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Held every four years, the World Equestrian Games this year in sixth version, is known as the "World Cup" of the horse. For the first time outside Europe, the competition that takes place between September 25 and October 10 in Lexington, in the U.S. state of Kentucky will gather approximately 1,000 athletes from 65 countries competing in eight different sports. Brazil has a presence in the race since its debut in 1990 in Sweden, but it is the first time will be represented by teams in seven categories: Dressage, Eventing (CCE), Endurance, Reining, Jumping, vaulting and riding Special (paraequetre).
For definition of the teams that will represent the country in the World Equestrian Games, the Brazilian Confederation of Equestrian selective been promoting since 2009, and the formation of teams began to be defined. Three modes already have their representatives: Enduro, Eventing and Reining.
Enduro in Brazil will have five representatives, four of them competing for a team and as individual. All animals are from purebred Arabian. Amazons are selected Karina Arroyo riding HSK Nadjin, Lilian Garrubo Juda with HEM and Victoria Lins riding Chanrion C, and the rider with Rafael Salvador Caliph Tamm. Are still seeking three other place in the team Enduro: Ana Carla Maciel riding WN Perla, Andre Vidiz with Magic Endurance and Fernando Gonçalves Mustaz with SC. "These athletes will have their animals subjected to clinical examination and complementary by veterinarians of the Technical Commission and the Director of Veterinary CBH, Thomas Wolff, in order to define the fifth set and selected the two sets reserves," said Olav Maciel, Director of Enduro CBH. Team boss is William Santos Ferreira and coach, Gerson Acedo Vieira.