Agriculture and the Olympics

As we celebrate the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio….Just what does Agriculture have to do with the Olympics?   Watch our  video at:

For more information on the topics related to this video check the following:

Getting Horses to the Olympics

http://www.nbcolympics.com/news/when-horses-fly-getting-horse-rio-olympics

 Phillip Dutton and Mighty Nice (also known in the barn as “Happy”)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ny3KmWCP86U&feature=youtu.be

http://www.aikenstandard.com/20160809/160809488/dutton-and-mighty-nicex2019s-olympic-success-makes-aiken-proud

Olympic Equestrian Events

http://horses.about.com/od/aboutequestrianolympics/ss/olympic-equestrian-historical-photos.htm

http://www.topendsports.com/events/summer/sports/equestrian.htm

Feeding Olympic Athletes

http://www.refinery29.com/2016/08/115374/rio-olympics-2016-athlete-diet

Don’t forget our Horse and Nutrition Ag  Mags….on line at:

http://agintheclassroom.org/TeacherResources/AgMags.shtml

 

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