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At Tryon 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games - Hurricane Florence continues to challenge riders and organizers at the FEI World Equestrian Games 2018 (WEG) in Mill Spring, North Carolina. The extreme weather has played havoc with the 13-day event at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) since it got underway on September 11.

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Horses, Hurricanes, and World-Class Competition - As organizers and competitors stared down the threat of Hurricane Florence, the prestigious FEI World Equestrian Games 2018 (WEG) got underway on September 11. The WEG is held every four years in the middle of the Olympic cycle and is the go-to event on the global equestrian sporting calendar. This year, it is being hosted at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Mill Spring, North Carolina, and the schedule includes the disciplines of jumping, dressage, para-equestrian dressage, eventing, driving, endurance, vaulting, and reining. Also featured are equestrian-focused demonstrations, exhibitions, and the inaugural annual World Equine Expo™ all showcased in the 13-day event ending September 23.

The FEI World Equestrian Games™, held every four years in the middle of the Olympic cycle, is one of the biggest events on the global sporting calendar, combining eight equestrian World Championship caliber events in a pre-determined location. The FEI disciplines – Jumping, Dressage and Para-Equestrian Dressage, Eventing, Driving, Endurance, Vaulting and Reining – are all included on the competition schedule, while equestrian-focused demonstrations and exhibitions will also be hosted throughout the duration of the event. The 2018 edition of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ will be held in Mill Spring, NC, over 13 days from September 11-23rd, 2018 at Tryon International Equestrian Center.

On December 21, 2017, Woodbine Entertainment announced a donation of $10,000 USD to the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) to assist those impacted by the tragic Lilac Fire at San Luis Rey Downs Training Center in Bonsall, California.

May 23-27, 2017 - Over $115,000 in Added Money! The Time Has Come – The Competition Is Set – We’ve Broken Tradition! The first Wild Card Reining Challenge in Las Vegas, Nevada was held May 25th through the 29th, 2016. Hosted by the South Point Hotel, Casino and Equestrian Center, the “Wild Card” was specifically created to offer young reining horses more time to receive the training they need to begin long and sound careers in the demanding sport of reining.

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission voted on January 13, 2017, to withdraw from consideration for hosting the ninth International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) World Equestrian Games, to be held in 2022.

On November 22, 2016, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) General Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favour of the proposed format changes for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020, which will now go to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board for final approval in 2017.

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