Swiss dressage team pulls out of Olympics

The Swiss dressage team has withdrawn from competing in the Beijing Olympics. The top team’s top rider, Silvia Ikl?© doesn’t want to expose her horse to the humid conditions of Hong Kong.

“We have all the evidence that heat is not a factor, all the other federations throughout the world understand this,” said a spokesman with the Equestrian Company organising the Olympic events.

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Posted by Mike 11 years ago

filed under: Equestrian, Switzerland


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