Controversial horse cloning alters Summer Olympics equestrian outlook

| | July 17, 2012
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For fans of equestrian sports, the very existence of clones holds out the possibility of a game-changer. It won’t be evident at these Olympics and not even the next — but some day soon this young crop of clones will mature and start entering the show ring. Preparing the horse for Olympic-level competition takes years. An 8-year-old, for example, would be a young Olympic competitor.

View the original article here: Controversial horse cloning alters Summer Olympics equestrian outlook – Toronto Star

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