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Day 11 Live from London – Olympic Team Dressage Medals & Highlights

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Day 11 Live from London – Olympic Team Dressage Medals and Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.

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A View from the Stands – Part 8

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The Pak is across the pond and the action is officially underway in London. In this blog series, SmartPakers Sarah and Colby will be sharing stories about the people they meet while watching the action live in the stands (and on the XC course) in Greenwich.

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Pak Across the Pond – Day 11

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It was truly electric. From the moment the first horse trotted in from the warm up, the air in the stadium was alive with a nervous energy as show jumping fans waited to witness history…

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Day 10 Live from London – Olympic Team Jumping Day 3 Highlights

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Day 10 Live from London – Olympic Team Jumping Day 3 Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.

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Day 9 Live from London – Olympic Jumping Day 2 Highlights

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Day 9 Live from London – Olympic Jumping Day 2 Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.

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Pak Across the Pond – Day 10

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I’ve missed you guys so much! It felt really weird not having anyone to chronicle every waking thought to. And after I forgot my phone during Show Jumping Day 2, so I couldn’t tweet, I thought I was going to go into withdrawal. So, long short, I’m glad to be back!

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Day 8 Live from London – Olympic Jumping Day 1 Highlights

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Day 8 Live from London – Olympic Jumping Day 1 Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.

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Day 7 Live from London – Olympic Dressage Day 2 Highlights

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Day 7 Live from London – Olympic Dressage Day 2 Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.

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Pak Across the Pond – Day 8

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After a day like today, it’s hard to know where to begin. But I guess I’ll stick with the tried and true method and start at the beginning. The beginning of today was actually last night, as I ended last night so far past exhausted that I forgot to set my alarm for the first time since college.

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Pak Across the Pond – Dressaging it up

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So it turns out that the Foam Finger costume is a huge hit outside Greenwich Park! Sarah and Colby had no idea what they were getting themselves into, and on the 2nd day of Dressage competition, they headed back to hand out more Dressage is #1 foam fingers to the eager crowd.

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Day 6 Live from London – Olympic Dressage Day 1 Highlights

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Day 6 Live from London – Olympic Dressage Day 1 Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.

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Pak Across the Pond – Spreading the Foam

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FACT: You cannot bring anything glass into Greenwich Park, but Foam Finger costumes are a-OK! This one you just have to watch for yourself, but we’ll just say we couldn’t have possibly had more fun handing out Foam Fingers to a dressage loving crowd!

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A View From the Stands – Part 5

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The Pak is across the pond and the action is officially underway in London. In this blog series, SmartPakers Sarah and Colby will be sharing stories about the people they meet while watching the action live in the stands (and on the XC course) in Greenwich.

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Pak Across the Pond – Day 7

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Horse Water Ballet Colby: So, shifting gears (and equestrian pursuits), today the Olympic Grand Prix dressage competition got underway in Greenwich. And we kicked the day off with a proper celebration: Sarah wore the human-sized foam finger outfit (yes, that’s

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Pak Across the Pond – Dressage is #1

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Have you heard? Dressage is #1! To spread the word, Sarah and Colby set off across London with Sarah decked out in a life-size foam-finger costume to let everyone know that dressage is indeed #1 – but check out some of the people they meet on their journey!

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