Monthly Archives: July 2010

See You In Veracruz in 4 Years

I’m outa here. Special thanks for Joe and Dustin from Spruce Meadows for helping me out here. The next Central American & Carribean Games is in Veracruz, Mexico, in 2014. Advertisements

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Schedule Change!!

Since San Juan’s daily mid-afternoon deluges (along with their accompanying lightning and thunder show) have wreaked havoc on the jumping classes, the Ground Jury has rescheduled Friday’s Individual Championship from late afternoon to the morning. First round is @9:30, 2nd … Continue reading

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Sometimes It’s Not Oppressively Hot : When It’s Pouring

There are occasional moments in Puerto Rico, in July, when the weather is not deathly hot and suffocating. Unfortunately, those moments are when it’s raining buckets. The site got a direct lightning hit yesterday. There’s about 4″-6″ of water on … Continue reading

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There’s Hot. And Then There’s FUCKING Hot.

To call Puerto Rico in July Africa-hot is a fair claim. The good news is that scoring & timing is in an air-conditioned tent. The bad news is that the judges claim they can’t see properly through the clear plastic … Continue reading

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Anybody Got A Set of Touchpads?

Today started off dry……..almost sunny. Then………all hell broke loose. Can somebody please ship me a set of swimming touchpads? Easier to hold a swim meet here than an equestrian event.This is a jump for Sunday’s Eventing X-C. At the moment, … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Rain Horses Horses Horses

The rain continues to fall here at the Central American and Carribean Games in Puerto Rico. The main arena is pretty much under water. Today the cross-country course walk-through for the Eventing competitors was canceled, because much of the course … Continue reading

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More On the Worst Airports

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/doug-lansky/the-10-most-hated-airport_b_645066.html#s104831 My words from a few posts ago regarding LHR proved prescient. I actually disagree with a few of these. I really don’t mind LAX, as long as you don’t have to switch airlines. Switching airlines usually means you have … Continue reading

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