Friday, August 14, 2020

Equestrian

Young Talent Scores $150,000 Nations Cup CSIO4* Win For U.S.

The future of U.S. show jumping was shining bright as a team of up-and-coming athletes dominated the $150,000 Nations Cup CSIO4* in the International Arena on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington.

Pilot Claims Overtime Victory Over Tonkawa In Gold Cup Action

For the second time in just three weeks, Pilot and Tonkawa needed overtime to determine the winner, this time in the USPA Gold Cup, with Pilot once again emerging as the victor, claiming the 13-12 victory on...

Equine Majesty On Display At Royal Horses Show

The Gala of the Royal Horses performed on Saturday, Feb. 29 and Sunday, March 1 at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center’s covered arena. Costumed riders performed a six-horse quadrille, a pas de deux and traditional Spanish rides...

Special Olympics Equestrian Competition In Wellington

The 2020 Special Olympics Florida Area 8 Equestrian Championship was held Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center’s Equestrian Village site in Wellington, hosted by the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center. More than 100 riders...

McLain Ward On Top Again In Lugano Diamonds Grand Prix CSI5*

Two-time U.S. Olympic team gold medalist McLain Ward won his third CSI5* in two weeks by taking top call in the $401,000 Lugano Diamonds Grand Prix CSI5* riding his 2016 Olympic mount HH Azur during Saturday Night...

Las Monjitas Defeats La Indiana To Win First Leg Of The Gauntlet

A thrilling conclusion to the first leg in the Gauntlet of Polo came down to the final seconds with Las Monjitas crowned the C.V. Whitney Cup champion, defeating La Indiana 11-10 on U.S. Polo Assn. Field 1...

Victoria Colvin & Private Practice Grab Win At Hunter Spectacular

Young hunter professional Victoria Colvin once again proved unbeatable as she returned to pilot her talented 2019 $100,000 WCHR Peter Wetherill Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular winner Private Practice to the victory in the premier class of WCHR...

C.V. Whitney Cup Concludes This Weekend At IPC In Wellington

The final day of bracket play in the C.V. Whitney Cup on Sunday, Feb. 16 featured three games, as the final six teams jockeyed for a position in the semi-finals. Patagones improved to a 2-0 record after...

Horses & Hounds Charitable Foundation Fundraiser

The Horses & Hounds Charitable Foundation, located in the Homeland community, hosted its annual fundraiser to benefit Tri-County Animal Rescue on Sunday, Feb. 16. There were several dressage freestyle performances, including one by U.S. Grand Prix rider...

U.S. Open Women’s Polo Championship Supports Komen At IPC On March 21

The U.S. Open Women’s Polo Championship Final will once again be played in Wellington at the world-renowned International Polo Club Palm Beach on U.S. Polo Assn. Stadium Field 1 on Saturday, March 21 at 1 p.m.

World Championship Equestrian Triathlon Raises More Than $185,000 For Local Boys & Girls Club

More than 400 guests descended upon Deeridge Farms in Wellington on Monday, Feb. 10 to witness a showdown between some of the world’s best athletes at the World Championship Equestrian Triathlon. Elite polo players, show jumpers and...

Challenge Of The Americas To Feature Dancing Horses, Family Fun

Experience a family-friendly equestrian extravaganza as horses and riders from around the world dance to the music to fight breast cancer. The Challenge of the Americas (COTA) will be a spectacular evening of horses and fun, all...

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Wellington Capital Projects For Next Year Top $14 Million

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