Wellington 5* Showcases FEI Grand Prix Freestyle Saturday at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival
RELEASE: April 4, 2013
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Jennifer Wood Media, Inc.
Tina Konyot and Calecto V will defend their AGDF FEI Grand Prix Freestyle victories (Elena Lusenti)
- The Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) will see its most intense weeks of competition of the season beginning April 4-7, 2013, with the Wellington 5*, presented by Diamante Farms. Following the high-stakes week of 5* competition is the Wellington Nations Cup, CDIO 3*/CDI 3* presented by Stillpoint Farm, which will run April 11-14, 2013. Both competitions will be hosted at The Stadium of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL.
The Wellington 5* will host some of the world's top dressage riders as they battle for honors in the FEI Grand Prix on Friday at 1 pm. The FEI Grand Prix Freestyle will be showcased under the lights on Saturday at 7:30 pm. The FEI Grand Prix Special will be held Sunday at 9 am.
Spectators can anticipate watching the best international dressage competition of the season, including Olympians Steffen Peters (USA) and Legolas 92, Ashley Holzer (CAN) and Breaking Dawn, David Marcus (CAN) and Don Kontes, Tina Konyot (USA) and Calecto V, Lars Petersen (DEN) and Mariett, and more.
Saturday night's exciting schedule includes a special "Dressage vs. Reining" exhibition with Susie Dutta on her grand prix horse, Currency DC, and Megan Davis, a top reining rider from Ingram Stables. The two talented equestrians will each have the opportunity to show off their skills in their respective disciplines.