Country of the day: Argentina
Capital: Buenos Aires
Official language: Spanish
Time: One hour behind Lexington
Fast facts: Argentina — derived from the Latin word for silver, argentum — is known as the Land of Silver. At 22,800 feet, the Andes Mountains peak of Mount Aconcagua is the tallest in the Americas.
WEG athletes: 13 are competing in four disciplines.
Souvenir of the day
The official Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games poster by LeRoy Neiman: $50 for the 24- by 30-inch poster; $24 for a set of eight note cards and envelopes; $3.50 for a postcard.
Food of the day
Kern's Kitchens of Louisville is offering a three-ounce tart version of its chocolate nut Derby Pie. It sells for $5.50 and includes plenty of ingredients to propel the most worn-out walker across the Horse Park: cocoa butter, eggs, sugar and high fructose corn syrup.