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Brooke USA ‘Divertimentos & Dressage’ Presented by Lugano Diamonds
‘Divertimentos & Dressage’ Debuts in Palm Beach during the 2023 Winter Equestrian Season
Brooke USA’s Signature Showcase by World-Class Dressage Horse Riders Performing to
Palm Beach Symphony’s Live Orchestra
Brooke USA Foundation (Brooke USA) is thrilled to announce the Palm Beach debut of Divertimentos & Dressage-Presented by Lugano Diamonds, a one-of-a-kind showcase by dressage riders mastering art and competition while performing choreographed movements with their Grand Prix horses to a live symphony orchestra. Presented in partnership with South Florida’s premier orchestra, Palm Beach Symphony, Brooke USA’s signature event is coming to Wellington on March 23, 2023, in the covered arena at the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center.
The evening of freestyles to a live orchestra will be performed by a group of well-known international Grand Prix riders, including Brooke USA Ambassadors, National and Regional USDF Champion JJ Tate, and four-time Paralympian and 12-time USEF Para-Equestrian National Champion Rebecca Hart. In addition, the performances will include London Olympic alternate and WEG competitor Todd Flettrich, Israeli athlete Sahar Daniel Hirosh, and American competitors Jim Koford and Allison Kavey.
The Palm Beach debut, chaired by Margaret H. Duprey and Selma Garber, is sure to delight guests with an orchestral repertoire that includes works by Mozart, Strauss, Beethoven, Holst, Brahms, and Sousa performed by Palm Beach Symphony.
“This is an exciting event offering the perfect combination of skill and entertainment for guests to enjoy something truly unique during the Wellington Winter Equestrian Circuit, while doing good for horses, donkeys, and mules around the world,” states Margaret H. Duprey, Palm Beach debut Event Chair, international dressage rider and recipient of United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation’s R. Bruce Duchossois Distinguished Trustee Award. “We look forward to hosting guests from throughout Palm Beach County for an unforgettable evening of horses, music, auction items, and more.” adds Equestrian and Co-Chair Selma Garber.
“Whether you love horses and symphony, or more generally, animals and music, or even a unique night out, Divertimentos & Dressage-Presented by Lugano Diamonds is an exciting masterpiece that is captivating audiences, and we are so pleased to bring the event to Palm Beach County, specifically Wellington, the Winter Equestrian Capital of the World,” states Emily Dulin, CEO of Brooke USA. “Palm Beach Symphony, known for its diverse repertoire and commitment to the community, is a natural partner for us as we combine efforts to alleviate the suffering of working horses, donkeys and mules, and the people they serve in vulnerable communities across the globe.”
Starting with registration at 6:00 PM, Divertimentos & Dressage-Presented by Lugano Diamonds guests will enjoy a pre-performance reception with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Promptly at 7:30 PM, guests will be treated to a one-hour freestyle dressage performance to classical music. To purchase individual tickets, a table, or to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please visit BrookeUSAevents.org.