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

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

Audrie Comperatore Refused To Give Up On Jet

By at July 4, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Audrie Comperatore Refused To Give Up On Jet

TALES FROM THE TRAILS When she’s not working with her horses — she has eight; seven Arabians and one Warmblood that’s for sale — Audrie Comperatore runs Bocoy Stables, a boarding establishment at 2868 A Road in Loxahatchee Groves named after her grandfather’s rum company, back in pre-Castro Cuba. She thanks her parents, Mike and Elena Anthony, for supporting more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Wellington Council Will Not Release Closed-Door Transcripts

By at June 27, 2014 | 12:05 am | 2 Comments

Wellington Council Will Not Release Closed-Door Transcripts

Members of the Wellington Village Council directed village staff Tuesday not to release two transcripts from closed-door sessions discussing the Equestrian Sport Productions and Jacobs family lawsuits. Council members voted 4-1 to withhold the transcripts. Because one lawsuit is still pending, council members said they did not want the litigants gaining an advantage. more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Help Courtney Kitching Get To Rodeo Finals

By at June 27, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Help Courtney Kitching Get To Rodeo Finals

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Courtney Kitching of Lake Worth is one lucky young lady and hoping for just a little more luck. Last month, she graduated with honors from Palm Beach Central High School, carrying a 4.25 GPA. Indeed, she has been on the honor roll throughout her middle and high school years, excels in the choral top performance group, math and science clubs, more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Wellington Officials Begin Process To Craft Equestrian Master Plan

By at June 20, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Wellington Officials Begin Process To Craft Equestrian Master Plan

With input from equestrians, village leaders and staff, Wellington will again try to draft an equestrian master plan to guide future leaders toward preserving the equestrian community. Members of the Wellington Village Council met Tuesday with Equestrian Preserve Committee members and village staff to have the first of many discussions about the future of more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington