Category Archives: Spruce Meadows

They’re Packin’m in At Spruce Meadows

Nations Cup day. What….are they giving away free beer? The place is packed. Not one empty seat in this grandstand. Nor in this one.Also Holland day. Tulips and clogs. The Americans won! Wheeeeeeeeeeeee! Holland: Close but no cigar.Look at that … Continue reading

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It’s Raining….. It’s Pouring….. And Q.E.D, The Old Man….

…..the old man must be in Calgary for The Masters at Spruce Meadows. Soggy at Spruce. Must be The Masters – says so right on top of the grandstand. One good thing about rain: the gloomy skies make the video … 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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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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Meadows On The Green

The old monochrome amber video wall from the Clock Tower has been moved to MOG, now that the Clock Tower has a really nice full-color wall. Actually, I shouldn’t refer to this amber display as a “video wall”, because it … Continue reading

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