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Appeal to the Northeast

August 9, 1980 disaster, though polite Soviet officials apparently attempted to dissuade the Indians from doing anything so foolhardy as taking part in equestrian events, since it was clear that the team lacked any experience of this sport. One only sympathises with one of the poor horses, named 'I-Am-It' which was lamed in the process and so presumably had to be killed at the end of the event.

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