Drawn Order Confirmed for WEG: Canada 1st, USA 5th

Go Canada! Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Canada has been drawn first to go for eventing at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, with the U.S. drawn fifth to go. There are 23 countries represented in eventing at WEG, with 16 teams and 83 total combinations.

The drawn order is as follows:

1st – Canada
2nd – China
3rd – Spain
4th – Germany
5th – USA
6th – Great Britain
7th – Poland
8th – Belgium
9th – South Africa
10th – Australia
11th – Brazil
12th – New Zealand
13th – Norway
14th – Ireland
15th – Italy
16th – Mexico
17th – France
18th – Japan
19th – Netherlands
20th – Ecuador
21st – Finland
22nd – Sweden
23rd – Switzerland

Click here to view detailed age, breeding and ownership information on all the horses competing in eventing at WEG.

The eventing action starts tomorrow with the first horse inspection at 3 p.m. EST. The inspection will take place next to the U.S. Trust Arena and is open to the public.

The competition schedule for eventing at WEG is:

  • Thursday, Sept. 13: Dressage from 9 a.m.-4:40 p.m. EST
  • Friday, Sept. 14: Dressage from 9 a.m.-4:40 p.m. EST
  • Saturday, Sept 15: Cross country from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. EST
  • Sunday, Sept. 16: Show jumping from 3:15-5:45 p.m. EST

Click here for full information on how to watch live on TV and online.

The EN team is working closely with Tryon to monitor the potential impact of Hurricane Florence on WEG. The FEI has scheduled a press conference for 5 p.m. EST today to discuss the venue’s inclement weather plan. Stay tuned for a full report.

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