Wellington as “Disney World of Riding” for German Team Rider Christoph Koschel

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 19, 2015--For German team rider Christoph Koschel Wellington's Adequan Global Dressage Festival is a "Disney World of Riding," an experience that has led him to spend his first full three-month circuit at a place he calls "very, very special, uneblievable." Read More

Canada Seeks High Performance Director in Newly Created Post

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OTTAWA, Canada, Jan. 20, 2015--Equine Canada is seeking a Director of High Performance, a newly created position based in the national office in Canada and reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer, Eva Havaris Read More

Grandioso to Compete in USA for 1st Time Since Courtney King-Dye Accident

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 18, 2015--Grandioso ridden by José Daniel Martín Dockx returns to an American competition arena this week for the first time since Courtney King-Dye was seriously injured in a riding accident five years ago just days before she was to debut the Spanish stallion at Grand Prix Read More

With New Training Program, Kim Herslow & Rosmarin Competing for Place on USA Pan American Games Team

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 17, 2015--Kimberly Herslow and Rosmarin sat out most competitions last year after capturing the United States Intermediate title in 2013, but are back in the show ring with a new training program aimed at winning a small tour place on their first championship team, at the Pan American Games. Read More

Sabrina Zeender Becomes 1st Woman Appointed FEI Secretary General

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Jan. 16, 2015--Sabrina Zeender, a 49-year-old Swiss national, on Friday was appointed International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Secretary General, the first woman to hold the post since the organization's founding almost a century ago Read More

Laura Graves & Verdades Focused on Improving Scores with Pan American Games Goal for 2015

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 14, 2015--Laura Graves is working with her Verdades to improve on the scores that made the pair the star American partnership at the world championships last year, skipping pursuit of a start in the World Cup Final in Las Vegas to focus on the critially important Pan American Games this summer Read More

Biggest Ever Global Dressage Festival International Entries in World Cup Event Since Circuit Created

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan, 13, 2014--The Global Dressage Festival World Cup event has attracted the largest number of entries ever in the fourth year of the winter circuit and includes European riders and horses that have not previously competed in Florida. Read More

Lars Petersen Tops 1st Week Global Dressage Festival Money Standings, presented by Cunningham & Cunningham Insurance

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 12, 2015--Lars Petersen, the Florida-based Danish team rider, topped the money winning list after the opening international competition at the Global Dressage Festival with Florida show newcomer Michael Klimke of Germany in second place in the standings compiled by dressage-news.com and presented by Cunningham & Cunningham Livestock insurance. Read More

High Schooler Kerrigan Gluch Gets Ride on Hampton Green’s Brio for Under-25s

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 12, 2014--High school senior Kerrigan Gluch, already riding the Hampton Green Farm-bred Vaquero. has been given the ride on the Andalusian stallion Brio with the long term goal of competing in the rapidly growing and highly competitive Under-25 division Read More