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Brief Encounters – The New ‘Normal’ in Endurance

I haven’t spoken to, or read anything written by, any veterinarian that disagrees with abandoning the Tryon WEG endurance ride. Vets all seem emphatic that horses were not coping with the fast rising heat and humidity. One told me some…

VIPs were able to watch show jumpers from around the world while sitting on their balcony, while regular ticketholders had a vantagepoint from the stands below. Photo ©2018 by Nancy Jaffer

What Should we Think About WEG 2018 Now that it’s Over?

The eighth edition of the FEI World Equestrian Games had more than its share of problems, but then, problems seem to go with the genre. The compilation of eight world championships, up from six at the well-planned, highly successful first…

Australia’s Boyd Exell powers away to prove he remains in a league of his own by securing a third successive individual gold medal title in the Polaris Ranger Driving at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018.

Exell wins third individual Driving gold medal at WEG

On a day when the home nation USA, secured a stunning victory in the Polaris Ranger driving team competition to round off a triumphant FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon (WEG), Australian driver Boyd Exell proved he remains in a league…

Germany’s Simone Blum celebrates winning the Bank of America Individual Jumping title at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 in Tryon, NC with DSP Alice and carving her name into the pages of equestrian history.

Germany’s Blum is golden while making jumping history at WEG

Super day for the Swiss as Fuchs and Guerdat take silver and bronze Germany’s Simone Blum (29) etched her name into the record books when becoming the first woman in the 28-year history of the FEI World Equestrian Games™, and…

Chiara Congia and Justin van Gerven helped Team Germany to victory in the Squad Freestyle in the Christie's International Real Estate arena at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 in Tryon, USA today.

Stunning conclusion to FEI WEG Vaulting Championships

Double gold for Germany; Boe and Leclezio in a league of their own In a breathtaking finale to Vaulting at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Tryon, USA today, Team Germany, their individual female star Kristina Boe and Lambert Leclezio…

Australia’s Boyd Exell with his carriage of horses Celviro, Checkmate, Daphne and Zindgraaf, grabs the headlines again today in the Polaris Ranger Driving marathon, as he extends his overall lead in the individual competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon.

Boyd Exell untouchable in Driving Marathon at WEG

Not even broken brakes could prevent Boyd Exell (AUS) from tightening his grip towards a third successive individual gold medal as the Polaris Ranger driving marathon test delighted the packed crowds at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon (WEG) today….

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….

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