Equestrian

Lars Petersen Wins Premier Equestrian Award At Dressage Festival

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Lars Petersen Wins Premier Equestrian Award At Dressage Festival

Olympian Lars Petersen, who owns and operates Legacy Farms near the international dressage show grounds in Wellington, is well known in the community for his buoyant attitude and infectious high spirits. Petersen is humble given his accomplishments. In addition to the Olympic Games, he has represented Denmark at two World Equestrian Games, three World Cup Finals and more...

Equestrian , People

Minikus Wins Second Saturday Night Grand Prix In A Row At WEF

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Minikus Wins Second Saturday Night Grand Prix In A Row At WEF

For the second week in a row, top American rider Todd Minikus was the big winner of the Saturday night grand prix on Jan. 30 at the 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. During week two of the circuit, Minikus topped the $86,000 Marshall & Sterling Insurance Grand Prix CSI 2* riding Quality Girl. For his win in week more...

Equestrian , News , Palm Beach County , Sports

Sunday Night Courtesy Ride Program Now Operating During WEF Weeks

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

From January through April, Wellington residents now have the opportunity to utilize a free safe ride service on Sunday evenings. The program started Sunday, Jan. 31. Months in the making, the Wellington Safe Ride Service will operate on Sunday nights from 10:30 p.m. until 3:30 a.m. The service ensures that all passengers have a fun and responsible night. Three buses more...

Briefs , Equestrian , News

Horse Of Course Unveils New Look For 2016 Season

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Horse Of Course Unveils New Look For 2016 Season

The 2016 winter equestrian competition season is underway, and riders and vendors alike are pulling out all the stops. One of the country’s most-loved tack shops, the Horse of Course, had a makeover for this season in Wellington. As a supplier of dressage equipment across the nation, the mobile tack shop seeks to impress both year-round residents and competitors who more...

Business , Equestrian

JustWorld To Host Kid’s Zone At Wellington Masters

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

JustWorld International will host a kid’s zone program at the 2016 Wellington Masters World Cup. The Wellington Masters is one of only seven East Coast qualifying events in the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping North American league for the 2016 World Cup Jumping Final. Deeridge Farm is hosting the standalone FEI World Cup qualifier event with additional classes for all more...

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Cohen Presents Global Dressage Visionary Award To Robert Dover

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Cohen Presents Global Dressage Visionary Award To Robert Dover

The first week of the 2016 Adequan Global Dressage Festival in Wellington played host to scores of professional and amateur dressage riders, which was the perfect place for the inaugural presentation of Carol Cohen’s Global Dressage Visionary Award to Team USA chef d’equipe Robert Dover. Cohen will be presenting the Global Dressage Visionary Award during all CDI more...

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Wellington Seniors Club Visit WEF

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Wellington Seniors Club Visit WEF

The Wellington Seniors Club gathered for lunch on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington. The program included an address by Mark Bellissimo, CEO of Equestrian Sport more...

Around Town , Equestrian , Featured , Wellington

Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic A Success

By at February 5, 2016 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic A Success

TALES FROM THE TRAILS The fifth annual Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic was conducted at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival facility Jan. 5-9. Eighteen talented riders and six auditors from across the United States were invited, chosen based on competitive success and attendance at Emerging Dressage Athlete clinics and programs. It offered these top up-and-coming more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

College Prep Invitational Brings Young Riders From Near And Far

By at January 29, 2016 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

College Prep Invitational Brings Young Riders From Near And Far

The College Preparatory Invitational, an equestrian event where high school riders compete and meet with more than 40 college representatives and coaches from around the country, came into town for its sixth year from Friday, Jan. 15 through Sunday, Jan. 17. “It is designed to educate equestrian athletes about their options once they go to college,” event organizer more...

Equestrian , News , Palm Beach County , Sports

Bippity Boppity Boo… GCC Makes Dreams Come True

By at January 29, 2016 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Bippity Boppity Boo… GCC Makes Dreams Come True

“Fairy tales can come true,” said Mark Bellissimo, co-founder of the Great Charity Challenge, CEO of Equestrian Sport Productions and majority partner of Wellington Equestrian Partners. Thirty-four charities from Palm Beach County are in for a treat Saturday, Feb. 6 at the seventh annual Great Charity Challenge, presented by Fidelity Investments, at the Palm Beach more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington