WEG 2018

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Suspension for Endurance Chef at the Centre of WEG ‘Riot’

Leading endurance figure Ignasi Casas Vaque has been suspendedfor 12 months by the FEI Tribunal for his part in the angry scenes that erupted when the World Equestrian Games endurance race was cancelled. However, in an interesting twist, Tribunal rejected…

Endurance re-started around 11:30am after riders were misdirected in the original start.

Spain Fails in Second Appeal for WEG Endurance Medals

Spain, front-runners when the World Equestrian Games endurance ride was controversially called-off, has failed in a second attempt to receive medals in hindsight. The FEI Tribunal dismissed an appeal from the Spanish Equestrian Federation in a decision notice published this…

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FEI Launches Investigation Into Endurance Competition at WEG

FEI President Ingmar De Vos, FEI Veterinary Director Göran Akerström and President of the Endurance Veterinary Commission Thomas Timmons addressed media at a press conference this afternoon and issued the following statement: Regarding the false start, the FEI President advised…

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Endurance Horse Euthanized Following Competition at WEG

The following statement has been issued by the FEI: It is with great regret that we confirm that the horse Barack Obama (FEI 102TG75), ridden by Team New Zealand’s Jenny Champion (10017709) in the Endurance Championship at the FEI World…

WEG Endurance: cluster**** of the century

A few days before WEG, I shared a current aeriel video of Tryon on Facebook, saying it looked rather more finished than all the images we’ve been seeing from the ground.  An American friend promptly posted a picture of Earth…


The remainder of today’s Endurance competition has been cancelled due to a potentially dangerously high combination of heat and humidity, and the conditions out on the trail following heavy rain this afternoon. The decision to cancel, which is in accordance…

Endurance re-started around 11:30am after riders were misdirected in the original start.

Chaos at WEG Endurance

UPDATE #2: Endurance competitions has been cancelled entirely. UPDATE #1: Horse Sport talked to the Canadian endurance team members as they prepared to mount up for the second time. They were in good spirits and said they were all part…

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Endurance Veterinary Conference to be Held Ahead of WEG

The second International Veterinary Endurance Conference (IVEC) will take place this Sunday, September 9th, three days before the endurance race of the World Equestrian Games in Tryon, USA. Around 100 veterinarians and other endurance professionals will get together for a…

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Canadian Equestrian Team Athletes Named For WEG

Equestrian Canada (EC) has officially named the 39 athletes who will represent the Canadian Equestrian Team (CET) in seven FEI disciplines at the FEI World Equestrian Games ™ Tryon 2018 (WEG), set for Sept. 11-23, 2018 in Mill Spring, NC:…

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Fear Grows About Endurance Scandals at Tryon

Fear over a horse welfare scandal in endurance on the opening day of the World Equestrian Games have come to a head in recent days. A letter setting out the concerns of the American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) to USEF…

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