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Adrienne Lyle & Salvino Win Wellington CDI4* Grand Prix for Highest Score This Year by USA Combination Seeking Olympic Team Spot

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 27, 2020--USA team partnership of Adrienne Lyle and Salvino won the CDI4* Grand Prix Thursday with a score identical to the last competition seven months ago and the highest for an American this year. Read More

Akane Kuroki & Zuidenwind Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix, 2nd Japanese Winner on Florida Circuit

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Akane Kuroki & Zuidenwind Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix, 2nd Japanese Winner on Florida Circuit
WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 27, 2020--Japanese Olympian Akane Kuroki rode Zuidenwind to victory in the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Thursday in only the second international competition for the pair in Florida seeking to be on her nation's team at the Tokyo Olympics. Read More

Kiichi Harada Captures Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle for 2nd Victory in 2 Days

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WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 20, 2020--Kiichi Harada and his 2016 Olympic partner Egistar won the Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle Friday night for the second victory in two days in their campaign to earn a start at their home Games in Tokyo. Read More

Canada’s Megan Lane & Zodiac MW Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix in Pursuing Olympic Team Slot

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Canada’s Megan Lane & Zodiac MW Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix in Pursuing Olympic Team Slot
WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 20, 2020–Megan Lane rode Zodiac MW to victory in the CDI3* Grand Prix Thursday in pursuit of earning a place on Canada’s Tokyo Olympic team. Megan and the 16-year-old KWPN gelding scored 70.935% for the pair’s first win since posting a string of four victories in Canada ahead of making Canada’s team Read More

Kiichi Harada & Egistar Post First CDI Grand Prix Victory Outside Japan for First Japanese National Anthem at Florida’s Global Dressage Festival

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Kiichi Harada & Egistar Post First CDI Grand Prix Victory Outside Japan for First Japanese National Anthem at Florida’s Global Dressage Festival
WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb 20, 2020--Kiichi Harada and his 2016 Olympic horse Egistar won their first international Grand Prix outside Japan Thursday that led to the playing of the Japanese national anthem for the first time at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival. Read More

Two Fall West Coast Dressage Festival World Cup Events Dropped for One CDI3*, 2020 Schedule Being Worked Out

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Two Fall West Coast Dressage Festival World Cup Events Dropped for One CDI3*, 2020 Schedule Being Worked Out
Two World Cup qualifiers on the West Coast Dressage Festival are being dropped and replaced by a single CDI3* in California in November while plans are being worked out with the U.S. Equestrian Federation for a revised 2020 West Coast Dressage Festival to stage one CDI and two national competitions in spring. Read More

Japan’s Hiroyuki Kitahara & Huracan Win Cappeln CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle for First European Win by Japanese Rider in Years

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Japan’s Hiroyuki Kitahara & Huracan Win Cappeln CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle for First European Win by Japanese Rider in Years
CAPPELN, Germany, July 27, 2019--Hiroyuki Kitahara on Huracan won the Cappeln Dressur International CDI4* Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday with a personal best score and the first victory by a Japanese rider in Europe in years. Read More