Todd Minikus and Mama Lee celebrating her 90th birthday! Lee Schiavi started spending her winters in Wellington and became a spectator fan of show jumping. One rider in particular became her favorite — “the gutsy, unstoppable Todd Minikus.” When Lee (better known as Mama Lee) was asked what she wanted for her 90th birthday, she answered,
Tuesday, March 08 2016 by Editor
By Lauren R. Giannini Shelly Moore Townsend has designed a unique and environmentally sound solution for manure management: Equine Eco Green. Her unique process of “recycling” will eliminate mountains of manure in equestrian communities like Palm Beach and Wellington. It’ll also generate income and create jobs. It’s a win-win solution to a growing problem. One
Nataly Leibovitz’s Dreams Have Come True By Doris Degner-Foster Israel native Nataly Leibovitz went on vacation to Wellington, Florida, after her third year of medical school and was so impressed that she left school to move there. “I was star struck! I was like a kid going to Disney World for the first time —
U.S. Completes Historic Week at CSIO Wellington by Winning the CSIO4* Grand Prix presented by Lugano Diamonds and Sweeps FEI Nations Cup Competition
Monday, March 02 2015 by Editor
Todd Minikus and Babalou 41 (Photo Credit: Sportfot) By Helen Murray Wellington, Fla. – A week of unprecedented success for the U.S.
Saturday, June 14 2014 by Editor
By Doris Degner-Foster How many people could say they had dealt with the trials of a broken collarbone, a kidney stone, Legionaires’ diseaseand the joy of welcoming a new baby, and still won five Grand Prix competitions, all within a year? The formidable Todd Minikus could! With over 100 Grand Prix wins in his
Ireland’s Shane Sweetnam Tops $8,000 Danbury Porsche Audi 1.40m Open Jumper Aboard Solerina at 2013 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W
Thursday, September 12 2013 by Editor
North Salem, NY – September 11, 2013 – The 2013 American Gold Cup CSI4*-W returned to the picturesque Old Salem Farm today to kick-off the week-long international jumping competition featuring the world’s top athletes. Thanks to phenomenal reviews from 2012, a large number of entries created a section split for the day’s main event on the Grand Prix Field: the $8,000 Danbury Porsche Audi 1.40m Open Jumper class. During the first section, it was Ireland’s Shane Sweetnam and Solerina who bested Todd Minikus and Uraguay by three seconds at the end of the class with a quick and clear jump-off.
Friday, July 05 2013 by Editor
Lake Placid, New York—July 4, 2013—Todd Minikus of Loxahatchee, FL won the $30,000 ABBA Vet Supply Open Jumper Classic, Thursday’s featured event at the 36 th annual I Love New York Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC. Minikus was one of 12 of entries of the 46 who started to reach the jump-off by riding without penalty over the 16-jump, Richard Jeffery designed course at the North Elba Showgrounds. Late in the jump-off, U.S. Olympic veteran Margie Engle of Wellington, FL, who will be seeking a record eighth Grand Prix win in Lake Placid Saturday in the $100,000 Woodlea Farms Grand Prix, blazed to the lead with a clean ride in 32.192 seconds on Indigo
Friday, June 28 2013 by Editor
Lake Placid, New York—June 27, 2013—Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, NJ swept both featured classes Thursday at the 44 th annual Lake Placid Horse Show, Presented by Sea Shore Stables, LLC. The horse show continues through Sunday at the North Elba Showgrounds before giving way to the 36 th annual I Love New York Horse Show, July 2-7.
Friday, June 28 2013 by Editor
Saratoga Springs , NY . June 27, 2013- At the Saratoga Race Course, a historic equestrian setting celebrating its one hundred fiftieth anniversary, some of the country’s top professionals, amateurs, and juniors competed in the Skidmore College Saratoga Classic Horse Show (SCHS) between June 11 and 23
Sunday, December 02 2012 by Editor
Katie Dinan and Nougat du Vallet Wellington, FL – December 1, 2012 – Nineteen-year-old Katie Dinan (USA) and Grant Road Partners’ Nougat Du Vallet earned an exciting victory in Saturday night’s $50,000 Holiday and Horses FEI World Cup Grand Prix at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, FL. American riders took top four honors in the eleven horse jump-off.