Noreen O’Sullivan, managing partner of Wellington Classic Dressage, which organizes the World Dressage Masters CDI***** Palm Beach leg in Florida, confirmed that Matthias Rath and Totilas will compete in the 2012 WDM competition. The show, which will take place on Jan. 26-29, will be the only public appearance for the pair while they are in North America.
O’Sullivan also confirmed these entries:
- Steffen Peters and Ravel (USA)
- Anky van Grunsven and Salinero (the Netherlands)
- Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro (Great Britain)
- Tinne Vilhelmsson Silfven and Favourit (Sweden)
- Tina Konyot and Calecto V (USA)
Great Britain’s Carl Hester will also compete, but he hasn’t announced his mount yet.
Wellington Classic Dressage took over the reins of organizing the event in 2011. Steffen Peters and Ravel won the Grand Prix and the Grand Prix freestyle at last year’s competition.