Equestrian

Farm A Dream Come True For Andrea Colombino

By at October 31, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Farm A Dream Come True For Andrea Colombino

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Tucked away in Rustic Ranches, off of Flying Cow Road in Wellington, Dream Believer Stables is nestled on five private acres. It’s a little piece of paradise and the culmination of owner Andrea Colombino’s dreams. “I couldn’t imagine anything better than this,” she said, looking around. The large, comfortable barn has 15 stalls. more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Wellington’s 40th Street Renamed Gracida Way

By at October 24, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington’s 40th Street Renamed Gracida Way

The Wellington Village Council unanimously approved a request last week to rename 40th Street South as Gracida Way in honor of the late Carlos Gracida, who died following a polo accident in February. Equestrian activist Victoria McCullough, who lives on 40th Street South, made the request. “The reason I would like that, and I think the community would also, is more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Horses Healing Hearts Family Fun Day

By at October 24, 2014 | 12:01 am | 0 Comment

Horses Healing Hearts Family Fun Day

On Saturday, Oct. 18, Horses Healing Hearts held its Family Fitness Fun Day at Polo West in Wellington to celebrate horses, fitness, fun and families. There were food trucks, vendors, contests, games and more. To learn more about Horses Healing Hearts, visit more...

Around Town , Equestrian , Featured

Lisa Kent Specializes In Nutritional Mapping

By at October 24, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Lisa Kent Specializes In Nutritional Mapping

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Some years ago, Lisa Kent moved to Loxahatchee Groves. Like many South Floridians, she had been a snowbird, then simply got tired of shuttling back and forth between Maine and Ocala. She got married and worked as a barn manager for her husband at their stable on D Road. When the relationship ended, so did her work with the stable. more...

Ellen Rosenberg , 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