Countdown to WEG 2010

April 2010 - Posts

WEG Test Events Under Way at Rolex Kentucky

According to some Kentucky Horse Park visitors, who have traveled to Lexington for the 2010 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event , the concurrent holding of the dressage and jumping test events for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games is a well-kept secret. Would-be dressage spectators keen on watching the Kentucky Cup CDI3 (the official name of the dressage test event) were having difficulty determining... Read More

Today Only: WEG Grounds-Pass Deals for Kentucky Residents

If you're a Kentucky resident, you can ease the pain of income-tax day a bit. Today only, April 15, you can purchase a grounds pass to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky, for just $15, according to the Kentucky Horse Council. The pre-sale ends tomorrow, April 16, when grounds passes go on sale to the general public. Ticket prices are $20 through May 31, after which they... Read More

A Little Bit Country, a Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll

In horse sport, we refer, sometimes tongue-in-cheek, to BNTs (Big Name Trainers). In the world of music and movies, the BNT counterpart is the BNE (Big Name Entertainer), and it seems no Olympic Games, Super Bowl, or similar production is complete without at least one to perform at opening ceremonies, closing ceremonies, and halftime. Rest assured that the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games is... Read More

Blogging About WEG Blogs

Given the social-media explosion, it's no surprise that I'm just one of several bloggers devoting keystrokes to chronicling the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games . Here are some of the other blogs you might want to check out: Purina's Live from Lexington blog: This one hasn't launched yet, as it's actually a contest to find two worthy "blogospondents" to capture the sights and sounds of the WEG... Read More

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