The ninth World Equestrian Games was awarded to Tryon, NC, following the withdrawal of  Bromont in Canada three years ago. Following the chaos of the endurance (which isn't an Olympic discipline and, therefore, not reported by BN), we saw the cancellation of the dressage Freestyle to determine the overall world champions for 2018, due to weather and transportation issues that couldn't be resolved. We're still waiting for the new eventing world champions to be crowned, after the showjumping phase had to be pushed back a day thanks to 'hurricane' Florence! Fingers crossed the headline of this article won't read 'the lows and the lows...'