Imagine flying to the Tokyo Olympics in business class, enjoying in-flight meals and even grooming. That’s how the Olympic horses traveled as they jetted off to Tokyo in time to compete.
The horses even had their own passports.
More than 300 horses have traveled to Tokyo to compete in the Olympics and Paralympics. Airplanes, 19 of them, and 185 truck journeys were needed to transport the equine passengers, The Chronicle of the Horse reported.
Nine U.S. athletes will compete in the Tokyo Olympics across the three equestrian disciplines, in addition to three athletes at the Paralympics.
But the horses