Equestrian

Equestrian Committee Discusses Permits And Master Plan

By at September 19, 2014 | 12:05 am | 2 Comments

Equestrian Committee Discusses Permits And Master Plan

Wellington’s Equestrian Preserve Committee met last week to discuss revamping the Equestrian Master Plan and tweaking the wording on permit rules covering equestrian uses on land outside of the Equestrian Overlay Zoning District. “The three golf course properties where polo and other equestrian activities occur are the Wanderers, Polo West and, occasionally, Palm more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Mounted Posse Returns After Summer Break

By at September 19, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Mounted Posse Returns After Summer Break

TAILS FROM THE TRAILS Going on vacation is always a relief, but returning is sometimes just as welcome. On Sept. 6 and 7, the Palm Beach County Mounted Posse super show was back in full swing after its two-month summer break. The Jim Brandon Equestrian Center was humming. The constant hot and dry weather had broken. Overcast skies meant cooler temperatures, but the more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Young Polo Players Featured In New U.S. Polo Assn. Campaign

By at September 12, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Young Polo Players Featured In New U.S. Polo Assn. Campaign

Seven talented and energetic young polo players are at the center of the U.S. Polo Assn. Fall/Winter ad campaign. Equipped with mallets, these rising stars spent an afternoon of the two-day shoot showing off their impressive polo skills. Isabella Wolfe, 23; Herndon Radcliff, 24; Julia Steiner, 24; Juan Bollini, 18; Jonny Lavine, 18; Ashley Van Metre, 23; and Wesley more...

Equestrian , People

Citrus Series Event At Jim Brandon

By at September 12, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Citrus Series Event At Jim Brandon

The Citrus Series continued with the Southeast Medal Finals and ASPCA Maclay Regional Prep Show on Friday, Sept. 5 at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center. The Jacobs Family and the Wellington Preservation Coalition sponsored the final class of the day. For more information, visit more...

Around Town , Equestrian , Featured , Palm Beach County

Florida Whips Driving Clinic At Vinceremos

By at September 12, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Florida Whips Driving Clinic At Vinceremos

TALES FROM THE TRAILS The weather was great on Sunday, Aug. 24 when a group of driving enthusiasts, both participants and auditors, gathered at the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center in Loxahatchee Groves for a driving clinic hosted by the Florida Whips. The large covered arena made things comfortably shady. “We’ve had a great turnout,” said Susan Guinan, more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Little Ranches Riders Want Access To Horse Trails

By at September 5, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

Little Ranches Riders Want Access To Horse Trails

Equestrians in Wellington’s Little Ranches neighborhood are asking for a fair share of financing to improve their community’s trail system, which they contend has fallen victim to recent road paving and drainage improvements. Residents of the isolated Wellington enclave off Southern Blvd. are also asking that a quarter-acre slice of land sold to a private owner, more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

L. Lavone Seeking Artists For Equestrian Scarf Design Contest

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

L. Lavone Seeking Artists For Equestrian Scarf Design Contest

Beautiful equestrian art deserves to be exquisitely displayed, and now L. Lavone is giving artists an opportunity to see their work emblazoned on the stunning canvas of a high-quality, Italian-made silk scarf. The online contest will run from now until Oct. 1, and artists are invited to submit their design for a chance to be selected as the next L. Lavone scarf more...

Business , Equestrian , News

Monica Lalama A Rider, Trainer & Artisan

By at September 5, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Monica Lalama A Rider, Trainer & Artisan

TALES FROM THE TRAILS Monica Lalama’s life has turned out just the way she wanted. “Training horses is a job I love,” she said. “It’s my life.” Originally from Perth Amboy, N.J., her family moved to Cooper City in Broward County many years ago. “My little brother was sick, and the doctors suggested a warmer climate would be better for him,” Monica more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian

Turn Lane And Paving Nixed From Equestrian Village Site Plan Changes

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:05 am | 3 Comments

Turn Lane And Paving Nixed From Equestrian Village Site Plan Changes

After a three-hour debate, the Wellington Village Council approved site plan changes Tuesday for the Equestrian Village site after removing several staff-recommended conditions, including a provision for a future left-turn lane into the site from Pierson Road and a requirement to pave current grass parking on the site. Planning & Development Services Director Tim more...

Equestrian , News , Wellington

Pilates Is Uniquely Suited For Equestrians

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Pilates Is Uniquely Suited For Equestrians

TALES FROM THE TRAILS It was such a simple thing, something riders do every day without thinking: mounting a horse. Kathy Newman, a successful hunter/jumper rider, stood on the mounting block and stepped across. The horse moved further out, Newman missed and went down, hyper-flexing her knee the wrong way. “I basically tore everything,” she recalled. “The only more...

Ellen Rosenberg , Equestrian