7/25/10:Team Arrives in Italy: We have arrived in Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy. All horses and and team members are doing well. We only had one delay when our main horse transport lost it's clutch. We were quickly on our way and reached Weer, Austria by 7:30 PM July 25th. The second truck and trailer reached us that evening. We will begin Competition activities on Wednesday AM July 28th.
7/26/10: Another beautiful day in Italy; Sunshine, a light breeze, perfect weather for training. Other countries teams were still arriving today. Competition activities begin on Wed. July 28th with presentation of horses and vet check. All drivers, horses and support staff spent most of the day schooling, organizing and familiarizing themselves with the grounds. The day ended with a welcome reception hosted by the French Driving Team.
Photos by Tom Harkness