The Year in Horses: 1976

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    1976

    • A little magazine called Horse Illustrated launched out of the Stallion Production, Inc. offices
      in California. The magazine aimed to reach all horse owners and enthusiasts,
      regardless of their breed or discipline affiliations.
    • Bruce Davidson
      Bruce Davidson is shown above at the 2009 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, 33 years after winning team gold at the Montreal Olympics. Photo: Leslie Potter

      The American eventing team, with riders Edmund Coffin,
      Michael Plumb, Bruce Davidson and Mary Anne Tauskey, won gold at the Montreal
      Olympics. Coffin and Plumb won individual gold and silver, respectively. The U.S. dressage
      team of Hilda Gurney, Dorothy Morkis and Edith Master took home team bronze. West Germany was victorious in team dressage,
      while Christine Stuckelberger of Switzerland won the individual
      title. West Germany
      also saw gold thanks to Alwin Schockemohle in the individual show jumping. France
      earned the team show jumping gold.

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