Sep 17, 2018

Only One Phase To Go . . . Your Guide to WEG Show Jumping

By Jessica Duffy - USEA Staff
The course is set for WEG show jumping! USEA/Leslie Mintz Photo.

The day everyone has been waiting (and waiting!) for is finally here . . . show jumping day! Hurricane Florence threw a wrench in the plans for the eventing schedule at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) so show jumping was rescheduled from the traditional Sunday to Monday.

Eighty-three horses started the competition, 72 horses finished cross-country, and 70 horses presented at the final horse inspection with all passing.

With an extra day of rest before show jumping and only one rail separating first through seventh place the WEG Championship title is ripe for the picking.

Felix Vogg and Colero from Switzerland will be the first pair to tackle Alan Wade’s show jumping course at 10:00 a.m. William Coleman and Tight Lines will be the first U.S. representatives on course as the fourth to go. They will be followed by Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg and then Phillip Dutton and Z. Sitting in ninth place currently, Lynn Symansky and Donner will be the final U.S. pair to jump.

Find the full starting order here

Looking for ways to watch the WEG show jumping? The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will be broadcasting live beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Want to view more comprehensive coverage? FEI TV will be live streaming today’s entire competition. A WEG Pass, which will allow you to watch all the WEG coverage aired on FEI TV, is $26.99. Click here for all the package options and get signed up!

If you want to follow the action but don't want to pay for FEI TV keep your eye on the USEA Instagram Story!


The show jumping course.

The USEA is taking a look behind the curtain at the World Equestrian Games at some of the different roles that make this event possible. Click on the links below to check out the USEA Event College videos and read the Backstage at WEG articles.

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