Robert Dover’s new book The Gates To Brilliance offers life lessons and fun stories
Among other moments, Dover talks about other riders betting on him being gay, and coming out at the Olympics.
Lee Pearson has now won 14 Paralympic gold medals, 14th most all-time
Pearson’s three golds in Tokyo for Great Britain cements this gay rider’s legend status.
Out rider Sir Lee Pearson wins 12th Paralympic gold in para dressage
Riding a horse he raised from a foal, Pearson earns an emotionally fulfilling Paralympic gold.
Out rider Carl Hester completes his Olympic medal trifecta with a bronze in Tokyo
The dressage rider for Great Britain had previously won Olympic gold and silver.
Nick Wagman, headed to Tokyo Olympics, talks for the first time about being a married gay athlete
Nick Wagman found refuge riding horses and growing up gay. Now he’s headed to the Olympics an out gay man.
Partners Edward Gal and Hans Peter Minderhoud will compete on same Olympic team in Tokyo
Gal and Minderhoud have been together for many years and will compete in dressage together in Tokyo.
This gay horseman started playing polo at 50, and has thrived ever since
Chip McKenney started the Gay Polo League in 2006, and 15 years later, the group boasts members in 14 countries.
For trans college equestrian rider, barn was his safe space
‘Horses don’t understand concepts such as sexual orientation, or gender identity,’ says college equestrian rider Jay Robinson. ‘The only thing that a horse really cares about is how the person in the tack makes them feel.’
30 Moments of Pride: Robert Dover competes in his 6th Olympics, winning a bronze medal
Robert Dover competed in more Olympic Games than any other out LGBTQ athlete, competing in 5 after coming out.
Robert Dover was the first out gay Olympic athlete, in 1988
Robert Dover joins ‘Five Rings To Rule Them All’ with stories about meeting his husband and being out at the Olympics.
Lee Pearson scores three Paralympics medals in equestrian
Lee Pearson again scores a successful Paralympic Games, this time in London.