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Trainers Mostly Support Mandatory Freestyles for CDI Youth Events, But Upset at Another FEI Last-Minute Rule Enforcement

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 15, 2016--Trainers had mixed opinions but the majority supporting mandatory freestyles for most CDI youth competitions but several participants at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival expressed frustration at another last-minute enforcement action by the FEI, the International Equestrian Federation Read More

Great Britain’s Susan Pape and Harmony’s Don Noblesse Win Wellington CDI-W Grand Prix Special in Stallion’s 1st Big Tour Event

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 14, 2016--Great Britain's Susan Pape rode Harmony's Don Noblesse to victory at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival Saturday in the stallion's first Grand Prix Special Read More

Laura Graves Awarded USEF William C. Steinkraus Trophy

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LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Jan. 14, 2016--Laura Graves, the highest ranked American dressage rider in the world at No. 4, was awarded the William C. Steinkraus Trophy. She shared the honor with 2016 individual Olympic bronze medal event rider Phillip Dutton who was named Equestrian of the Year. Read More

Lisa Wilcox & Galant Debut New Music to Win Florida Global World Cup Freestyle, 2nd Victory in 2 Days

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 13, 2017--Lisa Wilcox and Galant debuted a new musical performance to win the opening Adequan Global Dressage Festival World Cup Grand Prix Freestyle, the second victory in two days for the pair seeking a start at the championship final in Omaha Read More

Global Dressage Festival of 7 Weeks of CDIs Starts, Still World’s Biggest & Richest Circuit

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 11, 2017--The Adequan Global Dressage Festival of seven CDIs over the next three months began Wednesday with the World Cup Final at home as the only championship outside Europe this year but the start of qualifying for the World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina next year Read More

FEI Orders 20% Cut to Global CDI4* Prize Money

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 10, 2016--The FEI--International Equestrian Federation--has ordered a cut in prize money for the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI4* of more than 20 per cent to $94,000 from $120,000, just weeks after eliminating consolation Grand Prix Read More

New Las Vegas World Cup, Last Minute But Most Dramatic Change in West Coast Dressage in Years

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LAS VEGAS, Nevada, Jan. 9, 2016--The newly created World Cup event, a last-minute addition to the international calendar that sacrificed promotion to getting ready for the first dressage show of 2017 at perhaps the best indoor facility in the world, holds the promise of reinvigorating dressage on the West Coast of the United States Read More

South Korean Olympic Dressage Rider Kim Dongseon Arrested in Seoul Bar Brawl

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SEOUL, Jan. 9, 2016--Kim Dongseon, the son of a prominent businessman and who rode Bukowski in last summer's Olympic Games was arrested after a bar brawl in what The Wall Street Journal said "renewed public concern over the nation’s corporate elite at a time of heightened scrutiny of their companies’ business practices." Read More