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#20 – Ever seen a Ghost?

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This is a story Dad wrote in the late nineteen sixties. The Vietnam war was daily news, and it was the first time we had televised images of war’s horrors. There were a lot of huge events happening all over the world, assassination, nuclear threat, rockets, steps on the moon … Mr. Ed :)

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Paralympics – Dressage

If you get a chance you should watch these riders!
Paralympics – now ride the event with your eyes closed!

The Equestrian events test the ability of horse and rider to display both athletic prowess and supreme elegance.

Athletes with a disability have long taken part in Equestrian activities, originally as a means of rehabilitation and recreation. Para-Equestrian Dressage developed in the 1970s, with the first events held in Great Britain and Scandinavia. The multi-disability sport has since spread around the world, and athletes from more than 40 countries now compete on a regular basis.

Enjoy the Ride — tim