Palm City, FL –March 14, 2011 – Sons of the Wind Lusitanos is pleased to announce that they will be competing at Dressage Under the Stars on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. The beautiful event is held at the world famous Players Club in Wellington, Florida. The festivities begin at 7:00 p.m., with delicious drinks and fine dining available both patio-side, and the Lusitano/PRE competition will begin at 8 p.m.
Nationally renowned trainer Mr. Vitor J. Silva and professional riders Emily Kannenstine and Leah Winston, who will be working for Sons of the Winds, will begin by competing in a dressage competition against a group of PRE horses, showcasing the talents of the different breeds. Midway through the evening, Mr. Silva will also be performing a rousing quadrille demonstration with Kannenstine and Winston for guests to enjoy.
The Sons of the Wind and Mr. Silva are famous for exhilarating airs above the ground and their quadrilles have been featured at the Boston Portuguese Festival, Bear Spot Freestyle, PVDA "Ride For Life", and many other locations. The Sons of the Wind School for the Equestrian Arts, based in Merrimac, Massachusetts and now for the winter Palm City, FL, were founded by Portuguese trainer Mr. Vitor Silva. With their dedication to classical training, these unique centers provide a venue for the starting and sales of the young Lusitanos, along with instruction to all levels of students by the Lusitano school masters developed by Mr. Silva for amateur enthusiasts, instructors and competitive riders from around the world.
Each Wednesday during the winter equestrian season in Palm Beach, the elegance of dressage is showcased under the magic of starlight at the beautiful Players Club in Wellington, FL. In only its third season, DRESSAGE UNDER THE STARS has become one of the winter equestrian calendar’s most anticipated events. Horse and rider combinations perform weekly for cash prizes and the opportunity to return to the eighth week’s Championship round where the winner takes away a grand prize consisting of lavish gifts and a very large check. This event consistently attracts the BEST international caliber riders in South Florida.
About Sons of the Wind:
Sons of the Wind School of Equestrian Arts currently has locations in Merrimac, MA, and Palm City, FL. Founded by Portugal’s Vitor Silva, Sons of the Wind and its affiliated schools were incepted in response to the need for an establishment capable of providing the rider the opportunity to experience and understand the correctness of all the movements of dressage. These establishments offer the training and schooling to horses and riders of different backgrounds and levels. Sons of the Wind is also a full service breeding facility for the talented Lusitano breed as it is very important for the growth of the school to keep training horses that could be great mounts and prospects for lessons and for sale.
For more information about Sons of the Wind School of Equestrian Arts please visit www.sonsofthewindfarm.com.
Photo Credit: Vitor Silva from Sons of the Wind Lusitanos will be performing at Dressage Under the Stars. Photo Courtesy of the Client. Photograph may be used only in relation to this PMG press release.