Feel Good Sunday: Olympic Rider Adelinde Cornelisse quits Rio 2016 after horse falls ill

Straight from the Horse's Heart

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“I am not much of a follower of sporting events so the Olympics fall under that umbrella of disinterest and of no concern.  (except it is difficult to live in the Greater Houston area and not hear about the local, gold winning Simones, hurrah)  But this week I did sit up and take note of a particular competing duo that stepped up and stood above the crowd, not because of what they did but instead because of what they did not do.  An Olympic rider decided NOT to compete for the safety and well-being of her sick horse.  Now THAT was something that touched me all the way down to my toes and back again; an athlete with a heart that was by far, much bigger than any ego.  I am forever moved.

My hat is off to one of the biggest winners of the…

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