Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010

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New CEO Selected for WEG 2010

January 06, 2009

The World Games 2010 Foundation has selected Jamie Link as the new Chief Executive Officer of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Link has been serving as Deputy Secretary of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet... Read More

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Sport Horse Veterinary Symposium to Run with WEG

December 16, 2008

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and Alltech will sponsor a sport horse symposium for veterinarians to be held in conjunction with the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The symposium, "Promoting Peak Performance in Equine Athletes," will... Read More

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WEG Equine Piroplasmosis Protocol Released

December 12, 2008

After years in development, a plan that allows horses positive for equine piroplasmosis to enter the United States in order to compete in the Alltech 2010 World Equestrian Games was recently presented to the Fédération Equestre Internationale... Read More

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Two New Partnerships for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010

December 05, 2008

Global animal health and nutrition company, Alltech, the title sponsor of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010, recently signed partnership agreements with an Italian feed company, Grigi Cereali, and a German special feed and nutrition... Read More

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Walking Horses Get WEG Participation Nod

December 02, 2008

The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association will get a chance to show the world that their horses are versatile and sound now that officials with the World Equestrian Games Foundation have decided to allow them to perform in... Read More

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World Equestrian Games' Official Image Unveiled

December 02, 2008

The World Games 2010 Foundation today unveiled the Official Image of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, created by artist LeRoy Neiman.

The painting features each of the eight equestrian sports that comprise the World Equestrian... Read More

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Ride Along at the FEI World Endurance Championship

November 21, 2008

The first-ever FEI World Endurance Championship in Malaysia was held Nov. 7-8 in Terengganu. Meg Sleeper, VMD, Dipl. ACVIM, and her horse, Syrocco Reveille, competed on the team representing the United States.

While the competition didn't... Read More

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John Deere Named WEG 2010 Official Equipment Sponsor

November 21, 2008

Kentucky's First Lady Jane Beshear and the Kentucky Horse Park Executive Director John Nicholson rode into the indoor arena at the Park in a John Deere Gator XUV to open the press conference to announce John Deere as the official equipment... Read More

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World Equestrian Games, American Style

November 07, 2008

The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) is headquartered in Switzerland. European nations provide the core of participants in the FEI's eight disciplines. Small wonder, then, that every World Equestrian Games (WEG, the equestrian world... Read More

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WEG Test Events to Start in July

October 22, 2008

The World Games 2010 Foundation will hold a series of test competitions to prepare for the 2010 at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games at the Kentucky Horse Park.

The competitions will begin in 2009 and run through the 2010 Rolex... Read More

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2010 World Equestrian Games Desktop Apps Now Available

September 28, 2008

You can now follow the countdown to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games on your computer. A countdown clock and wallpaper backgrounds are now available for free download at Read More

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Ariat International Named as Apparel and Footwear Sponsor of 2010 WEG

September 26, 2008

The 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games is proud to announce Ariat International, Inc. as the "Official Apparel and Footwear Sponsor" of their inaugural U.S. event.

The announcement was made during the "Halfway There" celebration marking... Read More

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Lexington Halfway to Equestrian Games

September 26, 2008

As the sounds of bulldozers and tractors interrupted a news conference Thursday marking the halfway point to the 2010 World Equestrian Games, Kentucky Horse Park director John Nicholson was asked if he wanted to stop the noise.

"No, we'v... Read More

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One Year to Go Until 2010 WEG Tickets Become Available

September 24, 2008

Tickets for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games will go on sale Sept. 25, 2009.

"We are excited to announce the much-anticipated on-sale date for tickets to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games," said Ruth Mason, directo... Read More

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Competition Schedule for WEG 2010 Announced

September 22, 2008

Sixteen days of competition, showcasing the world championships of eight equestrian disciplines, are officially scheduled for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

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World Equestrian Games Community Forum Planned

September 09, 2008

Area residents with questions about the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games will have a chance to find some answers at a community forum Sept. 23.

There will be 900 horses competing in eight disciplines over 16 days at the Kentucky Hors... Read More

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Vet Preparations in Progress for World Equestrian Games

August 26, 2008

While the attention of most equine enthusiasts was turned to Hong Kong for the equestrian events of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games, preparations were well under way for the next major international equine competition: the 2010 Alltech FEI... Read More

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World Games 2010 Foundation Selects Director of Hospitality Programs

August 09, 2008

 The World Games 2010 Foundation today announced that Kim Bennett has been selected as Director of Hospitality Programs for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

As Director of Hospitality Programs, Bennett will oversee the... Read More

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Inaugural FEI World Reining Championships Set

August 06, 2008

The newest addition to international reining, the first-ever Fédération Equestre Internationale World Reining Championships, is seeing a world of support with 20 countries from four continents expected in the Sept, 12-14 competition in Manerbio,... Read More

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First Look at WEG Horse Park Layout, Venues

July 21, 2008

The World Games 2010 Foundation and the Kentucky Horse Park today released the first renderings of the Kentucky Horse Park venue plans for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, as well as the artistic renderings of a permanent indoor aren... Read More

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More Than $1 Million in Equestrian Aid Distributed

July 15, 2008

More than $1 million has been raised and distributed by 12-year-old nonprofit the Equestrian Aid Foundation (EAF), the group recently announced. This money is used to support equestrians with life-threatening illnesses or injuries. It provides... Read More

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Endurance Discipline Manager Selected for WEG 2010

June 26, 2008

Emmett B. Ross has been selected as the Endurance Discipline Manager for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Ross brings more than 20 years of international endurance riding experience, acting as trainer, Chef d'Equipe,... Read More

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WEG 2010 License Plate Planned

June 24, 2008

A specialty Kentucky license plate might soon be available in celebration of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

In order for these plates to be produced, at least 900 applications and deposits must be submitted to the World... Read More

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Three-Time World Champion Named as Chef d'Equipe for the U.S. Endurance Squad

June 14, 2008

After an extensive search, the USEF has named three-time World Endurance Champion and 1990 AHSA/Hertz Equestrian of the Year, Becky Hart, as Chef d'Equipe for the U.S. Endurance riders.

An Endurance veteran, Hart was inducted into the American... Read More

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Course Designers Selected for WEG 2010 Show Jumping

June 13, 2008

Conrad Homfeld and Richard Jeffery have been selected as course designers for show jumping at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, organizers announced recently.

The 2010 Games will feature eight world championships in equestrian sport,... Read More