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Following the 1900 Olympic Games, polo would be held an additional 4 times: at the 1908 London Games, the 1920 Antwerp Games, the 1924 Paris Games, and the 1936 Berlin Games.

The 1906 IOC Congress agreed to his proposal to add dressage, eventing, and show jumping to the program of the upcoming 1908 Olympic Games in London.

However, due to problems with the newly formed International Horse Show Committee, they were not introduced until the 1912 Games in Stockholm and only a polo event was held in 1908.

Since then, equestrianism has been one of the very few Olympic sports in which men and women compete with and directly against one another.

In team competition, teams may have any blend of male and female competitors, and are not required to have minimum numbers of either gender; countries are free to choose the best riders, irrespective of gender.

The individual competition was again made up of competitors from only Belgium, France, and Sweden, with Belgium's M. Dressage has changed dramatically since the 1912 Olympics.

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