Equestrian

Joe Mangravito Uses A Light Touch On Horses

By at May 22, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Joe Mangravito Uses A Light Touch On Horses

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Joe Mangravito has a simple philosophy: every horse should be trained the way every zebra must be trained. And he should know. In addition to his five dogs and seven horses, Joe owns two zebras. He drove to Texas to get them last July. They were three days old. “You have to get them when they’re babies,” Joe said. “Any older, and more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

LGWCD Sends Trail Agreement To The Town Council

By at May 15, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

LGWCD Sends Trail Agreement To The Town Council

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors approved an agreement Monday with the Town of Loxahatchee Groves to allow the construction of multipurpose trails along district canal easements, as long as they are fenced to protect property owners that abut them. LGWCD Administrator Steve Yohe said the district had also received communications from more...

Equestrian , Loxahatchee Groves , News

Vinceremos Riding Center Hosts Barn Groundbreaking

By at May 15, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Vinceremos Riding Center Hosts Barn Groundbreaking

The Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center in Loxahatchee Groves broke ground on a new barn amid fanfare Friday, May 8. “We are so grateful to have everyone here and to have the people who have supported this project with us,” said Ruth Menor, Vinceremos founder and executive director. Menor offered her gratitude to her board of directors, as well as the Davis more...

Equestrian , Loxahatchee Groves , News

IEA’s Finals Bring Crowds To Jim Brandon

By at May 15, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

IEA’s Finals Bring Crowds To Jim Brandon

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Parking was hard to come by April 24-26 at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center. Riders, families and well-wishers had traveled from all over the United States to participate in and support the Interscholastic Equestrian Association Hunt Seat Finals. Established in 2002, the IEA provides riding and showing opportunities for students in grades 6 to more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Committee, Task Force Support Charter Protections For Equestrians

By at May 8, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Committee, Task Force Support Charter Protections For Equestrians

Wellington’s Charter Review Task Force and Equestrian Preserve Committee held a joint meeting Monday to discuss the inclusion of the Equestrian Preserve Area and the Equestrian Preserve Committee in the village’s charter. Village Attorney Laurie Cohen said consideration had been given to adding language to the charter to protect the Equestrian Preserve Area, and more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Brock On USEF Observation Squad

By at May 8, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Brock On USEF Observation Squad

Grand Prix dressage rider Allison Brock has been named to the United States Equestrian Federation’s 2015 Pan American Games European CDI Observation Event Squad. As one of eight horse and rider combinations, Brock — along with Claudine and Fritz Kundrun’s Rosevelt — will compete in designated European CDI Observation events at the Grand Prix level. The results more...

Equestrian , People

April Shop Talk Reveals Secret To Good Sponsor-Rider Relations

By at May 8, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

April Shop Talk Reveals Secret To Good Sponsor-Rider Relations

ShowChic dressage boutique continues to impress the dressage community with its extraordinary lineup of speakers at its monthly Shop Talk events. Last month, ShowChic hosted four renowned professionals of the dressage world. The April Shop Talk, titled “The Sponsor-Rider Relationship: What’s In It For You,” featured Grand Prix dressage champions Lars Petersen and more...

Business , Equestrian

New Equestrian Trails To Open At Okeeheelee

By at May 8, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

New Equestrian Trails To Open At Okeeheelee

At 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 31, Palm Beach County will officially open more than nine miles of equestrian trails in Okeeheelee Park, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by County Commissioner Paulette Burdick. Development of the trails included extensive removal of exotic vegetation. The resulting scenic system of equestrian trails, winding through hundreds of acres more...

Briefs , Equestrian , Palm Beach County

The Fascinating Life Of Show Judge Linda Zang

By at May 8, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

The Fascinating Life Of Show Judge Linda Zang

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Linda Zang is a well-known and highly respected judge who has graced the booth of many shows, large and small. Just being in the same room with such a renowned woman felt like an honor. Zang is a U.S. Equestrian Federation “S” rated judge, the first U.S.-based judge to reach FEI 5* status, and one of only 25 FEI “O” level dressage more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Wellington Property Gets Rear Easement For Manure Pickup

By at May 1, 2015 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Wellington Property Gets Rear Easement For Manure Pickup

The Wellington Village Council approved the abandonment of a portion of right of way on Greenbriar Blvd. on Tuesday to allow a property owner facing Equestrian Way access to the back of his property for manure collection. Village Engineer Bill Riebe said the property is located in Saddle Trail Park and had received approval for the gate when the plat was approved by more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington