Horses and their riders will compete for Olympic glory from July 27 to August 6. 

Where is equestrian being held at the Paris Olympics?

Equestrian events will take place at the Palace of Versailles, the iconic home to the court of Louis XIV. The first French site to be awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 1979, the gardens of the palace will be transformed for the Olympics. 

A temporary outdoor arena will be set up on the Etoile Royale esplanade, to the west of the Grand Canal. The arena will stage most equestrian events, as well as the modern pentathlon. The individual and team eventing cross-country section will take place along the Grand Canal. 

How big is the Palace of Versailles?

The temporary outdoor Olympics arena will hold 15,000 or 40,000 spectators, depending on the event. 

How much will tickets cost?

Tickets for the equestrian event at the Olympics range from 24 to 330 Euros (approximately $26 to $359 USD) at face value.