Wellington, FL - January 20, 2015 - American Equestrians Got Talent auditions at The Grille Fashion Cuisine have been moved to Tuesday for this week only. Come out tonight between 7:30 and 10:00 p.m. to show off your talent or cheer for your favorite performers as they vie for a spot in the final!
Ayden Uhlir took home the top prize of $500, sponsored by PSdressage.com, during the Jan. 7 auditions, and Ki-Juan Minors captured the crowd's approval during the Jan. 14 auditions. Both will return for the March 15 final competition at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival show grounds, where they have a shot at the $5,000 grand prize sponsored by Robert Ross, P.A., Luxury Equestrian Realtor for Keller Williams.
Uhlir and Minors lead off tonight's auditions with performances of new songs. The venue at The Grille has been expanded and includes a larger stage, allowing ballroom and break dancers to join the mix. Judges will provide commentary after each performance, and the audience's applause will determine the winner.
After this week, auditions return to Wednesdays every week through March 4. Sign up to audition by contacting Robert Dover (email@example.com).
Several sponsors, led by Robert Ross, Kim and Fred Boyer, Equestrian Sport Productions, Tuny and David Page, and PSdressage.com, are supporting this exciting event. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Sara Ike (908-234-1251 or firstname.lastname@example.org.) or Robert Dover (Rdover2@aol.com).
American Equestrians Got Talent Fast Facts
Spearheaded by U.S. Dressage Team Chef d'Equipe Robert Dover, American Equestrians Got Talent is the third annual East Coast fundraiser to benefit USEF High Performance Dressage programs through the USET Foundation.
Contestants audition to earn their place in the season finale. Celebrity judges will be on hand at each audition to critique the performances, and the audience's applause will determine who moves forward to the finale and who goes back to the barn.
When: Every Wednesday evening from Jan. 7 through March 4, 2015. This week's audition has been moved to Tuesday, Jan. 20, from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: The Grille Fashion Cuisine, 12300 South Shore Blvd., Wellington, Florida
Prize: PSdressage.com is sponsoring prizes of $500 to be awarded to the top performer at each audition.
Participants: Auditions are open to the entire equestrian community, including riders, grooms and others involved in any discipline from dressage and hunter/jumpers to polo and Western. Please sign up in advance by contacting Robert Dover (Rdover2@aol.com). Walk-ins accepted if space is available.
Season Finale: When: March 15, 2015
Where: The Stadium at PBIEC (Global Dressage Festival show grounds), 13500 South Shore Blvd., Wellington, Florida
Prize: The winner, who will be named America's Most Talented Equestrian, will receive a grand prize of $5,000 sponsored by Robert Ross, P.A., Luxury Equestrian Realtor for Keller Williams.