I've been watching the equestrian events in the Olympics, and it occured to me that the horse is the real athlete in that sport. It's the horse that's running around the ring, jumping over fences, racing the clock. Plus it looks like it must really smart when they bang their forelegs on those rails.
I think the horses should get the medals, not the humans riding around on their backs . Another example of bias against the genus equine. Maybe the horses will file a protest.