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WEG 2010--Misc.

Some Misc facts and observations on the
2010 WEG:

--2010 is the first time in the history of the World Equestrian Games that the show has been held outside Europe.
 
--58 nations are competing at WEG this year; 1100 horses are at the Kentucky Horse Park with 900 riders. (this number seems to grow as the show continues!)
 
--The rings for reining and dressage/show jumping were carefully honed to the type of use at the show.  Basically, reining was soft and deep top to a firmer arena that was slideable; and the dressage had a firmer bottem that would not allow slipping and much less depth of top layers.  I am sure that more specifics will be revealed.
The result is that the competitors have been very, very pleased with the footing, and very complimentary to the show management.
 
--The Kentucky Horse Park was originally used for the annual 3 star Rolex 3-day event that attracted International competitors due to the natural areas available for the cross-country.  Since the development has begun, the site has become headquarters for many breeds and equine organizations.  Not to mention the multi-million dollar Kentucky Horse Park Museum!

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