Countdown to WEG 2010

March 2010 - Posts

WEG Art to Benefit Equine-Industry Charity

The sale of four new prints, as well as the original paintings, will benefit The Race for Education (RFE) and will also commemorate four disciplines at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, KY. The paintings, depicting dressage, reining, jumping, and driving, were created by the Polish-born, Lexington-based sporting artist Andre Pater. Each of the 500 limited-edition, signed and... Read More

Meet the WEG Discipline: Para-Equestrian Dressage

Of the many milestones accompanying the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games , I find one especially exciting: This will be the first equestrian world championships to include the para-equestrian discipline, which previously was included only at the Paralympic Games, counterpart to the Olympic Games. "Para," as it's dubbed, is an official International Equestrian Federation ( FEI ) discipline, with... Read More

Tickets to Ride

Among the many topics pertaining to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games that have generated lots of virtual ink is the cost of attending. A number of horse-sport enthusiasts have complained that the tickets are expensive, the lodging is at price-gouging levels, and the event is out of reach for all but the more affluent equestrians. So I decided to put on my reporter's hat to try to figure... Read More

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