10.01.10

2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Receives Definite Entries from 41 Countries for the Show Jumping World Championships, Presented by Rolex

Posted in 2010 Games, Disciplines, Show Jumping, World Equestrian Games at 9:21 am by Press Release

LEXINGTON, KY—Forty-one countries have submitted definite entries for the Show Jumping World Championships, presented by Rolex at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

In total, there will be 136 riders and 138 horses, and 27 countries will field teams. In addition, Russia has withdrawn their entry in principle from the Show Jumping World Championship.

Definite entries for Para-Dressage, Driving and Vaulting will be available within the coming days.

Tickets to the 2010 Games are still available but selling quickly. Experience it in person by securing your tickets today at www.alltechfeigames.com/tickets or 1-888-934-2010.

About the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games are the world championships of eight equestrian disciplines recognized by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). The Games are held every four years and this will be the first occurrence in the United States.

The Games will be broadcast on NBC Sports, which has marked the largest commitment to network coverage of equestrian sport in U.S. television history. The 2010 Games are expected to have a statewide economic impact of $150 million, and current sponsors include Alltech, Rolex, John Deere, Ariat International, Inc., Meydan and Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital. For more information on the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, please visit www.alltechfeigames.com.