Salute to Dressage Olympians Set for Adequan Global Dressage Festival Friday, Feb. 6

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Laura Tomlinson wearing team gold medal at the Olympic Games in London in 2012. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Laura Tomlinson wearing team gold medal at the Olympic Games in London in 2012. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 27, 2015–A salute to dressage Olympians has been set for the Adequan Global Dressage Festival to kick off the $200,000 CDI5* Grand Prix Freestyle Friday Night Under the Lights at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center on Feb. 6.

More than 25 Olympians from at least eight nations will be invited to take part.

Diamante Farms along with Wellington Equestrian Realty is the prime sponsor of the event.

Robert Dover, the United States coach who rode on six American Olympic teams, Tinne Vilhelmson-Silfvén who has ridden for Sweden at six Olympics, and Canada’s Christilot Boylen with an equal number of Games are among those in Welllington.

Flag bearers from the Vinceremos handicapped riding program will lead in Olympians from each nation.