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Equestrian Season Preview The 2022 Adequan Global Dressage Festival Welcomes Back New Olympic Medalists While Hosting Key Qualifiers BY ELAINE WESSEL

Soon to be back for its 11th year, the Adequan Global Dressage Festival will showcase hundreds of top dressage partnerships at Equestrian Village in Wellington from Jan. 12 through April 3, 2022. The AGDF is one of the world’s largest international and national dressage circuits, offering more than $600,000 in

prize money, making it one of the richest dressage events in the world. The AGDF is also one of the few circuits in the United States to host a CPEDI, a qualifying event for para-dressage, which allows athletes with disabilities to compete and achieve their goals in equestrian sport. The 2022 season will be on the heels

Sabine Schut-Kery and her Olympic mount Sanceo riding in Wellington last season. PHOTO BY SUSAN J. STICKLE PHOTOGRAPHY

of exciting performances during the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, which featured many of the competitors that will call Wellington home for the winter. The American team is expected to be welcomed back to much fanfare following its silver medal in the team competition.

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