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Storming the Beaches

I can’t believe 5 days have already flown by and this is my first blog post.

I was hopeful that today would finally be the day where I could steal a few moments and write up a terrific first post. Instead, it’s 1 am and I’m only managing to write a few words so I can grab a few hours sleep before another busy day.

The first few days are always very hectic as we get ourselves oriented, pick up all our materials, and chase down anything which is missing/not set up/ promised but not yet delivered / not what we anticipated. Let’s just say that while having a Plan A is very important….it’s equally important to have a Plan B, C and D.

Tina and I are excited for our teams and their first day of competition. So I’ll leave you with a few photos and the promise of a proper blog post tomorrow.

IMG_2410.JPGour “cozy” room for the next 21 days. Good thing Tina & I get along really well!

IMG_2449.JPGCanada goodie bags

IMG_2460.JPGboxed dinners before opening ceremonies nation parade

IMG_2468.JPGgetting herded to the big stadium

IMG_2473.JPGLeanna (Endurance) & Josiane (Reining) are the trailblazers for Canada.

IMG_2486.JPGtime in the big ring for dressage

IMG_2496.JPGExcited team members!

IMG_2501.JPGlove the sign

IMG_2523.JPGI can hardly wait until cross-country day !!


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