Horses are descending on Tryon, North Carolina for the World Equestrian Games kicking off next week — but did you stop and think about what that really looks like? Check out this amazing video about international equestrian travel!
With a total of 34 flights and 650 equine passengers all coming from overseas to compete at this year’s World Equestrian Games to be held in Tryon, North Carolina, the logistics of international travel are mind-boggling.
Fortunately, there are plenty of hardworking teams and individuals ensuring not only that the process is smooth, but that the horses remain comfortable and happy for their global flights. Check out this incredible behind-the-scenes look at just how a cargo plane full of horses makes the eight hour and fifty minute flight!
And we have touchdown! ???The first horses from Europe have set hoof in Tryon2018, ready for the FEI World Equestrian Games to kick off next week! These 67 horses are the first of 550 horses flying in on 34 flights to compete at the games. Check out what it takes to get them around the world…
Posted by FEI Driving on Monday, September 3, 2018
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