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NBC Sports Presents Nearly 65 Hours Of FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 Coverage Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 12

NBC Sports presents nearly 65 hours of FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 coverage, including a record 57 live hours, beginning Wednesday, September 12, from Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina, presented across NBC, NBCSN, and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. Live coverage begins with the dressage team and individual grand prix September 12 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, and continues with the endurance team and individual ride at 8:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The event culminates on Sunday, September 23, with live coverage of the jumping individual third competition at 12:00 p.m. ET on NBC, followed by the driving cones test at 1:30 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

Events on NBC and NBCSN will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA content will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com, OlympicChannel.com, the NBC Sports app, and the Olympic Channel app.

The FEI World Equestrian Games™ are held every four years in the middle of the Summer Olympic cycle. World champions will be crowned across eight disciplines, including the three Olympic events (jumping, dressage, and eventing). Rio bronze medalist Laura Graves is expected to headline the Americans in dressage, while three-time Olympic medalist McLain Ward should highlight the Americans in jumping.

Randy Moss calls the event on NBC and NBCSN, joined by analyst Melanie Smith-Taylor. Kenny Rice will report from Tryon International Equestrian Center.

NBC SPORTS APP: NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app - NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs - will stream coverage on NBC and NBCSN via "TV Everywhere," giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android, and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, PlayStation, and Xbox.

The NBC Sports app is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital's technology service, which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.

Following is NBC Sports' FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 television schedule (all times ET, subject to change):

Wednesday, September 12, 2:00 p.m.
Dressage Team & Individual Grand Prix: Session 2 (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Wednesday, September 12, 8:00 p.m.
Endurance Team & Individual Ride (LIVE)
NBCSN

Thursday, September 13, 2:00 p.m.
Dressage Team & Individual Grand Prix: Session 4 (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Thursday, September 13, 7:00 p.m.
Dressage Team & Individual Grand Prix
NBCSN

Friday, September 14, 2:30 p.m.
Dressage Individual Grand Prix Special: Session 2 (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Friday, September 14, 9:00 p.m.
Dressage
NBCSN

Saturday, September 15, 12:00 p.m.
Eventing Cross-Country Test (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Saturday, September 15, 11:30 p.m.
Eventing
NBCSN

Sunday, September 16, 8:30 a.m.
Dressage Individual Grand Prix Freestyle (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Sunday, September 16, 3:00 p.m.
Eventing Jumping Test (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Sunday, September 16, 4:00 p.m.
Eventing Jumping Test (LIVE)
NBC

Tuesday, September 18, 1:30 p.m.
Vaulting Individual Female Compulsory Competition (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Tuesday, September 18, 4:00 p.m.
Vaulting Squad Compulsory Competition (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Tuesday, September 18, 6:00 p.m.
Vaulting Individual Male Compulsory Competition (LIVE)
NBCSN

Wednesday, September 19, 9:00 a.m.
Jumping Team Competition / Individual Round 1, Session 1 (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Wednesday, September 19, 1:30 p.m.
Jumping Team Competition / Individual Round 1, Session 2 (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Wednesday, September 19, 6:00 p.m.
Vaulting Nations Teams Freestyle: Individual & Squad (LIVE)
NBCSN

Thursday, September 20, 9:00 a.m.
Jumping Team Competition /Individual Qualifier: Session 1 (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Thursday, September 20, 1:30 p.m.
Jumping Team Competition /Individual Qualifier: Session 2 (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Thursday, September 20, 6:00 p.m.
Vaulting Pas de Deux Freestyle (LIVE)
NBCSN

Friday, September 21, 1:30 p.m.
Jumping Team Medals (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Friday, September 21, 11:30 p.m.
Jumping Team Medals
NBCSN

Saturday, September 22, 11:00 a.m.
Driving Marathon Test (LIVE)
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Sunday, September 23, 1:00 a.m.
Driving Marathon Test
NBCSN

Sunday, September 23, 12:00 p.m.
Jumping Individual Third Competition: Round B (LIVE)
NBC

Sunday, September 23, 1:30 p.m.
Driving Cones Test
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

To learn more about the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, please visit www.Tryon2018.com.

To purchase tickets or for more information about the WEG, please visit www.Tryon2018.com.

Click here to watch the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 promo video!

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries about the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, please visit www.Tryon2018.com or contact one of the following press officers: 

National Press Officer - Carly Weilminster at [email protected] or +1 (828) 863-1144

International Press Officer - Gayle Telford at [email protected] or 0044(0) 203 176 0355

For more information from the FEI, please contact Shannon Gibbons at [email protected] or 0041-78-750-6146.

About the Tryon International Equestrian Center
Tryon International Equestrian Center at Tryon Resort, host of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, is one of the world's premier equestrian lifestyle destinations, with first-class facilities for all eight FEI disciplines. From carousel to competition, the mission of Tryon Resort is to celebrate the magic of the horse, grow equestrian sport, and increase access to this majestic animal. Tryon Resort is a spring, summer and fall haven for equestrian competitors and enthusiasts, and a year-round destination for connoisseurs of diverse cuisine and shopping, lodging getaways, and family entertainment. Learn more at www.Tryon.com.

About the FEI World Equestrian Games™
The FEI World Equestrian Games™, held every four years in the middle of the summer Olympic cycle, is the property of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body for horse sport organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It is one of the biggest events on the global sporting calendar, combining World Championships in the Olympic disciplines of Jumping, Dressage and Eventing, the Paralympic discipline of Para-Equestrian Dressage, as well as Driving, Endurance, Vaulting and Reining.

The inaugural FEI World Equestrian Games™ were hosted in Stockholm (SWE) in 1990. Since then the Games have been staged in The Hague (NED) in 1994, Rome (ITA) in 1998, Jerez (ESP) in 2002, and Aachen (GER) in 2006. The first Games to be organized outside Europe were the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Kentucky (USA) 2010. The Games came back to Europe for the 2014 edition, the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy (FRA), which attracted more than 500,000 on-site spectators and a worldwide television audience of 350 million, as well as delivering an economic impact of €368 million to the French economy.

The Tryon 2018 Games offer qualifying slots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The FEI World Equestrian Games™ History Hub can be viewed here.

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