The new show “Legend of the Desert” is centred on the princess of a desert tribe who has to uncover the secret of the legendary Amazons of the Elements. Will she succeed? 

The new show CAVALLUNA – “Legend of the Desert” takes you on a breathtaking journey. The mystical story is about the princess of a desert tribe who is entrusted with an incredible task: She must uncover the secret of the legendary Amazons of the Elements in order to save her people and her country from great danger. Will she manage to complete the centuries-old mission and save everything she loves and cherishes?  
 
From April 2022, CAVALLUNA – “Legend of the Desert” will be treating visitors all over Germany and Europe to a fantastic combination of riding, acrobatics, dance and music. 

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Kenzie Dysli

Princess Samira

In “Legend of the Desert”, the heroine Samira faces a series of incredible tasks. She must save her people from her evil cousin Abdul. For this, she sets out on an adventurous journey through the Orient to find the Amazons of the Elements. On her journey, she is accompanied by a magical horse. Together, they face the dangers of the desert. Will she be able to find the Amazons and save her people?  
 

In “Legend of the Desert”, the heroine Samira faces a series of incredible tasks. She must save her people from her evil cousin Abdul. For this, she sets out on an adventurous journey through the Orient to find the Amazons of the Elements. On her journey, she is accompanied by a magical horse. Together, they face the dangers of the desert. Will she be able to find the Amazons and save her people?  
 
The well-known horse trainer and liberty dressage rider Kenzie Dysli will win the spectators’ hearts with her leading role. She will bring along two of her horses and treat the audience to liberty dressage and Spanish dressage performances. The allrounder is also well versed in trick riding stunts, and she also took dancing and acting lessons for the show. 

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Filipe Fernandes

Abdul

Abdul is the antagonist in “Legend of the Desert”. He is also Princess Samira’s cousin. During the coronation ceremony, he manages to overthrow the princess and takes over the throne as commander of the Royal Court Riders. Abdul has Samira locked away and rules the kingdom with his newly gained power. A battle between good and evil ensues.  
 

Abdul is the antagonist in “Legend of the Desert”. He is also Princess Samira’s cousin. During the coronation ceremony, he manages to overthrow the princess and takes over the throne as commander of the Royal Court Riders. Abdul has Samira locked away and rules the kingdom with his newly gained power. A battle between good and evil ensues.  
 
The role of the evil cousin is played by Filipe Fernandes. With five magnificent Frisian horses and his team, the Portuguese rider gives impressive classical dressage performances and presents a captivating Pas de Deux with Kenzie Dysli. 

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Giulia Giona

Amazon of Wind

The Amazon of Wind and her three horses gallop across the desert with unmatched ease, helping Samira stand up to her evil cousin.

The Amazon of Wind and her three horses gallop across the desert with unmatched ease, helping Samira stand up to her evil cousin. 

  
The Italian rider Giulia Giona plays the part of the Amazon of Wind. It is Giulia’s third time performing with CAVALLUNA. Portraying the beautiful Amazon, she presents a skilful Hungarian Post with her three Frisian horses. And for the first time, she will be performing a daring “double post” with her brother Diego for the show. 

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Amalia Ruscone

Amazon of Earth

The Amazon of Earth takes control of sand and rocks and keeps nature at balance. She elegantly crosses the desert on her mare and helps Princess Samira in her fight against evil.  

The Amazon of Earth takes control of sand and rocks and keeps nature at balance. She elegantly crosses the desert on her mare and helps Princess Samira in her fight against evil.  
 
The Amazon of Earth is embodied by Amalia Ruscone. Amalia presents the traditional riding style in the side saddle to the CAVALLUNA audience with her Tres Sangres mare “Atrevida”. She lets sand rain from the ceiling with the raise of a hand while elegantly riding through the arena in the side saddle. An image that the audience will remember. 

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Dajana Pfeifer

Amazon of Water

She commands oceans, lakes and the rain: The Amazon of Water embodies harmony and unity and brings calm to the tumultuous world. With her white horse, she shows Samira how to stand up to her evil cousin and helps her fight.  
 

She commands oceans, lakes and the rain: The Amazon of Water embodies harmony and unity and brings calm to the tumultuous world. With her white horse, she shows Samira how to stand up to her evil cousin and helps her fight.  
 
Dajana Pfeifer plays the part of the Amazon of Water. In harmony with her horse, she rides through a sea of cloth – light-footed and free-handed. She invites the audience to dream with her classical dressage performances. 

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Sofia Bacioia

Amazon of Fire

The first Amazon Samira comes across on her journey is the Amazon of Fire. Sparks are flying and flames are blazing when she enters the field and helps the desert princess with her power. With her help, Samira is able to face her cousin.  
 

The first Amazon Samira comes across on her journey is the Amazon of Fire. Sparks are flying and flames are blazing when she enters the field and helps the desert princess with her power. With her help, Samira is able to face her cousin.  
 
Sofia Bacioia plays the part of the fiery Amazon. As one of the youngest riders on the show, Sofia accomplishes challenging working equation manoeuvres and a complicated obstacle course with her horse. Sofia captivates the audience with her abundance of energy, leaving a lasting impression. 

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Re-join your favourite CAVALLUNA stars and look forward to the most popular and best riding teams from all over Europe:  
 

Re-join your favourite CAVALLUNA stars and look forward to the most popular and best riding teams from all over Europe:  
 
The trick riders of the Hasta Luego Academy show off fast-paced stunts on, next to and beneath their horses, the Spanish riding team surrounding Sebastián Fernández presents the fascinating Spanish riding style of the Doma Vaquera, and Luis Valença’s Portuguese team puts the audience under a spell with challenging advanced dressage performances. The audience is also treated to one-of-a-kind liberty dressage performances by Bartolo Messina that represent the trusting relationship with his horses. 

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This is what our audience has to say

It was a great, great show. It gave me goose pimples!!!!
Carolin F.

It was a beautiful performance. I have a lot of respect for the horses and the riders and their performance.
Sylvia H.

It’s my fifth time at such an event. But this one exceeds them all. Simply amazing!
Romy F.

Outstanding! We will be back.
Regina J.

Incredible. That’s one word for this amazing show... Thank you.
Alexandra H.

A bombastic show!! I highly recommend it!
Claudia G.

We were part of it. Once again, it was amazing!!!!
Mela L.

It was a wonderful, breathtaking show for all of us, especially for our daughter who celebrated her birthday with your show. Keep on doing what you’re doing.
Corinna W.

CAVALLUNA stands for the best show riders in Europe, beautiful horses, distinctive music and a story that moves and thrills the audience. 

An unforgettable show 
The best show riders in Europe, beautiful horses, a distinctive soundtrack and an emotional and exciting story: This is what CAVALLUNA is all about. Following the success of “Companions of Light” and “World of Fantasy”, the new show was also developed by Creative Director Klaus Hillebrecht. The Emmy-nominated composer is also responsible for the music. 
 
“Legend of the Desert” will be presented throughout Europe from April 2022 – also in your area for sure! As usual, tickets are available online on our website or at your ticket agency. Experience exciting action and a deep trust and passion for horses! Join us on an unforgettable adventure! 

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Shetlandpony

Shetland ponies are tough and strong. This is partly due to the fact that they have developed under the harsh conditions of the Shetland Islands.

Shetland ponies are tough and strong. This is partly due to the fact that they have developed under the harsh conditions of the Shetland Islands. They are recognised by their small head, eyes that lie widely apart and small, fluffy ears. Shetland ponies also have a short, muscular neck, a compact, sturdy body and, in relation to their height, short and strong legs. What’s special about them? The cute ponies manage to pull twice their own weight. 
 
The Mini-Shetties from the Bartolo Messina team show off their skills in the current show “CAVALLUNA – Legend of the Desert”.  

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Arab

The Arab horse breed is known for its intelligence, loyalty, courage and its lively and yet gentle nature and is astonishingly fond of humans.

The Arab horse breed is known for its intelligence, loyalty, courage and its lively and yet gentle nature and is astonishingly fond of humans. For centuries, the Bedouins treated their horses as members of the family. The foals were raised with their children and the mares found shelter in their tents. The noble and intelligent horses love to be kept busy. 
 
The highly esteemed Arab horses are considered the most elegant horse breed in the world. Of course, they can’t be missing from CAVALLUNA – “Legend of the Desert”. 

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Friesian

Frisian horses can be recognised by their long and thick mane and their often wavy tail. Their feathering, the long, silky hair around the fetflock, is also among their characteristic features. 

Frisian horses can be recognised by their long and thick mane and their often wavy tail. Their feathering, the long, silky hair around the fetflock, is also among their characteristic features. The breed is known for its swinging, expansive trot. Frisian horses are known to be compliant, active and energetic as well as gentle and docile.  
 
The audience of CAVALLUNA – “Legend of the Desert” will also love their fairytale-like appearance. 

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K.W.P.N.

The warm-blooded Dutch horses are bred to accomplish the highest levels of dressage and jumping competitions. KWPNs (Koninklijk Warmbloed Paard Nederland) are known to be eager, reliable and intelligent. 

The warm-blooded Dutch horses are bred to accomplish the highest levels of dressage and jumping competitions. KWPNs (Koninklijk Warmbloed Paard Nederland) are known to be eager, reliable and intelligent. They are always happy about new training sessions because they like to learn and they are highly motivated. 
 
In CAVALLUNA – “Legend of the Desert”, a beautiful black KWPN horse shows off its unique talent for dressage. 

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P.R.E.

As the name implies, the P.R.E horse breed (Pura Raza Española) originates from Andalusia in Spain. This horse breed is especially talented when it comes to the Doma Vaquera. They are great jumpers and particularly elegant.  
 

As the name implies, the P.R.E horse breed (Pura Raza Española) originates from Andalusia in Spain. This horse breed is especially talented when it comes to the Doma Vaquera. They are great jumpers and particularly elegant.  
 
They are considered extremely faithful and affectionate towards people. Our P.R.E.s are sure to become crowd favourites in “Legend of the Desert”. 

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Baroque Pinto

These beautifully coloured horses that are also referred to as “colourful Frisians” are warm-blooded and look very similar to Frisian horses. The name “baroque” refers to their baroque body structure. 

These beautifully coloured horses that are also referred to as “colourful Frisians” are warm-blooded and look very similar to Frisian horses. The name “baroque” refers to their baroque body structure. They typically have a square body shape and a noble head with small ears and beautiful big eyes. The young horse breed from Frisia is considered to be particularly even tempered and friendly.  
 
The Baroque Pinto horse “Bayano” will take centre stage in “Legend of the Desert”. 

 

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Azteca

Azteca horses are a cross of Quarter Horses and Andalusian horses. The baroque-looking horse breed originates from Mexico and is known to be sturdy. Thanks to their even temper, Azteca horses are perfect for trick riding.  
 

Azteca horses are a cross of Quarter Horses and Andalusian horses. The baroque-looking horse breed originates from Mexico and is known to be sturdy. Thanks to their even temper, Azteca horses are perfect for trick riding.  
 
In CAVALLUNA – “Legend of the Desert”, they give the audience in the arena a taste of their skill. 

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Trailer of the show

Take a look at the trailer for the new European tour and experience the mystical and vast Orient. 

First impressions from “Legend of the Desert” 
 
The new programme continues in the footsteps of CAVALLUNA’s success story, taking the audience on a mystical journey to the Orient. In order to save what she loves and cherishes, Princess Samira, played by horse trainer Kenzie Dysli, has to solve the secret of the legendary Amazons. Take a look at the trailer for the new European tour and experience the combination of outstanding riding skills, exciting dance performances and vibrant music. “Legend of the Desert” is perfectly suited for the entire family – not just riding and horse enthusiasts. 

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Experience the new CAVALLUNA show in more than 30 cities in Germany and Europe. Book your tickets online now – always at the lowest price.  

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Experience the new CAVALLUNA show in more than 30 cities in Germany and Europe. The biggest horse show in Europe offers a mix of riding performances at the highest level, acrobatics, dance and show acts as well as wonderful music. Spend two hours full of joy and fantasy with your family – CAVALLUNA offers entertainment for both adults and children. We look forward to your visit. 
 
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