Cheering on our Olympic team

London 2012 Olympics
One of the privileged few to get tickets for an Olympic event, I was ecstatic to be cheering on the British equestrian team, and all the other horses and riders, in the cross country phase of the eventing at Greenwich Park .

With stunning views over London, beautiful fence, twists turns and steep slopes the designers have to be admired and the horses and riders respected and applauded for getting round in such spectacular style. To see my very amateur photos of the day and video clip of Zara Philips going through the water complex just visit our FaceBook page.

Nicola Wilson on Opposition Buzz was first of the team to go and they had an incredible round, clear well within the time. We gave an extra big cheer for Opposition Buzz as his sire is our very own Fleetwater Opposition. On the same note we also had to admire Lionel Guyon (FRA) riding Nemetis De Lalou, by Yarlands Summer Song another of Fleetwater Opposition’s sons.

The team finish the day in second position, but with things so tight at the top its is going to make for a nail biting show down in the show jumping!

The individual eventing medals are also tantalisingly close, so like many others my eyes will be glued to the BBC coverage this morning.

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