Dressage FEI World Cup Under Lights in Wellington on March 14
RELEASE: March 5, 2009
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Ken Braddick
International competitors from several nations hoping to ride at the FEI World Cup Final in dressage in Las Vegas next month get their last chance at the WEF Dressage Classic CDI-W at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) on Saturday night, March 14.
The Grand Prix Musical Freestyle will start at 7 p.m. under lights in PBIEC's centerpiece International Arena as part of the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival.
Tables of six in the International Club can be reserved for $600 or $100 per seat plus tax for dinner and an open bar. The number of tables will be limited to 60 in no more than two rows to insure excellent spectator viewing.
Box seats will be available for $25 per seat.
General admission is free.
Parking is $10 per vehicle or $20 for valet parking.
Reservations can be made by calling Annette Goyette at (561) 793-5867 or online at www.equestriansport.com
Entries in the Grand Prix Freestyle include Canadian Ashley Holzer and Pop Art who are atop the North American League standings and Danish Olympic and World Cup veteran Lars Petersen and Success.
Mikala Munter Gundersen of Denmark and Leonberg, USA's Pan American Games Gold medalists Lauren Sammis and Sagacious HF, previous World Cup Finalists Arlene "Tuny" Page and Wild One, Catherine Morelli and Be Se, Courtney King-Dye and Rendezvous 3 and George Williams and Marnix, FEI World Equestrian Games rider Shelly Francis and Wig Wam, Colombia's Marco Bernal and Diamore and Canada's Tina Irwin and Amicelli.
The World Cup qualifiers in Wellington and Del Mar, CA, on the same day are the last opportunities for riders to qualify in the North American League that encompasses Canada and the USA for the FEI World Cup Final to be held in Las Vegas April 15-19.