This week the 2010 Radio Show has a mission; not just to entertain and inform, but to please help three outstanding and inspiring, young para-equestrians ride at this year’s World Equestrian Games. Listen in as dressage legend Robert Dover explains how he got involved in helping these athletes find partners for the 2010 World Equestrian Games… 2010 Radio Show Episode 82 – Robert Dover, and Please Help 3 Para-Equestrians:
- Hosts: Samantha Clark and Glenn the Geek
- Guest: Robert Dover
- Guests: Becca Hart, Holly Bergay, and Jonathan Wentz
- News: Alltech FEI 2010 World Equestrian Games hopefuls are getting busy in all disciplines all over the world, and especially here in the United States, the competition is really beginning to heat up.
- News: Alltech unveiled another initiative last week, this time to encourage Kentucky school children to become involved in the World Equestrian Games. Dr Lyons himself was on hand at Squires Elementary School here in Lexington to explain what the World Equestrian Games are all about and also the Alltech Creative Scholar Programme, which will award free general admission tickets to the Games, to roughly one in every 25 students in participating schools.
- News: The United States Eventing Association is excited to welcome back Merial as a sponsor of the American Eventing Championships and the USEF Mandatory Outing for the Alltech FEI 2010 World Equestrian Games. With Merial’s generous support, $25,000 will be awarded to the winner of the Advanced Class at the 2010 AEC.
- News: The Rolex Kentucky Four Star Event, and of course the Test Event for the Alltech FEI 2010 World Equestrian Games, which is not far away now, coming up in the third week of April. British Eventer Oli Townend, who of course won Badminton and then Burghley last year has confirmed that he’s coming to Lexington to try and win Rolex and the third leg of the Grand Slam.
- News: Equestrian Australia has been fortunate once again to receive this additional funding for international travel,” commented Brett Mace Equestrian Australia High Performance Manager. “The cost of competing overseas for Equestrian athletes is extremely high and any additional support is greatly appreciated. Taking the riders and vets to this event would not have been possible without the support of the Australian Sports Commission.
- News: EMC Corporation, the world’s leading developer of information infrastructure technology and solutions, will be the official Physical Security Solutions Provider of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.
- News: With less than 200 days to go, we now know who will be singing My Old Kentucky Home at the Opening Ceremonies, and that will be Wynonna Judd. A native Kentuckian, Wynonna will sing in front of an expected crowd of about 30,000 in the outdoor stadium. Wynonna will be a major highlight in the programme that will feature more than 200 horses and a symphony orchestra, and more acts and entertainment still to be announced.
- News: The American Saddlebred Association has announced a partnership with the Alltech FEI 2010 World Equestrian Games which will launch next week. The ASHA will be working with the World Games 2010 Foundation Inc, to make a designated website where members can buy tickets and a portion of the proceeds will go back to the breed organisation to assist the ASHA’s continuing effort to promote the American Saddlebred.
- Please support our sponsors because we would not be here without them: