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Equestrian

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...

Wellington Schools Win Big At Charity Challenge

Wellington schoolchildren were the big winners last Friday night, with 12 local schools splitting $150,000 as part of the third annual FTI Great Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity Investments. The Wellington PTA/PTO Group, anchored by Olympic rider Margie Engle, finished...

Activists Offer Tips To Help Horse Industry Go Green

BY JESSICA GREGOIRE Members of the equestrian community have decided to bring environmental awareness to this year’s Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington. Last week, from Feb. 1-5, was “Green Week” at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Various events and activities...

Great Charity Challenge Returns To PBIEC Feb. 17

BY LAUREN MIRO Get ready to cheer on your favorite charities next week as they vie for their share of more than $1 million during the 2012 FTI Great Charity Challenge, presented by Fidelity Investments, on Friday, Feb. 17 at...

Equestrian Village Gets Council OK

Plans for the controversial Equestrian Village project at the corner of South Shore Blvd. and Pierson Road took several steps forward last week after the Wellington Village Council capped three days of discussion with three votes for approval. The council...

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Family, Friends & Faculty Celebrate New RPBHS Grads

Family, friends and faculty erupted in applause as the Royal Palm Beach High School Class of 2024 turned its...