Del Mar, CA - The Dressage Affaire is very happy to announce the addition of Rancho Valencia to its name for 2012, the Rancho Valencia Dressage Affaire CDI 3*** W/Y/J and CPEDI 3***, March 8-11, Del Mar California . Thanks to the assistance of the San Diego Horse Show Alliance, KP Events and the Rancho Valencia Resort has what hopes to be an ongoing relationship, in the San Diego community. The Resort will be closed for renovations through the Spring of 2012 but a highly anticipated Grand Re-opening is scheduled for July 2012! Rancho Valencia will host a Welcome Exhibitor Party on Thursday March 8th at 5pm and be presenting Sponsors of both the $7,500.00 Rancho Valencia Grand Prix Freestyle and the $2,500.00 Rancho Valencia Olympic Grand Prix Special. Rancho Valencia Dressage Affaire offers qualifying opportunities for the Olympic Games and all other major Championships including the Para Equestrian, where for the first time a Para Judges' clinic and symposium will be held. What better way for emerging judges in the US Program to enjoy Southern California and broaden their horizons!
Limited VIP Box Seating is available for the weekend, which includes a full dinner on Saturday night before the Grand Prix Freestyles! Limited General Admission Seating for the weekend in the CDI/CPEDI arena will be available to purchase online via the KP Events website after January 13th, 2012. General Admission and parking for the National Show outside is free.
If you would like to be a part of this Olympic Level event as a Sponsor or Advertiser please visit us at www.dressageevents.com for more information or call 866.933.SHOW!
What: Rancho Valencia Dressage Affaire CDI-W, CDI-YJ3*, CPEDI3*
When: March 8-11, 2012
Where: Del Mar Horse Park, 14550 El Camino Real, Del Mar CA 92014
About Rancho Valencia Dressage Affaire
The Rancho Valencia Dressage Affaire is a landmark event in the San Diego Community offering qualifying opportunities for the following pursuits in the equestrian discipline of Dressage:
2012 Olympic and Para Olympic Games CPDEI***
2012 Reem Acra World Cup Finals
2012 Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF National Grand Prix and Intermediare Championships
2012 Collecting Gaits Farm/USEF Pony, Junior, Young Rider and Brentina Cup Championships
2012 FEI North American Junior/Young Rider Championships
2012 Markel/USEF National Young Horse and Developing Horse Dressage Championships (sponsored by the Dutta Corp. and PSI)
This event attracts competitors from all over the United States, Canada and Mexico with the heaviest concentration coming from a local base of riders as well as the Western Region of the U.S.
Rancho Valencia Dressage Affaire is heading into its third year of hosting the Para Equestrian(handicap riders) qualifiers.
About Keenan Productions and Events
KP Events president Kim Keenan Stordahl provides full-service planning and management services for equestrian events in the United States that allow competitors to qualify for National and International pursuits. Services include all aspects of show management including sponsor development, facilities preparation and decor, sub-contracted electronic scoring team, entertainment, auctions, and event promotion.