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The World Equestrian Games taking over central Kentucky this month are comprised of eight disciplines designed to test horse and rider.            

In this four-part series, Kentucky Public Radio’s Brenna Angel explores the ins-and-outs of these equine sports, from competition rules to what spectators can expect to see.         

First, she speaks with experts in driving and reining:


This report focuses on dressage and para dressage:

The third installment is on show jumping and eventing:

In this report, vaulting and endurance are discussed:

Opening ceremonies for the World Equestrian Games are Saturday, September 25.

(Photos courtesy of WUKY, Lexington)

Rick Howlett is host of WFPL's weekly talk show, "In Conversation."