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Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 06/17/2012

Quoted: Ann Romney cheers her horse, Rafalca, on path to Olympics

Ann Romney on the campaign trail in New Hampshire Friday. (Evan Vucci/AP)

“It’s great to be part of the Olympics again. . . Now let’s bring home the gold!”

Ann Romney on Twitter Saturday after learning that rider Jan Ebeling and Rafalca, the horse they co-own, made the U.S. Olympic Equestrian team. First time she’s sent a horse to the Games, though remember, Mitt oversaw Salt Lake City’s organizing committee for the 2002 Olympics. But no, he does not plan to go to London with her to watch horse and rider compete in the dressage events, he told CBS’s Bob Schieffer Sunday morning, what with the campaign and all.

Read more: Ann Romney’s horse and trainer qualify for U.S. Olympic team (L.A. Times)

Read earlier: For Ann Romney, horses are a lifeline, 3/11/12

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