Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Team Jumping – USA Melanie Smith

DOG ASIDE: Melanie Smith (born September 23, 1949) is an equestrian from the United States and Olympic champion…..as she won a gold medal in show jumping with the American team at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles….for her contribution to the US show jumping team gold is significantly depicted in this video as Melanie and…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Team Jumping – USA Conrad Homfeld

DOG ASIDE: The gold medal in equestrian team jumping competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Games was won by the USA team of Joseph Fargis and Touch of Class….Conrad Homfeld and Abdullah…..as seen in this video….Leslie Howard and Albany…..and last by certainly not least…..Melanie Smith and Calypso….as this American team was a very talented group. This…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Team Jumping – SWI Heidi Robbiani

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Switzerland’s Heidi Robbiani won the bronze medal in the individual jumping competition…..competing in this video for the Swiss in the team jumping at the 1984 Los Angeles Games….as the Swiss eventually placed 5th in this competition…..while Robbiani was on Jessica V….an Irish sport horse chestnut mare.

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Show Jumping Individual – MEX Tazzer & CAN Millar & FRA Durand

DOG ASIDE: ABC’s Chris Schenkel brings us the coverage of the 2nd round in the equestrian show jumping individual competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..which leads off with Mexico’s Gerardo Tazzer on Magod….followed by CAN Ian Millar on Big Ben….and ends with France’s Pierre Durand on Jappeloup.  Horse show jumping is truly a beautiful sport….and…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Show Jumping Individual – Jump Off For Gold – USA Conrad Homfeld & USA Joe Fargis

DOG ASIDE: The equestrian show jumping solo competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics was one of the closest competitions in Olympic history…..as three contestants participated in a jump-off for the bronze medal….with Swiss Heidi Robbiani winning bronze…..plus another jump-off for the gold and silver medals in the solo competition between two Americans…..Conrad Homfeld on…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Indv Jumping – FRA Frederic Cottier

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Frédéric Cottier (born 5 February 1954) is a French equestrian born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France….who competed for France in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics equestrian solo and team competition…..who won a bronze medal in equestrian show jumping at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea.

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian – Show Jumping – 3 Horse Jump-Off For Bronze

DOG ASIDE: The equestrian show jumping solo competition at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics was so competitive that there had to be a jump-off for the gold and silver medals between USA Conrad Homfeld and USA Joe Fargis…..plus there had to be a three horse jump-off for the bronze medal between SUI Heidi Robbiani, CAN…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Diving – Womens Platform – USA Michelle Mitchell – Dive 7 Round

DOG ASIDE: Michele Anne Mitchell (born January 10, 1962 in Phoenix, Arizona) is a former diver from the United States….who is a two-time Olympic medalist on the 10-meter platform….having won silver in the 1984 Los Angeles Games and 1988 Seoul Games.  She was inducted into the University of Arizona Athletic Hall of Fame in 1988….and the International Swimming Hall…

Bonne Daddy´s 1978 SSP New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Leading up to the 1978 World Championship season….the New York Yankees made some off-season moves that help them win their 2nd World Series in a row…..featuring the signing of Goose Gossage as a free agent on November 22, 1977…..then on December 12, 1977, the Yanks traded Stan Thomas and Ed Ricks to the…