Olympic Social Media Roundup: August 9

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:

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:

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:

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:

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!

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