The Eight Disciplines Of The World Equestrian Games

by Rick Howlett on September 22, 2010

The World Equestrian Games taking over central Kentucky this month are comprised of eight disciplines designed to test horse and rider.            

In this four-part series, Kentucky Public Radio’s Brenna Angel explores the ins-and-outs of these equine sports, from competition rules to what spectators can expect to see.         

First, she speaks with experts in driving and reining:

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This report focuses on dressage and para dressage:

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The third installment is on show jumping and eventing:

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In this report, vaulting and endurance are discussed:

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Opening ceremonies for the World Equestrian Games are Saturday, September 25.

(Photos courtesy of WUKY, Lexington)

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