OK everyone, it’s the day we’ve all been waiting for! Show jumping begins at 10 a.m. EST in the U.S. Trust Arena and PSA to spectators traveling to the venue: Spectator parking has been relocated next to the Sandy Plains Volunteer Headquarters. For home viewers, it does not appear that the Olympic Channel or NBCSN have adjusted their broadcast following the rescheduling of the event. For US and Canada viewers, it seems that FEI TV is the only option to watch it live. Bummer, I know.
National Holiday: National Apple Dumpling Day
U.S. Weekend Results:
Monday News and Notes:
WEG spectator parking has been moved. Spectator parking for the WEG is now located next to the Sandy Plains Volunteer Headquarters for Monday and Tuesday. Follow Department of Transportation signs to the parking lot. Parking at the Steeplechase Lot will reconvene on Wednesday, September 19. [Parking moved]
Laura Kraut and Boyd Martin aren’t concerned with the weather. “Hand walk? I rode this morning!” said Kraut. The area around Tryon is under advisory for heavy flooding and mud slides, but the venue itself seems to only be suffering minor flooding. [How The WEG And Its Athletes Are Weathering The Storm]
Tsetserleg grew up through the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) program and is now competing for Team USA at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). The message that both Holekamp and Turner want everyone to know: If they can do it, anyone can do it! [The Event College at #Tryon2018: From YEH to WEG with Tsetserleg]
H&H’s eventing editor reports in from Tryon after what she calls, “one of the oddest days of my life.” On the one hand, it was a championship cross-country day. On the other, it was the day it seemed like she was going to experience the first hurricane. [Pippa Roome’s WEG blog: when Hurricane Florence meets cross-country day…]