Thursday, September 23, 2010

WEG Results: Live Scoring and Results Available On-Line - Link repaired

For continuously updated 2010 Alltech® World Equestrian Games scoring and results lick here. Live results will be divided by discipline and updated as the scores are compiled. If you would prefer, cut and past this line into your browser:

WEG Entry Lists: Published for Dressage, Endurance, and Reining

With one day to go the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games have announced definite entries for the following disciplines: Dressage, Endurance and Reining.

Definite entries for the three disciplines can be viewed online here

The 2010 Games will begin September 25 with the Reining competition and Opening Ceremonies. Endurance will be held on September 26. The Dressage competition will begin September 27 and will end on October 1 with the sold-out Dressage Freestyle.

Definite entries for Driving, Eventing, Jumping, Para-Dressage and Vaulting will be available within the coming days.

WEG TV: Local Broadcast of WEG Opening Ceremonies Planned!

LEXINGTON, KY—1 Day to Go--When the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games officially begin on Saturday, Kentuckians will have the opportunity to witness the pageantry and excitement of the opening ceremonies as most of the state’s NBC affiliates broadcast the event live from 7:00–9:00 p.m. EST Saturday.

The following Kentucky NBC affiliates will be carrying the live show:

·         WLEX, Lexington

·         WAVE, Louisville

·         WLWT, Cincinnati

·         WNKY, Bowling Green

·         WPSD, Paducah

·         WFIE, Evansville (Indiana)

The broadcast will be produced by Carr-Hughes Productions, the official host broadcaster of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Heading up the production will be five-time Emmy winner Jim Carr, 20-year Olympic veteran Bob Hughes and acclaimed director Brian Douglas, who led the complete broadcast production of two Olympics.  The show will be hosted by Nancy Cox and Kevin Christopher of WLEX – Lexington.

The opening ceremonies will see a cast of nearly 1,500 people, ages 8 to 80, joining almost 200 horses from around the world for a celebration of dreams that will play tribute to the Games’ American debut. With scenes of the prairie, Broadway, the Wild West, and the Deep South, the show will journey through the history of horses and man as well as iconic moments in U.S. history and culture.

Forty different acts will be featured, including Kentuckian Wynonna Judd; opera stars Denyce Graves, Cynthia Lawrence and Ronan Tynan; Sara Lee Guthrie; Cherryholmes; and Jazz at Lincoln Center among other notables. World-renowned boxing legend, humanitarian, global icon and Kentucky native Muhammad Ali will also be making a special appearance.

Along with the opening ceremonies, the broadcast will also include regional features and a special preview of the coming events as eight world championships are contested over the following 15 days.

 “The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games will be an epic moment in the Commonwealth’s history. Never before has an international sporting event of this magnitude come to our Bluegrass,” said Terry Johnson, vice president of marketing and sponsorship for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. “We are delighted that NBC affiliates throughout the state have partnered to bring the show to Kentuckians.”

Opening ceremony tickets are still available but selling quickly. Experience it in person by securing your tickets today at 1-888-934-2010.

An opening ceremonies mobile app is also now available for $0.99 download.

WEG TV: Detailed WEG TV Coverage Schedule

NBC Networks Unite for Most Live U.S. TV Coverage of Equestrian Sports in History
Universal Sports, NBC Sports and to cover more than 80 hours of 2010 World Equestrian Games

September 22, 2010: Universal Sports and NBC Sports are teaming up to provide fans with the most extensive live television coverage of equestrian sports in U.S. history. NBC Sports will air 8 ½ hours of LIVE coverage on three consecutive weekends, beginning this Saturday at 12 Noon ET. Universal Sports will show more than 15 hours LIVE, including the majority of the show jumping competition. Universal Sports will also air taped broadcasts of the Reining Final, the Dressage Freestyle, the Driving competition and the Vaulting Final. The joint effort will include more than 30 hours of live and taped television coverage of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Lexington, KY. This total amount of U.S. television coverage is unprecedented for equestrian sports in this country.

This prestigious international event is being held at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington from September 25 to October 10. Lexington-area cable operator Insight Communications will offer the Universal Sports network to its subscribers on a trial basis beginning on September 24, allowing local horse enthusiasts to watch the action from start to finish.

The World Equestrian Games is held once every four years, with 2010 marking the first time the event will be held on U.S. soil. The Games feature the best riders and drivers in eight disciplines – dressage, show jumping, eventing, vaulting, reining, driving, endurance and para-equestrian dressage, which involves disabled riders. The 16-day competition is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors to Lexington, a city known as the “Horse Capital of the World.”

All sessions of competition from the three Olympic equestrian disciplines -- dressage, eventing and jumping -- will be streamed LIVE on for a one-time subscription fee of $29.99. A daily purchase option of $12.99 also will be available. Full replays of subscription content will be provided for on-demand viewing. The live streaming begins with dressage (Sept. 27-29, Oct. 1), continues with eventing (Sept. 30, Oct. 1-3) and concludes with jumping (Oct. 4-6, 8-9). For details and a complete schedule of coverage on, go to

Additional live coverage of the international disciplines of reining, driving, vaulting, endurance, and recorded coverage of para-equestrian dressage, will air on the United States Equestrian Federation Network at Pay-Per-View coverage of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games will also be offered at

World Equestrian Games Television Schedule

September 26, 2010
Team Reining Competition
Opening Ceremonies
12:00 (NOON) ET – 1:30 PM ET (LIVE)

September 27, 2010
Team Reining Competition
11:00 AM ET – 12:30 PM ET (taped)
Universal Sports

October 3, 2010
Show Jumping and Eventing-Cross Country
Freestyle Dressage and Reining Individual
1:00 PM ET – 4:00 PM ET (LIVE)
4:00 PM ET – 6:00 PM ET (LIVE)

October 4, 2010
Show Jumping Speed Competition
10:00 AM ET – 12:30 PM ET (LIVE)
2:30 PM ET – 5:00 PM ET (LIVE)
Universal Sports

October 5, 2010
Show Jumping Team Competition
10:00 AM ET – 12:30 PM ET (LIVE)
2:30 PM ET – 5:00 PM ET (LIVE)
Universal Sports

October 6, 2010
Show Jumping Team Competition Finals
7:00 PM ET – 9:30 PM ET (LIVE)
Universal Sports

October 7, 2010
Eventing Finals
Dressage Freestyle and Reining Individual
11:30 AM ET – 2:30 PM ET (taped)
2:30 PM ET – 4:30 PM ET (taped)
Universal Sports
October 8, 2010
Show Jumping Individual Competition
5:30 PM ET – 7:00 PM ET (LIVE)
Universal Sports

October 9, 2010
Show Jumping Final Four
8:00 PM ET – 9:30 PM ET (LIVE)
Universal Sports

October 10, 2010
Show Jumping Finals, Vaulting, Driving and
Closing Ceremonies
4:00 PM ET – 6:00 PM ET (LIVE)

October 11, 2010
Show Jumping Finals, Vaulting, Driving and
Closing Ceremonies
11:30 AM ET – 1:30 PM ET (taped)
Universal Sports

October 14, 2010
Driving  Finals
6:00 PM ET – 7:00 PM ET (taped)
Universal Sports

October 15, 2010
Vaulting Final
6:00 PM ET - 7:00 PM ET (taped)
Universal Sports