Equestrian

Valiente Claims U.S. Open Victory As Polo Season Ends

By at April 24, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Valiente Claims U.S. Open Victory As Polo Season Ends

When it came to the final of the 111th U.S. Open Championships, the third time was a charm for Valiente. After an extraordinarily challenging season, the team won the golden key it had lost twice before. Valiente (Bob Jornayvaz, Alejo Taranco, Guillermo Terrera and Adolfo Cambiaso) defeated Orchard Hill (Steve Van Andel, Facundo Pieres, Polito Pieres and Ezequiel more...

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Bridle Creator William Micklem Visits WEF

By at April 24, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Bridle Creator William Micklem Visits WEF

TALES FROM THE TRAILS There’s an old saying: build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door. William Micklem didn’t build a better mousetrap; he built a better bridle. William’s father was a horse dealer, and he grew up surrounded by horses and ponies at their home in western England. As a youth in Pony Club, he competed in the national more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Wellington Council Approves Saddle Trail Paving Assessments

By at April 17, 2015 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Wellington Council Approves Saddle Trail Paving Assessments

The Wellington Village Council approved assessments and a bond issue for the planned southern Saddle Trail Park paving project Tuesday over objections from residents who don’t live in the neighborhood but said that the paving would seriously damage Wellington’s Equestrian Preserve Area. Village Engineer Bill Riebe said planning for the project has been going on for more...

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GPL: Tailgates, Costumes & Great Polo

By at April 17, 2015 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

GPL:  Tailgates, Costumes & Great Polo

The Gay Polo League held its sixth annual International Gay Polo Tournament at the International Polo Club Palm Beach on Saturday, April 11. The event featured great polo along with fun tailgates and plenty of costumes. In the end, the JPMorgan Chase team galloped away with the 2015 Senators Cup. For more info., visit more...

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Polo Season Races Toward An Exciting Finish At IPC

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Polo Season Races Toward An Exciting Finish At IPC

The 2015 season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach will come to an exciting finish this Sunday afternoon in the final match of the 111th U.S. Open Polo Championship. In the featured match last Sunday, Coca-Cola (Gillian Johnston, Sugar Erskine, Julio Arellano and Pelon Sterling) defeated FlexJet (Melissa Ganzi, Nic Roldan, Miguel Astrada and Magoo Laprida) more...

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Wellington’s Tomeu Sisters Shine With Dual Vita Flex Victory Pass Awards

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Wellington’s Tomeu Sisters Shine With Dual Vita Flex Victory Pass Awards

Sisters Kaely and Lindsey Tomeu of Wellington, who ride with Sweet Oak Farm, will share history as the first sisters dually presented with Vita Flex Victory Pass Awards at the 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival. Lindsey, who won last year’s NAL Finals at Harrisburg, Pa., riding Dogwood Hill LLC’s Bonapart, won the attention of Vita Flex at the 2015 Winter Equestrian more...

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Shooting A Music Video With Caroline Roffman

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Shooting A Music Video With Caroline Roffman

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Monday, March 30, was a gorgeous day, with the tail end of a cold front still lingering. No one had any complaints about the weather at Lionshare Dressage in Palm Beach Point, where about a dozen people had shown up to shoot a unique music video featuring internationally famous contemporary violinist DSharp and Grand Prix dressage rider Caroline more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

40 Participate In Wellington Forum On Equestrian Issues

By at April 10, 2015 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

40 Participate In Wellington Forum On Equestrian Issues

About 40 Wellington residents interested in equestrian issues answered survey questions Monday in a town hall meeting hosted by the village to gather information about the future of the Equestrian Preserve Area (EPA). Wellington Projects Manager Mike O’Dell, who led the meeting, pointed out that comment cards were available for attendees to fill out, in addition to a more...

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Caridad Center Girl Scout Troop Enjoys Equestrian Program

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Caridad Center Girl Scout Troop Enjoys Equestrian Program

The Caridad Center’s Girl Scout troop was treated recently to a taste of the “Five Star Horsemanship Program” offered at the Palm Beach Riding Academy in Wellington. Katherine Bellissimo of Equestrian Sport Productions, Sean Jones of the PBRA and equestrian Caroline Moran, a Caridad board member, arranged a fun day March 21 to give the girls a well-rounded lesson more...

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2015 Winter Equestrian Festival Awards Circuit Championships

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2015 Winter Equestrian Festival Awards Circuit Championships

Equestrian Sport Productions is proud to congratulate all of the circuit champions for the 2015 Winter Equestrian Festival. The 2015 circuit was a huge success, featuring 12 weeks of world-class competition Jan. 7 through March 29 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington. The circuit awarded more than $8.2 million in prize money along with many more...

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