Equestrian

Citrus Series Hosts Summer Show At Brandon Center

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Citrus Series Hosts Summer Show At Brandon Center

BY GENE NARDI Last weekend, the Citrus Series hosted a summer competition at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center. Saturday was a USEF “C” rated show, while Sunday was an unrated show designed for novice riders to compete. A total of 25 riders participated in Sunday’s competition in various classes. “We started this series back in January to promote a more...

Equestrian , Sports

Jacobs, WPC Sponsor Citrus Series Shows

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

The Jacobs family and the Wellington Preservation Coalition is proud to support James Lala in the 2014 season of the Wellington Citrus Series horse shows. The new Citrus Series, founded by veteran trainer and owner of the Wellington Quarantine James Lala, is a unique hunter, jumper and equitation show series held at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center (7500 Forest Hill more...

Briefs , Equestrian

Todd Flettrich Draws Crowd To ShowChic

By at July 25, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Todd Flettrich Draws Crowd To ShowChic

TAILS FROM THE TRAILS Tucked away in a small spot on Fairlane Farms Road, ShowChic is a gem of a boutique, offering stylish riding apparel, horse-themed gifts and accessories, including breeches, show coats, stock ties, shirts, helmets, jewelry, gloves and saddle pads. Geared mostly toward dressage, ShowChic stocks products by Kentucky, Cavallo, Arista, Pikeur, more...

Business , Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Bellissimo, Johnson Team Up On North Carolina Resort

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Bellissimo, Johnson Team Up On North Carolina Resort

Wellington resident Mark Bellissimo, managing partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners, recently announced plans to create “a significant equestrian lifestyle destination” in the foothills of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Bellissimo has teamed up with fellow Wellington resident Sheila C. Johnson, founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, to assist more...

Business , Equestrian , News

Tropical Show Series The ‘Cool’ Place To Be For Area Equestrians

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Tropical Show Series The ‘Cool’ Place To Be For Area Equestrians

The Palm Beach Riding Academy held its premiere Tropical Show on Sunday, June 22. The festivities kicked off on Saturday, June 21, as Florida riders, trainers and equestrian enthusiasts flocked to the stadium at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center show grounds in Wellington. The Tropical Show series will host its second show in a new two-day format this more...

Equestrian , Sports

Morning Star Adds Trail Riding Program

By at July 18, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Morning Star Adds Trail Riding Program

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Tucked away on three quiet acres in Little Ranches, Morning Star Ranch offers a variety of hippotherapy and therapeutic horsemanship classes. Turning Point Therapy is the brainchild and special mission of owner Trisha Coates. The ranch’s mission is to support equestrian programs that promote physical, emotional, cognitive, psychological and more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Natalia Elina Praises Reining Expert Jon Ingram

By at July 11, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Natalia Elina Praises Reining Expert Jon Ingram

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Growing up in Russia, Natalia Elina was 5 when she saw her first horse. “Like many Russians, my family spent the summer in the country at a dacha, a kind of summer house,” she recalled. “We visited with friends who lived next to a park, and someone rode by on a huge gray draft horse. That was it. As soon as I saw that horse, I knew that more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Wellington’s Danielle Goldstein Qualifies For WEG For Israel

By at July 5, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Wellington’s Danielle Goldstein Qualifies For WEG For Israel

Neue Schule’s riders are known in the industry for their success in the arena and innovation out of it. Wellington resident Danielle Goldstein is no exception to this rule, and she has just hit another milestone in her show jumping career as she is now qualified to compete for Israel at the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian games in Normandy, France. A pioneer for more...

Equestrian , People , Sports

Dressage Rider/Coach Todd Flettrich Headlines July 8 ShopTalk

By at July 4, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

ShowChic will host well-known dressage rider and coach Todd Flettrich at its Tuesday, July 8 ShopTalk event in Wellington. From being an Olympic contender to coaching some of the best riders in the world to international success, Flettrich is a veteran of the competition arena and sought-after trainer and mentor. Don’t miss your chance to get up close and personal more...

Business , Equestrian

Katherine Bateson-Chandler Teams Up With Draper Equine Therapies

By at July 4, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Katherine Bateson-Chandler Teams Up With Draper Equine Therapies

Top performances in dressage are made with practice, time, and the support of the best and most innovative equipment available, such as Draper Equine Therapy’s line of ceramic infused wraps, saddle pads and other products. That is why Grand Prix dressage rider and trainer Katherine Bateson-Chandler has chosen to be endorsed by Draper and to have their products give her more...

Business , Equestrian , Sports