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Leaping Horses That Arc Unafraid

��Though horses usually hesitate to jump over obstacles near human beings, the horse of a United States Army lieutenant jumped over a mess table surrounded by soldiers. He showed no hesitation, and did not upset even the bottle of sauce or pitcher of coffee on the table though they were dangerously near the flight of his heels

��At right, a feat of horseman- ship not without an element of danger to both horse and rider. The illustration be- low shows "Rabbit," a priv- ately-owned horse of Wash- ington, D. C, hurdling a high- powered racer without making a scratch in its white hood






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