FedEx will be handling some very special packages for the U.S. Olympic team this summer — horses.
That’s right, the 50 or so horses on the U.S. equestrian team will be FedExed to the London Olympic Games.
The 1,000-pound athletes will fly on a jet outfitted with custom-built stalls and will be served specially prepared in-flight beverages and snacks, including apple juice, carrots and Gatorade.
Check out this NPR Morning Edition report from earlier this week.
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