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    Default Olympics-Equestrian-Saudi woman rider ruled out of London 2012

    Libby

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    Too bad. That would have been great to see.
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    what a shame..



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    Is her horse actually injured or is it "injured?" Can someone loan her another horse?



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    Quote Originally Posted by enjoytheride View Post
    Is her horse actually injured or is it "injured?" Can someone loan her another horse?
    It sounds like it doesn't matter, since she has already missed the cut off date for qualification.



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    They had a nice video clip of her jumping on CNN earlier today. Is Caramell KS her striking black and white pinto? If so, what breeding is that mare?
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    "Saudi Arabia's London embassy had said earlier on its website that the Islamic kingdom would allow women athletes to compete in the Olympics for the first time."

    I hope this is true, but I'll believe it when I see it.
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