Jul 07

Norman discovers Ecuadorian Agriculture!

Norman discovers Ecuadorian Agriculture!

Norman’s next stop on his global trot was Ecuador, and he was excited to see some volcanoes! Norman cantered up Cotopaxi, and was very tired when he reached the top. The volcano is the second highest summit in Ecuador and it reaches a height of 5,897m. This was a lot of exercise, even for Norman! As he looked at the amazing view from the top of the volcano, he was quite excited and a bit scared to learn that Cotopaxi is one of the most active volcanoes in the entire world! Oh dear, thought Norman, I need to get to the bottom before this volcano erupts!

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Jul 03

Norman neighed hello to Colombia

Norman neighed hello to Colombia

Norman trotted into Colombia looking to experience the colorful, lush, musical, tropical and vibrant country. He had heard so much about the intriguing museums and thriving café culture, not to mention the beauty of its landscape where its rivers, the Andes and the Amazon, flow. After taking in so much Colombian culture it was time for Norman to meet with the local Alltech staff.   

Norman learns more about agriculture in Colombia

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Jul 01

Norman stops over in Venezuela to learn about the Hacienda Paramito’s history

Norman stops over in Venezuela to learn about the Hacienda Paramito’s history The herd at Hacienda Paramito

As Norman galloped into Venezuela he was very excited to be in a country bordered by two very famous geographical masses, the Caribbean Sea and the Andes. Before Norman began his days work he went to see Angel Falls, the world’s highest waterfall! Here he took in the sight of the tumbling water. He was in awe of its natural beauty. This would definitely be a sight that he would write home about.

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Jun 30

Norman learns about the Dominican Republic's horse history!

Norman learns about the Dominican Republic's horse history! Norman relaxes in the Dominican Republic

Norman neighed hello to the Dominican Republic and was excited to learn more about its history and culture. Norman recalled that during Christopher Columbus’ second voyage in 1493, Columbus returned to the Dominican Republic bringing oranges, limes, citron, olive and walnut trees, wheat, rice, cinnamon, cloves, peaches, apricots, sheep, goats, cattle, pigs and of course horses!

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