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2013 Global Dressage Forum North America: Dressage’s Most Significant Educational Experience

December 02, 2012 By: janwest Category: What's Happenin'

Wellington, FL-December 1, 2012-The 2013 Global Dressage Forum North America (GDFNA), the world’s largest and most important educational symposium for international dressage, will be held January 28-29 at the Palm Beach County Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach, FL.

 

Dressage trainers, riders, officials and serious dressage enthusiasts from around the globe will gather at this first annual event immediately following the CDI5* World Dressage Masters/Wellington Classic Sunshine Challenge CDI3*.

 

The Global Dressage Forum North America (GDFNA) will feature the world’s top dressage educators presenting training demonstrations by international and Olympic champions, revealing an in-depth insight into what makes their methods so successful.

Buy your tickets today by calling 1-561-227-1525 or log onto www.GlobalDressageForumNA.com for ticket information or www.wcd.ticketleap.com/gdfna to purchase tickets.

 

General Admission tickets: $350 (for two days general admission)
VIP tables: 8 Seats per table @ $300 per person per day

 

2013 Global Dressage Forum North America Fast Facts
What: A two-day educational program, January 28-29, 2013, featuring four lecturers, six clinicians and 12 panelists. Dressage training techniques for the development of horse and rider are analyzed and presented in both practical and theoretical sessions. Forum topics also include the latest developments in horse management, veterinary practices and sports sciences.

 

Where: The first annual GDFNA will be held at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center, Okeeheelee Park South, 7500 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL,

www.pbcgov.com/parks/equestrian/jimbrandon/directions.htm 

 

Schedule of events:

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013                     Afternoon program   1:30 p.m.-5:15 p.m.

Evening program      7:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013                     Afternoon program   1:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Evening program      7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

 

For a complete schedule of events, log onto www.globaldressageforumna.com/event-program

 

Presented by:

DressageClinic.com and Wellington Classic Dressage

Andreas Stano, Executive Director, DressageClinic.com and

Global Dressage Forum North America

Noreen O’Sullivan, President, Wellington Classic Dressage

Sponsors:

Schleese Saddlery

Thin Line Products LLC
Website: www.GlobalDressageForumNA.com

 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Global-Dressage-Forum-North-America

 

Educators:

Clinicians: Ingrid Klimke, Steffen Peters, Wolfram Wittig and Rudolf Zeilinger, Arthur Kottas and Bo Jena will present and demonstrate theories, philosophies and methods on the training and development of dressage horses and riders.

 

Lecturers: Dr. Hilary Clayton-maintaining soundness in the dressage horse; Dr. Grant Moon-shoeing the competitive dressage horse; Dr. Ina Gosmeier-natural medicine and acupuncture for the sport horse; Dr. Juan Samper-the art and science of breeding a dressage horse.

 

Panelists: Christoph Hess, Stephen Clark, Wim Ernes, Gary Rockwell, Lendon Gray, Sue Blinks, Anne Gribbons, Kathy Connelly, Betsy Steiner, Leslie Reid, Jan Ebeling and Felicitas von Neumann Cosel.

 

Education partners:

Dressageclinic.com members, members of USDF and Dressage Canada and select associations (including New England Dressage Association, Wisconsin Dressage & Combined Training Association, Georgia Dressage & Combined Training Association, Illinois Dressage & Combined Training Association, Gold Coast Dressage Association) will provide their members with a 15 percent discount. See websites for details.

 

Media inquiries:

Phelps Media Group International

12012 South Shore Blvd., Suite 105
Wellington, FL 33414

Mason Phelps or Sue Weakley

561-753-3389 (phone)
561-753-3386 (fax)
skw@phelpsmediagroup.com  

 

Media Credentials:

Phelps Media Group International
12012 South Shore Blvd., Suite 105
Wellington, FL 33414

Carrie Wirth

508-698-6810 (phone)
508-698-6811 (fax)
cw@phelpsmediagroup.com

 

Tickets:

Call 1-561-227-1525 or log onto

www.GlobalDressageForumNA.com for ticket information or www.wcd.ticketleap.com/gdfna to purchase tickets.

 

General Admission tickets: $350 (for two days general admission)
VIP tables: Eight seats per table @ $300 per person

**The Global Dressage Forum North America is a unique educational forum organized for the betterment of the sport for North American riders and trainers, and is not related to, or affiliated with, the Global Dressage Forum of the Netherlands.