Denmark’s Lars Petersen, Mikala Gundersen Top Global Dressage Festival Money Winners List, Tina Konyot No. 1 American

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 31, 2014--Lars Petersen and Mikala Gundersen, both from Denmark and based in Florida, were the top money winners each with more than $40,000 at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival that ended its 12-week winter circuit Sunday, while Tina Konyot was the No. 1 American Read More

Newly Created International Horse Sports Confederation Scores USA Mistreatment of Race Horses

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The International Horse Sports Confederation, newly created by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) and the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities, singled out as a target cruelty of some race horses in the United States as reported by PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Read More

Lourdes Ariza & Naval Banamex End Mexico’s Florida Circuit With Win

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 30, 2014--Lourdes Ariza and Naval Banamex won the Prix St. Georges for adult amateurs Sunday to finish a month of competion by the largest squad of Mexican dressage riders and horses to participate in the Florida winter circuit and expected to lead to a growing number of Central and South Ameicans to participate at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival Read More

After Another Winning Winter Circuit, Ashley Holzer Decides Not to Seek Spot on Canada’s World Games Team

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 30, 2014--Ashley Holzer ended her 2014 winter competition circuit at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival with a second straight victory with Tiva Nana, but Canada's leading rider disclosed she will not seek a place on the World Equestrian Games team as her two Grand Prix prospects are still too green Read More

Cesar Parra’s World Cup Success Brings Controversy

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 29, 2014--The success of Cesar Parra as one of two North Americans to win a trip to the World Cup Final next month has drawn the U.S. Equestrian Federation into a public controversy sparked by a civil lawsuit alleging injury to a horse was the result of negligence by the former Colombian Olympian Read More

Wellington Withdraws 2018 World Equestrian Games Bid

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Wellington, Florida has withdrawn its bid to host the 2018 World Equestrian Games leaving an underfunded effort by Canada and Lexington, Kentucky which hosted the 2010 championships as the only remaining candidates, Equestrian Sport Productions disclosed Saturday Read More

Already Qualified California Combinations Ride to Prepare for WEG Team Selection Trials

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SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California, Mar. 28, 2014--California's top combinations appeared to ride Friday as warmup for the United States World Equestrian Game selection trials for which they are already qualified with lackluster scores in the California Dreaming Productions' Festival of the Horse CDI3 Read More

Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival Proposes Major Upgrade of 2015 Winter Schedule, More Prize Money Likely

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 29, 2014--Florida's Global Dressage Festival that has become the world's most successful and richest winter dressage circuit in just three years is proposing a big increase in prize money and a major revamp of the 2015 schedule to offer back-to-back big money Grand Prix in February to attract more riders from Europe and the West Coast of the United States Read More