Judges, Officials Appointed for World Equestrian Games

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The apointment of judges and officials for dressage and other equestrian disciplines at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games were announced Tuesday, just over 200 days from the event to be staged in Normandy, France Aug. 23-Sept. 7.

President Isabelle Judet of France will be president of the ground jury with members Elizabeth McMullen of Canada, Susan Hoevenaars of Australia, Stephen Clarke of Great Britain, Liselotte Fore of the United States, Dietrich Plewa of Germany and Francis Verbeek of the Netherlands. Susanne Baarup of Denmark is the reserve.

The Judges Supervisory Panel comprises Dieter Schüle of Germany, Ghislain Fouarge of the Netherlands and David Hunt of Great Britain.

Maribel Alonso of Mexico is Technical Delegate and Jacques van Daele of Belgium the Chief Steward.

“We are extremely grateful to the international officials who will be traveling from around the world to Normandy, where they will be working closely with the organizing committee, the FEI and our athletes, upholding the key values and principles of these Games including fair play and providing the perfect stage for this seventh edition of the Games,” said Ingmar de Vos, FEI Secretary General.

WEG was created in 1990 as the showcase of the seven international equestrian disciplines plus para dressage and are held once every four years.