The American Equestrians Got Talent event is back for 2017. Benefits go toward the United States Equestrian Federation High Performance Programs through the United States Equestrian Team Foundation.The competition is organized by U.S. Dressage Team Chef d’Equipe Robert Dover and this year’s honorary chair is P.J. Rizvi.
The first audition will be held Wednesday, January 11th. Equestrians will take to the stage at the Wellington Community Center’s Grande Ballroom (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.) showing off their skills in singing, dancing, juggling, twirling and more.The AEGT grand finale will be held at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival grounds on Sunday, March 19.
Individual dinner tickets are $60 for one night and $450 for the nine auditions. Standing room tickets for individuals for one night are $10. A table for 10 for one night is $600 and $4,500 for all nine auditions. Additional tickets are available for purchase for beverages, wine, beer and spirits. Limited tickets are available. For reservations, call Patty Scott at (917) 318-0425.
Auditions will take place Wednesdays, Jan. 11, Jan. 18, Feb. 1, Feb. 8, Feb. 15, Feb. 22, March 1 and March 8, as well as Tuesday, Jan. 24..
The March 19 finale will be at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival show grounds in Wellington, with catering by White Horse Catering. When the top competitors display their unique talents in front of friends, family and the community, the equestrian voted most talented will receive a grand prize of $10,000, sponsored by Dover and Robert Ross PA, luxury equestrian Realtor for Keller Williams.
Those interested in auditioning — the entire equestrian community, including riders, grooms and others involved in any discipline — are asked to sign up in advance.Contact Dover at email@example.com or (561) 758-6186 to set up rehearsal times the day of the audition. If time permits, performers who have not registered will be able to compete.