Nominated entries confirm record number of nations for the 2014 Games!

9 August - Riders, drivers, and vaulters representing no less than 74 nations have been nominated to compete in the Alltech FEI World Equestrian GAMES™ 2014 in Normandy, the FEI’s flagship event, which kicks off in 18 days. The number is an all-time high and represents a 25% increase compared to the nominated entries for any of the previous editions of the FEI World Equestrian GAMES™.

Jumping has attracted the largest number of nations, with 54 countries entered for the competitions at Stade d’Ornano in Caen, closely followed by Endurance. Riders from 48 countries will compete in the Endurance event, which takes place against the spectacular backdrop of UNESCO World Heritage Site Mont Saint-Michel.


Total National Federations (NFs): 54
Nationals Federations with teams: 38
National Federations with individuals only: 16
286 nominated athletes, 409 horses
196 combinations expected for definite entries (on 22 August 2014)

Frédéric Morand, Jumping Manager: "As in the other disciplines, the jumping competitions at the 2014 World Equestrian Games have attracted a lot of interest AROUND THE WORLD, as the figures below reveal: 190 horses (including reserves), 160 horses taking part in the first event, and 32 teams. With ten places on offer in the final, there should be plenty of exciting jumping on offer. The best teams in the world will be lining up: Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Spain, France, Great Britain, Germany, Republic of Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Ukraine and USA. Given the quality of the field, picking a winner is no easy task. The star-studded individual competition will feature all the medallists from the last Olympic Games and World Equestrian Games. The jumping events will also see Bermuda, India, Korea Republic, Latvia and Peru make their débuts".