Pennsylvania farrier Steve Teichman shares some views of the course that the U.S. and other Olympic eventing teams will navigate during the London Olympic games.
This cross-country jump is set up on the Greenwich or Prime Meridian.
We have an early start trot-up mid morning. We drew first, we we were at the barn by 6:30 a.m.
I'm sending some pictures of the cross-country course. This is the real deal! It's a beautiful course. The terrain has made this a bit more complex; lots of short steep hills, tight turns and it's close to 12 minutes long. There will be sore feet and lower legs after this one.
A jump on the cross-counry course.
Team U.S.A. walks the course.
A jump resembling a blacksmith shop
The restored historic tea clipper ship, Cutty Sark, is located just a short distance away.