Carl Hester: His Horses & History – Part 1 of 2

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When Valegro enters the arena at the World Dressage Masters Palm Beach for his first appearance outside Europe, Carl Hester will be watching the 10-year-old gelding he and Charlotte Dujardin, his student and the rider, are convinced is one of the best dressage horses in the world Read More

Ravel “Stronger” Gearing Up for Olympic Year; Steffen Peters’ “Thank You” for Historic 3rd EoY Title

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After his first competition of this Olympic year, Ravel "feels even stronger" than 2011 when performances by the gelding and Weltino's Magic led to rider Steffen Peters being named United States Equestrian of the Year for an unprecedented third time Read More

Steffen Peters Named USA Equestrian of Year for Record Third Time

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CINCINNATI, Ohio, Jan. 14--Steffen Peters who led the United States to team gold and a sweep of individual medals aboard Weltino's Magic at the Pan American Games on Saturday night was named Rider of the Year, a record third time for the German-born dressage star Read More

Eventer Neville Bardos Wins US Horse of Year Title, Shares with Friesen Sjoerd

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CINCINNATI, Ohio, Jan. 13--Neville Bardos, the Australian Thoroughbred eventing horse that came to symbolize the triumph of spirit over tragedy, was declared the 2011 U.S. Horse of the Year, a title that was shared for the first time, with a black Friesen stallion, Sjoerd Read More

Carl Hester to Compete at World Dressage Masters Palm Beach

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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Jan. 13--Carl Hester who led Great Britain to an historic team gold medal at the 2011 European Championships will join team mate Charlotte Dujardin on Valegro in competing at the World Dressage Masters Palm Beach Jan. 26-28. Confirmed acceptances for the €100,000 (US$126,000) CDI5* were announced Friday Read More

WEF Starts, Global Dressage Festival Arena Footing Installed As Grounds Near Completion

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 11--The Winter Equestrian Festival, the world's largest and longest-running horse show at 12 weeks, opened for jumpers and hunters at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Wednesday while competition arena footing was being installed and construction work moving ahead for the first dressage show at the newly created Global Dressage Festival complex in early February. Read More

Publicist Mason Phelps Reportedly Resigns WEPA Account

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 11--Mason Phelps, the high profile equestrian publicist, is reported to have resigned the account of the Wellington Equestrian Preservation Alliance, the third prominent equestrian to quit the group that opposess commerial aspects of the newly created Global Dressage Festival grounds that are part of the Palm Beach Internaional Equestrian Centter Read More