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Equestrianism at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games

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Host City: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Started: August 8, 1928
Date Finished: August 11, 1928
Events: 6

Participants: 113 (113 men and 0 women) from 20 countries
Youngest Participant: ITA Giuseppe Valenzano (24 years, 147 days)
Oldest Participant: AUT Arthur von Pongracz (64 years, 46 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 5 athletes with 2 medals
Most Medals (Country): NED Netherlands (4 medals)


There were six equestrian events held at the 1928 Olympics, with the program contesting what would become the standard individual and team events in dressage, jumping, and three-day event. The competitions were restricted to men and military officers, as they would be through 1948. The jumping competitions were held at the [Olympisch Stadion] in Amsterdam but dressage and three-day were contested in Hilversum, 30 km southeast of Amsterdam, both in the [Sportpark] there and in the [fields surrounding] it. Both Germany and the Netherlands won two gold medals, with the Netherlands leading the medal list with four medals, adding a silver and a bronze, as 10 different nations won medals.