Laura Graves & Verdades Top 80% to Win Wellington’s Last World Cup Grand Prix Before Gothenburg Final

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By KENNETH J. BRADDICK WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 28, 2019–Laura Graves and Verdades topped 80 per cent win the Adequan Global Dressage Festival’s last World Cup Grand Prix Thursday before the Final in Gothenburg in six weeks. Laura of Geneva, Florida and the 17-year-old KWPN Gelding scored 80.239 per cent, with three of the five judges Read More

Gold Medal Horse Cosmo Saved from Rothenberger Farm Fire, 5 Other Horses Perish–Update

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BAD HOMBURG, Germany, Feb. 28, 2019--Cosmo, the Olympic and World Equestrian Games team gold medal mount was saved by his rider, Sönke Rothenberger, from a fire that destroyed stables and the riding arena killing four horses at the Rothenberger family farm Thursday morning. Read More

Rozzie Ryan & Jarrah R Win Willinga Park Dressage by Sea CDI4* Grand Prix for 4th Victory in 5 2019 Starts

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BAWLEY POINT, Australia, Feb. 28, 2019--Rozzie Ryan and Jarrah R won the Dressage by the Sea Grand Prix Thursday by just 0.043 per cent over the Olympic combination of Suzanne Hearn and Remmington in the second of two weeks of the first CDI4* competitions in Australia. Read More

Last Stop Before Gothenburg as Top American World Cup Prospects Line Up at Wellington, Journey Begins for Jacqueline Brooks’s Westwood, Lindsay Kellock’s Floratina Aiming for Lima

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 27, 2019--Laura Graves on Verdades and Kasey Perry-Glass on Dublet, the top two North American prospects for the World Cup Final in Gothenburg in six weeks, lined up Wednesday for the final qualifying event with Adrienne Lyle on Salvino and Shelly Francis on Danilo in reserve to fill a third starting spot Read More

HiLo Scoring Proposal that Drew Opposition from Many Riders, Judges, Organizers, Spectators Reported Off Table–Again

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A proposal for so-called HiLo scoring that was pushed for two years by the International Equestrian Federation but opposed by much of the rest of the dressage world--top riders, judges, show organizers and spectators--has reportedly been dropped by the FEI Read More

Nine riders from Four Nations Earn Over $10,000 Prize Money In Four Weeks of Wellington’s Adequan Global Dressage Festival

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 25, 2019–Nine riders from four nations have won more than $10,000 in prize money after four Adequan Global Dressage Festival international weeks with Canada's Brittany Fraser still atop the standings although taking a break with her child due in 3 1/2 months. Another 30 riders from six other countries have earned amounts ranging from $8,300 to $1,000 Read More

Jan Ebeling Debuts Ann Romney’s Bellena at CDI to Win Global Dressage Festival Int. 1 Freestyle

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 24, 2019--U.S. Olympic rider Jan Ebeling debuted Ann Romney's nine-year-old Bellena at international level to win the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Intermediate 1 Freestyle Sunday to become a prospect for the American squad for the European summer circuit. Read More