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71 Year Old Rider Makes Dressage Olympic Team

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  • 71 Year Old Rider Makes Dressage Olympic Team



    http://news.yahoo.com/japanese-rider...083922576.html

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    Japanese rider Hiroshi Hoketsu, the oldest competitor at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, has won an individual dressage slot at the upcoming London Games when he will be 71, officials said on Saturday.

    Hoketsu, who turns 71 later this month, has topped the International Equestrian Federation's individual dressage rankings for Asia-Oceania, earning himself a place in London, the Japanese Equestrian Federation (JEF) said.
    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier

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    That is awesome, gives a person hope in all sorts of ways
    "He's not even a good pathological liar." Mara

    "You're just a very desperate troll, and not even a good one. You're like middle-school troll at best. Like a goblin, not even a troll." et_fig

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    • #3
      This is great news ! We are never old enough !!!
      Élène

      Fighting ovarian cancer ! 2013 huge turnaround as I am winning the battle !..
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      • #4
        I remember seeing videos of him at some competition or the other (was he at WEG?) and I liked the way he rode. Way to go!

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        • #5
          Neat, good luck, the Olympics will be here before we know it.

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          • #6
            That is so cool! So there's hope for me LOL I love that he went to the 1964 Olympics in show jumping as well. 2 Olympics, 2 disciplines, 44 years apart!

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            • #7
              He was at Bejing too wasnt he? I remember him riding a grey horse I think.. It was great
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              • #8
                I believe Lorna Johnson was even older at Montreal!

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                • #9
                  Lorna was 'only' 70 when she rode in Munich, and she was amount the top 12. (she also rode in 52 in London, and 68 in Mexico City. And the horse she rode was one rank guy (irish tb).
                  I.D.E.A. yoda

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by NOMIOMI1 View Post
                    He was at Bejing too wasnt he? I remember him riding a grey horse I think.. It was great
                    He rode a chestnut mare - Whisper - in the 2008 Olympics. The same horse he will ride in 2012.

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                    • #11
                      Go Hiroshi-san!
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by ideayoda View Post
                        Lorna was 'only' 70 when she rode in Munich, and she was amount the top 12. (she also rode in 52 in London, and 68 in Mexico City. And the horse she rode was one rank guy (irish tb).
                        El Guapo. I have a book with a head shot of him and he looks ...um..."sensitive!" ROFLOL

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                        • #13
                          I believe I saw him ride this horse at the Aachen WEG's
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                          • #14
                            Good for him. He is an inspiration!
                            ~Amy~ TrakehNERD clique
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                            • #15
                              If this is the same horse from the Aachen WEG's - he's a saint.
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                              • #16
                                Bravo!

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                                • #17
                                  Well, DRR! Welcome back. Getting cabin fever?

                                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cV3gdRsfBHw Hoketsu video.

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                                  • #18
                                    Thank you Alicen! My brother Raphaelo said this place was cool. And dont worry. The fever has broken and its almost Spring!
                                    Best Regards.
                                    Don Roberto Rollkurista

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                                    • #19
                                      I really wanted that mare he was riding!
                                      Only one cat - must not be totally crazy yet!

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                                      • #20
                                        Bully for him!

                                        Way to go!
                                        breeder of Mercury!

                                        remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans

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