After the 71st international tour of the Spanish Riding School the 28 Lipizzaner stallions and their eight chief riders and riders have well arrived back in Vienna. The five-week journey from October 26th to December 1st, has lead the White Ballet to Sheffield, London, Brussels and Amsterdam. In total, ten performances have been presented.
Intense head-to-head dressage competition across 30 championship divisions concluded on Sunday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington for the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®. Surrounded by friends and family, emotions ran high for competitors as they rode their way into history and celebrated their success with joyous victory laps before packing for their long journeys back to homes across the country.
Exciting head-to-head dressage competition got underway on Thursday at the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan® in Lexington, KY, November 6 - 9, 2014. Nearly four hundred Adult Amateur and Open riders from Training Level to Grand Prix have come to the Kentucky Horse Park in their quests for national championship honors, and many of them made their final preparations today by competing in one of the multitude of open and warm-up USDF Dressage in the Bluegrass classes.
Competitors From Across the Country Gather at Kentucky Horse Park for This Week's US Dressage Finals
Sunny skies, rolling green fields, and the iconic four-board fences of the Kentucky Horse Park welcome the droves of horse vans arriving in Lexington, Ky. for this week's US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®, a unique national head-to-head competition showcasing riders and horses competing for top honors at all dressage levels from Training to Grand Prix as well as musical freestyles.
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Join Canadian dressage supporters for ‘A Royal Canadian Evening’, held at the historic Casa Loma in the heart of Toronto. Hosted by British comedian Neil Aitchison with Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield as keynote speaker, the black-tie affair will take place on .
Among the rolling bluegrass vistas of central Kentucky, close to 600 exhibitors will gather this week in Lexington for the Great American Insurance Group/United States Dressage Federation (USDF) Region 2 Dressage Championships, hosted by the Kentucky Dressage Association (KDA) and held in conjunction with the KDA Fall Classic, October 9 - 12, 2014.
Record-Setting Competition Comes to a Close at Great American/USDF Region 7 & California Dressage Society Championships
After four days, six rings, and nearly 1500 rides scheduled to come down centerline, final championship titles were awarded Sunday and the competition officially entered the record books as the largest edition in the 47-year history of the Annual California Dressage Society (CDS) Championship Show, held in conjunction with the Great American Insurance Group/USDF Region 7 Dressage Championships, September 25 - 28, 2014 in Burbank, Cal.
The California Dressage Society Is Ready For a Record-Setting CDS & Region 7 Championship Show This Week in Burbank
Final preparations are underway as 370 horses are about to descend upon the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank, Cal. for what is expected to be a record-breaking dressage competition at the 47th Annual California Dressage Society (CDS) Annual Championship Show, September 25 - 28, 2014.
After its traditional summer break the Spanish Riding School Vienna will open the new season on August 16th: As from this day the Lipizzaner stallions and their riders will again present the High School of Classical Horsemanship during regular performances. In order to be well prepared and show their best side the stallions and their riders have already started their training sessions today, August 5.
Megan Lane of Loretto, ON enjoyed an impressive debut at the CHIO Aachen, considered by many to be the world’s most prestigious annual equestrian event, held from July 15-20 in Aachen, Germany.
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