What: FEI World Equestrian Games - the world championships for equestrian sport, which takes place once every four years, in the middle of an Olympic cycle

Also known as: 'WEG'

Where: Tryon, North Carolina

When: The Opening Ceremony gets the Games underway on Tuesday 11 September, before the competition truly commences on Wednesday 12, with endurance the first of the FEI sports to get underway

Duration: 11 - 23 September 2018


For all the latest news and updates from the Championships, visit the official WEG 2018 website - tryon2018.com

Eight disciplines will contest their world championships over 12 days at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina (USA). A full session timetable for the event can be downloaded at: https://bit.ly/2NkBPNF

WEG is the world championships for the eight FEI disciplines (including carriagedriving, which GBR will not field a representative).

Find out more about how the disciplines are competed at a WEG and the intricacies of the sports by clicking on the discipline name to be taken to their guide; Dressage | Endurance | Eventing | Jumping | Para-Dressage | Reining | Vaulting



The British teams

Equestrian Team GBR will have representation across 7 disciplines out at the FEI World Equestrian Games 2018. You can find out more about the selected athletes, and their equine partners through our website. Click on the links below to learn more about the British team, or the different disciplines;

The British Team

Week one sports (12-16 September): Dressage | Endurance | Eventing | Reining

Week two sports (18-23 September): Para-DressageJumpingVaulting 

In total, Great Britain has an accredited delegation size of 170 people - this includes our selected athletes, groom, the support team and our owners. Our Chef de Mission for WEG is David Holmes; David is supported by our discipline Chefs d’Equipe who for WEG 2018 are - Richard Waygood (eventing), Di Lampard (jumping), Caroline Griffith (dressage), Sarah Armstrong (para-dressage), Doug Allen (reining), Liz Finney (endurance) and Jane Eccles (vaulting).


How can I watch?

We have produced a handy TV Guide which will guide you through all the action of WEG across the BBC, FEI TV, and Horse & Country TV channels. To view the TV guide, please click below - please note that all transmission times are subject to change, so please consult with the broadcaster's own coverage schedule as well to avoid any disappointment. 

Click to view the TV Guide




get involved 

Inspired by WEG? There are lots of ways that you can get involved in equestrian sport - through learning to ride, spectating, volunteering or competing. We have put together a brief overview of just some of the events taking place between now and the end of 2018. 

If you can't make it out to WEG to spectate and are looking for some top-class competition in the next couple of weeks, then there may be an event for you nearer than you think, with the Blenheim International Horse Trials (eventing), taking place in Oxfordshire 13-16 September, the National Carriagedriving Championships in Wales 14-16 September, with the Dressage National Championships on in Warwickshire between 19-23 September.

Click to view: Ride, Spectate, Volunteer