Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Equestrian

Wellington Rescinds Plan For Equestrian Village

The Wellington Village Council voted Tuesday, May 22 not to extend a condition of approval for the Equestrian Village master plan — putting in jeopardy the parts of the project approved in February by the previous council. Council members tabled...

Bellissimo Drops Equestrian Village Plan Request

The commercial portion of the controversial Equestrian Village project proposed by Wellington Equestrian Partners is on the back burner after Managing Partner Mark Bellissimo withdrew the application for a comprehensive plan amendment Monday. Instead, Bellissimo will look to collaborate with...

Balloons Take To Wellington Skies This Weekend

From the polo fields of Wellington to the skies above, the Ford Trucks Polo & Balloon Festival will offer a weekend of great entertainment for all ages while supporting America’s troops. The event is brought to Wellington by Polo America...

Wellington Rejects Home On Equestrian Club Land

Citing concerns about encroachment on green space in the Wellington Equestrian Preserve, members of the Wellington Village Council voted 3-1 on Tuesday to reject a proposal that would have allowed a home on a field attached to the Equestrian...

Survey Methods Annoy Equestrian Forum Speakers

Wellington hosted two meetings this month to gather public input on its proposed Equestrian Master Plan, and the hot-button topic at the meeting Monday, April 23 was the methodology being used to carry out the process. Though Wellington was hoping...

Zoners OK Plan To Sell Equestrian Club Rec Site

Wellington’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board unanimously recommended approval of a master plan amendment Wednesday that would allow a home on what is currently a polo field along Lake Worth Road. The item was heard at a special meeting Wednesday...

Wellington Seeks Equestrian Input

As Wellington begins to update its Equestrian Master Plan, residents — equestrians or not — are invited to provide input during two public forums this month. On Monday, April 16 and Monday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m., residents can voice...

Schools Compete In Horse-Decorating Competition

Wellington’s public school children got the opportunity to flex their creative muscles for a chance to win prize money for their school as part of Equestrian Sports Productions’ inaugural horse statue competition. Each of the Wellington area’s 12 public schools...

Nelson Bailey Shares Unique Take On Florida History

Reminiscing on Florida frontier days is Nelson Bailey’s passion. As a judge in Palm Beach County, he has seen his fair share of Florida stories, but prefers the ones about a time that once was. Bailey, a native Floridian, was...

AHA Launches New Paso Fino Show Series

Known for their rich heritage and beauty, Paso Fino horses have a storied history dating back to Christopher Columbus. A comfortably gaited breed, Paso Finos can be traced to when Columbus brought 20 stallions and five broodmares to what...

Ventura Construction Experts In Equestrian Work

Specializing in building equestrian homes and custom barns, Ventura Construction can build the property of your dreams. With a combined experience of more than 40 years, owners Rob Wilson and Brian Smiley partnered up four years ago and started...

Frames America To Feature Sloan Photography

For 33 years, well-known fine art photographer Barbara Sloan has combined her love of photography and horses. Sloan will be featuring her impressive equestrian-themed photography at Frames America in Wellington on Wednesday, March 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. Sloan...

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GPL Tourney Brings Fun & Flair To Patagones Polo Club

The 2024 Lexus International Gay Polo Tournament, presented by Douglas Elliman Real Estate, was held Saturday, April 6 at...