August 8, 2008
UPDATED August 14, 2008

Equestrian Results | 2008 Olympics | Imtiaz Anees

Our good friend and visiting trainer, Imtiaz Anees, will be working for NBC covering the 2008 Olympic Equestrian events. Learn more about Imtiaz Anees on his Web site at:

Imtiaz Anees rode his off-track-Thoroughbred, Spring Invader, in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney Australia. He is a big supporter of OTTBs for eventing.

Olympic Equestrian - Imtiaz Anees conducts dressage and jumping clinics at Bits & Bytes Farm.

Olympic Equestrian - Imtiaz Anees

Imtiaz Anees is a former equestrian Olympian

Photo credits/copyrights Chris Laurenceau.


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Equestrian Events from the Olympics

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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 the world!

UPDATE: August 12, 2008

Individual & Team Eventing -- Jumping Final

The standings for Individual Eventing and Team Eventing have been posted with the penality scores. LIVE Video and Imtiaz Anees' Commentary will begin at 7:15 AM this morning.

If you have missed any of the action you can catch up with Equestrian Video on the NBC Olympics Web site.

UPDATE: August 11, 2008

Equestrian fans will also want to check out the United States Eventing Association's Web site for more information about the Equestrian Events at the Olympics. There are Olympic Equestrian blogs and Leaderboards that will give you a behind the scenes look at the 2008 Bejing Olympics. Another site to watch is the Fédération Equestre Internationale. There is a good Olympics Competitions Schedule on the home page.

Be sure to catch Imtiaz Anees' commentary on the Live Streaming Video at .

The next Live Streaming for Eventing on is Tuesday August 12, 2008 at 7:15 AM - 12:55 PM (U.S. East Coast Time)

Link to NBC Web Video

UPDATE: August 10th

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 at 8PM.

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:

Date: 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 NBC
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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