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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…

WEG Endurance CANCELLED

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…

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…

Participants during the endurance test ride at Tryon.

Endurance Vets Meet for Conference prior to WEG Tryon 2018

The second International Veterinary Endurance Conference (IVEC) will take place on September 9th, three days before the endurance race of the World Equestrian Games in Tryon, USA. Veterinarians and other endurance professionals are invited for a full day of presentations….

Robert Gielen of Flesherston, ON was the first North American to cross the finish line at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Endurance Test Event, held April 26-28, 2018 in Mill Spring, NC. Photo by Becky Pearman Photography

Canadian Endurance Riders Successful at WEG Test Event

Canadian endurance athletes have continued to position themselves as strong contenders for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) following a successful CEI 2* 120km ride at the WEG Endurance Test Event, held April 26-28, 2018 in Mill Spring, NC….

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