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Frutuoso de Melo Eurosport´s sports commentator

The international show jumping rider António Frutuoso de Melo, has been appointed as Eurosport's sports commentator and will be replacing António Gouveia da Costa and John Wolf.

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Doping: Prohibited substances for 2006

The National Antidoping Council has published a list of prohibited substances and methods for 2006. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced in September last year that its Executive Committee approved

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Horse Shoeing: Practical and Theoretical Course

Organized by the Serviço Nacional Coudélico, Coudelaria de Alter and Coudelaria Nacional a course on horse shoeing will be held between the 13 and 15th January at Coudelaria de Alter.

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Refreshers Course – Equestrian Tourism Aides

The National Equitation School will be organizing on the 6th February at Centro Hípico Sta. Bárbara a refreshers course of Equestrian Tourism Aides. Check the circular below for course details.

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Portugal will host in 2006 the World Working Equitation Championship

The World Working Equitation Championship in 2006 will be organized by the APSL and will probably take place in Cascais (approximately 35km from Lisbon) between end of August and September.

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Radcliffe set for controversial role in Equus

The 17-year-old star is being lined up for the lead role in the powerful drama, which centres about a young stable hand who blinds six horses in a torrid ritual.

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SHP launches book on «Horsemanship in Lisbon

Approximately fifty horses and riders paraded on Sunday in the city centre to mark the 95 years of existence of the oldest riding club, the Sociedade Hípica Portuguesa. Last Friday

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Have Fun with the Clysdales in the Snow…

The Budweiser horses are in a snow covered field, and a few of them think its funny to roll a few snow balls and kick them at the others. However,

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Equestrian Gala – A tribute to the «Lusitano Horse»

Organized by Jump Internacional of Lisbon, and supported by media partners, RTP, 24 Horas, Jornal de Notícias and Diário de Notícias, a star studded Equestrian Gala will be held at

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Azores islands to promote equestrian sport in 2006

An association recently formed and to be known as ARDEA – Associação Regional do Desporto Equestre dos Açores are committed in 2006, in promoting equestrian sports in the region with