How Do You Ship A Horse to the Olympics?

Horses on Plane


The elite athletes who travel to London for this summer’s Olympic Games will include petite gymnasts, huge wrestlers — and elite horses, which compete in dressage and other events. Getting these strong and delicate animals to the Olympics is no job for an amateur. In fact, it’s the job of Tim Dutta, who owns an international horse transport company.

The horses are flown on a cargo flight full of horses. The horses aren’t the only ones on the flight, though. It will also have a veterinarian, a groom, and at least a dozen assistances.

Video below.

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