Dressage, Show Jumping
and Polo Stars Headline Sidelines Equestrian Triathlon Presented by Outback
Steakhouse on March 4
WELLINGTON, FL (February
28, 2002)-The Sidelines Equestrian Triathlon
Presented by Outback Steakhouse scheduled for Monday, March 4, 2002, in
Palm Beach, Florida, features four teams of dressage, show jumping and
stars, including four Olympians. The teams are:
In this three-phase
event, the jumpers and polo players ride a dressage test
to music; the polo players and dressage riders jump a course; and each
plays a chukker of polo. The team accumulating the highest total score
all three phases wins. The 'Best Horse' in each discipline receives a
custom-made monogrammed blanket sponsored by Horseware Products of Ireland.
The triathlon will
be held at Outback Polo on Southfields Road in West Palm
Beach.The event kicks off at 1:00pm with a mounted parade of all 20 horses
competing plus a mounted flag bearer who will sing the national anthem.
Tickets are $25 each and include the Outback Steakhouse barbecue. Tickets
available from the Exhibitor's Center at Cosequin Winter Equestrian Festival,
Van Dell Jewelry, The Tackeria and Sidelines.
All proceeds from
the Triathlon will be donated to Paul Rizzo of Meadowbrook,
Long Island, New York, who is fighting cancer. The funds will be used
Paul, a life-long equestrian well-known in polo and thoroughbred racing,
his wife and two children.