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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 Individual European Champion (1985, 1987, 1989). She also won two World team golds (1982 and 1986)….and four European team golds (1981, 1985–89)…..while being a four-time Olympic medalist…..when she won Individual bronze and team silver in both 1984 and 1988 on her horse Priceless….as seen in this video herewith. 

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