Countdown to WEG 2010

January 2010 - Posts

It Takes a Village to Field an Equestrian Team

As many sports enthusiasts in the US know, this country's athletes receive little government funding toward the costs of training and competing. Parents of up-and-coming performers have been known to take second mortgages on their homes in order to pay for Junior's training, and communities hold fund-raising events to help support their local stars. That tried-and-true high-dollar fund-raiser, the... Read More

Meet the WEG Discipline: Dressage

Now that we've ushered in 2010 and are now officially in the year of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, let's resume taking a look at the eight equestrian disciplines that will be featured at these world championships. I've covered eventing and jumping in previous blog posts, so it's time to complete the triumvirate of Olympic equestrian disciplines with a look at dressage. This sport, which tests... Read More

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