Since 2012, Legolas and Steffen Peters traveled the world together and have a multitude of titles to their credit, including a team bronze from last summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. But in January, Four Winds Farm’s Westfalian gelding (by Laomedon x Florestan II) entered a new chapter in his career as Peters handed over the reins to 27-year-old former working student Dawn White-O’Connor. The promising pair wasted no time getting top results as they claimed the Grand Prix and Special ath the 2017 CDI San Juan Capistrano on 24 - 26 March 2017.
Junior rider Daphne van Peperstraten and young rider Jasmien de Koeyer became the winners of the third leg of the 2016-2017 KNHS Junior-Young Rider Cup competition circuit, held in Berkel-Enschot, The Netherlands, on 25 March 2017.
The 4-year old Iresias L, the 5-year old Karizmah Billionaire and the 6-year old SPH Renaissance became the winners of the 2017 Australian Young Horse Championships held at the PSI Dressage With the Stars CDI event in Werribee, Australia, on 22- 26 March 2017. In a super final with guest judge rider Nicole Wego testing the three champions, she proclaimed Iresias L the Champion of Champions.
Enjoy international top class sport up to CDI/CSI 4* including the first stage of the DKB Riders Tour, qualifications for the Nurnberger Burg-Pokal and for the Louisdor Preis in the exclusive atmosphere of the diverse VIP areas at Horses & Dreams meets Austria 2017. Horses & Dreams presents the guest country Austria from 26th April – 1st May 2017, hosted at the Hof Kasselmann in Hagen a.T.W..
The 2017 Global Dressage Festival concluded on Saturday 25 March 2017 in Wellington, FL, with victories for Adrienne Lyle (USA) and Juan Matute Guimon (ESP), in the Grand Prix Special 3* and the Intermediaire I Freestyle 3*. The 2017 Wellington winter show season hosted seven CDI events from January through March 25.