Rafalca Makes Time Magazine’s 2012 “15 Minutes of Fame”

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Jan Ebeing and Rafalca at the Olympics in London. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Rafalca, the 2012 United States’ Olympic team horse owned by Ann Romney the wife of unsucceesful presidential candidate Mitt Romney, was ranked ninth on Time magazine’s “15 Minutes of Fame” for 2012.

The magazine said that the 30th placing for the mare that was 15 years  old at the time she was ridden by Jan Ebeling of Moorpark, California in the London Games was a better result than Mitt’s second place in the November election. The magazine placed the annual cost of Rafalca at $77,000.