General information

The FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) is the major international equestrian championships administered by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). During a 15 day period a total of 8 world championships will take place. Celebrated every four years since 1990 and alternating with the Olympic Games, the World Equestrian Games are undoubtedly the biggest equestrian event in the world. The finest athletes from 76 nations will compete against each other in the 8 official FEI disciplines:

  • Jumping
  • Dressage
  • Eventing
  • Driving
  • Reining
  • Vaulting
  • Endurance
  • Para-Dressage

Riders and horses competing at WEG have gone through a rigorous qualification and selection process.  Each participating country sends teams that have distinguished themselves through competition and proved themselves as their nation’s best in each respective discipline.

This year, Normandy will host this prestigious equestrian event: the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. It is set to be more than just a sporting event; the 2014 edition will give the expected 500,000 visitors a genuine insight into the equine world. It will indeed be the occasion for everyone to come together in a truly exceptional place.

This is the first time ever for Hong Kong to qualify for these major Games. A total of seven Hong Kong riders have qualified for the WEG in Endurance, Para-Dressage and Showjumping. Our representatives include Vivian Cheung, David Ha, Raena Leung, Sophie Milner, BoBo Poon, Jason Tse and Natasha Tse.

The Event in figures

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian GamesTM 2014 in Normandy are not only a major sporting event for the equestrian community; they are, above all, a fantastic 15-day-get-together for …

  • 7 official competition venues
  • 8 official disciplines
  • 27 podiums
  • 76 nations
  • 300 exhibitors
  • 300 photographers
  • 1, 000 competitors
  • 1,000 horses
  • 1,200 journalists
  • 3,000 volunteers
  • 12,000 accreditations
  • 500,000 spectators
  • 500 million TV viewers