By Kayla Jones Stormy had the odds stacked up against him. Anyone could tell from his ragged hair, barbed-wired scars and underweight body that the dapple-grey Thoroughbred’s life had been difficult. The tattoo under his lip branded him as an off-the-track racehorse, and the few riders that had been on his back were thrown off
Friday, January 24 2014 by Editor
Wellington, FL – January 22, 2014 – The 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) began its third week of competition, sponsored by Fidelity Investments® , on Wednesday, January 22, with a win for Shane Sweetnam (IRL) and Spy Coast Farm LLC’s Cyklon 1083 in the $34,000 G&C Farm 1.45m FEI world ranking class. Week three continues through Sunday, January 26. The week will feature the $34,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round 3 on Thursday, the $34,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.45m on Friday, the highlight $125,000 Fidelity Investments® Grand Prix CSI 3* on Saturday night, and the $34,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic on Sunday.
Sunday, January 12 2014 by Editor
Lauren Hough and Böckmanns Lazio Win $25,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Classic; Ashton Alexander and Lordano Top Field in Small Junior Hunter 16-17 presented by EnTrust Capital For Immediate Release Lauren Fisher and Katie Macleod for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Wellington, FL – January 10, 2014 – The crowds were out in full force at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) on Saturday night to watch the women’s team earn their sixth consecutive victory in the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival’s (FTI WEF) $75,000 Nespresso Battle of the Sexes
Equestrian Sport Productions Holiday Festival I Wrap-Up, December 13-15, 2013 : Alexander Zetterman and Cafino Win $25,000 Holiday I Grand Prix
Tuesday, December 17 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – December 16, 2013 – Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) hosted its Holiday Festival I competition at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL, this weekend on December 13-15, 2013. Just weeks away from the start of the 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF), many international exhibitors have arrived early in Wellington to get their horses ready for the highly competitive circuit.
Wednesday, July 31 2013 by Editor
Lexington, KY -A talented team of jumpers descend upon Hickstead, England this week to represent the U.S. at the CSIO5* Hickstead
Sunday, March 31 2013 by Editor
The $100,000 FTI Consulting Rider Challenge concluded on Saturday night after twelve weeks of jumper competition at the 2013 FTI WEF. Kent Farrington led the standings and earned a $50,000 cut of the bonus money for his success during the circuit. Conor Swail finished in second place to earn $25,000, Reed Kessler was third and received a $15,000 check, and Beezie Madden finished fourth for a $10,000 bonus
Alvaro de Miranda and AD Rahmannshof’s Bogeno Rule the Night in $500,000 FTI Consulting Finale Grand Prix CSI 5*
Sunday, March 31 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – March 30, 2013 – Brazil’s Alvaro de Miranda and AD Rahmannshof’s Bogeno jumped to an exciting victory on Saturday night in the $500,000 FTI Consulting Finale Grand Prix CSI 5* at the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF). The International Arena at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center saw its biggest crowd ever with a packed house of 8,600 fans in attendance to watch the best of the best from the winter circuit compete in the final event under the lights
Ronan McGuigan and Chapeau, Laurenz Buhl and Calista, and Daniel Bluman and Apardi Win Adequan Young Jumper Finals
Saturday, March 30 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – March 29, 2012 – The twelfth and final week of competition at the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) continued on Friday, March 29, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL, with the finals for the Adequan 6, 7 and 8-Year-Old Young Jumper divisions. In the $15,000 Adequan 6-Year-Old Jumper Classic Final, Ronan McGuigan and Chapeau were victorious
Monday, March 25 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – March 23, 2013 – McLain Ward (USA) and his promising young mount Zander were the winners in Saturday night’s $100,000 Suncast® 1.50m Championship Jumper Series Final during week eleven of the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) in Wellington. The pair led a high-speed jump-off over second place finishers Janne Friederike Meyer of Germany aboard Cellagon Lambrasco and third place duo Pablo Barrios of Venezuela riding Zara Leandra
Thursday, March 21 2013 by Editor
Wellington, FL – March 20, 2013- Week eleven of the 2013 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF), sponsored by Artisan Farms, featured the $33,000 Spy Coast Farm 1.45m speed class on Wednesday with a win for Lauren Hough (USA) and Ohlala. Earning points on the Longines FEI world ranking list, the pair beat Shane Sweetnam (IRL) and Solerina, Eric Lamaze (CAN) and Wang Chung M2S, and McLain Ward (USA) and Zhum CW, all within nine one-hundredths of a second separating them. Week eleven runs March 20-24 featuring “AA” hunter and CSI 4* jumper competition.