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Tickets on Sale for Althea, Former Cavalia Artists, in an Evening of Enchantment

Sylvia Zerbini and her liberty stallions. Photo courtesy of Sylvia Zerbini.

Wellington, Fla. – Jan. 16, 2017 – Tickets are now on sale for “Althea,” an evening of enchantment as humans and horses discover the magical powers of healing through a breathtaking performance. Seating is limited for this captivating and entertaining event. “Althea” is scheduled for one night only, Feb. 12, at the Global Dressage Festival Stadium in Wellington.

This once-in-a-lifetime theatrical experience features former Cavalia artists Sylvia Zerbini, S. Caleb Carinci Asch, Kansas Carradine, other mounted cast members, and their magnificent horses. These performers have wowed fans across the country with their incredible feats with their beautiful horses. Equestrians and non-equestrians will marvel at the depth of the connection between the artists and their equine partners required for this performance.

The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Seating options include VIP tickets and tables with cocktails and dinner or general admission seating for the performance. Highlights of the event’s live auction include a vintage Mercedes, a month of training with a Rio Olympic team member, a sunset yacht cruise and more.

“Althea” is a gala benefit for the Equestrian Aid Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that has raised over $2.6 million in its nearly 20-year history to assist individuals from all riding disciplines, equine professions, backgrounds and ages who are coping with serious injury or illness.

To purchase tickets, go to: www.AltheaTickets.com.

Althea is a gala benefit for the Equestrian Aid Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that assists people from all corners of the horse world who are coping with life-changing injury or illness and financial crisis. Since its inception 20 years ago, the Foundation has granted $2.7 million in direct financial aid to equestrians facing adversity. This needs-based support provides assistance for basic living and rehabilitative expenses to riders, trainers, farriers, grooms, horse farm owners and other equestrians who need a helping hand to get back on their feet. For more information, please visit EquestrianAidFoundation.org.

For more information:
Contact (908) 803-1535 or janise@equestrianaid.org.

Media Contact:
Jessica Greene
Sirota Public Relations
(917) 783-2334

Cavalia’s Odysseo Captivates Crowd as the Rave Reviews Roll In

Odysseo, the new touring show by renowned production company Cavalia Inc., is premiered under the White Big Top Wednesday, February 29, 2012 in Bicentennial Park. Photo Courtesy of Client

Miami, FL – March 2, 2012 – Wednesday night marked the opening of Cavalia’s most recent show, Odysseo. The reviews are in: Cavalia’s Odysseo is an experience that is unparalleled within the world of theater, and is an encounter the audience will never forget. Odysseo is the largest touring production in the world, constructed beneath a tent, The White Big Top, and seats over 2,000 people. It features a stage that is double the size of Cavalia’s original design. The production was constructed in Downtown Miami, FL, within Bicentennial Park.

Each seat in the house opening night was sold, with people waiting in line to see if they could snatch up tickets in the chance of an absence. Every seat offers an unobstructed view of the majesty that waits upon the stage, almost as if it is an IMAX production with a live performance unfolding before the audience’s eyes.

The title, “Odysseo”, means Odyssey, and the show depicts nothing less than its headline. It provided a journey throughout the most astounding landscapes from across the globe with 70 horses and 50 performers showcasing the impossible while journeying across desert terrains, valleys and mountains.

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Mason Phelps Radio Welcomes Benjamin Aillaud and Whitney Tower

Photo By: Phelps Media Group

Wellington, FL – February 27, 2012 – Mason Phelps Radio’s eighth segment will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. EST on W4CY.com. Media Personality Steve Williams will be co-hosting alongside Phelps once again, and this week will feature Benjamin Aillaud and Whitney Tower as guests. Phelps and Williams, along with their esteemed guests, will discuss the up and coming Cavalia show, as well as how to get a different perspective on life from an editor of Town and Country Magazine.

Equestrian Director and Choreographer Benjamin Aillaud will be the first guest on this week’s show. Aillaud has been involved with horses ever since childhood. At the age of six, he bought his first horse and began jumping, vaulting, Western riding, learning dressage and carriage riding for pleasure. From that moment on, his objectives and philosophy began to take shape – training versatile horses that will enjoy and maintain their interest in performing. At the age of 33, his career is already impressive as twice vice-champion of the World for his efforts in four-horse carriage driving as well as four-time champion of France in four-horse carriage. Aillaud has also directed equestrian shows, and since 2009 he has acted as Equestrian Director for Cavalia’s productions, including the most recent Cavalia’s Odysseo.

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Two Local Charlotte Colts to Be Chosen to Star in Cavalia

Cavalia, the incredible equestrian odyssey.
Cavalia, the incredible equestrian odyssey.

Is Your Colt Ready to Be a Mane Attraction?

Cavalia – the spectacular equestrian odyssey – conducts search for two local Charlotte colts to join the production. The two chosen colts will star in the opening scene of Cavalia for the entire run of the show in Charlotte. The colts will live the celebrity life on-site at the Cavalia stables with the other stars of the show.

The show opens with the entrance of the colts on stage. They discover their surroundings, play with each other and with the toys lingering on stage, then the artists make their entrance and the colts “greet” them.

The search starts Friday, April 9, 2010.
The search closes Friday, April 16, 2010.
Finalists will be chosen and notified the week of April 19, 2010.
The winner will be announced Thursday, April 22, 2010.

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