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Golden memories of Le Pin in the swinging '60s

Golden memories of Le Pin in the swinging '60s

In 1969 21-year-old British rider Mary Gordon Watson won an individual gold medal at the Haras du Pin European Championships. Today Mary (below), who went on to win World and Olympic medals with the same horse, recalls a long ago event in Normandy...

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Opgun Louvo bounces back from injury

Opgun Louvo bounces back from injury

World Games Eventing dressage leader Sandra Auffarth’s Opgun Louvo incurred a minor injury in 2013 that kept him off games for several months and caused him to miss the Malmo European Championships. However, his rider admits that she tends to wrap the...

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Cross-country still a massive test despite fence removal

Cross-country still a massive test despite fence removal

Every event rider competing at the World Equestrian Games is convinced that Pierre Michelet’s cross-country course will exert a massive influence on the competition despite the recent removal of two fences — number 20 and fence 23 — and the...

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