Equestrian

Michael Barisone appears in court in Morristown, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. The former Olympian was charged with shooting and wounding a woman at a farm where he trained other riders will be detained pending trial. Barisone appeared in court Wednesday, a week after the shooting at his training center in Morris County. The judge said Barisone was still a danger to others. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 14, 2019 - 3:26 pm
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A judge declined Wednesday to release a former Olympic equestrian charged with shooting and wounding a woman at his training center, while the man's lawyer claimed he was the target of and harassment by the victim and her fiance. Michael Barisone is charged with two counts...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2012 file photo, Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum and his wife Princess Haya of Jordan walk towards the paddock on the second day of Royal Ascot horse race meeting at Ascot, England. A legal battle between the powerful, poetry-writing ruler of Dubai and his wealthy estranged wife is leading toward a showdown in a London courtroom later this month. The family division court case scheduled on July 30 pits Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum against Princess Haya, daughter of the late King Hussain of Jordan and an accomplished Olympic equestrian on friendly terms with horse aficionado Queen Elizabeth II. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
July 04, 2019 - 8:09 am
LONDON (AP) — A legal battle between the powerful, poetry-writing ruler of Dubai and his wealthy estranged wife is leading toward a showdown in a London courtroom later this month. The family division court case scheduled on July 30 pits Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum against Princess Haya,...
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Awards stand on a tray ahead of the awarding ceremony of the 8th Hobby Horse championships in Seinajoki, Finland, on Saturday, June 15, 2019. More than 400 hobby horse enthusiasts took part in the show, competing on stylish toy horses in various events inspired by real equestrian events. (AP Photo/from APTN Video)
June 15, 2019 - 2:25 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Organizers say "the biggest hobby horse event in the world" has taken place in a Finnish town that is hosting the annual national championships in this sport by teen girls who simulate the gymnastic elements of real-life horseback riding. Elviira Sarakoski of the Finnish Hobby Horse...
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Riverbend Equestrian Park
Image: Greenville County Rec
March 06, 2019 - 12:12 pm
It looks as if Greenville County will be keeping their one and only horse park – for now. The county parks department originally told the Greenville Foothills Pony Club , which operates the Riverbend Equestrian Park , that all equestrian activity would need to end by June 30th. That's when their...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, right, escorts Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) President Tsunekazu Takeda during an IOC Executive Board meeting in Tokyo. France's financial crimes office says International Olympic Committee member Takeda is being investigated for corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The National Financial Prosecutors office says Takeda, the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, was placed under formal investigation for "active corruption" on Dec. 10.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
January 11, 2019 - 8:59 am
PARIS (AP) — In the latest blow to the International Olympic Committee's efforts to rid itself of scandal, marketing head Tsunekazu Takeda is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Takeda, who is also the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee, was...
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FILE - In this June 17, 1956 file photo Hans-Guenther Winkler of Germany on "Halla" crosses an obstacle in first round of the Olympic Grand Prix jumping in Melbourne, Australia. Five-time Olympic gold medal winner Winkler has died the German Equestrian Federation said Monday, July 9, 2018. He was 91. (AP Photo/file)
July 09, 2018 - 5:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — Hans Guenther Winkler, a German showjumping great who won five Olympic gold medals, has died. He was 91. The German Equestrian Federation confirmed Winkler died early Monday in the western town of Warendorf. After taking gold at the 1954 and 1955 World Championships, Winkler and his...
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March 07, 2018 - 12:28 pm
SYLVA, N.C. (AP) — Work has started to build two new bridges in western North Carolina to ease traffic flow to the World Equestrian Games this fall. The Times-News of Hendersonville reported the transportation department has started work on U.S. 74 in Polk County for the bridges to carry traffic...
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Chung Yoo-ra, center, the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, answers questions from the media after her arrival at the Incheon International Airport Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in Incheon, South Korea. Chung, who was extradited from Denmark, has arrived in Seoul to face questions about the massive corruption scandal centered on her mother and the country's ousted president Park Geun-hye. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
May 31, 2017 - 9:39 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — She is probably the most loathed 20-year-old in South Korea, the privileged daughter of the woman at the center of a corruption scandal that brought down a president. After several months in detention in Denmark, Chung Yoo-ra returned to her home country in a hoodie and...
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