Content tagged with "World Equestrian Games"

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FEI seeks single-sport world championships to replace WEG 2022

The FEI has called for bids for single-discipline world championships in 2022, further signalling the end of the World Equestrian Games format following the logistical and construction issues at Tryon. National federations have until the end of February – just…

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FEI President Admits it’s Hard to Motivate WEG Organizers

FEI president Ingmar de Vos has admitted it has had “to fight to motivate one organizer” to take on the World Equestrian Games in recent years. He also says the FEI must take “courage” to review the viability of the…

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….

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The World Equestrian Games: Seven Momentous Events

As our Facebook pages and email inboxes fill up with news, results and photos from the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG), a brief look on how and why these games came to be is timely. Pre-1990, the FEI disciplines each…

Several Top Horses Out of WEG

A number of top mounts have been withdrawn from 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games competition just days before they were due to compete. In eventing, the German Equestrian Federation announced that Michael Jung’s Olympic gold medal mount La Biosthetique…

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VaultCanada Names WEG Team

VaultCanada has announced the names of the Canadian Vaulting Team who will compete in the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, FRA August 23 – September 7, 2014. For the first time at WEG, Canada will be…

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WEG 2018: And Then There Was One

According to reports as yet to be confirmed by the FEI, Austria failed to submit its Host Agreement to the FEI by the Dec. 15th deadline, thus negating their bid for the 2018 World Equestrian Games. This means that the…

2014 World Equestrian Games News

Laurent Beauvais, chairman of the Basse-Normandie Regional Council and Normandy 2014 Organizing Committee, and Alltech president Dr. Pearse Lyons today announced that Alltech will be the title sponsor of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy. This joint signing…

2010 World Equestrain Games Canadian Eventing Team Awarded 2010 Equine Canada Equestrian of the Year

Due to their outstanding accomplishments in 2010, Equine Canada is proud to name all the members of 2010 World Equestrian Games Canadian Eventing Team as the 2010 Equestrian of the Year. The Canadian Eventing Team—comprised of Stephanie Rhodes-Bosch of Summerland,…

Rodrigo Pessoa Receives 2010 Pierre de Coubertin World Fair Play Diploma

Rodrigo Pessoa (BRA) was tonight awarded the 2010 Pierre de Coubertin World Fair Play Diploma for his generous act of fair play during the Rolex Final Four to decide the individual Jumping medals at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™…

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