Equestrian

Tips For Dealing With Stressed-Out Equines

By at November 28, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Tips For Dealing With Stressed-Out Equines

A couple of years ago, I added a new gelding to my herd. He was a nice horse, a pleasure to ride and easy to work around. He was a handful at feeding time, kicking the stall and lunging with his teeth, but we worked at that, and he mellowed. A little. Then he started getting aggressive to the other herd members; another gelding in particular. He became a bully, and more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Princess & Pirate Ball At Polo Club

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Princess & Pirate Ball At Polo Club

The Center for Family Services’ Kids Helping Kids Committee hosted its Princess & Pirate Ball on Sunday, Nov. 16 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington. With whimsical activities such as beauty bar to be made over into a pirate or princess, face painting, swings, a castle and more, kids of all ages enjoyed getting together for a great cause. For more...

Around Town , Equestrian , Featured , Wellington

Equestrian Leaders See Bright Season Ahead In 2015

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Equestrian Leaders See Bright Season Ahead In 2015

With upbeat, optimistic presentations, leaders of the local equestrian community addressed members of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce during a luncheon held Wednesday at the Wanderers Club. Featured speakers included Mark Bellissimo of Equestrian Sport Productions, Marla Connor of the Gulfstream Polo Club, Melissa Ganzi of the Grand Champions Polo Club, Noreen more...

Business , Equestrian , News , Wellington

Grand Champions To Host The USPA International Cup

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Grand Champions To Host The USPA International Cup

Officials at the Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington are excited to present the USPA International Cup Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 29. The opening ceremony takes place at 12:30 p.m., followed at 1 p.m. by the Carlos Gracida Memorial Legends of Polo match. Some of the best polo players in the world will be playing in the match to honor their late friend and polo more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Angela Wade Wins Quarter Horse Championship

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Angela Wade of Wellington captured the world championship title in amateur trail at the 2014 American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show on Monday, Nov. 10 in Oklahoma City. Wade showed the American Quarter Horse One Hot Drama Mama owned by Deborah Gay of Wellington. The 2007 bay mare was bred by Sue Voss of New Liberty, Iowa. In the amateur trail more...

Equestrian , Sports

Dr. Kevin Brophy To Speak At Sunshine Meadows Nov. 25

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Sunshine Meadows Equestrian Village in Delray Beach will host its first meet and greet featuring renowned equine nutritionist and veterinarian Dr. Kevin Brophy on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited free of charge to attend a special seminar, where Brophy will answer questions and talk about the proper diet for performance horses in South Florida. more...

Briefs , Equestrian

Dressage Riding A Passion For Robin Shehan

By at November 21, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Dressage Riding A Passion For Robin Shehan

TALES FROM THE TRAILS The youngest of five children, Robin Shehan grew up in Easton, a little town in Maryland. When two of her older sisters started riding, Robin decided to give it a try as well. She started off riding hunters with a local pony club, then did some eventing. “I was always a good athlete,” Robin said. “I loved field hockey and track and field. more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

LGWCD OKs Agreement With Town For Work On Equestrian Trails

By at November 14, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

LGWCD OKs Agreement With Town For Work On Equestrian Trails

The Loxahatchee Groves Water Control District Board of Supervisors approved an agreement Monday with the Town of Loxahatchee Groves for reimbursement of expenses in preparing and recording maintenance easement maps for public recreational trails, which led to a discussion of whether the district should become dependent to the town. Only a few people attended the more...

Equestrian , Loxahatchee Groves , News

Equestrian Board Objects To Saddle Trail Paving Plan

By at November 14, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Equestrian Board Objects To Saddle Trail Paving Plan

The Wellington Equestrian Preserve Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to oppose paving of roads in the Saddle Trail Park neighborhood, although the Wellington Village Council approved the project unanimously in April. The meeting started with staff’s intention to get feedback from the committee in order to move forward with the project, but the committee more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Missing The Wellington-WEF Message Board

By at November 14, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Missing The Wellington-WEF Message Board

TALES FROM THE TRAILS It’s funny how you come to rely on certain things in your life, hardly noticing or missing them until they’re gone. I’m not much into surfing the web, don’t have a smart phone and have never sent a text. I use Google when I’m researching. Other than that, the three main sites that I visit regularly are Yahoo to check my e-mail, more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian