Monday, Apr. 15, 2024

2014 U.S. Dressage Festival Of Champions

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When Steffen Peters cantered down centerline in the Grand Prix test at the U.S. Dressage Festival of Champions, he was wearing his safety helmet with the stars and stripes. But he’d changed into his top hat for the Special. What happened?
Steffen Peters won the Grand Prix Special, but underdog Laura Graves got all the attention.
The Intermediaire I was a washout today, but the young riders, juniors and pony riders got to take center stage.
Learn more about this special mare who brought dressage to the attention of the mainstream media.

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“Nature always wins, and that’s what happened in the first piaffe,” Steffen Peters said with good humor after his mount Legolas took a bathroom break during his Grand Prix test.

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