Tag: TIEC

Sep 26, 2018

Volunteering with Christina Gray

“Volunteers are the backbone of our sport because if we had to pay every person that’s needed to run an event, the entry fee would be up to $2,000 a horse.” Christina Gray explained. “It’s astronomical the number of volunteers that are needed to do this sport but it’s what makes the sport so great.” A show secretary extraordinaire and a newly minted FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) volunteer, Gray has been on both sides of the volunteer curtain.

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Sep 23, 2018 Series + Championships

Through the Lens: FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018

While competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) was delayed for a day between cross-country and show jumping to allow Hurricane Florence to pass through, even the threat of a tropical storm couldn't dampen the spirits of the 83 horse-and-rider combinations who flocked to the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, North Carolina to represent 23 countries in the 2018 Eventing World Championships.

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Sep 20, 2018 Eventing News

Box Qutie Euthanized Due to Complications Resulting from Injury Sustained at WEG

Wednesday, September 19 - It is with great regret that we confirm that the horse Box Qutie (FEI ID 103ZC00), ridden by Sweden’s Anna Freskgård (FEI ID 10047105) in the Eventing Championship at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, was euthanised at 4:21 this afternoon.

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Sep 17, 2018 Series + Championships

British Sweep Team and Individual Gold at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games

In a nail-biting finish at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, North Carolina, Rosalind Canter (GBR) and Allstar B claimed the individual gold medal in the eventing world championship and solidified Team Great Britain’s spot at the top of the podium with a double-clear round over Alan Wade’s show jumping course.

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Sep 17, 2018 Competitions

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

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.

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Sep 16, 2018 Competitions

Seventy Horses Move Forward to Show Jumping at WEG

All horses presented to the ground jury of Anne-Mette Binder (DEN), Jane Hamlin (USA), and Andrew Bennie (NZL) were deemed fit to compete in the final phase of competition tomorrow. Seventy horses will move forward to the show jumping competition.

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Sep 16, 2018 Competitions

Cross-Country Review with EquiRatings

The reigning European Champions were faultless across the country to move up into individual gold overnight. They have left all of the poles in the cups on three previous occasions at CCI4* level from five runs and did so when on the way to winning in Strzegom last year. Ingrid’s 23.3 is the third lowest two-phase score in WEG history behind Michael Jung (22 – Kentucky 2010) and Mark Todd (22.7 - Rome 1998).

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Sep 16, 2018 Competitions

WEG Eventing Horse Inspection Scheduled for 2:00 p.m.

The horse inspection for eventing will be at 2:00 p.m. today, Sunday, September 16, in Ring 2. The schedule for tomorrow's show jumping competition has yet to be determined.

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Sep 15, 2018 Competitions

Klimke Gallops to the Lead; Symansky and Donner in Top 10 on Cross-Country Day at WEG

Captain Mark Phillips got it right when he said, “The sport of eventing had a wonderful day." Eighty-one riders representing 23 countries set forth on Phillips’ championship course this morning for the cross-country portion of the eventing world championship at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, North Carolina.

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Sep 15, 2018 Competitions

Are You Ready To Rumble? Your Ultimate Guide to Cross-Country Day at WEG

It’s time for everyone’s favorite day: cross-country day! Eighty-three riders will be setting out on Captain Mark Phillips’ 5,700-meter, 10-minute course at 11:00 a.m. to tackle the spectacular 26 fences and 42 jumping efforts he has set for the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018 eventing world championship.

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Sep 15, 2018 Competitions

Important Update on Rescheduling of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 Weekend Timetable

The latest weather forecast from the National Weather Service, which has an onsite weather station here at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), shows heavy rain starting on Saturday evening through Sunday. As a result, it is planned to move the final jumping phase for eventing to Monday, September 17 (starting time to be confirmed).

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