Equestrian

Donors Support Give A Buck For Special Equestrians

By at March 27, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Give a Buck for Special Equestrians — a Miami-based nonprofit that supports therapeutic horseback riding and equine-assisted programs throughout Florida and North Carolina — raised more than $20,000 at the second annual Jump for the Children Pony Derby Classic & Gala held March 6 at the Winter Equestrian Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center more...

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Audi Wins Piaget USPA Gold Cup In Thrilling Overtime Match

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Audi Wins Piaget USPA Gold Cup In Thrilling Overtime Match

The final match of the USPA Piaget Gold Cup kept the sold-out crowd of spectators on the edge of their seats on Sunday, March 22 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. Orchard Hill had just come off a sensational C.V. Whitney Cup victory and was predicted to dominate the match, but Audi proved to be no pushover. Audi started strong, scoring two goals in the more...

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Paige Johnson & Dakota Win $127,000 Engel & Völkers Grand Prix

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Paige Johnson & Dakota Win $127,000 Engel & Völkers Grand Prix

American Paige Johnson and Dakota were the big winners in the $127,000 Engel & Völkers Grand Prix CSI 4* last Saturday night at the 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival. Competing in the International Arena at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, Johnson won a four-horse jump-off, defeating her trainer Kent Farrington with Gazelle in second place. Ramiro more...

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Need A Break? Time For Shopping Therapy!

By at March 27, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Need A Break? Time For Shopping Therapy!

TALES FROM THE TRAILS There’s a lot more to do in Wellington during the Winter Equestrian Festival than participating in and/or watching shows. The somewhat chilly weekend of Feb. 20-22 featured a couple of special sale events. The Tackeria had its 40th Anniversary Sale. They’ve been at their current location, at the corner of Pierson Road and South Shore Blvd., more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

American Equestrians Got Talent Finale

By at March 20, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

American Equestrians Got Talent Finale

The International Arena at the Global Dressage Festival facility in Wellington played host to the finale of American Equestrians Got Talent on Sunday, March 15. A slate of 13 talented performers made it through the qualifying rounds to show off their skills at the finale, which served as a major fundraiser for the United States Equestrian Team Foundation. After two very more...

Around Town , Equestrian , Featured , Palm Beach County

Great Futures Boys & Girls Club Polo

By at March 20, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Great Futures Boys & Girls Club Polo

Sunday, March 15 was Great Futures Boys & Girls Club Polo Day, a benefit for the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club in Wellington. The day began with a celebrity polo match at the Grand Champions Polo Club featuring Ralph Lauren’s “Face of Polo” Nacho Figueras and John Walsh, host of America’s Most Wanted. Boys & Girls Club members and supporters more...

Around Town , Equestrian , Featured , Wellington

Andres Rodriguez Takes Top Prize At Horseware Ireland Grand Prix

By at March 20, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Andres Rodriguez Takes Top Prize At Horseware Ireland Grand Prix

Venezuela’s Andres Rodriguez and Caballito emerged victorious in last Saturday night’s $127,000 Horseware Ireland Grand Prix CSI 3* during week 10 of the 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival. The pair topped a six-horse jump-off with Juan Ignacio Rojo of Argentina and Percine Dream in second and American Meagan Nusz with SRI Aladdin in third. Michel Vaillancourt set the more...

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The USPA Piaget Gold Cup Final On Tap For IPC This Weekend

By at March 20, 2015 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

The USPA Piaget Gold Cup Final On Tap For IPC This Weekend

By Alex Webbe In Sunday’s quarterfinal action in the 2015 USPA Piaget Gold Cup at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, Alegria knocked off Valiente 14-8, while Las Monjitas beat Lechuza Caracas 10-6. In Sunday’s opening Piaget Gold Cup quarterfinal, Valiente took the early 3-2 lead on two goals from Guillermo Terrera and a 30-yard penalty conversion from more...

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Finding The Perfect Pony Takes A Lot Of Effort

By at March 20, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Finding The Perfect Pony Takes A Lot Of Effort

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Buying a horse isn’t like buying a car. Every car feels and runs pretty much like every other car of the same model. Sure, you can order different colors and accessories, but they drive identically. Finding the right horse is a little like finding the right mate. You’ve got some pretty definite ideas about what he or she should look like, more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Wellington Council Approves Bridle Trail Map For The Comp Plan

By at March 13, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Council Approves Bridle Trail Map For The Comp Plan

The Wellington Village Council gave final approval Tuesday to the adoption of an amended bridle trail map to the village’s comprehensive plan that shows not only existing trails but future trails that the village would like to develop. Projects Manager Mike O’Dell said the original bridle trail map was adopted in 2004 and approved by the Equestrian Preserve more...

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