Swiss Dressage Team Opts Out of Hong Kong Olympic Test; Heat and Humidity Fears Cited

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Europe is buzzing this morning. Switzerland has decided not to send their big Warmblood horses into the heat and humidity of Hong Kong for the Olympics Games equestrian sports this summer. Warmbloods have a more difficult experience in tropical heat than do lighter horses like Arabs or Thoroughbreds.

Read all about it in today's International Herald Tribune.