Nearly 1,000 horses are expected to be transported to TIEC for the Games, including 550 arriving by air from Europe. The European horses, many of them frequent fliers, will travel in cargo-pods converted into horse stalls, complete with water and hay and attentive grooms.
The official charity of the World Equestrian Games improves quality-of-life through proper equine care.
They're young. They're female. And they've all seen the unbridled success. From the fast-paced polo field to the nail-biting pressure of the show pen, these five female equestrians are hungry for horse-riding fame – and are the ones to watch in their field.