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WEG Wrap-Up

A photographic wrap-up of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington September 25 - October 10.

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Gero Meyer from Germany shows a handstand during the compulsory test in Individual Vaulting at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

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USA's Craig Schmersal slides his way to a silver medal in the Individual Reining at the 2010 WEG.

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The German vaulting team compete in the freestyle during the Team Vaulting competition at the WEG.

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The Swiss driving team led by Werner Ulrich featured the lone gray horse of the driving event.

Photo: Christy M. West

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Rodrigo Pessoa, a top four finalist in the Show Jumping at the WEG, schools his horse HH Rebozo before the finals.

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A view of the Show Jumping finals from the media box in Rolex Stadium at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

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This dramatic crystal horse was hung in the entry to the Alltech Experience in the trade show at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

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Photo: Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief

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An eventing competitor praises his equine partner as the pair warms up for the dressage portion of the Eventing.

Photo: Dawn Garner

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Frank Hosmar on Tiesto competes in the Para-Dressage for the Netherlands during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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Samaritano, with Portugal's Manuel Grave on board, navigates the Salato Wildlife jump during the Eventing.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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A show jumping competitor clears the Riverboat jump as he navigates through the Louisville Downtown jump scene at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Photo: Megan Arszman

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Thermographic Imaging at the WEG: Note how hosing this horse's body effectively cools down its body temperature, as shown in this thermographic image.

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Thermographic Imaging at the WEG: This thermographic image, taken after driving marathon, shows how much warmer the horses are when they discontinue work. Note that one horse in the pair is hotter than the other.

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Thermographic Imaging at the WEG: This image, taken with a thermographic camera, shows how the horses' bodies remain relatively cool as they're moving. One of the wheeler horses appears hotter than the others.

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FEI President HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein (right), along with other FEI, USEF, and Alltech representatives, stands in front of the crowd during the medal ceremonies for Eventing at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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In front of the crowd, Michael Jung of Germany on Biosthetique-Sam FBW, celebrates after clearing the last fence and winning the individual portion of Eventing during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

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Kyle Carter of Canada on Madison Park finishes the cross country portion of the Eventing at WEG.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt