Olympic Short Lists Now Available 31/07/2008
The short lists for the three Olympic disciplines have been unveiled and are now available on the FEI Olympic website.
JUMPING: 79 horses and riders + 14 reserve horses and riders
DRESSAGE: 50 riders and horses + 6 reserve riders and horses
EVENTING: 73 riders and horses
The full lists are available on this page (complete address:…
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July 9, 2008
Just days after winning the prestigious Grand Prix of Aachen, Dutch showjumper Albert Zoer has broken his leg and put his Olympic chances in jeopardy.
Zoer, 32, was schooling a young horse on Tuesday when he fell and broke his left leg. He was operated on later that day. His sister, Gina Zoer, said the operation went well with no complications. She said he was in pain and would be for a few days. He was…
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Last week I had to go to a meeting in the city centre (I live in a small village on the outskirts). I also needed to collect a pallet of feed as my horses are trialling a new mix from Winergy. As the feed store is on the way, I decide to drive the horse lorry & grab the feed on the way home.
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