World Equestrian Games Coming to NBC Sports Next Week

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Competition at the 2014 World Equestrian Games (Wikimedia Commons/Florence Skowron)

Starting on Wednesday, Sept. 12, NBC Sports presents nearly 65 hours of FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018 coverage, including a record 57 hours live from Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, N.C., presented across NBC, NBCSN, and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. Live coverage begins with the dressage team and individual grand prix Sept. 12 at 2 pm. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, and continues with the endurance team and individual ride at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The event culminates on Sunday, Sept. 23, with live coverage of the jumping individual third competition at noon ET on NBC, followed by the driving cones test at 1:30 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

Events on NBC and NBCSN will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA content will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com, OlympicChannel.com, the NBC Sports app, and the Olympic Channel app.

The World Equestrian Games are held every four years in the middle of the Summer Olympic cycle. World champions will be crowned across eight disciplines, including the three Olympic events (Jumping, Dressage, and Eventing). Rio bronze medalist Laura Graves is expected to headline the Americans in dressage, while three-time Olympic medalist McLain Ward should highlight the Americans in jumping.

Randy Moss calls the event on NBC and NBCSN, joined by analyst Melanie Smith-TaylorKenny Rice will report from Tryon International Equestrian Center.

NBC SPORTS APP: NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage on NBC and NBCSN via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, PlayStation and Xbox.

The NBC Sports app is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which, provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.

Following is NBC Sports’ FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 television schedule (all times ET, subject to change): 

Date 

Time 

Event 

Network 

Wed., Sept. 12 

2 p.m. 

Dressage Team & Individual Grand Prix: Session 2 (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Wed., Sept. 12 

8 p.m. 

Endurance Team & Individual Ride (LIVE) 

NBCSN 

Thurs., Sept. 13 

2 p.m. 

Dressage Team & Individual Grand Prix: Session 4 (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Thurs., Sept. 13 

7 p.m. 

Dressage Team & Individual Grand Prix 

NBCSN 

Fri., Sept. 14 

2:30 p.m. 

Dressage Individual Grand Prix Special: Session 2 (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Fri., Sept. 14 

9 p.m. 

Dressage 

NBCSN 

Sat., Sept. 15 

Noon 

Eventing Cross-Country Test (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Sat., Sept. 15 

11:30 p.m. 

Eventing 

NBCSN 

Sun., Sept. 16 

8:30 a.m. 

Dressage Individual Grand Prix Freestyle (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Sun., Sept. 16 

3 p.m. 

Eventing Jumping Test (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Sun., Sept. 16 

4 p.m. 

Eventing Jumping Test (LIVE) 

NBC 

Tues., Sept. 18 

1:30 p.m. 

Vaulting Individual Female Compulsory Competition (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Tues., Sept. 18 

4 p.m. 

Vaulting Squad Compulsory Competition (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Tues., Sept. 18 

6 p.m. 

Vaulting Individual Male Compulsory Competition (LIVE) 

NBCSN 

Wed., Sept. 19 

9 a.m. 

Jumping Team Competition / Individual Round 1, Session 1 (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Wed., Sept. 19 

1:30 p.m. 

Jumping Team Competition / Individual Round 1, Session 2 (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Wed., Sept. 19 

6 p.m. 

Vaulting Nations Teams Freestyle: Individual & Squad (LIVE) 

NBCSN 

Thurs., Sept. 20

9 a.m. 

Jumping Team Competition /Individual Qualifier: Session 1 (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Thurs., Sept. 20

1:30 p.m. 

Jumping Team Competition /Individual Qualifier: Session 2 (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Thurs., Sept. 20

6 p.m. 

Vaulting Pas de Deux Freestyle (LIVE) 

NBCSN 

Fri., Sept. 21 

1:30 p.m. 

Jumping Team Medals (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Fri., Sept. 21 

11:30 p.m. 

Jumping Team Medals 

NBCSN 

Sat., Sept. 22 

11 a.m. 

Driving Marathon Test (LIVE) 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

Sun., Sept. 23 

1 a.m. 

Driving Marathon Test 

NBCSN 

Sun., Sept. 23 

Noon 

Jumping Individual Third Competition: Round B (LIVE) 

NBC 

Sun., Sept. 23 

1:30 p.m. 

Driving Cones Test 

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA 

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