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Sue J
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Posted - 11 Oct 2009 :  08:24:55 AM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Sue J to your friends list Send Sue J a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Well done Caryn, yes it was Fair Breeze, ridden by Nigel.

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Kharidian
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Posted - 11 Oct 2009 :  09:55:21 AM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kharidian to your friends list Send Kharidian a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Thank goodness for Wikipedia! OK, here we go:
In what year did a group of riders complete an endurance ride of 2500 miles in 84 days, including a 3-day crossing of a 235 mile desert without water? What breed of horse was used?

I'll check back this afternoon.
Caryn

Kharidian (Prince Sadik x Khiri)........ Alkara Cassino (H Tobago x Rose Aboud)
aka "Roger".................................... aka "Chips"

The first image is from an original painting by Pat Shorto.

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Callisto
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Posted - 11 Oct 2009 :  11:09:56 AM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Callisto to your friends list Send Callisto a Private Message  Reply with Quote
In 1935, the horses were Akhel Tekes

Zahkira (GR Amaretto x Taffetta)
Linda
East Sussex
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Kharidian
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Posted - 11 Oct 2009 :  4:56:20 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kharidian to your friends list Send Kharidian a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Well done Callisto, over to you!

Caryn

Kharidian (Prince Sadik x Khiri)........ Alkara Cassino (H Tobago x Rose Aboud)
aka "Roger".................................... aka "Chips"

The first image is from an original painting by Pat Shorto.

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Callisto
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Posted - 11 Oct 2009 :  5:43:46 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Callisto to your friends list Send Callisto a Private Message  Reply with Quote
What is a Bayo Coyote?

Zahkira (GR Amaretto x Taffetta)
Linda
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Sue J
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Posted - 11 Oct 2009 :  5:54:06 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Sue J to your friends list Send Sue J a Private Message  Reply with Quote
A spanish term for a dun horse with a black dorsal stripe?

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Callisto
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Posted - 11 Oct 2009 :  6:16:46 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Callisto to your friends list Send Callisto a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Well done - your turn!

Zahkira (GR Amaretto x Taffetta)
Linda
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Sue J
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Posted - 12 Oct 2009 :  07:47:16 AM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Sue J to your friends list Send Sue J a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Sorry only just caught up with this.

What year was the Derby first ran and which horse won?

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Annette
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Posted - 12 Oct 2009 :  3:52:10 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Annette to your friends list Send Annette a Private Message  Reply with Quote
1780, Diomed
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Callisto
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Posted - 12 Oct 2009 :  3:53:29 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Callisto to your friends list Send Callisto a Private Message  Reply with Quote
1780, and the horse was Diomed

Zahkira (GR Amaretto x Taffetta)
Linda
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Sue J
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Posted - 12 Oct 2009 :  4:14:17 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Sue J to your friends list Send Sue J a Private Message  Reply with Quote
You're both right and within a minute of each other, but Annette got their first so your turn.

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Callisto
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Posted - 12 Oct 2009 :  4:29:28 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Callisto to your friends list Send Callisto a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Phew! I don't have to think up a question!

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Linda
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Annette
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Posted - 12 Oct 2009 :  9:29:17 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Annette to your friends list Send Annette a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Name the horse and rider who won an individual silver medal in show jumping at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games
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Vera
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Posted - 12 Oct 2009 :  9:51:50 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Vera to your friends list Send Vera a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Was it Ann Moore and Psalm?


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Annette
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Posted - 12 Oct 2009 :  10:37:17 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Annette to your friends list Send Annette a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Yayyy! Spot on Vera Psalm was only a little boy 15.1 as I remember and like a little rubber ball.

Your turn- not too hard please
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Vera
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Posted - 12 Oct 2009 :  10:42:41 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Vera to your friends list Send Vera a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Too hard!!! LOL Most of them here are too hard for me!!!

Will have a think........


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Vera
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Posted - 13 Oct 2009 :  10:10:29 AM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Vera to your friends list Send Vera a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Who was the stallion who attacked his own portrait?


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Callisto
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Posted - 13 Oct 2009 :  12:45:03 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Callisto to your friends list Send Callisto a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Whistlejacket?

Zahkira (GR Amaretto x Taffetta)
Linda
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Vera
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Posted - 13 Oct 2009 :  1:08:01 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Vera to your friends list Send Vera a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Whislejacket it is!!

Very famous, perhaps the most famous painting by Goerge Stubbs.

Whistlejacket is said to have attacked the lifesize portrait of himself!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whistlejacket




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Callisto
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Posted - 13 Oct 2009 :  1:33:07 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Callisto to your friends list Send Callisto a Private Message  Reply with Quote
It is a great picture Vera

Which Arthur Conan Doyle character had a racehorse named after him and subsequently a horse race?

Zahkira (GR Amaretto x Taffetta)
Linda
East Sussex

Edited by - Callisto on 13 Oct 2009 1:35:26 PM
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Sue J
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Wales
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Posted - 13 Oct 2009 :  7:18:15 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Sue J to your friends list Send Sue J a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Brigadier Gerard

Brigadier Gerard Stakes at Sandown

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Callisto
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Posted - 13 Oct 2009 :  8:02:50 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Callisto to your friends list Send Callisto a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Well done, you're quite right Sue J!

Your turn

Zahkira (GR Amaretto x Taffetta)
Linda
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Sue J
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Posted - 13 Oct 2009 :  8:45:53 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Sue J to your friends list Send Sue J a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Ok what year did Stroller win Olypic Silver?

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Annette
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Posted - 13 Oct 2009 :  9:34:35 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Annette to your friends list Send Annette a Private Message  Reply with Quote
1968. What a fantastic chap he was. Aaahhh, those REALLY were the days
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Sue J
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Posted - 13 Oct 2009 :  9:50:42 PM  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Sue J to your friends list Send Sue J a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Oh well done. Yes amazing little horse. Your turn again. Phew it's hard work thinking up these questions.

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