The FEI unanimously approved Bromont/Montreal as host city for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) in 2018, at the Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park, venue for the Montreal 1976 Olympic equestrian events. It will be the second host outside Europe following the 2010 WEG which were staged in Lexington, Ky. Lexington had also put in a bid to host the 2018 WEG. (Read Performance Editor John Strassburger’s comments about the 2010 Games here.)
The 2014 WEG will be held in Normandy, France, Aug. 23 to Sept. 7. Go to www.normandy2014.com for more information.
For more information about the history of the FEI World Equestrian Games History Hub click here.
The FEI World Equestrian Games are held every four years, in the middle of the Olympic cycle. The seven FEI disciplines – Jumping, Dressage and Para-Equestrian Dressage, Eventing, Driving, Endurance, Vaulting and Reining – are all included on the competition schedule.
The first WEG was held in Stockholm, Sweden in 1990.