Tryon Changes Outfits (temporarily) for World Equestrian Games

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The Rolex clock tower that has become a landmark at the Tryon International Equestrian Center masked by World Equestrian Games logos during the WEG test event. The signage covering the Rolex clock is apparently temporary, as the clock will have to be removed during the WEG in September, 2018. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
The landmark Rolex clock tower at the Tryon International Equestrian Center. Rolex, title sponsor of the show grounds, agreed to stand aside when the 2018 World Equestrian Games with another timing company as the title sponsor were awarded to Tryon. Tryon became the host with just two years to go that saved the showcase of eight international horse sports held once very four years after the Canadian group named as host dropped out.
The Rolex-bedecked tower overlooking the main arena at the Tryon International Equestrian Center as it appeared in competitions before the World Equestrian Games test event. File photo © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
The George Morris Arena where World Equestrian Games eventing dressage and para-dressage will be staged at the world championships of eight international horse sports held once every four years. Rolex, sponsor of the Tryon International Equestrian Center, agreed to step aside for the WEG that is sponsored by another timing company to save the showcase event after the Canadian group named as host dropped out with just two years to go. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com