Tickets Available for Exquis World Dressage Masters Event at 2010 FTI Winter Equestrian Festival
RELEASE: January 19, 2010
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Heather Buchanon
The FTI Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) is pleased to announce that tickets are available for this year's Exquis World Dressage Masters, which will be held on February 4-6, 2010, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center.
The Exquis World Dressage Masters is a CDI***** dressage competition that will offer $150,000 in prize money. Classes will include Grand Prix on Thursday, February 4, at 1 p.m.; Grand Prix Special on Saturday afternoon, February 6; and Musical Freestyle on Saturday, February 6, at 7 p.m.
Some of the world's best dressage riders from Europe and North America will compete, and many exciting exhibitions are planned for Friday evening. Last year's inaugural World Dressage Masters was a huge success, and the FTI WEF is excited to host an event in this great series of dressage competition.
**Please NOTE THE NEW ADMISSION POLICY this year**
Tickets will be required all day Saturday and Sunday each day starting at 8 a.m.
*Also this year private tables for purchase will be located around the arena with great views of the action.*
General admission is free on Thursday for the Grand Prix.
Ticket prices for Friday, February 5, and Saturday, February 6 starting at 8 a.m.:
— General Admission Seating: $20
— VIP Box Seat: $50 per person (will have private cash bar and food service)
— Private Club Table for six people: $750 (includes dinner buffet and beverages)
— Private Club Individual Seat: $125 (includes dinner buffet and beverages)
— Tiki Hut reserved table for eight: $600 (cash bar and menu)
— Parking is $20 per carload for night events.
Chef Richard Henry from the Four Seasons will be preparing dinner in the International Club/
For tickets and VIP options, please contact Annette Goyette at Annette@equestriansport.com>/a> or call or text to her cell at (561) 779-1660.
Tickets can be ordered online at www.equestriansport.com
The Exquis World Dressage Masters is a sports and marketing initiative of equestrian innovator Exquis, international sports marketing agency, SportBizz, and Equestrian Sport Productions of the USA. The series was founded by Exquis and is also sponsored by Moorland Stables, Moorland Investments, and Nürnberger Versicherungsgruppe. WDM utilizes marketing strategies and innovation to enhance the sport of dressage worldwide.
The Dutch stable Exquis, owned by Anthony M.Kies, who owns top horses in the three Olympic disciplines of dressage, jumping and eventing, founded World Dressage Masters. Moorland Stables and Moorland Investments of The Netherlands, headed up by Tosca and Kees Visser and owners of Moorlands Totilas, were founding sponsors. Nürnberger Versicherunggruppe, the sponsor of the world famous Nürnberger Burg-Pokal high performance horse development series in Germany, created the WDM Rider Rankings offering a bonus of €25,000 (US$37,000).
Each competition consists of a Grand Prix with prize money of €10,000 (US$14,980) of up to 20 riders from the top of the FEI Rider Rankings List, qualifying through a CDI*** or by special invitation.
Up to eight, and a minimum of six, advance to the Grand Prix Freestyle with prize money of €60,000 (US$89,740) and the remaining 12 to the Grand Prix Special with a purse of €30,000 (US$44,875).
To find out more, please visit www.worlddressagemasters.com
The 2010 FTI Winter Equestrian Festival has 12 weeks of top competition running from January 13 through April 4. WEF is run by Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC, and Wellington Equestrian Partners and held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. All 12 shows are "AA" rated and Jumper Rated 6, and more than $5.5 million in prize money will be awarded.
WEF is proud to be supported by their title sponsor, FTI Consulting, Inc., FTI Consulting, Inc., exists to help companies and their stakeholders protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex economic, legal and regulatory environment. FTI is the trusted advisor entrenched in many of the game-changing events that make headlines, move markets and create business history. For more information, please visit www.fticonsulting.com
During the 12 weeks of WEF, "Saturday Night Lights" headlines the entertainment each Saturday night where spectators not only enjoy the Grand Prix class, but a street carnival, live music, and numerous dining options with box seats, sports bars, and the famed Tiki Hut for front row fun.