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Are You Shining Bright For Me? Scenes From Friday Night Lights At AGDF

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Wellington, Fla.—Feb. 9

Friday Night Lights at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival is one of the most exciting things for a dressage enthusiast, and even casual fans have a good time with the thrill of the freestyle. During the CDI5*, attendees enjoyed something extra with the Grand Prix Special as the evening’s opening act. You can read about the winners Adrienne Lyle on Salvino and Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu here, and enjoy some of our favorite pictures from the show.

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Brittany Fraser-Beaulieu was thrilled with All In’s performance that earned them the win in the freestyle. Kimberly Loushin Photos

**19GlobalBallentines10GDF_3730

Christoph Koschel has found a bright young talent in Ballentines 10, who was third in his first-ever freestyle.

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Good boy Ballentines!

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J.J. Tate got the freestyle started with Faberge.

**19GlobalFocoLocoGDF_3498

Halt and salute! Yvonne Losos De Muniz and Foco Loco W were fifth in the freestyle on a 73.19 percent.

**19GlobalJillIrvingDegas12GDF_3553

Degas 12 showed off beautiful extensions with Jill Irving on his way to fourth in the freestyle.

**19GlobalKBatesonAlcazarGDF_3386

Alcazar was all business in the freestyle with Katherine Bateson Chandler.

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I’m sassy, and I know it.

**19GlobalKBatesonAlcazarGDF_3419

Relief! It’s been a long time since Katherine Bateson Chandler did a freestyle with Alcazar, and she was thrilled with his performance that earned him second.

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Salvino once again showed his quality as he topped the Special with Adrienne Lyle.

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Just a little awards ceremony ear scratch for Salvino from Adrienne Lyle.

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Devon Kane’s Sir Galanto shined brightly in Special. They were fifth.

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Royal Dancer 33 was feeling the crowd during the Special and was fourth with Michael Klimke.

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Shelley Francis took second in the Special with Danilo.

See full results.

We’ll be on site all week for the five-star at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival. Stay tuned for beautiful photos and stories on all the big winners.

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