The World Equestrian Games (WEG) begin today, hosted by the Tryon International Equestrian Center, Mill Spring, North Carolina. 800 athletes and horses representing 71 countries will be competing in eight disciplines including; endurance, reining, dressage, vaulting, para-dressage, jumping, driving and eventing. WEG is held every four years in the middle of the Olympic cycle. World champions will be awarded for each discipline including the three Olympic events; jumping, dressage and eventing.
For those not planning to attend, there are many viewing options available via cable or online.
FEI TV will provide live stream coverage beginning today, September 11. You will need to subscribe to watch events but FEI is offering a special WEG Pass for only $26.99.
NBC, NBCSports and The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will provide 65 hours of coverage including 57 hours live beginning September 12. You may also download the NBCSports app to your phone to watch.
StreamHorse is also a good reference maintaining a comprehensive list of global viewing options.
WEG events are scheduled through September 23 and organizers are keeping close tabs on Hurricane Florence. Weather updates are posted regularly on the WEG homepage. As of the latest post, Monday evening, WEG is proceeding as scheduled.
Photography Courtesy the Tryon International Equestrian Center