The Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games is set to start on August 5, 2016. 

Hermès has been announced as the official saddler for the Brazilian show jumping team. This is the first time the fashion brand has been appointed as an official saddler of a national team, Hermès' expertise and specialty in equestrian goods will be showcased during the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro. Director of the Equestrian Métier at Hermès says: "A strong connection between the Hermès saddle and Brazilian riders has existed for more than half a century. We are very pleased to be accompanying the Brazilian show jumping team in the year of their home Olympic Games."

No matter how Brazil’s economy is doing when this year’s Olympic Games rolls around, the nation’s show jumping team will be in for a luxurious ride!