Adrienne Lyle & Salvino Score 80% to Win Wellington CDI4* Grand Prix, Only 3rd American Combo to Join 80% Club

3 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Adrienne Lyle & Salvino Score 80% to Win Wellington CDI4* Grand Prix, Only 3rd American Combo to Join 80% Club
Adrienne Lyle of the United States rode Salvino to victory in the Global Dressage Festival CDI4* Grand Prix Thursday on a score of 80.065%, only the third American combination ever to join the 80% Club. Laura Graves who holds the U.S. Grand Prix record on Verdades was on hand to congratulate Adrienne and Salvino, who together were on the U.S. silver medal team at the 2018 World Equestrian Games. Read More

USA Dressage Team Scraps European Tour Before Olympics, Opts for Head-to-Head Wellington Competition in Tokyo-Like Conditions of Heat at Night

3 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Dressage Team Scraps European Tour Before Olympics, Opts for Head-to-Head Wellington Competition in Tokyo-Like Conditions of Heat at Night
he United States dressage team has scrapped plans to go to Europe ahead of the Olympics and instead hold a head-to-head night time competition of up to 12 combinations in Wellington in June when conditions will be similar to what's expected in Tokyo, hot and humid. Read More

Adrienne Lyle & Salvino, Olivia LaGoy-Weltz & Lonoir Ready to Compete in Wellington CDI4* Seeking Places on USA Olympic Team

3 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Adrienne Lyle & Salvino, Olivia LaGoy-Weltz & Lonoir Ready to Compete in Wellington CDI4* Seeking Places on USA Olympic Team
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 31, 2021--The partnership of Adrienne Lyle and Salvino readied Wednesday for their first competition in 13 months to seek a place on the United States team for the Olympics in four months while Olivia LaGoy-Weltz re-focused Lonoir to Tokyo after their success in qualifying for the World Cup was thwarted when the championships were canceled. Read More

Frederic Wandres Back Home After Success at Wellington’s Global Circuit to Seek Place on German Teams

3 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Frederic Wandres Back Home After Success at Wellington’s Global Circuit to Seek Place on German Teams
Frederic Wandres has returned home to compete Duke of Britain for a place on Germany's Olympic or championship teams after the rider fulfilled a long-held dream of winter in Wellington where he successfully debuted the eight-year-old Harrods being developed as the Big Tour hope for the future. Read More

Karen Pavicic Qualifies Canadian-bred Totem for Global Dressage Festival’s Lövsta Future Challenge Final

3 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Karen Pavicic Qualifies Canadian-bred Totem for Global Dressage Festival’s Lövsta Future Challenge Final
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 28, 2021--Karen Pavicic qualified the Canadian-bred Totem for the final of the Lövsta Future Challenge for developing Grand Prix horses with a victory Sunday in the Intermediate II at the Global Dressage Festival. Read More

Restrictions Lifted Monday by Wellington Shows on Out of Area Horses Prevented from Competing Due to Equine Herpes Virus Concerns

4 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Restrictions Lifted Monday by Wellington Shows on Out of Area Horses Prevented from Competing Due to Equine Herpes Virus Concerns
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 26, 2021--Restrictions that prevented horses from outside Wellington access to the Global Dressage and Winter Equestrian Festivals during concerns over Equine Herpes Virus will be lifted as of next Monday, Equestrian Sport Productions announced Friday. Read More

Tryon Spring Dressage Upgraded to CDI4* from CDI3*

4 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Tryon Spring Dressage Upgraded to CDI4* from CDI3*
Tryon Spring Dressage has been upgraded to a CDI4* April 22-25, the first competition at the level aside from the 2018 World Equestrian Games at the International Equestrian Center in North Carolina. Read More

Wellington’s Global Dressage Show Grounds to be Refurbished With New Arena Footing, More Permanent Stabling

4 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Wellington’s Global Dressage Show Grounds to be Refurbished With New Arena Footing, More Permanent Stabling
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 25, 2021--The Global Dressage Festival is completing its 10th year as the center of the sport in the Western Hemisphere with plans to install new high performance footing and expand permanent stabling as another step in refurbishing the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Read More