Friday, July 27, 2012
Mary King’s Olympic challenge is upon us - the first horse inspection takes place today, Friday, after which the dressage times will be announced.
Dressage takes place tomorrow and Sunday, 10am-4.45pm, and is covered by the BBC on the red button.
The cross country phase takes place on Monday - to see the jumps go the British Eventing website and click on the link - which will be on the BBC from 11.30am. The team showjumping will take place on Tuesday from 11.30am with the top 25 individuals jumping again from 12.30-1.35pm, on the BBC at 11.30am and 2pm (times subject to change).
All day’s sports will be highlighted on the BBC at 10.40pm.
To keep abreast of behind-the-scenes eventing news you can go to British equestrian performance director Will Connell’s blog http://equestrianteamgbr.blogspot.co.uk which is updated daily.
Other local athletes taking part include sailors Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes from Exmouth and distance runner Jo Pavey who originally hails from Feniton.