activity

Event Type

Date

Time

Session

Venue

1

Eventing

1st Horse Inspection

 

5th August

8.30AM to 9.55 AM

Morning

National Equestrian Centre

2

Eventing

Dressage

Individual

6th August

10.00AM to 4.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

3

Eventing

Dressage

Team

6th August

10.00AM to 4.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

4

Eventing

Dressage

Individual

7th August

10.00AM to 4.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

5

Eventing

Dressage

Team

7th August

10.00AM to 4.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

6

Eventing

Cross-country

Individual Qualifiers

8th August

10.00AM to 3.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

7

Eventing

Cross-country

Team Qualifiers

8th August

10.00AM to 3.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

8

Eventing

Cross-country

Individual Finals

8th August

10.00AM to 3.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

9

Eventing

Cross-country

Team Finals

8th August

10.00AM to 3.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

10

Eventing

Cross-country

Individual Medal Ceremony

8th August

10.00AM to 3.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

11

Eventing

Cross-country

Team Medal Ceremony

8th August

10.00AM to 3.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

12

Eventing

2nd Horse Inspection

 

9th August

8.00AM to 9.00 AM

Morning

National Equestrian Centre

13

Eventing

Jumping Finals

1st Individual Qualifiers

9th August

10.00AM to 3.30 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

14

Eventing

Jumping Finals

Team Finals

9th August

10.00AM to 3.30 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

15

Eventing

Jumping

Team Medal Ceremony

9th August

10.00AM to 3.30 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

16

Eventing

Jumping

Individual Medal Ceremony

9th August

10.00AM to 3.30 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

 

Equestrian dressage has 9 activities including 2 horse inspections and two medal ceremonies for both individual and team events.

Event Number

Event

Activity

Event Type

Date

Time

Session

Venue

14

Dressage

1st Horse Inspection

 

8th August

3.45PM to 4.45 PM

Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

15

Dressage

Grand Prix

Individual

10th August

10.00AM to 4.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

16

Dressage

Grand Prix

Team Qualifiers

10th August

10.00AM to 4.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

17

Dressage

Grand Prix

Individual

11th August

10.00AM to 4.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

18

Dressage

Grand Prix

Team Qualifiers

11th August

10.00AM to 4.00 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

19

Dressage

Grand Prix Special

Individual Qualifiers

12th August

10.00AM to 4.30 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

20

Dressage

Grand Prix Special

Team Finals

12th August

10.00AM to 4.30 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

21

Dressage

Grand Prix Special

Team Medal Ceremony

12th August

10.00AM to 4.30 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

22

Dressage

Grand Prix Freestyle

Individual Finals

15th August

10.00AM to 1.45 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

 

The Equestrian Jumping has 12 activities which includes 2 horse inspections, 2 medal ceremonies for both individual and team as well as a training session before the equestrian jumping events.

Event Number

Event

Activity

Event Type

Date

Time

Session

Venue

23

Jumping

1st  Horse Inspection

 

12th August

7.30AM to 9.00 AM

Morning

National Equestrian Centre

24

Jumping

Training

 

13th August

10.00AM to 2.50 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

25

Jumping

Jumping

1st Individual Qualifiers

14th August

10.00AM to 1.45 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

26

Jumping

Jumping

2nd Individual Qualifiers

16th August

10.00AM to 1.30 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

27

Jumping

Jumping

Team Qualifiers Round 1

16th August

10.00AM to 1.30 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

28

Jumping

Jumping

3rd Individual Qualifiers

17th August

10.00AM to 12.45PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

29

Jumping

Jumping

Team Finals

17th August

10.00AM to 12.45PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

30

Jumping

Jumping

team Medal Ceremony

17th August

10.00AM to 12.45PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

31

Jumping

2nd Horse Inspection

 

18th August

4.00PM to 4.30 PM

Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

32

Jumping

Jumping

Individual Round 1

19th August

10.00AM to 2.45 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

33

Jumping

Jumping

Individual Finals

19th August

10.00AM to 2.45 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

34

Jumping

Jumping

Individual Medal Ceremony

19th August

10.00AM to 2.45 PM

Morning/Afternoon

National Equestrian Centre

 

Men and women will compete directly as this is only summer Olympics sport that allow men and women to compete directly.

Ensure that you get updates on the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics by visiting this site.