A daily look at the countries, cultures and cuisine of the Alltech FEI Wold Equestrian Games.
Country of the day: Bahrain
Languages: Arabic, English, Farsi and Urdu
Government: Constitutional monarchy
Time: Seven hours ahead of Lexington
Fast fact: A group of 33 islands, dominated by desert, Bahrain is connected to Saudi Arabia by the 16-mile King Fahd Causeway.
WEG athletes: Seven are competing, all in endurance.
food of the day
Dippin' Dots, Alltech's unusual take on ice cream.
Cost: $5 at Rolex Stadium and other venues; free samples for kids at Alltech Experience
Souvenir of the day
Lilo equine-inspired accessories include belts and bags made from Spanish leather. This leather belt features metal bit-style accents.
Cost: $76 at the Bit of Britain store.