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How technology is going to make the 2020 Olympics better, safer, and more exciting — Popular Science

October 27th, 2014

About 100 riders are injured in eventing falls every year, and when a multimillion-dollar horse goes down, even a minor injury like a twisted ankle can end its career.

 

Computerized bases on the ground could project holographic obstacles, such as four-foot fences and 15-foot-wide pools, in place of dangerous physical objects.

 

Line-of-sight infrared beams could monitor the edges of the obstacles; if the horse breaks the beam, the system would instantly alert the judges—and the crowd—to the fault.

Source: www.popsci.com

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► Horse Rescue Alert ◀

October 27th, 2014

#14-09-18-00598 ― Click photo for details about this animal posted for adoption. ♥ RESCUE ME! ♥

Source: www.rescueme.org

Animal Rescue opportunities! 

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Tournament of Roses announces equestrian lineup for 2015 Rose Parade

September 17th, 2014

“They’re back! The Budweiser Clydesdales will return to the Rose Parade in 2015, along with other favorite equestrian groups, Pres. Richard L. Chinen announced….”

Source: www.examiner.com

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Back on Track ‘Horse Therapy’ « HORSE NATION

September 17th, 2014

Joell Dunlap’s OTTB (Off The Track Thoroughbred) Lee never stopped giving–even after he was gone. 

 

Lad died on Joe Shelton’s ranch in 2002. I thought Lad’s story ended at that point and he was just a tender memory for me, my son and a few others.

 

Boy, was I wrong. Hang on folks, this is where things turn mystical.

Source: www.horsenation.com

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