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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Equestrian Horse Jumping – Final Round

DOG ASIDE;

At the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Equestrian Show Jumping competition….the United States, New Zealand, West Germany and Great Britain which went down to the final contestants…..USA Karen Stives on Ben Arthur…who had a 5 pt. penalty on the next to last jump…..which enabled NZL Mark Todd to win gold…..Stives and Ben Arthur won silver….and USA Torrance Fleischmann on Finvarra won bronze…..in the Individual Eventing competition.  

From a team perspective….USA Karen Stives and Ben Arthur did score well enough to give the USA Team the gold medal in Team Eventing Competition with Michael Plumb and Blue Stone…..Karen Stives and Ben Arthur…..Torrance Fleischmann and Finvarra…..along with Bruce Davidson and JJ Babu.

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