Equestrian

Michael Stone Urges Wellington Business Leaders To Visit Tryon Horse Show

By at August 28, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Michael Stone Urges Wellington Business Leaders To Visit Tryon Horse Show

Michael Stone, president of Equestrian Sport Productions, was the main speaker at Wednesday’s Wellington Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Wanderers Club. Stone shed light on plans for the upcoming Palm Beach International Equestrian Center season, while updating chamber members on the Tryon International Equestrian Center, located in rural North Carolina. The new more...

Business , Equestrian , News , Wellington

Wellington Keeps Close Contact With Manure Haulers

By at August 28, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Keeps Close Contact With Manure Haulers

Last Thursday, representatives from the Village of Wellington, including Projects Manager Mike O’Dell, gathered with local livestock waste haulers for their third annual meeting to discuss hauling issues in relation to Wellington and the surrounding areas. The meetings began when O’Dell started with the village. The goal was to curtail problems with illegal more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Get Help From The Horse Emergency Network

By at August 28, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Get Help From The Horse Emergency Network

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Owning horses is a joy, but when disaster strikes, caring for them can quickly become a complex problem. A few years back, parts of Palm Beach County were devastated by Tropical Storm Isaac. Some western areas, especially parts of Wellington, Deer Run, White Fences, Caloosa and the Acreage/Loxahatchee area, received days of pounding rain — more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Equestrian Master Plan Survey Available

By at August 21, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

The Village of Wellington is inviting residents to participate in an online survey to gain insight on equestrian topics. The survey will assist village staff in gathering data related to traffic and seasonal fluctuations of horses and people. In an ongoing effort to provide better service for residents, village staff is also seeking input on a range of topics related more...

Briefs , Equestrian

Hannah, Shira And A Horse Named Rosie

By at August 21, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Hannah, Shira And A Horse Named Rosie

TALES FROM THE TRAILS The spring of 2015 was an exciting time in young Hannah Bentz’s life; a time of endings and beginnings. On May 19, she graduated from Spanish River High School. That weekend, she was at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, where she had planned to enter her horse, Rosie, in the Palm Beach County Horseman’s Association show. But more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Amazing Equine Creations At Floral Acres

By at August 14, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Amazing Equine Creations At Floral Acres

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Located at 12440 State Road 7 in suburban Boynton Beach, Floral Acres sprawls like a lovely, beckoning spot. As soon as you pull in and park, you’re all but compelled to get out and start walking around. They have tons of flowering and leafy green plants, but that’s not why I was there. You know those people with green thumbs? I have brown more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Marsha Abate Has Experience Battling Coyotes

By at August 7, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Marsha Abate Has Experience Battling Coyotes

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Coyotes have been in the news lately. Neighborhoods throughout Palm Beach County have had multiple sightings. People are on the alert. Traps have been set. Garbage cans have been raided. Most disturbing of all, dogs and cats have been snatched. Marsha Abate knows only too well about coyotes on the hunt. She and her husband, Bob, own a small more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Hundreds Come Together To Support Special Olympian Christina Cooney

By at July 31, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Hundreds Come Together To Support Special Olympian Christina Cooney

More than 200 people came out to the Lindburgers Restaurant in Wellington on Thursday, July 16 to help local athlete Christina Cooney get to the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. Christina, 37, is an experienced rider at the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center in Loxahatchee Groves. She will be one of the 10 riders on the U.S. 2015 World Special more...

Acreage/Loxahatchee , Equestrian , News , People

Dan Kelly Loves To Work With Thoroughbreds

By at July 31, 2015 | 12:00 am | 1 Comments

Dan Kelly Loves To Work With Thoroughbreds

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Originally from upstate New York, Dan Kelly grew up around horses. Like a lot of kids who love horses but can’t afford them, he had to find a way to support his interest. Since he couldn’t buy well-trained horses, he decided to develop some of his own. This led to Dan Kelly Stables. “Eventually, I got tired of doing everything where it more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Horse Gym USA Founders Mark 10 Years In Wellington

By at July 10, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Horse Gym USA Founders Mark 10 Years In Wellington

Horse Gym USA founders Henrik and Mikala Gundersen knew they’d come “home” on their first visit to the horse-centered community of Wellington. Successful dressage rider Mikala and show jumper Henrik, with their line of advanced equine fitness treadmills, seemed to fit perfectly into Wellington. Ten years later, the couple has become well-known for their riding more...

Business , Equestrian