Qatar Airways Flight QR 8197 ex Schiphol Airport, The Netherlands
Aircraft type: Boeing 777 freighter
Departure - 05.55 CEST (local time in The Netherlands), Saturday 11 April 2015
Arrival - 08.15 PDT (local time in Nevada), Saturday 11 April 2015
Length of flight - 11 hours 20 minutes
Temperature inside the aircraft during flight: 17°C (62.6 degrees Fahrenheit)
40 horses representing 17 countries - Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Russia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
Includes defending Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping champion, Daniel Deusser’s Cornet d’Amour (GER) and defending Reem Acra FEI World Cup™ Dressage champion, Charlotte Dujardin’s Valegro (GBR).
24 geldings, 9 stallions, 7 mares.
26 Jumping horses, 14 Dressage horses
Estimated value of equine cargo - €150 million.
Full ID, places travelled to and up to date with all required vaccinations etc.
11 pallets of equipment including tack, blankets, boots etc
Weight - approx 25,000 lbs (almost 12,000kg)
Sun shades (optional)
Headcollars and ropes
Boots or bandages (equivalent of flight socks)
120 pre-packed haynets
Water ad lib - sea salt optional
Oat bran for mash
10 professional grooms
1 world-class veterinarian
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