Olympic Contender Survives Colic

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In May, colic almost took the life of the Dutch Warmblood gelding Grandeur, who was days away from a bid for the 2000 U.S. Olympic dressage squad.

With his rider, 1996 dressage team bronze medalist Steffen Peters, 12-year-old Grandeur was considered a top contender for Sydney. But after a light workout while preparing for the Olympic trials in Loxahatchee, Fla., Grandeur

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