Omaha World Cup Single Session Tickets On Sale

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Laura Graves and Verdades competing this year. © 2017 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

OMAHA, Nebraska, Feb. 1, 2017–Single-session tickets for the World Cup Finals of dressage and jumping in Omaha at the end of March went on sale Wednesday after success of package sales.

Series seats only were available until Wednesday for the world championship being held for the first time at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha in the American heartland Mar. 29 – April 2.

Tickets for individual sessions such as Saturday’s Grand Prix Freestyle that determines the
dressage World Cup winner and the final round of jumping on Sunday are now available.

As it looks now, the dressage lineup in addition to title defender Hans Peter Minderhoud could include Olympic medal riders Isabell Werth, world No. 1, and Carl Hester, ranked No. 4 in the world, as well as No. 5 Laura Graves and No. 10 Steffen Peters of the United States.

Lisa Roskens, chair of the Omaha Equestrian Foundation which is producing the event said: “Ticket packages have been selling fast and we know that some people who can’t make it for the whole event have been waiting for single-session tickets to go on sale. The best available seats are going to fly out the door, so if you are planning on coming to Omaha for the year’s premier equestrian competition that will also be the ‘party of the year,’ we urge you to buy your tickets today so you don’t miss out.”

The World Cup finals will host 70 of the world’s top riders–18 of them dressage–and
the biggest names in the two Olympic disciplines.

Single-session tickets for either dressage or jumping are $45/€42 to $85/€79 depending on event and location. All-session ticket packages include seats for five events in either dressage or jumping.

The schedule for dressage is familiarization Wednesday, Mar. 29.

The Grand Prix will be Thursday, Mar. 30.

The Dressage Showcase of Isabell Werth presenting “Young Horses to Grand Prix,” and “Fun Dressage” with Australian Tristan Tucker, the U.S. Paralympic team and “Fun Freestyles” with Lynn Palm, Sabine Schut-Kerry, Jacqueline Brooks, Missy Fladland and Barbara “Bebe” Davis.

The World Cup dressage Final will be staged Saturday, April 1 after a dressage Natural Horsemanship Clinic in the morning.

For tickets, hotel reservations and more information go to www.OmahaWorldCup2017.com.