On November 18, 2006, the world lost one of its best show jumpers: Thoroughbred Gem Twist was euthanized following a pulled muscle that prevented him from standing. The 27-year-old horse led an impressive and inspiring career at the Grand Prix level under multiple riders. Gem Twist, born in 1979, competed in show jumping from 1985 to 1997.
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Article excerpt posted on Sidelinesnews.com from The Classic Insider.