Olympic Social Media Roundup: August 10

Get the behind-the-scenes look at Rio!

There’s so much more going at the Olympics than what you might see on the live-stream. Our daily social media roundups seek to bring you just a glimpse of what makes the Olympic Games so special: whether it’s a quiet moment between world-class horse and rider or a hilarious moment captured in photo, we seek to bring you the best moments you’ll never see on the TV.

But first, a fun fact:

If you missed out on the live stream today, all you really need to know is that the Germans did a thing:

Great Britain was also pretty spectacular:

Actually, everyone was amazing.

South Africa celebrated its first dressage competitor, Tanya Seymour:

As did Palestine with Christian Zimmerman:

And that’s part of the beauty of dressage — both young and old, veteran and novice (at the Olympic level at least) can compete together.

That moment when you finish your first ride in the #Olympics! @believe.team. #TwoHearts #Rio2016 #Teamwork

A photo posted by USEF (@usequestrian) on

Let’s also remember the grooms and ground crew that make the Olympics look so effortless:

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