The World Equestrain Games begin this Saturday, September 25th. The games are held internationally every four years and 2010 is the first time they have ever been held on American soil. They are held two years prior to the Olympics
The World Equestrian Games are comprised of the world championships for eight equestrian sports- jumping, dressage, eventing, driving, endurance, para dressage, reining and vaulting. The WEG Games are governed by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). The FEI is the international governing body of equestrian sport recognized by the International Olympic Committee. It is THE organization that establishes the rules and regulations for the conduct of international equestrian events. Today the FEI has over 130 member countries.
You can find more information regarding the games at http://www.alltechfeigames.com/. Additional information can be found at the FEI website at www.fei.org and, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) website is www.usef.org.