WEG 2018

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Netherlands Score Five Gold Medals in WEG Para-Dressage

On the day of the “dancing horses”, The Netherlands’ Sanne Voets became the first ever non-British rider to win three gold medals in one major international championship before team-mate van der Horst put the icing on the Dutch cake by…

Canadian Vaulting Team Finishes 10th at WEG

Mill Spring, NC, – The Canadian Vaulting Team closed out Canada’s participation in the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) by coming together to secure a top 10 finish the Squad Competition in Mill Spring, NC, on Sept. 22, 2018….

Driving Drama

Oh my goodness who would have thought there was so much drama in the driving world. We had our fill today, on and off the marathon course. First, Germany’s Christoph Sandmann was eliminated after one of his wheelers slipped and…

Lauren Barwick will not compete in Grade III Freestyle

Equestrian Canada (EC) confirms that unfortunately, Lauren Barwick and Engelbrecht will not compete in the Grade III Freestyle Test on Sept. 22, 2018 at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) in Mill Spring, NC. “Unfortunately Engelbrecht knocked himself….

McLain Ward and Clinta.

USA Claims Memorable World Title Win in WEG Jumping Competition

The United States delivered a first world team title as they triumphed in a dramatic finale to Friday’s Bank of America Merrill Lynch Jumping Championship at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC)….

Boyd Exell and team during the Dressage phase of Polaris Driving competition.

Boyd Exell and team begin WEG Driving competition in fine fashion

Boyd Exell and team during the Dressage phase of Polaris Driving competition. (Sportfot) The world’s top-ranked driver Boyd Exell has his sights set on another FEI Driving World Championship title, starting in fine fashion by winning the Dressage phase of…

Nicole den Dulk and Wallace NOP.

Glorious Gold for Dutch in Adequan Para-Dressage Team Competition

The Netherlands ended one of world sport’s longest unbeaten records when they were crowned champions in Team competition of the Adequan® Para-Dressage at Tryon 2018. Great Britain’s Para-Dressage team had won every Paralympic, World and European Team Gold medal in…

Gold medalist Adrienne Sternlicht with her family (from left) grandmother Harriet, dad Barry, mom Millie, brother Will and "mind coach" Peter Crone.

WEG Diary Sept 21: A River Too Wide

Olympic qualification for Canada’s jumpers will have to wait another year. The girls and guys just couldn’t swing it this time. The odds were against them, of course. Only three clear rounds would have moved them up to qualifying position…

Mario Deslauriers capped off WEG 2018 on a high note as Canada’s top performer in the Team Final aboard Bardolina 2.

10th-place finish for Canadian Show Jumping Team at WEG

The Canadian Show Jumping Team closed out the Team Final in 10th place at the FEI World Equestrian Games ™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) in Mill Spring, NC on Sept. 21, 2018. After a hard-fought qualification on Sept. 20 to earn…

Winona Hartvikson was the leading rider for Canada in the Para-Dressage Team Test, scoring 70.000% aboard Ultimo.

Hartvikson leads Canadian Para-Dressage Team to 8th-place finish at WEG

In her first major games appearance, Winona Hartvikson of Langley, BC led the Canadian Para-Dressage Team to a top-10 finish in the Team Test at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) in Mill Spring, NC on Sept. 21,…

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