Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Equestrian

Nick Haness And McQueen Dazzle At WEF’s Hunter Spectacular

World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) Week at the 2024 Winter Equestrian Festival came to a peak on Saturday, Feb. 17 when the country’s best hunter combinations went head-to-head in the $100,000 WCHR Peter Wetherill Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular. The...

Dancing Horses & Family Fun: Help Fight Breast Cancer At COTA

Get ready to gallop into a night of pure entertainment, hoof-tapping music, family fun and heartwarming moments at the Friday, March 8 Challenge of the Americas (COTA), where the community comes together to give breast cancer the boot. It’s...

Great Charity Challenge Supports Local Nonprofits

The Great Charity Challenge, sponsored by Fidelity Investments, was held at Wellington International on Saturday, Feb. 3. This is the 15th year that the GCC has raised money for Palm Beach County nonprofits through a team jumping competition. A...

Vinceremos Benefit Raises Money For Riding Programs

The Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center held its annual benefit and auction on Friday, Feb. 2 at the National Polo Center in Wellington featuring a groovy 1970s theme. The event raised crucial funds to support riders with disabilities and the...

Wellington Council OKs Controversial WLP Equestrian Development Plan

After four nights of hearings and a nearly two-week delay, the Wellington Village Council approved a plan Wednesday, Feb. 7 that for the first time in village history allows the removal of 96 acres from its Equestrian Preserve Area...

Brooke USA Winter Season Event Trifecta Returns To Wellington

The Brooke USA Foundation has returned to Wellington during the winter equestrian season with three familiar and exciting events taking place in February and March. Now in its seventh year, the Paint Wellington Orange signature event series offers something for...

JustWorld Gala Raises Record-Breaking Funds For Children

Equestrians from around the world gathered Friday, Jan. 26, at Belle Herbe Farm in Wellington for JustWorld International’s most successful fundraiser in its history. The community came together to share their passion for educating children, raise funds for further...

KCF Families Visit WEF

Kids Cancer Foundation families recently received a special opportunity to attend the Winter Equestrian Festival, thanks to Danny and Ron’s Rescue. The families enjoyed touring the showgrounds, watching the horse show, and meeting the rescue dogs at the Danny...

Great Charity Challenge At WEF Breaks Records In 15th Year

The equestrian community and supporters united once again to help the Great Charity Challenge, sponsored by Fidelity Investments, make a significant positive impact for nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach County on Saturday, Feb. 3. In its 15th year, GCC sponsors...

Forbes Plunkett Bests BTA In Joe Barry Memorial Final At NPC

The first tournament of the NPC 16-Goal Championship, the Joe Barry Memorial, concluded Sunday, Jan. 28 at the National Polo Center (NPC) in Wellington. Meeting for the second time in the tournament, BTA (Ignacio “Nachi” Viana, Steve Krueger, Alfonso Pieres...

Danny & Ron’s Rescue To Present ‘Lights On Broadway’ At WEF

On Sunday, Feb. 18, the 15th annual Kids Lip Sync, presented by Equine Tack & Nutritionals, to benefit Danny & Ron’s Rescue will return to the Blue Ribbon Club at Wellington International. With the theme of “Lights on Broadway,” the...

Wellington Council Begins Final Hearing On WLP’s Proposal

UPDATE: After five more hours of discussion on Thursday, Jan. 25, the Wellington Village Council still had additional testimony to hear before starting their own deliberations. The meeting was adjourned, to be continued on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 5...

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