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Party in the USA (House)

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So, Sarah and I have officially been here a week. It frankly feels like a month with all of the experiences that we’ve had and the fact that one day just seems to roll into the next. We’ve been loving

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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

The Pak Across the Pond - Dressaging it up

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

Pak Across the Pond - Spread the Foam

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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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

Pak Across the Pond - Dressage is #1

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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Cheers From the Stands

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The crowd in Greenwich Park goes crazy during the final phase of Olympic Eventing – Show Jumping.

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Pak Across the Pond – Day 6

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Bit of a changing of the guard happening today. The eventers are packing up and heading home and the show jumpers and dressage riders are getting ready to start chasing their Olympic dreams…

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Day 4 Live from London – Olympic Highlights

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Day 4 Live from London – Olympic Highlights from the USEFNetwork.com and SmartPak.

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Pak Across the Pond – Day 5

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I can’t believe it’s really and truly over. Eventing is done, the horses are already packed and out of the venue. While I’m beyond sad to see the eventers go, I do have some great news – Team USA Dressage had their first official jog this afternoon and Team USA Show Jumping has officially arrived…

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Pak Across the Pond – Eventing Results

Pak Across the Pond - Eventing Results

Eventing results from London

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The Pak Across the Pond – Day 4

The Pak Across the Pond Day 4

It seems the Pak may have gone a bit mad across the pond. Catch up with @SmartPakerSarah and @SmartPakerColby at the close of the Eventing portion of Olympic competition now, then follow them on Twitter to stay up to date. Also, be sure to check out Facebook.com/SmartPakEquine, Blog.SmartPak.com and USEFNetwork.org for all things Olympics!

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Day 3 Live from London – Olympic Highlights

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

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Pak Across the Pond – Day 4

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“Wow! I knew going in that cross country day would be thrilling, but I have to say it again – WOW! There were so many highs and lows, both emotionally and in terms of the ridiculously hilly course…”

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