2008 Olympic Equestrian Television Schedule & Results
Bookmark this page for quick access to all the Olympic Equestrian news and results for the equine athletes at the 2008 Olympics. The Olympics happen only every four years and there is never enough coverage on the equestrian events. This time we have an inside source reporting all the news about the horses and the equestrian athletes at the Olympics. 2000 Olympic 3-Day event athlete Imtiaz Anees will be doing interviews and reporting the news on the NBC Web site.
Imtiaz Anees is a good friend and visiting trainer at Bits & Bytes
Farm. He supports are mission of promoting Thoroughbreds as sport
horses. He competed in the 2000 Olympics on and off-the-track Thoroughbred
named Spring Invader.
We are helping Imti with a blog to report from inside the NBC studios where are the video comes in. He is answering questions and giving his insights to the equestrian events at the Olympics.
UPDATE: August 13 & 14, 2008
Grand Prix Dressage
LIVE Video and Imtiaz Anees commentary of the 2008
Olympic Grand Prix Dressage starts at 7:15AM. Please join
him in watching the best of the best dressage riders from around
Imtiaz Anees is doing the LIVE commentary under the equestrian
videos on the NBC
Olympic Web site. He is doing a fantastic job.
If you missed the dressage for the 3-Day Eventing you can still
catch the video on the NBC Web site. Tonight is the second day
of the 3-Day eventing. Don't miss it. The online coverage starts
2008 Olympics Television Coverage of the Equestrian Events
NBC Universal will be airing 3,600 hours of coverage of the 2008 Beijing
Olympic Games, including the equestrian events, which will be taking
place in Hong Kong. This total amount of coverage will be more than the
hours of coverage for all the Olympic Games since 1960 Rome combined.
All Broadcasts will also be in HD.
The equestrian television coverage schedule is as follows:
Program-Time (EST) on Channel
Aug. 9: Eventing: Dressage-2:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on USA
Aug. 11: Eventing: Cross- Country- 6:00pm-8:00pm OXYGEN
Aug. 12: Eventing: Jumping Team Gold Medal Final-6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on OXYGEN
Aug. 13: Dressage-6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on OXYGEN
Aug. 14: Dressage Team Gold Medal Final-6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on OXYGEN
Aug. 15: Show Jumping-6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on OXYGEN
Aug. 16: Dressage Individual - 5:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. MSNBC
Aug. 17: Show Jumping Team Gold Medal Final 1st Round-10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m on
Aug. 18: Show Jumping Team Gold Medal Final Round- 6:00pm-8:00 p.m. OXYGEN
Aug. 19: Dressage Individual Gold Medal Final - 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on OXYGEN
Aug. 21: Show Jumping Individual Gold Medal Final- 10:00am- 1:00 pm on NBC
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