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September 2002

- Catch up with all the latest news and results from the World Equestrian Games in Jerez on
With the first session of dressage getting underway today, David O'Connor leads the way for America.
- The discipline of eventing is currently very much under the spotlight following the IOC recommendation that it be excluded from the Olympic Programme after Athens. Follow news concerning this important issue as it develops, and post your views in the PERA Chat Room.

The following items are currently featured on our website:

Brits dominate at Burghley 2002
- Brit team member, William Fox-Pitt has claimed the Burghley title for 2002, and with it broke New Zealand's five year winning streak.,10869,180-2841-2841-239-64525-news-item,00.html

Clear round gives Lucinda Fredericks Blenheim title
- British based Australian rider Lucinda Fredericks, stayed cool to jump a clear round on the final day at Blenheim CCI***, and with it took first place.,10869,180-2841-2841-239-64530-news-item,00.html

IOC recommend eventing for exclusion from Olympic Programme
- November will see the decision as to whether eventing remains in the Olympic programme after Athens 2004.,10869,180-2841-2841-239-64543-news-item,00.html

Extraordinary meeting of the Eventing Committee
- Eventing Committee Chairman, Wayne Roycroft (AUS), called an emergency meeting on Sunday 1st September with his committee, the manager of the Olympic and Eventing department and additional advisors.,10869,180-2841-2841-239-64546-news-item,00.html

First vet inspection at WEG
- The first vet inspection at WEG took place late Wednesday afternoon, with all horses passed fit to compete, although it produced a couple of tense moments for some.,10869,180-2841-2841-239-64713-news-item,00.html

'Scandalous' cost of three day event - FEI President speaks at Jerez
- The Infanta Dona Pilar de Borbon, President of the FEI, spoke at a press conference at the WEG, describing the cost of putting on the three day event in Jerez as 'nothing short of scandalous'...,10869,180-2841-2841-239-64735-news-item,00.html

First eventing results from WEG
- As the three day event dressage gets underway in Jerez, Olympic Individual Champion, David O'Connor leads the way for America.,10869,180-2841-2841-239-64741-news-item,00.html


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