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Olympic Training at the Florida Horse Park

April 18, 2006

Florida Horse Park officials announced Monday (April 17) that the facility is hosting a training session this week for riders short- and long-listed for the U.S. Eventing Team. The event began Monday and continues through tomorrow (April... Read More

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Loose Horse Falls in Culvert, Dies

July 22, 2005

Police and rescue personnel were unable to save a horse that escaped from its pasture on Monday and fell into a culvert in Ravenna, Mich., reports Read More

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2004 Olympic Show Jumping Medals Redistributed: Pessoa of Brazil Gets Gold, U.S. Rider Kappler Awarded Silver

June 15, 2005

Rodrigo Pessoa of Brazil and Chris Kappler of the United States moved up to gold and silver medals respectively when the FEI (Fédération Equestre Internationale), the international governing body for equestrian sport, officially disqualified... Read More

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Olympic Appeal Over Drugs

April 01, 2005

According to the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI), German Olympian Ludger Beerbaum filed an appeal on Feb. 3 with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the decision taken by the FEI Judicial Committee. The committe... Read More

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Beerbaum Files Appeal in Case that Could Affect Olympic Show Jumping Team Medal Standings

February 09, 2005

As announced by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) earlier this week, German Olympian Ludger Beerbaum filed an appeal on Feb. 3 with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the decision taken by the FEI Judicial Committee. Th... Read More

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FEI: Decision on German Olympic Medication Cases

December 04, 2004

Goldfever 3 and Ludger Beerbaum of Germany--2004 Athens Olympic Games
Following a hearing held in Zurich (SUI) on Dec. 2, the FEI Judicial Committee determined that there had been a breach of FEI General Regulations Art. 146.... Read More

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Gold Medal Horse Tests Positive for Drugs

December 01, 2004

Four horses that competed in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece--including one gold medalist--have tested positive for banned substances. The four positive horses are Irish show jumping gold medal winner Waterford Crystal, ridden by Cian... Read More

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Retired Olympic Horse Euthanatized Following Complications

November 01, 2004

The retired Olympic horse Flim Flam passed away in Florida last week, following a brief, but irreparable illness. The 17-year-old Hanoverian gelding, owned by Fritz Kundrun and ridden by Sue Blinks, was humanely euthanatized on the operating... Read More

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Gold-Medal Vet Care

November 01, 2004

BY LEO JEFFCOTT, BVETMED, PHD, FRCVS, DVSC, MA, VETDR; JACK SNYDER, DVM, PHD, DIPL. ACVS; AND SHARON SPIER, DVM, PHD, DIPL. ACVIM, AS TOLD TO STEPHANIE STEPHENS

All eyes on the podium, and the... Read More

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Positive Drug Tests at 2004 Olympics

October 25, 2004

Four horses that competed in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, have tested positive for banned substances, including a gold medal winner. The four positive horses are showjumping gold medal winner Waterford Crystal, ridden by Cian... Read More

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Olympic Equestrians Congratulated by President Bush

October 20, 2004

The Equestrian Olympic athletes that represented the United States in Athens this year had the extraordinary opportunity to meet the President and First Lady at the White House. Following a tradition started with President Gerald Ford, President... Read More

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Gold Medal Horse Tests Positive for Drugs

October 11, 2004

Four horses that competed in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece--including one gold medalist--have tested positive for banned substances. The four positive horses are Irish show jumping gold medal winner Waterford Crystal, ridden by Cian... Read More

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USEF Statement Regarding Positive Drug Tests at the 2004 Olympic Games

October 08, 2004

The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), the international governing body for equestrian sport, announced that four horses tested positive during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. None of the four horses represented the... Read More

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Olympic Veterinary Care

October 01, 2004

A summary of veterinary experiences at the Athens Olympic Games will appear in our November issue, but here are some tidbits, including insights from Jack Snyder, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, professor in the University of California, Davis' Department... Read More

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French Olympic Team Vet to Speak at Cornell Farriers Conference

September 20, 2004

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine will host its 21st annual Farrier's Conference Nov. 13-14, 2004. Philippe Benoit, DVM, will speak on a variety of topics related to imaging, diagnostics, and shoeing. Benoit will also discuss... Read More

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Olympic Veterinarians Head Home

August 30, 2004

After a busy month in Athens, Greece, Jack Snyder, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, a professor in the Department of Surgical and Radiologic Services at the University of California, Davis, and a director of the Olympic Veterinary Clinic, returned to the... Read More

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Individual Jumping Final Aug. 27

August 27, 2004

Individual Jumping Final Aug. 27 Results... Read More

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Olympic Show Jumping Team Wins Silver for the United States

August 25, 2004

Athens, Greece - The United States found the "silver lining" in what turned out to be a nail-biting, stomach-churning jump-off between the States and the Swedes for the silver and bronze Olympic medals. Germany clinched the gold in the evening's... Read More

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McDonald Fourth and Dover Sixth in Dressage Individual Final

August 25, 2004

By the U.S. Equestrian Federation

Athens, Greece - On another windy day at the Markopoulo Equestrian Center, Debbie McDonald of Hailey, Idaho, finished in fourth place and Robert... Read More

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Germans Cruise to Gold in Team Jumping, Americans Win Silver in Jump Off Over Sweden

August 25, 2004

By Joseph Schwerdt, NBCOlympics.com

ATHENS -- Led by defending gold medalists Ludger Beerbaum and Otto Becker, Germany earned its third consecutive Olympic team show jumping... Read More

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Van Grunsven Defends Her Olympic Individual Dressage Title

August 25, 2004

By NBCOlympics.com 

ATHENS -- The Netherlands' Anky van Grunsven knew she had a good performance on Salinero on Wednesday in the last individual dressage event, the... Read More

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Individual Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle Final

August 25, 2004

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Team Jumping Final - Team Round 1

August 25, 2004

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Individual Jumping Qualification 2 and 3

August 25, 2004

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United States Jumping Team in Medal Hunt

August 24, 2004

The United States is tied with the Netherlands for second place after the first round of the team jumping competition at the Markopoulo Equestrian Centre, trailing Germany by four penalties. Beezie Madden, of Cazenovia, N.Y., on Authentic stood... Read More