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Top Hats May be Gone in Dressage Competition, but Not in Image

7 hours ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Top Hats May be Gone in Dressage Competition, but Not in Image
On New Year's Day 2021, the top hat will no longer be allowed to be worn in dressage competitions, ending a tradition of generations. But the top hat will survive, at least for a while, on paper or in digital form as the image of both official organizations and some top shows. Read More

First International Dressage Show at Wellington Since Last CDI in World Before Coronavirus Lockdown Mid-March

3 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on First International Dressage Show at Wellington Since Last CDI in World Before Coronavirus Lockdown Mid-March
WELLINGTON, Florida, Nov. 12, 2020–The first international dressage show in the United States since mid-March began Thursday at the same Global Dressage Festival grounds that saw the last CDI in the world before the coronavirus lockdown. The CDI3* is being held simultaneously with a World Cup event in Thermal, California and after several competitions have Read More

Preparations Nearing Completion for Wellington’s CDI Lineup Expanded to Nine Weeks Beginning Next Month

1 month ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Preparations Nearing Completion for Wellington’s CDI Lineup Expanded to Nine Weeks Beginning Next Month
With the experience of 15 weeks of competitions at the show grounds that host the Global Dressage Festival since the return of equestrian sport, organizers are preparing for the winter circuit that's starting earlier to extend the lineup to nine international dressage events over the next five months. Read More

World Cup Western Europe Opening Leg in Denmark With 5 of Top 20 Ranked Combinations

2 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on World Cup Western Europe Opening Leg in Denmark With 5 of Top 20 Ranked Combinations
The World Cup's coronavirus-shortened Western European League series launches in Aarhus, Denmark Saturday with five of the top 20 ranked rider and horse combinations in the lineup including the 2019 winning partnership of home nation stars Cathrine Dufour and Bohemian. Read More

Ocala’s World Equestrian Center, Amazing Horse Show “City” of Disneyland Style with Touch of Gucci

2 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Ocala’s World Equestrian Center, Amazing Horse Show “City” of Disneyland Style with Touch of Gucci
OCALA, Florida, Oct. 5, 2020--The World Equestrian Center opening in three months is an amazing horse show city of a size unmatched anywhere that the family building it is taking a leaf out of the customer-friendly culture of Disney World about an hour away but adding a touch of Gucci. Read More

Restrictions Eased on Athletes, Officials from Europe, Other Nations for USA Olympic Level Events–Boost to Equestrian Shows

3 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Restrictions Eased on Athletes, Officials from Europe, Other Nations for USA Olympic Level Events–Boost to Equestrian Shows
Travel restrictions into the United States have been eased for international athletes and officials such as judges of Olympic sports ahead of a lineup of five dressage World Cup events and Olympic qualifiers before the end of the year and major winter circuits in Florida and California in the winter of 2021. Read More