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Monday, 19 September 2016

Monday's Ramblings.

I stayed up late last night to watch the closing ceremony of the Paralympics.  Now I'm not really a sports fan - the only sport I really enjoy is equestrianism, being a horse owner and lover myself, but am filled with awe and admiration for each and every competitor at the Paralympics, whatever their nationality of specialist sport they were all amazing and to be congratulated on their achievements. Truly an example of what the human spirit is capable of!

They really made me feel very humble and had me watching events that normally I wouldn't have been interested in, but were compelling watching when the competitors were missing a limb, sometimes two, had vision impairments or other obstacles to overcome.  I won't call them 'disabilities' because truly these athletes showed their abilities and inspired us with their courage, focus and determination and can do attitude.

Congratulations to them all, whether they won a medal or not, they were a real inspiration.

I thought you might like this 'behind the scenes' video of some of the 2016 Paralympic riders and their horses.  (I love the appaloosa (the spotty one) unusual colouring for a dressage horse.)



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2 comments:

  1. I missed this. Sounds like it would of been good. Have a great week.
    Sue B

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  2. Hi Sue, thanks for stopping by Yes, I think Brazil did a great job, I really enjoyed the opening and closing ceremonies of both the Olympics and Paralympics, and the equestrian events were brilliant. You might be able to find some videos on You Tube. xx

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