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Adequan Global Dressage Festival at Wellington, FL

January 2025 - March 2025 Schedule

AGDF 1 (Jan 8-12, 2025) : CDI-W and National
AGDF 3 (Jan 22-26, 2025): CDI4*, CPEDI3* and National
AGDF 5 (Feb 5-9, 2025): CDI-W and National
AGDF 6 (Feb 14-16, 2025): National
AGDF 7 (Feb 19-23, 2025): CDIO3* and National
AGDF 8 (Feb 26 – Mar 2, 2025): Palm Beach Derby, CDI-W and National
AGDF 9 (Mar 6-9, 2025): CPEDI3* and National
AGDF 10 (Mar 12-16, 2025): CDI5* and National
AGDF 11 (Mar 21-23, 2025): National
AGDF 12 (Mar 26-30, 2025): CDI4* and National

Dressage horse

World's Largest CDI Horse Show series

The Wellington International Global Dressage Festival fields the most CDI horse shows in one place in the world. Sanctioned by FEI, the world equestrian governing body, CDI shows represent the highest level of dressage competition.

CDI (Concurs de Dressage International)

On the dressage show schedule you will see the term CDI which stands for Concurs de Dressage International (International Dressage Event) with the number of * representing progressively higher requirements and more opportunities.

Wellington International Equestrian Village

The Global Dressage Festival is held at Equestrian Village in Wellington, FL. Adjacent to Wellington International and the Show Jumping facility, the dressage horses share stables within the Village.

Friday Night Stars

Dressage horse

On certain designated weekends the FEI Grand Prix Freestyle will be featured on Friday evening, taking advantage of Florida's mild winter nights for an exciting equestrian night out. Set to music, the Grand Prix Freestyle is a enjoyable event for both rider and spectator alike. General Admission is FREE!: Yes, you read that right! Enjoy the world-class dressage without spending a dime. On-site parking is available for $20 per car.

Here’s how you can enjoy this captivating event:

Arrive Early: Doors open at 6 p.m., so arrive early to soak in the atmosphere. Explore the grounds, enjoy the sunset, and feel the excitement building.

Grand Prix Freestyle: The highlight of Friday Night Stars is the Grand Prix Freestyle competition. Talented riders and their horses perform intricate movements in sync with songs of their choice under the dazzling lights. You’ll witness the highest degree of difficulty in dressage.

Musical Variety: Prepare to be enchanted by a mix of music genres from classical melodies to remixes of today’s top hits. The soundtrack adds magic to the performances.

Food and Shopping: Satisfy your cravings with delicious on-site food vendors. Explore boutique vendors offering equestrian attire, tack, clothing, and accessories.

Casual Attire: Dress comfortably. It’s a casual event, so wear what makes you feel good. Comfortable shoes are a must for exploring the festival grounds.

Family-Friendly: Bring the whole family! Even your furry friends (on a leash) are welcome. Whether you’re a seasoned dressage enthusiast or a newcomer, everyone can enjoy the excitement.

Rain or Shine: The show goes on, rain or shine. Only extreme weather conditions would lead to cancellation or postponement.

Location: Equestrian Village, 13500 S Shore Blvd, Wellington, FL 33414.

Dressage and the Olympics

Dressage become an Olympic Sport in the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm but only commissioned military officers were allowed to compete until 1952 when the rules changed to allow both civilian men and women to compete.

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