Equestrian

Big Plans For Sunshine Meadows Horse Center

By at October 17, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Big Plans For Sunshine Meadows Horse Center

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Tucked away on 175 very quiet, very private acres, Sunshine Meadows Equestrian Center has long been a well-kept secret, but not for much longer. Consultant Steve Wolf has big plans for the venue in suburban Delray Beach. “In the past, Sunshine Meadows primarily catered to harness racing trainers,” Wolf explained. “And there’s still a more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Wellington Zoning Board Approves Bridle Trail Map Ordinance

By at October 10, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Zoning Board Approves Bridle Trail Map Ordinance

Wellington’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board unanimously recommended approval last week of an ordinance to adopt a bridle trail map into the equestrian element of the village’s comprehensive plan. At the Oct. 1 meeting, Wellington Projects Manager Mike O’Dell presented an update to the equestrian trail circulation map currently in the comp plan. “This more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Cook To Present Award At Dressage Challenge

By at October 10, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Cook To Present Award At Dressage Challenge

Wellington area Realtor and dressage rider Ann-Louise Cook will sponsor the inaugural Dressage People’s Choice Award during the 2014 Wellington Classic Dressage Autumn Challenge to be held in conjunction with the upcoming Great American Insurance Group USDF Region 3 Championships. The Dressage People’s Choice Award is based on sportsmanship, horsemanship and more...

Equestrian , People

Horses Helping People Resource Day

By at October 10, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

Horses Helping People Resource Day

The American Association of Caregiving Youth and the Equus Foundation hosted the inaugural Horses Helping People Family Resource Day on Sunday, Oct. 5 at the Van Kampen Arena in Wellington. Attendees learned about the benefits of equine therapy and took part in a variety of more...

Around Town , Equestrian , Featured , Wellington

Busy Fall Season At The Caloosa Horse Park

By at October 10, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Busy Fall Season At The Caloosa Horse Park

TALES FROM THE TRAILS The Caloosa Equestrian Committee has planned some fun events for October and November. If you’re free, it’s worth bringing along some friends, both human and equine, and head up the Beeline Highway. The first one is a humongous tack and yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 18, which will run from 9 a.m. until noon. There will be tables and booths more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Wellington Zoners OK Changes To Equestrian Event Permit Rules

By at October 3, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Zoners OK Changes To Equestrian Event Permit Rules

The Wellington Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board recommended approval Wednesday of amendments for seasonal equestrian permits that would level the field for events held outside the equestrian preserve area. Planning & Development Services Director Tim Stillings described the proposed changes to permit review procedures. “The intent of the changes is to more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Popular GPL Tournament Moving To International Polo Club

By at October 3, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

The International Gay Polo League Tournament is moving to the International Polo Club Palm Beach. After tremendous growth since its inception, the Wellington-based Gay Polo League announced Wednesday that it is moving from the Grand Champions Polo Club to a larger venue to accommodate more spectators and vendors. The 6th Annual International GPL Tournament, more...

Equestrian , Sports

KCF Social At Palms Stables

By at October 3, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

KCF Social At Palms Stables

The Kids Cancer Foundation held a family social Sunday, Sept. 28 at Palms Stables in Wellington. Held in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the event featured bounce houses, face painting, crafts, pony rides, a mechanical bull and more. In addition, a DJ provided music for kids to dance to, the Children’s Acting Singing Troupe (CAST) singers performed, and more...

Around Town , Equestrian , Featured

4-H Horse Judging Team Needs Your Help

By at October 3, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

4-H Horse Judging Team Needs Your Help

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Some good kids in need of a little help — that’s one way to describe the members of the Palm Beach County 4-H Horse Judging Team. Kendall Hill and Kayla Chisholm, both 16, Kayla Wise, 17, and her mother, Joell, along with group leader Pam Kalil, wandered about the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center during September’s Palm Beach County Mounted more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Wellington Equestrian Committee To Update Comp Plan

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Equestrian Committee To Update Comp Plan

The Wellington Equestrian Preserve Committee is working on a survey to post on the village’s web site to ask residents what they want to see in the equestrian overlay master plan as the committee goes through a process to update the document. At a meeting on Thursday, Sept. 18, Wellington Projects Manager Mike O’Dell asked for the committee’s direction to begin more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington