Host City: Moskva, Soviet Union
Venue(s): Trade Union's Equestrian Complex, Bitsevsky Park, Moskva
Date Started: July 25, 1980
Date Finished: July 27, 1980
Format: Four rider teams, best three scores to count for the team total. Team/individual competitions held concurrently.
Only seven teams competed with four finishing the three phases. The Soviet Union won the gold medal comfortably over Italy, which does have an equestrian history. Mexico was third with Hungary, the only other nation to finish, in fourth. At the Fontainebleau Eventing Festival in Paris, France won the title with West Germany second and Australia third.