Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010

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World Games 2010 Foundation Adds New Staff Members

August 13, 2007

The World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc., the organization responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, has announced the addition of three new employees.

Holley Groshek has been hired... Read More

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Para-Equestrian Discipline Manager Selected for WEG 2010

August 08, 2007

The World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc. has announced Lloyd Landkamer, of Hamel, Minn., will be the Para-Equestrian Discipline Manager for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Landkamer becomes one of nine managers... Read More

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New Board Members Announced for WEG 2010 Foundation

July 13, 2007

Officials with the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games has announced the addition of seven new board members to be added to the current 10-member board that has been in place since the inception of the World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc.... Read More

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Driving Course Designer for 2010 Equestrian Games Selected

June 27, 2007

Officials with the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games have announced Richard Nicoll as the event's driving course designer.

"Richard will be a tremendous asset to our efforts," stated Jack Kelly, CEO of the World Games 2010 Foundation,... Read More

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New Lexington Airport Murals Promote WEG 2010

May 29, 2007

Officials with the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games recently unveiled new signs at the Blue Grass Airport, in Lexington, Ky., promoting four disciplines that will be featured at the event, as well as scenic landscapes photographed by... Read More

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Street Sense Trainer Relaxed; All Up to the Horse Now

May 17, 2007

Trainer Carl Nafzger was relaxed at the Preakness barn Thursday morning. And, why shouldn't he be?

His Street Sense is bedded down in the first stall of the barn, reserved for the winner of the Kentucky Derby.

"If he can really run, I can... Read More

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Not a Good Day to Ride: Flooding, Fires, and a Subtropical Storm

May 09, 2007

Nature's fury made life miserable Wednesday (May 9) from one end of the nation to the other, with people forced out of their homes by wildfires near both coasts and the Canadian border and by major flooding in the Midwest.

And although... Read More

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Merv Griffin To Be Thursday's Guest On Bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses"

April 24, 2007

Join legendary entertainer/entrepreneur and Thoroughbred owner and breeder Merv Griffin for Thursday’s edition of bloodhorse.com “Talkin’ Horses” sponsored by Equine Oxygen Therapy. Griffin will be the special guest live online at Read More

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World Games 2010 Foundation Selects Official Photographer

April 13, 2007

The World Games 2010 Foundation today (April 13) announced it has reached an agreement with Red Sky Publishing for Doug Prather to be the official photographer for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010.

The Foundation stated in a... Read More

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HorseTV Channel Executive Named WEG 2010 Media Chair

April 11, 2007

The HorseTV Channel's Chris Stafford has been named as Chair of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010 Media Committee. The committee will oversee media services for the games.

"I am delighted and honored to have this responsibility,"... Read More

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Chair of World Games 2010 Foundation Stepping Down

April 04, 2007

The World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc., the organization responsible for planning and conducting the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, has announced the resignation of its board chairman, Jim Host. Tandy Patrick has been named the... Read More

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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

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Delaware Toughens Penalites for Blood Doping

March 29, 2007

Anyone caught using blood-doping agents such as erythropoietin will be fined $5,000 and suspended for 10 years under new regulations adopted March 27 by the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission.

The rules will take effect April 10 in... Read More

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WEG: Legislators Break Without Decision on Horse Park Projects

March 14, 2007

A $28 million appropriation for improvements to the Kentucky Horse Park was left in the lurch Monday when lawmakers adjourned without reaching an agreement on a number of major construction projects.

The money was to be used to build an... Read More

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Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Unveils New Logo

March 07, 2007

The World Games 2010 Foundation has unveiled the new merchandising and marketing logo for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, which is coming to the Kentucky Horse Park in 2010. The announcement was made today (March 7) at the Downtown Arts... Read More

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Pfizer Offers Products to Aid in Herpesvirus Prevention

February 25, 2007

Equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) has been in the news throughout the country recently, with outbreaks of the virus occurring in locations including Florida, Connecticut and California. EHV-1 infection can cause respiratory distress, abortions,... Read More

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Kentucky Horse Park Planning New Facilities for WEG

February 17, 2007

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Kentucky Governor Supporting Funding for Horse Park Projects

February 08, 2007

Governor Ernie Fletcher announced his support for the funding of three major improvements at the Kentucky Horse Park: a new outdoor stadium, an expansion of the new covered equine arena and comprehensive improvements of the park's 30-year-old... Read More

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Ky. Horse Park Gets Governor's Backing for $38 Million More

February 02, 2007

On a busy day at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., it's possible to see pedestrians, trucks, horses and golf carts all traveling--albeit at far different speeds--down the same narrow road.

That kind of infrastructure isn't... Read More

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2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Adds Director of External Relations

January 02, 2007

The World Games 2010 Foundation today announced that it has added Terry Johnson as its Director of External Relations. Johnson assumes the post after serving for two years as Executive Director of the Kentucky Sports Authority in Frankfort.... Read More

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Oregon Mare Rescued From Mud Hole

December 30, 2006

Firefighters rescued a 2-year-old mare yesterday (Dec. 29) from a hole in her pasture in Salem, Ore., said KOIN News 6 in an online report (Read More

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New Ky. Highway Signs Designed to Increase WEG Awareness

December 16, 2006

Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher recently unveiled a prototype of highway signs that will be placed in prominent locations throughout Kentucky promoting the state as the home of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The project is a joint... Read More

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2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Announces Athlete's Advisory Committee

December 10, 2006

In order to ensure that the needs and concerns of the equestrian world’s best athletes are addressed at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG), the World Games 2010 Foundation, Inc., the organization in charge of putting on the Games,... Read More

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Ky. Horse Park Requesting State Funds for Road Improvements

November 22, 2006

The Kentucky Horse Park plans to ask the state for more funding to improve roads before hosting the World Equestrian Games in 2010.

Park officials said they would ask lawmakers for an additional $10 million to $12 million. The money would b... Read More

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DigiKnow Selected as Interactive Agency for WEG 2010

September 26, 2006

DigiKnow, Inc. has been selected as the Interactive Agency of Record for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

"We needed to find a firm with experience--communicating our... Read More