Wednesday, January 11 2017 by Editor
By Britney Grover In the equestrian world, one place rises to the top of the list as the winter horse capital of the United States: Palm Beach, Florida, and the community of Wellington. When other parts of the country are covered in snow, sun reigns and the world’s top horsemen and women gather to compete
Lena Burke, John Wash and team mascots Photo by LILA Photo Spectators and fashion enthusiasts were in a Palm Beach state of mind at the Palm Beach International Polo Club recently. Iconic fashion brands ESCADA and Lilly Pulitzer upped the USPA Gold Cup game featuring classic resort wear exuding effortless elegance. While the fans were fashionably decked out,
Thursday, June 05 2014 by Editor
Polo Gear co-founders and awards presenters Gary Fellers and Jeanette Sassoon with Palm Beach Polo’s winning team of Kris Kampsen, Carlos Gracida Jr., Brandon Phillips and Glenn Straub. Photo by Scott Fisher Wellington, FL – May 19, 2014 – Palm Beach Polo came from behind to capture the coveted PoloGear® Challenge Cup with a thrilling 11-10 victory over Pony Express on a sun-drenched Sunday afternoon at windswept Grand Champions Polo Club. In a hard-fought physical battle, Palm Beach Polo (Glenn Straub, Brandon Phillips, Kris Kampsen, Carlos Gracida Jr.) erased a four-goal opening chukker deficit and three-goal third and fourth chukker deficits against Pony Express (Justin Daniels, Pancho Eddy, Tomas Goti, Bob Daniels)
Saturday, March 01 2014 by Editor
Alexander Zetterman and Canora Fly to Victory in $10,000 G&C Farm Speed Stake; Ali Tritschler Tops Platinum Performance USEF Show Jumping Talent Search For Immediate Release Lauren Fisher and Laura Cardon for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc.
Speak Up for Kids Wins Fifth Annual FTI Consulting Great Charity Challenge Presented by Fidelity Investments® : Melissa Groher and Logan Best the…
Friday, February 07 2014 by Editor
Wellington, FL – February 1, 2014 – Canada’s Ian Millar, Kelly Soleau and Emily Kinch were the winning team in the fifth annual FTI Consulting Great Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity Investments® (FTI GCC) on behalf of their charity, Speak Up for Kids, on Saturday evening at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF). Sponsored by Lothlorien and corporate sponsors Bass, Bolfo, Newlands and Rowland, the three riders made up the top team of the night out of 35 pro-am combinations paired with Palm Beach County charities.
Friday, January 31 2014 by Editor
Wellington, Florida – Lauren Hough was the big winner on Friday morning, claiming a $3,000 bonus for wearing SSG ‘Digital’ riding gloves on her way to victory in the $34,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Series Round IV on January 31 at the 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL. Held Friday morning following the cancellation of all classes due to rain on Thursday, a total of 65 horses crossed the timers in an effort to post the fastest clear round over the track set by two-time Olympic course designer Leopoldo Palacios of Venezuela. Ireland’s Shane Sweetnam held the lead for the majority of the class after posting a time of 62.58 seconds with Solerina. Riding near at the bottom of the order, U.S.
Tuesday, April 02 2013 by Editor
By Jan Westmark-Allan The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach – very grand! Last month my daughter Abby and I went to the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) for a week and had a wonderful time! Not only did we enjoy the horse show and all the wonderful showing, but we also stayed at three amazing hotels! In my blog yesterday I wrote about staying at the Four Seasons Resort in Palm Beach.
Monday, March 25 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – March 24, 2013 – Week eleven of the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF), sponsored by Artisan Farms, concluded on Sunday, March 24, with a full day of jumper action on the derby field at The Stadium at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center.
Tina Konyot and Calecto V Take FEI Grand Prix Victory at WEF Dressage Classic CDI 3* presented by Today’s Equestrian & Fellows
Saturday, March 16 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – March 14, 2013 – The third international competition for the 2013 Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) began today with the opening CDI competition, the FEI Grand Prix. This week’s show, the WEF Dressage Classic CDI 3*, presented by Today’s Equestrian & Fellows, runs March 14-17, 2013.
Wellington, FL – March 1, 2013 – The powerhouse U.S. show jumping team of Kent Farrington, Reed Kessler, Laura Kraut and Beezie Madden earned victory in Friday night’s $75,000 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ presented by G&C Farm , at the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL