Equestrian – 1979 – Pan American Games – Ken Squires Interview Show Jump Winner USA Michael Masters

This video starts out with Dick Stockton at the host desk for USA Network’s coverage of the 1979 Pan American games….whereas Stockton is an American sportscaster…..who began his career in Philadelphia….then moved to Pittsburgh where he was the sports director for KDKA-TV….then came a stint in Boston…..where he called Celtics NBA games for WBZ and Red Sox MLB games for WSBK-TV before transitioning to national broadcasting….which…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian – Team 3 Day Event Show Jump – GBR Ian Stark On Oxford Blue

Ian Stark, OBE is a retired Scottish equestrian….who competed in the sport of eventing…..after beginning to ride horses at the age of 10…..and won a silver medal for eventing in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games….as seen in this video herewith riding Oxford Blue….and then again two more silver medals in team and individual eventing at the 1988 Seoul Games….while capping off…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian 3 Day Event Show Jump – FRA Pascal Morvillers + Gulliver B

Every now and then, we here at ImaSportsphile run across an Olympic competitor that we cannot find any research material on…..and FRA Pascal Morvillers on Gulliver B….who were participating in the 1984 L A Games equestrian team 3 day eventing competition….is one of those competitors… cuz we could find anything about these two.

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian – Team 3 Day Event Show Jump – USA Mike Plumb On Blue Stone

Mike Plumb is an American equestrian and Olympic champion who competes in the sport of three-day eventing…..who holds the title of the US Olympic competitor who has competed in the greatest number of Olympics (5)….while winning two team gold medals….three team silvers….and one individual silver.  In the 1984 Los Angeles Games, Mike Plumb and horse Blue Stone were a…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian 3 Day Event Show Jump – USA Torrance Fleischmann + Finvarra

Torrance Watkins-Fleischmann is an American equestrian and Olympic champion….who won a team gold medal in eventing at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic….while finishing 4th in the individual competition. Watkins-Fleischmann made her international debut in the 1970’s….in a career that spanned into the 1990s…..while riding her two most famous horses which included the pinto mare Poltroon ….and the ex-racehorse Finvarra….as seen in this video herewith at…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Game – Equestrian 3 Day Event Show Jump – ITA Marina Sciocchetti + Master Hunt

Marina Sciocchetti is an Italian equestrian……who won a team silver medal in eventing at the 1980 Moscow Olympics…..and again in the 1984 Los Angeles Games…..where she is seen in this video herewith…..riding Master Hunt in the equestrian team 3 day event show jump competition.

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian Analysis – Tad Coffin + Chris Schenkel + Bill Steinkraus

Bill Steinkraus was an American show jumping champion…..who participated in five Olympic Games as a member of USA Olympic Equestrian Team…..when at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics….he won a gold medal in individual jumping with his horse, Snowbound….then he won two silver medals in Team Jumping…..with the first in 1960 on Ksar d’Espirt….then again in 1972 on Main Spring….while winning a…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian – Team Event Show Jump – GBR Virginia Holgate On Priceless

Eventing….which is also known as three day eventing or horse trials is an equestrian event where a single horse and rider combine….and compete against other combinations of horse and rider…..across the three disciplines of dressage….cross-country….and show jumping.   This event has its roots in a comprehensive cavalry test that required mastery of several types of riding.  Virginia Holgate is a British equestrian competitor who competed in eventing….while being the 1986 World Champion….and three-time…

Olympics – 1984 – L A Games – Equestrian Team 3 Day Eventing Show Jump USA Karen Stives On Ben Arthur

Karen Elizabeth Stives was an American equestrian eventing competitor and Olympic champion….who qualified for the 1980 U.S. Olympic team….but like 461 other USA Olympic Team athletes…did not compete due to the unfortunate decision of President Jimmy Carter …..who chose to mix politics into sports….and dictated to the  U.S. Olympic Committee that our Team boycott the 1980 Moscow Olympics…..which…