It's fairly exciting to have the World Equestrian Games on our own home turf in the United States. The endurance ride is sure to be thrilling! I cannot afford to go and watch, but I'm betting my nickels between the American team and the United Arab Emirates to win. It wouldn't surprise me a bit if the royal family blows the competition away....these people don't fool around! While most folks in our country long trot their horses over 100 mile stretches, the UAE competitors do it at a lope - in 100+ degree temperatures! They've got some damned tough horses to contend with.
(Turn the speakers down if you're not into native music...)
I was perusing Monica's blog this morning, and she has some neat entries about WEG.
Can't wait to watch NBC!