Emirates SkyCargo Transport 67 Horses for FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018
Emirates Airlines Cargo Division, Emirates SkyCargo recently shipped by air the first group of 67 horses for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 to be in held in Tryon USA. The horses began their flight from Liege Airport in Belgium to Greenville-Spartanburg, USA onboard an Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777 freighter aircraft.
This transport was the first of 19 special charter flights to be operated by Emirates SkyCargo for one of the most auspicious equine events held. With more than 500 horses being shipped for the games this is the biggest air horse charter ever undertaken for a single sporting event.
Emirates SkyCargo worked in conjunction with a leading international horse transportation specialist, Peden Bloodstock to execute this project.
This is just one of many equine transportation projects as Emirates SkyCargo regularly flies horses for leading racing and other equestrian events throughout the world. The air cargo carrier adheres to the strict regulations set out by the IATA Live Animals Regulations (LAR) and other national and international authorities.