Equestrian

Lox Groves Finalizes Stricter Livestock Waste Ordinance

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Lox Groves Finalizes Stricter Livestock Waste Ordinance

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council on Tuesday approved the final reading of a livestock waste-hauling ordinance designed to curtail the large amounts of horse manure and bedding being dumped in the town. The ordinance was the latest in a long line of laws passed by the town beginning in 2010, with limited success, to try to curtail commercial waste haulers who have more...

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U.S. Open Final Sunday Will Conclude Season

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

U.S. Open Final Sunday Will Conclude Season

The 2014 polo season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach comes to a conclusion on Sunday, April 20 with the final match of the 110th Maserati U.S. Open Polo Championships. Last Sunday’s featured matches saw Crab Orchard (Peke Gonzalez, Magoo Laprida, Facundo Pieres and Paco de Narvaez) defeat Audi (Marc Ganzi, Gonzalito Pieres, Rodrigo Andrade and Gonzalo Del more...

Equestrian , News , Sports , Wellington

His Work With Horses Helps Brandon Boterf

By at April 18, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

His Work With Horses Helps Brandon Boterf

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Don’t tell Wellington residents Brandon Boterf and his mom, Beth Wood, that life can be tough; they won’t believe you. I first ran into Beth and Brandon at the Polo on the Beach exhibition and fundraiser for the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center. Brandon, 28, was a regular client and loved riding and being around the more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Second Board Questions Need For Aviation Rules

By at April 11, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Second Board Questions Need For Aviation Rules

A proposal to regulate civil aviation in Wellington had members of the village’s Equestrian Preserve Committee confused Wednesday as to why it is needed. Committee members voted 6-0 to recommend denial of the Civil Aviation Ordinance, to the delight of about 50 residents of Wellington’s Aero Club who came out to fight the proposal. “I think this ordinance sets more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Polo And Balloon Festival At Gulfstream April 18-20

By at April 11, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

An event for the entire family is returning to Gulfstream Polo Club (4550 Polo Road, Lake Worth) from Friday, April 18 through Sunday, April 20 at the “Built Ford Tough” Polo and Balloon Festival. Attendees will enjoy a weekend of hot air balloons, polo, music, food, vendors and much more. Admission is a donation to the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. Each morning, more...

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Good Earth Farm Offering Therapy Program

By at April 11, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Good Earth Farm Offering Therapy Program

Good Earth Farm in Loxahatchee Groves is offering animal-assisted therapy for children and seniors this spring and summer on Mondays and Tuesdays, with specially trained coaches and mini horses. The farm offered the program last summer to a great response. The cost is just $20 and a bag of carrots or apples for 45 minutes of work with a mini horse. Kids love it and more...

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Alegria Slips Past Flight Options 7-6 In U.S. Open Play

By at April 11, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Alegria Slips Past Flight Options 7-6 In U.S. Open Play

After the end of the second round of play in the 2014 Maserati U.S. Open Championships, several favorites have begun to emerge. Valiente (2-0) iced a spot at the top of the leader board in its bracket with last Saturday’s 14-11 win over Orchard Hill, while Alegria (Julian Mannix, Clemente Zavaleta, Mariano Aguerre and Hilario Ulloa) scored its second consecutive win more...

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GPL Tournament At Grand Champions

By at April 11, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

GPL Tournament At Grand Champions

The fifth annual International Gay Polo Tournament was held Saturday, April 5 at the Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington. RBC Wealth Management won the Senator Cup with a 5-3 victory over Phelps Media Group, while Cedar Crest Stables won the Founders Cup with a 3-2 victory over Gordon W. Ross Team more...

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Breathing New Life Into My Old Saddle

By at April 11, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Breathing New Life Into My Old Saddle

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Once upon a time, long, long ago, a little girl dreamed of owning her own horse. She’d keep it in the basement, teach it to climb up and down the stairs to go out to graze in the small fenced back yard, and ride it back and forth to school. Well, that plan never panned out, but I did manage to finally buy my first horse when I was 19, at the more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Groves Not Keen On Equine Waste Recycling Idea

By at April 4, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Groves Not Keen On Equine Waste Recycling Idea

The Loxahatchee Groves Town Council expressed general disinterest Tuesday in a proposal by Equine Eco Green for a public-private partnership to recycle horse bedding on property in the town. Council members felt that Wellington might be a better location for such a project. Shelly Townsend, founder of Equine Eco Green, proposed a partnership that she believes would more...

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