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USA Dressage Team Short List for Tokyo Olympic Games Announced by USEF

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The American dressage team short list for the Tokyo Olympic Games was announced by the U.S. Equestrian Federation Wednesday. They will compete in a mandatory observation event in Wellington, Florida June 8-12 to decide on the team of three combinations and a reserve. Read More

Australian Olympic Dressage Selection Criteria Announced Amidst Continuing Caronavirus Pandemic

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Australia's Olympic dressage team qualifying criteria was announced Wednesday with a score of 69% or better at Grand Prix from at  least two international level competitions required going back to Jan. 1, 2019. There have been no qualifying CDIs in Australia for well over a year because of coronavirus restrictions. Read More

US Federation Hopes to Allow Limited Number of Spectators at Horse Shows by Mid-May

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The United States Equestrian Federation said Wednesday it is "optimistic" a limited number of spectators will be allowed at horse shows by mid-May as well over 100 million Americans--about one-third of the population--have received at least one coronavirus vaccination. Read More

Alice Tarjan Rides Candescent to Personal Best Score to Win Wellington CDI3* Grand Prix Special, First Big Tour Win for Amateur Rider

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WELLINGTON, Florida, April 2, 2021--Alice Tarjan rode Candescent to a personal best score to win the Global Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Special Saturday, the first Big Tour victory for the adult amateur rider. Read More

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

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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

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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

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

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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*

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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