Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010

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Technology at WEG Endurance Event: GPS Tracking and Swipe Card Accuracy

September 25, 2010

Cutting-edge GPS technology will provide real-time tracking of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Endurance competitors as they race tomorrow in Lexington, Ky. "Anyone with a laptop will be able to track the horses, at the event ... Read More

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Mass Transit; To the World Equestrian Games We Go!

September 25, 2010

Starting in late summer, the largest airlift of competition horses ever--more than 650 in all--will begin. The horses will compete in the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, and they will come from... Read More

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WEG: The Gates Have Opened and Competition Has Begun

September 25, 2010

After years of anticipation, the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games kicked off this morning in Lexington, Ky. Today's competition events include Reining Team Competition Part 1, which began at 9 a.m. EDT, and Reining Team C... Read More

A horse van unloads at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport where a temporary quarantine site has been erected.

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Getting Ready for WEG

September 24, 2010

A look at some of the preparations for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Ky. ... Read More

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WEG: Preview of the Excitement to Come

September 24, 2010

History will be made when the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) opens on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, one of the world's most evocative permanent equestrian centers located in the heart of America's ... Read More

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WEG: Australian Event Horse Withdrawn Due to Shipping Fever

September 23, 2010

Australian event horse Kirby Park Irish Jester, ridden by Megan Jones, was withdrawn from the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games due to a travel-related illness. The 17-year-old Australian-bred gelding developed a fever after arriving in quaran... Read More

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WEG: Get to Know the Horses of Team U.S.A.

September 21, 2010

People and horses from around the world are descending on the Kentucky Horse Park for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). With the world's largest airlift of horses already underway, horses from every corner of the earth are making... Read More

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WEG: USEF Names U.S. Endurance Team

September 20, 2010

The USEF has named the following horse/rider combinations to the Endurance Team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) to be held Sept. 25-Oct. 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The following horse/rider ... Read More

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WEG: USEF Names U.S. Dressage Team

September 20, 2010

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following horse/rider combinations to the U.S. Dressage Team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) to be held Sept. 25-Oct. 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington,... Read More

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WEG: Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital Providing Care and Education at Games

September 19, 2010

When more than 800 equine athletes arrive at the Kentucky Horse Park from all over the world for the FEI World Equestrian Games, their handlers will pay close attention to how well they have endured the stress of travel and are settling in to t... Read More

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Ask the Vet LIVE Q&A: World Equestrian Games Horse Care Recording Now Available

September 18, 2010

TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE session on World Equestrian Games Horse Care, held on Sept. 8, is now available for listening on demand. Scores of questions on transportation of World Equestrian Games equine athletes, nutrition, pain management, and ... Read More

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WEG: Quarantine Facility Ready for Equine Athletes

September 17, 2010

A temporary equine quarantine facility at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport is ready to facilitate the entry of horses from around the world competing in the eight World Championships of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG),... Read More

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WEG: Free Shuttles for Spectators

September 17, 2010

Governor Steve Beshear today announced that visitors to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games who pay to park on the Kentucky Horse Park grounds can catch a free shuttle that will take them directly to the front entry of the park. Shuttles... Read More

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WEG: What are the U.S. Teams Up To?

September 15, 2010

Ten days to go before the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG), held Sept. 25-Oct. 10 in Lexington, Ky., and the American horses and riders are putting the finishing touches on their preparation. Where are they and what are they up to? ... Read More

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WEG: USEF Announces Eventing Team

September 15, 2010

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following horse/rider combinations as the team and individuals to the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) which will take place from Sept. 25-Oct... Read More

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WEG: USEF Announces Driving Team

September 15, 2010

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following drivers to the U.S. Driving Team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games to be held Sept. 25-Oct. 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky.... Read More

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Victoria Max-Theurer to Skip WEG for Welfare of her Horse

September 13, 2010

Top Austrian dressage rider Victoria Max-Theurer has announced that, in the best interest of her horse, she will not compete in the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). The 24-year-old's dressage horse, Augustin OLD, underwent col... Read More

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WEG: Avaya Named Technology Sponsor

September 12, 2010

Avaya, Inc., a global leader in enterprise communications systems, software and services, has been named an Official Technology Sponsor of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). ... Read More

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WEG: First Group of Horses Arrive at the Kentucky Horse Park

September 10, 2010

With just 14 days until the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, the first group of eight horses arrived at the Kentucky Horse Park on Friday afternoon. This first group of equine athletes represent Chile and Guate... Read More

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AAEP Enters Global Spotlight During WEG

September 09, 2010

When elite equestrians compete for world titles this month, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) will be working behind the scenes and before the cameras to ensure the health of equine athletes. The 2010 Alltech FE... Read More

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Green Initiatives in Place for Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

September 03, 2010

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games is proud to announce plans for efficient recycling and waste reduction during the 16-day event, by partnering with Green Duck composting and recycling solutions company.Using eco-stations and c... Read More