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2008 Olympic Equestrine Event<br />

HK SAR Chief, Mr Donald Tsang said more than 40 national teams and around 200 horses were expected to compete in the upcoming Equestrian Events of the Olympic and about 30 teams and 80 horses in the Paralympic Games. In preparation, the HKSAR Government had engaged about 40 government bureaus and departments and would conduct nearly 100 intra or inter department test runs to ensure the success of the Games. <br />
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Volunteering is at the very heart of every Olympic Games, and that is no exception for the Equestrian Events to be held from August 8-23 in Hong Kong , Chief Executive Officer of The Equestrian Company (EqCo), Mr Lam Woon-kwong, has said.<br />
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A total of 1 800 Volunteers and another 600 are required to help the Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Equestrian Events run smoothly in August and September respectively.<br />
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So far, 13 000 people have applied to become Volunteers for the August Event, Mr Lam disclosed. <br />
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