September 2018 - It’s WEG Time

Quadrennial competition starts Sept. 11 in North Carolina.

It’s finally time for the FEI World Equestrian Games™! Set for Sept. 11-23 at the Tyron International Equestrian Center, in Mill Spring, NC, this quadrennial, eight-discipline event is a massive undertaking and one of the biggest events on the global sporting calendar.

The FEI disciplines – jumping, dressage and para dressage, eventing, driving, endurance, vaulting and reining – are all included on the competition schedule, while equestrian-focused demonstrations and exhibitions will also be hosted throughout the duration of the event.


The Dutta Corp Dressage Team
Chef: Robert Dover
Team:

 

  • Laura Graves & Verdades
  • Adrienne Lyle & Salvino
  • Kasey Perry-Glass & Goerklintgaards Dublet
  • Steffen Peters & Rosamunde
  • Olivia LaGoy-Weltz & Lonoir are the alternate pair, and Steffen Peters’ new horse, Suppenkasper, is the alternate horse for him.


NetJets U.S. Jumping Team
Chef: Robert Ridland
Team:

  • Laura Kraut & Zeremonie
  • Devin Ryan & Eddie Blue
  • Adrienne Sternlicht & Cristalline
  • McLain Ward & Clinta and HH Azur
  • Beezie Madden and Darry Lou are the traveling reserve pair.


Eventing Team
High Performance Director: Erik Duvander
Team:

  • Phillip Dutton & Z
  • Lauren Kieffer & Vermiculus
  • Marilyn Little & RF Scandalous
  • Boyd Martin & Tsetserleg
  • Lynn Symansky & Donner


Para Dressage: Presented by Deloitte
Chef: Kai Hundt is technical delegate/chef with assistance from Michel Assouline
Team:

  • Rebecca Hart (Grade III) & El Corona Texel
  • Angela Peavy (Grade IV) & Royal Dark Chocolate
  • Kate Shoemaker (Grace IV) & Solitaer
  • Roxanne Trunnel (Grade I) & Dolton


For teams in the WEG’s other four disciplines, visit https://tryon2018.com. Television coverage was being finalized as we went to press. It’s expected to be on NBC, NBC Sports Network and the Olympic Channel, as well as streamed on FEI TV.