Welcome to the Sandbox: Scenes from Pan Am Games Arena Familiarization

Photo by Shannon Brinkman.

The Pan American Games dressage arena looks like an eyeful: lots of bright colors and plush foliage to take in. Teams were allotted blocks of time yesterday for arena familiarization, and Team USA happily took advantage of the opportunity to show their horses around.

This face! Photo by Shannon Brinkman.

Dressage begins at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. U.S. ride times are as follows:

9:30 a.m. – Liz Halliday-Sharp (Test Ride)
10:32 a.m. – Lynn Symansky and RF Cool Play
12:30 p.m. – Tamie Smith and Mai Baum
2:55 p.m. – Doug Payne and Starr Witness
4:53 p.m. – Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg

As we count down until the first horse canters up the centerline, enjoy these fun images from photog extraordinaire Shannon Brinkman!

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