Countdown to WEG 2010

February 2010 - Posts

My Old WEG Home: A Visit to Kentucky

If you're planning a trip to the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games , September 25-October 10 in Lexington, Kentucky, and you've purchased tickets to lots of events, your days may be so filled with activity that there won't be much time for general sightseeing. That would be a shame, especially if this will be your first visit to the famed Bluegrass. The world-famous Thoroughbred nursery that is Lexington... Read More

Meet the WEG Discipline: Endurance

The sport of endurance, like those of eventing and driving, has its roots firmly planted in practicality. Before horses were companion animals, playthings, and sporting partners, they were transportation and instruments of farming and of warfare. To travel distances too great to cover on foot, one needed a horse. A surefooted, hardy mount with stamina was a must for those who had to undertake long... Read More

Rolex Kentucky to Host WEG Test Events

This year’s 2010 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI**** will be extra-special: Before and after the April 22-25 competition, the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington will host the official dressage and jumping test events for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). The Kentucky CCI**** itself will serve as the WEG eventing test event. The dressage test event will be held April 20 (Grand Prix... Read More

Selection Trials Take Shape

The 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky, may still seem a ways off (they commence September 25 and conclude October 10), but for some American hopefuls, the road to the WEG begins this month. February 25 is the first of five planned selection trials for the US WEG jumping squad. The remaining four are scheduled for February 27, March 3, March 5, and March 7. All will be held... Read More

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