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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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.