The 'mysterious' positive drug test of Courtney King-Dye's Olympic dressage mount, Harmony's Mythilus, which resulted in elimination for the U.S. team in Hong Kong, raises questions about the FEI's policy.
Brazilian Rodrigo Pessoa's 2008 Olympic mount, Rufus, has tested positive in both his A and B sample for the prohibited substance nonivamide.
Four riders will not compete in the individual Olympic jumping competition because their horses tested positive for capsaicin.
The morning after the grand prix, U.S. team veterinarian Dr. Rick Mitchell gave Brentina a thorough exam and pronounced her fit, as he had just before she went into the warm-up for the competition.
The American Shetland Pony Club honored the Hong Kong Equestrian Federation with a gift of two ponies for Hong Kong's continued work in hosting the 2008 Equestrian Olympic Games.
Michael Barisone and Neruda will replace Leslie Morse and Kingston as traveling alternates for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Dressage Team.
Karen O'Connor and Mandiba will replace Heidi White-Carty and Northern Spy on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Eventing Team.
Take a look at the U.S. Olympic equestrians in action before the Games start.
Five American horse-and-rider eventing teams rode in the mandatory outing at Barbury Castle in England for their final preparation before the 2008 Olympic Games.
Steffen Peters claimed another win in the third leg of the USEF National Grand Prix Dressage Championship and USEF Selection Trial for Dressage.