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Keen (1997)

Keen - Hilda GurneyPresented in Tribute to Keen 1966-1989 This 17.2 H Thoroughbred, trained by Hilda Gurney, dominated U.S. dressage in the mid-1970's. He earned 5 USDF FEI level titles, Gold and Silver medals at two Pan Am Games, Bronze team medal at the '76 Olympics, and competed at age 19 at the '84 Olympics.

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Purchased by California dressage pioneer Hilda Gurney for $1,000 from a Thoroughbred breeder in 1969 at the age of three, the gelding Keen (Money Broker - Mabel Victory) embarked on a new career: dressage. Saved from being traded for cattle (he had been laughed off the racetrack because of his large size), Keen started his training. Read more