Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010

Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010

  • September 25 - October 10, 2012
  • Lexington, KY, USA


Fire Kills Six Horses, Injures Four at WEG Eventer's Barn

May 31, 2011

A fire at American three-day eventer Boyd Martin's barn killed six horses and sent four more to the University... Read More


Keeping the WEG Healthy

September 27, 2010

In all horse sports equine welfare is paramount. But the major international championships present the most horse-health challenges and also attract the most scrutiny. No other equestrian competition involves the transport of more horses, from all... Read More


Fair Play: World Equestrian Games

September 26, 2010

For decades the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) has governed major international equestrian events with the objective of keeping the sport fair and drug-free--an initiative the FEI refers to as "Clean Sport." Recently, however, the FEI... Read More


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


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

September 18, 2010'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


WEG: Safeguards for International Shipment of Horses

August 28, 2010

Planning a trip abroad? Grab your passport, buy a ticket, and pack your bags. Whoa--not if you are a horse. Whenever a horse crosses an international border, the country the horse is traveling to require proof that animals will not threaten the heal... Read More


Greening the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

August 18, 2010

Over the last several months, Green Friends of the Games has worked diligently to improve different areas of the Kentucky Horse Park before the start of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Some of the greening projects include improvin... Read More


FEI Athletes Receive Anti-Doping Regulation Training

July 16, 2010

With the adoption of the new Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations (EADCMR), effective since April 2010, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has reinforced the concept of the Person Responsible in dopin... Read More


Anky: Salinero Won't Compete in WEG Dressage, Still Mending

June 23, 2010

Two-time Olympic gold medalist dressage mount Salinero will not be competing at the 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games due to ongoing complications from having injured his withers, according to his owner, trainer, and rider Anky van Grunsven o... Read More


WEG Horse Feed Plan Emphasizes Consistency

June 17, 2010

With approximately 700 horses from dozens of countries anticipated for the upcoming Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG), feed management represents a vital part of the plan to ensure these elite athletes maintain optimal health and welfare...... Read More


FEI: Sapphire's Disqualification for Protection, Not Punishment

April 20, 2010

The disqualification of Sapphire at the FEI World Cup Final in Geneva based on findings of hypersensitivity is not intended to punish but to protect, according to officials of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI).

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FEI to Delay New Medication Rules

December 01, 2009

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Bureau has passed a resolution delaying implementation of the new Equine Prohibited Substances List and the accompanying Equine Anti-Doping and Controlled Medication Regulations... Read More


Equine-Related Podcasts Now on

November 18, 2009 has become a syndication partner for five podcasts presented by and their sponsors. You can listen to these entertaining and educational talk... Read More


WEG Endurance Test Event Needs Volunteers

September 04, 2009

Want to spend a Kentucky autumn day watching some elite equine athletes and riders do their thing against a backdrop of Bluegrass? How about getting an inside view of the veterinary work behind the scenes at an international endurance event?... Read More


WEG Ticket Prices, Schedules Released

June 30, 2009

Ticket prices and detailed competition schedules for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games are now available. The world championships of eight equestrian disciplines will come to the Kentucky Horse Park from Sept. 25 through Oct. 10, 2010.... Read More


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


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


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


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


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


Allen Named WEG 2010 Official Veterinary Coordinator

April 03, 2007

The World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc. has announced their selection of Kent Allen, DVM, as the official Veterinary Coordinator of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010.

"Dr. Allen will be a tremendous asset to th... Read More


Alltech Announces $10 Million Title Sponsorship for 2010 WEG

June 20, 2006

Alltech, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, announced its title sponsorship yesterday (June 19)for the 2010 FEI games to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. This marks the first time in FEI history that the World Equestrian... Read More


Health Aspects of the World Equestrian Games

December 27, 2005

Kentucky Gov. Ernie Fletcher announced Dec. 6 that the Kentucky Horse Park (KHP) in Lexington will host the 2010 Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) World Equestrian Games (WEG). While this is a wonderful opportunity for the KHP and the... Read More


Kentucky to Host 2010 World Equestrian Games

December 06, 2005

"The Kentucky Horse Park will be the host of the 2010 Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) World Equestrian Games (WEG)," announced Ernie... Read More


WEG: Germany's Jung And Great Britain Claim Eventing Gold

October 03, 2010

It was back to Rolex Outdoor Stadium today for the conclusion of the Eventing World Championships, presented by Reem Acra, where Germany's Michael Jung (33.0) remained dominant and claimed the individual gold medal as Great Britain (139.4) ... Read More