• Short Summary

    THE OLYMPIC EQUESTRIAN COMPETITION MOVE THIS WEEK FROM THE HILL RESORT OF AVANDARO TO MEXICO CITY FOR THE GRAND PRIX.

  • Description

    THE OLYMPIC EQUESTRIAN COMPETITION MOVE THIS WEEK FROM THE HILL RESORT OF AVANDARO TO MEXICO CITY FOR THE GRAND PRIX. AND ONE OF THE VISITORS TO SEE THE HORSES FROM THE COMMONWEALTH AT THEIR NEW STABLES WAS BRITAIN'S PRINCE PHILIP, WHO IS IN MEXICO CITY FOR THE GAMES.

    ABOUT A HUNDRED HORSES ARE STABLED AT THE CAMPO MARTE, A MILITARY CAVALRY CAMP IN THE HILLS RINGING MEXICO CITY. IT IS NORMALLY ONLY USED FOR CEREMONIAL OCCASIONS.

    THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS THAT SEVERAL FOREIGN HORSES HAVE BEEN UPSET BY THE LOCAL FODDER - AND THE AUSTRALIAN TEAM HAVE BROUGHT THEIR OWN ALFALFA GRASS WITH THEM WHICH THEY MIX WITH MEXICAN CARROTS AND VITAMIN INGREDIENTS.

    FORTY-THREE VETERINARY SURGEONS INSPECT THE HORSES DAILY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA74Q38H43VYPL7YUUR6FSQRGL
    Media URN:
    VLVA74Q38H43VYPL7YUUR6FSQRGL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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