Go behind the scenes in Rio!
Each day during the Olympics, we’ll bring you not only the news and headlines you need to know, but the behind-the-scenes look at the complex triumph that is the Summer Games: the emotional glimpses into the everyday stories of humans and horses working together on the biggest international stage in history.
Fans have some fun at the Equestrian Playground in the Deodoro Complex:
FEI conquista novos fãs para o hipismo nos Jogos Olímpicos Rio 2016. A Federação Equestre Internacional partiu em busca de novos fãs para o hipismo nesses 31º Jogos Olímpicos do Rio de Janeiro com um inovador Playground Equestre no Complexo de Deodoro, um novo website dedicado aos fãs com todo o conteúdo da campanha online #TwoHearts, incluindo o divertido vídeo Hoofloose – cut loose, mostrando as disciplinas olímpicas sob uma nova perspectiva. Leia mais acesse MultiCavalos.com.br #multicavalos #rio2016 #2corações
Boyd Martin seems to have attracted the attention of some Olympic oglers:
Félicitations to Team France!
Golden team hug! Congratulations #teamfrance #TwoHearts #rio2016 #olympics #equestrianeventing #horsesofinstagram #horses A photo posted by Official FEI ? (@fei_global) on
“Ze Terminator” Michael Jung earns individual gold with a #flawlessvictory:
After winning “Most Epic Save” on cross-country yesterday, Phillip Dutton wins the individual bronze after today’s show jumping:
Our favorite little stuffed horse makes an appearance at the medal ceremony:
Wanderberry likes a party so he decided to join all the photographers for the eventing individual medal ceremony. #willberrywonderpony #rio2016 #olympics #twohearts #kickingcancersbutt #goldmedalberry A photo posted by Jon Stroud (@jonstroudmedia) on
540 Kitchen & Bar in New Brunswick shows their support for Team Canada rider Rebecca Howard, who finished in the top 10:
Go team Canada ! #twohearts #rio2016olympics #540love #rebeccahowardequestrian A photo posted by molly (@molywud) on
Further proof that the equestrian world is welcoming and supportive:
Ruy Fonseca shares the love after a rough day in the stadium:
Thank you for all kind messages, tough day and page over , would like to tks everyone and I love this horse tks Tommy I respect you always❤️ — Ruy Fonseca (@RuyFonseca) August 9, 2016
Eventing has concluded, but we’re just getting started on the Olympic equestrian journey! Here are some social media highlights in dressage and jumping:
Vamos amanhã no Dressage. Uhuull #twohearts #hipismo #dressage #rio2016 A photo posted by Tatiane Rodrigues (@tatirafarodrigues) on
And the gold and silver medals for “Most Adorable Team” go to this patriotic pair:
President & Mini Cooper going over their Olympic game plan. Stay tuned to follow Coopers quest for gold! ??? #rio2016 #usef #twohearts #roadtorio #minicooperpony A photo posted by Kama Godek (@kamagodek) on
There are so many more beautiful photos from Rio that we can’t possibly share them all: search #TwoHearts on social media to find more, and keep it locked on Horse Nation for plenty of Olympic coverage! Go riding!