Denis Lynch, recently named to Ireland's showjumping squad for the London Olympic Games, has made a statement regarding the disqualification (for hypersensitivity) of his horse Lantinus at CHIO Aachen.
@FranJurga writes: Denis Lynch's status on the Irish team for London hangs in limbo this morning as this situation unfolds. Lynch contends that heat detected in the horse's limb during the hypersensitivity exam was simply the horse's natural inflammation response to some small cuts incurred in the past few days.
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This is reminescent of the hypersensitivity situation that US rider McLain Ward experienced with Sapphire at a World Cup event in 2010: http://ow.ly/c4Xvt
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