Wednesday, November 5, 2008

The FEI World Endurance Championship 2008 (WEC)

Competition Info :

The FEI World Endurance Championship
2008 (WEC) will be held at The Terengganu International Endurance Park in Terengganu,
Malaysia. Situated a few kilometers from the South China Sea, the venue offers visitors
and competitors the best of Malaysia's natural beauty and hospitality, as well as:
First class stabling and quarantine areas for horses Excellent trails, groomed for
a safe, yet challenging Endurance competition Sheltered cooling and crewing stations
and vetting area Spectator-friendly viewing areas Hospitality and refreshment centers
The course is designed to provide a safe yet challenging competition, taking riders
along the stunning coast line, through palm plantations, along canal banks and through
natural vegetation forests. A long and wide stretch of track provides ample space
for the start of the competition and egress from the venue, and for a safe finish
line and entry back into the Endurance Park. The Organising Committee is offering
to qualified riders and teams: Two-way air freight for horses to and from Malaysia
from designated pick-up points. Return tickets for all qualified riders and two
grooms per horse, one chef d'equipe and one veterinarian per country. Accommodation,
meals and transportation for all team officials, riders and grooms. Excellent facilities
at Malaysia's "Terengganu International Endurance Park" for both horses and participants.
Ceremonies and Events: Full Progam Opening Ceremony: 6th November 2008 Flag Off:
7th November 2008 - 5:30pm Prize Giving Ceremony: 9th November 2008 - 10:00am Gala
Dinner: 9th November 2008 - 8:00pm

Click To View Endurance Track

Program Info :

  • 13 October, 2008 - Start of horses' arrivals
    and 1 groom per horse

  • 29 October, 2008 - Arrival of Riders / Crew Members / Officials

  • 5 November, 2008 - Riders' registration - Opening Ceremony (8.30 pm) at Sultan Mizan
    Zainal Abidin Stadium

  • 6 November, 2008 - Pre-ride inspection followed by riders'
    weighing 6 November, 2008 - Riders' briefing and team declaration

  • 7 November, 2008
    - Start of Ride (5.30 pm)

  • 8 November, 2008 - End of Ride 9 November, 2008 - Prize
    Giving Ceremony (10.00 am)

  • 9 November, 2008 - Gala Dinner (8.15 pm) at Kuala Terengganu
    Indoor Stadium

  • 10 November, 2008 - Departure of Riders / Crew Members / Officials

  • 11 November, 2008 - Start of horses’ departures.


Obligations connected with the declaration of the Definite Entries: a) Opening Ceremony
All Chefs d'Equipe, teams and individual competitors are requested to take part
in the Opening Ceremony on Thursday, 6 November, 2008. All teams are requested to
wear their official uniforms during the Opening Ceremony. b) Medal and Prize-Giving
Ceremonies The medal ceremony will take place on 9 November, 2008 according to the
time schedule. Detailed information regarding these ceremonies will be communicated
to the NFs. c) Interviews & Autograph Sessions All Chefs d'Equipe, competitors,
team officials and medallists and placed riders must be available for interviews
and autograph sessions when requested by the OC. SOCIAL EVENTS (preliminary dates)
Riders' and Officials' Social events are planned to be organised on the proposed
dates below.
Further details will be communicated by the OC in due course. First
: 24 October, 2008 Second : 1 November, 2008 Third : 5 November, 2008

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For more information, please go to Official Website Of Malaysia WEC 2008 at Malaysia WEC 2008