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A Mongolian horse for Barron Trump named 'Victory'

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A Mongolian horse for Barron Trump named 'Victory'
A Mongolian horse for Barron Trump named 'Victory'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said a horse symbolically gifted by Mongolia to Trump's 13-year-old son, Barron, has been named 'Victory.'

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The vast northern nation locked between Russia and China is known for its ancient breed of tough, tiny horses ridden by Genghis Khan and other warlords - and often gives horses to visiting dignitaries.

The horse is unlikely to make the long trip to the United States, a senior U.S. administration official told reporters, though Mongolian officials had been eager that it be given a name.

Other U.S. dignitaries to receive a symbolic horse in the past include former Vice President Joe Biden, and former defense secretaries Chuck Hagel and Donald Rumsfeld.

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