Olympics: British Show Jumping Horse Reported Lame, Withdrawn

The British Olympic Association and the British Olympic Equestrian Team have decided to withdraw Portofino 63, ridden by Michael Whitaker, from the show jumping competition due to lameness.

The team veterinarian has carried out an extensive investigation but as yet has been unable to target the source of the problem.

Portofino 63, a 16.3hh 14-year-old bay mare owned by Gillespie

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