First Ever WEG Dutch Team Gold, Great Britain Beats Germany for Silver, USA 4th

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 28--The vaunted Dutch team led by Edward Gal and Moorlands Totilas lived up to their billing by capturing their first ever gold medal at a World Equestrian Games despite the dramatic disqualification of Adelinde Cornelissen and Jerich Parzival for a tiny nick on the tongue that drew blood at the start of their Grand Prix ride Read More

Update: Parzival Out of WEG But Will Receive Gold Medal

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 28--Jerich Parzival ridden by Adelinde Cornelissen is out of the World Equestrian Games after the judges noticed blood in the mouth of the 13-year-old gelding about a minute into their Grand Prix team medal round on Tuesday Read More

Dutch Delight at Top, Germany Holds Its Own in 2nd, Britain, USA, Canada Bunched Behind

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 27--The Dutch dressage juggernaut set the stage Monday for their first ever World Equestrian Games team gold medal while Germany made a recovery that gave them a good shot at the reserve championship while Great Britain, the USA and Canada were bunched in a battle for the bronze Read More

“Play by Play” of Day One of Dressage at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

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The day started at a blistering pace, with Hans Peter Minderhoud riding Exquis Nadine (Partout x Roemer)setting the standard. He was the fifth to go and put in a really solid effort. Nadine had slipped and fallen on the concrete at the stables on Saturday and although she is completely sound, Hans Peter has been nervous to train her too hard. Read More

Early WEG Attendance Officially Reported Low

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 26--Attendance at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games began with 35,340 paying spectators for the first two days, a weekend that included the well received opening ceremony of the championships for eight horse sports held once every four years and the first time in the United States Read More

Wrap Up of the Opening Cermonies: Photo Gallery

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 26--So it is a day after the opening ceremony but between watching/photographing the jog, editing photos and then trying to keep up with the training sessions of all the horses, for which there was apparently no documented schedule, time has got away from me! This will be a wrap up of last night. Read More

WEG Dressage Kicks Off Monday & Promises to be, Yes, Exciting

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Dressage starts at the World Equestrian Games on Monday and both the Grand Prix team competition over the first two days and the individual medals on Friday promise one of the most exciting, yes, exciting contests in the history of the sport Read More

WEG Opens With Great Weather, Fabulous Grounds, Waiting for Crowds at Comps

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The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games formally opened Saturday with a display by a cast of about 200 horses and 1,500 people of America's horse heritage before a near full house for the ceremony in a Kentucky Horse Park that has won rave reviews from riders from around the globe Read More

Images and Thoughts from Alltech World Equestrian Games,Day One.

10 years ago ilse Comments Off on Images and Thoughts from Alltech World Equestrian Games,Day One.
The day of our arrival in Lexington, Kentucky, was considered triumphant on so many levels. We had a goal to arrive before the 8 pm close of the media accreditation which we achieved with 50 minutes to spare! Read More