Friday, August 14, 2020

Equestrian

Polo For Life Helping Families Facing Additional Financial Challenges Due To COVID-19

Wellington-based nonprofit Polo for Life has broadened its direct impact objective in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. In March, Polo for Life donated a total of $450,000 to five local organizations that help...

Double H Farm Encourages Community To Support A Different Shade of Love

As COVID-19 continues to affect the equestrian community, some generous equine professionals are seeking ways to take advantage of the downtime due to a lack of competitions in order to give back. Quentin Judge...

VIDEO: COVID-19 Tips For The Equestrian Community

https://www.facebook.com/VillageofWellington/videos/240421217158210/ The Village of Wellington recently posted the above video offering tips for how the local equestrian community can deal with the COVID-19 emergency.

COVID-19 Resources For Horse Owners And Businesses

Extension Horses, through a partnership between UF/IFAS Extension equine faculty and several other land grant universities, has developed resources for horse owners and managers to provide information and support during the COVID-19 crisis. Extension...

Darragh Kenny Goes Out With A Bang As WEF Season Ends Early

Ireland’s Darragh Kenny scored a victory in the $137,000 Horseware Ireland Grand Prix CSI3* on Saturday, March 14, to conclude a banner season at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington. WEF ended two weeks early due to...

La Indiana, Las Monjitas Notch Wins; USPA Suspends Polo Season

The second day of quarterfinal play in the 2020 USPA Gold Cup on Sunday, March 15 featured two exciting matches as La Indiana narrowly defeated Dutta Corp 11-10, while Gauntlet of Polo hopefuls Las Monjitas continued their...

Wellington Seniors Club Enjoys Lunch At Horse Show

Wellington Seniors Club members gathered for lunch on Wednesday, March 11 at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. After a delicious buffet lunch, seniors enjoyed watching the horse and riders jump.

Hard Work Pays Off For Rider Catherine Wachtell And Trainer Todd Minikus

“As you know, I like winning. She’s good under pressure and has the capability for winning. So, it’s awesome,” said Pan American Games show jumping bronze medalist and FEI Nations Cup veteran Todd Minikus about his student...

Give Back For Special Equestrians Hosts ‘WEF Wine Down’

Give Back for Special Equestrians toasted the joy of horses and horsemanship at a spectacular Palm Beach Polo Club estate on Thursday, Feb. 27 while gently spurring the Wellington horse community to saddle up for an important...

Great Charity Challenge Is Putting $1.3 Million To Work Supporting The Community

Forty-nine Palm Beach County nonprofits are putting their collective $1.3 million in donations to use following their participation in Palm Beach International Equestrian Center’s 11th annual Great Charity Challenge, presented by Fidelity Investments, held on Feb. 1.

Ashlee Bond Records First Five-Star Grand Prix Win At WEF

Israeli rider Ashlee Bond recorded her first career five-star Grand Prix victory riding Donatello 141 in the $401,000 Douglas Elliman Real Estate Grand Prix CSI5* on Saturday, March 7 at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington.

Upsets Highlight Thrilling Start To Third Round Of USPA Gold Cup

An action-packed start to the third round of the 2020 USPA Gold Cup featured three games on Sunday, March 8 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach. There were upsets in each game, including Dutta Corp handing...

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Injured Veteran Liam Dwyer Gets Keys To His New Home

Capping a four-year process, Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer and his wife Meghan received the key to...

Sales Surtax Yields Big Renovations At Wellington El

Wellington Elementary School has been abuzz this summer, but not with the voices of school children. Instead, the sounds of power tools...

Wellington Capital Projects For Next Year Top $14 Million

The Wellington Village Council reviewed capital projects included in next year’s budget at a workshop session held Monday, Aug. 10.

Mail-In, Early Voting Going Well Amid Virus Precautions

Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Wendy Sartory Link told the Westlake City Council on Monday, Aug. 10 that 140,000 of the...

Westlake OKs Revised Look, Taco Stands At 7-Eleven Locations

The Westlake City Council approved site plan amendments on Monday, Aug. 10 for both 7-Eleven convenience stores on Seminole Pratt Whitney Road,...