At the end of the Team, Women’s and Men’s individual Compulsory Tests the scores are tight, proving that the standards have risen once more and that this is going to be the toughest vaulting championships any World Equestrian Games has ever seen.
Dutch vaulter Claire de Ridder has probably battled harder than any other athlete to get to WEG after suffering a terrible injury to her ankle only 13 months ago, during the European Championships in Austria.
Experience the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy and you might get a little emotional, jump up and down for the athletes, shriek and exalt for the horses, “ahh” for the winners and “ooh” for the losers. Joy,...
On tap tomorrow, Wednesday 3 September, is the second day of the Jumping with the individual and team qualifications and the second day of Vaulting with the free programme of the individual and team competitions.
After the first week of competition, attendance across the different venues in Normandy has been in line with estimates and points to a strong second week that will feature Jumping, Vaulting, Driving and, as a demonstration sport, Polo.