Horse and Hound’s Pippa Roome has all the news on how England is faring in her preparations for the WEG, and closer to home, Lexington’s Mayor Jim Newberry updates us on Spotlight Downtown Lexington WEG 2010. Listen in….
2010 Radio Show Episode 76 – England & Spotlight Downtown Lexington:
- Hosts: Samantha Clark and Glenn the Geek
- Guest: Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry
- Guest: Horse and Hound Reports Editor, Pippa Roome
- News: US WEG Team Reining hopefuls will have to start finalizing their plans for qualifications. Next month sees the first two of the final four remaining qualifiers to be held at the Cowboy Capitol Classic in Stephenville, Texas.
- News: This year, for the first time since the inception of the World Equestrian Games in 1990 in Stockholm, Sweden, Great Britain will probably be not be fielding a full driving team.
- News: Horse TV has won the USEF’s most prestigious media award for it’s coverage, production and broadcast of last year’s CAI Live Oak Combined Driving Event which included interviews with past WEG champions and WEG hopefuls, as well as poignant personal stories mixed in with the action.
- News: Alexa King, the woman responsible for the beautiful bronze of Barbaro, has started work on the sculptures for the WEG 2010 series for the exhibit at the Museum of the Horse, at the Kentucky Horse Park.
- Mentioned in Show: Allltech FEI 2010 World Equestrian Games blog diary piece from Beezie Madden.
- News: Not only does the new and wonderful website EventingNation.com have all the latest news, blogs and links related to eventing, they also recently posted a great, little piece about the history of the World Equestrian Games, AND they carry the eventing radio show too. What more could you ask for?
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