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London Olympics: Equestrian DressageThe two Olympic Equestrian Dressage events - Individual and Team - take place at Greenwich Park in the River Zone from Thursday 2 to Thursday 9 August. The Dressage event is similar to the Rhythmic Gymnastics floor exercise - except it's on horseback and there is no jumping involved. The horse and rider perform a series of movements in a 60m x 20m arena before a panel of seven judges, who award points for both the overall routine and individual movements. Points scored by competitors in the Individual event may also be counted in the Team event: the two competitions run simultaneously, with the top 18 performers in the Grand Prix Special Team event going on to compete in the Individual finals, which includes the Grand Prix Freestyle event, where routines are set to music. Germany, Sweden, France and USA are the most successful nations in the history of Dressage since its inception back in 1900. Equestrian, incidentally, is the only Olympic sport in which men and women compete against each other on equal terms.

 

About London Olympics: Greenwich Park

Events: Jumping, Dressage and Eventing (Equestrian events), Paralympic Equestrian, Modern Pentathlon (Riding and Combined Event)Transforming the capital's oldest Royal Park into a temporary Olympic venue has not been the smoothest of rides - although Greenwich Park looks to be on course after a successful Test Event in May 2011. More about London Olympics: Greenwich Park

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Olympics Equestrian - Dressage timetable

Date / Time Event name Venue
2nd Aug  11:00 - 15:00 Team Dressage: day 1 London Olympics: Greenwich Park
3rd Aug  11:00 - 15:00 Team Dressage: day 2 London Olympics: Greenwich Park
7th Aug  10:00 - 16:00 Team Dressage: finals, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
London Olympics: Greenwich Park
9th Aug  12:00 - 16:00 Individual Dressage: grand prix freestyle, victory ceremony
This is a medal event.
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