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2018 World Equine Expo™ to Feature Renowned Exhibitioners, Authors, Film and Art Festivals
The World Equine Expo™, hosted September 11-23, 2018 alongside the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG) at Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), is set to host an array of diverse programming that includes renowned exhibitions, demonstrations, authors and speakers. The EQUUS Film Festival and an extensive Art Festival will accompany more than 200 vendors in a family-friendly, immersive and interactive experience for all World Equine Expo™ attendees.
This unprecedented celebration of human-equine interaction will allow WEG and World Equine Expo™ attendees to experience nationally and internationally renowned clinicians and performers such as Guy McLean, Double Dan Horsemanship, Monty Roberts, and many others. From informative and interactive to jaw-dropping and innovative, the exhibitions, entertainment, and experiential components of the World Equine Expo™ are a key component of the programming curriculum, and these equestrian exhibitions will be highlighted in Ring 1 alongside the Vendor Village at the heart of TIEC property.
The World Equine Expo™ will also feature the World Breeding Federation of Sport Horses (WBFSH) Developing Jumpers Exhibition, presented by Spy Coast Farm, focusing on the evaluation of developing jumpers to educate the public on the criteria for judging young jumpers, including the height of fences and technical abilities five and six-year-old horses are required to demonstrate.
EQUUS Film Festival & Art Festival
The EQUUS Film Festival, presented by Mustang Leadership Partners, LLC, will showcase eight discipline-dedicated films and host meet-and-greets with directors and producers to an extensive celebration of equestrian art. The EQUUS Film Festival will air films from 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. every hour with special screenings of popular films airing each evening between 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. The Art Festival will also feature galleries of local and international artists exploring all facets of horse and human interaction.
The Coca-Cola® Stage
At the Coca-Cola® Stage, a key focal point of the World Equine Expo™, attendees can experience readings and signings with New York Times Best Selling authors, learn from innovators making waves across the equestrian industry, and be entertained by brilliant performances and musical acts. The Coca-Cola® Stage programming will run at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. daily.
Access to the World Equine Expo™ and all programming is included with any WEG competition ticket, but Grounds Passes, which offer access to the general public facility grounds, can be purchased individually at www.Tryon2018.com.