Aachen, Host of the 2006 World Equestrian Games
Saturday, September 21, 2002
Posted by Contractor
WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES
The executive board of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) assigned the German city Aachen as host for the 2006 World Equestrian Games. The decision was made on September 19, 2002, and announced by Princess Dona Pilar de Bourbon, president of the FEI, at the 2002 World Equestrian Games in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. Aachen and Kentucky were the two cities holding a bid on the 2006 WEG.
Dr Hanfried Haring, secretary-general of the German Equestrian Federation, was ecstatic with the FEI's decision.
2002 World Equestrian Games
Kentucky's Bid For The 2006 World Equestrian Games
Aachen's Bid For The 2006 World Equestrian Games