WEG Opening Ceremonies DVD

The opening ceremonies for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games were Sept. 25 in the stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park. © Lexington Herald-Leader photos by Jonathan Palmer.

The opening ceremonies for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games were Sept. 25 in the stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park. © Lexington Herald-Leader photos by Jonathan Palmer.

If you want to relive the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, or you feel like you never really got to see it in the abbreviated TV broadcast of the ceremonies, the event is now out on a 2-hour DVD from Everett McCorvey’s production company, Global Creative Connections.

Mario Contreras and Santiago perform with the Lexington Ballet during the  opening  ceremonies.

Mario Contreras and Santiago perform with the Lexington Ballet during the opening ceremonies.

The DVD includes performances from guest artists Wynonna Judd, Denyce Graves, Ronan Tynan, Cherryholmes, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and Sarah Lee Guthrie – who just had her national TV debut with husband Johnny Irion on Last Call with Caron Daly – as well as the American Spiritual Ensemble, University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, the Lexington Ballet and the Alltech Haitian Harmony Children’s Choir. It also contains performances by the equine acts including Culver Academies’ Black Horse Troop and Equestriennes, Mario Contreras, Stacey Westfall, the California Cowgirls Equestrian Drill Team, roper Vince Bruce, the Riata Ranch Ropers, the Friesian Train, dressage cowboy Eitan Beth-Halachmy and extreme riders Tommie Turvey, Dan James and Dan Steers.

The DVD is $25, plus $4.50 shipping and handling, through the company website.

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