World famous high goal polo at Wellington's International Polo Club Palm
Beach is a 3.00 pm Sunday afternoon ritual in the Palm Beaches from January
through April. Drawn by the
champagne brunch and prestigious polo tournaments, the Sunday polo crowd
enjoys the options of grandstand viewing or field tailgating parties.
Many spectators dress to the nines and help contribute to the festive
atmosphere of the polo matches.
Wellington's polo matches feature some of the best polo players from all
over the world and are played at a very high level which makes for very
Winter Equestrian Festival 2020
WEF January - March 2020
The premier horse show series in Florida each year, the WEF Show Jumping
events feature top competitors from throughout the world.
You will not want to miss Saturday Night Lights
Featuring CDI 1*- 5* shows with three months of rated dressage shows
January - March of each year, the GDF has grown to be the largest
dressage show circuit in the world and boasting its own stadium with
Musical Freestyle Dressage every Friday night.
Wellington Horse Show Venues
Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC)
Featuring 12 competition rings throughout the show complex
designed for show jumping, hunter, dressage, western/trail riding, driving,
A beautifully manicured grass derby field with natural obstacles
covering 60 acres. Shaded stands and easy access to all seating make this
stadium a standout for horse show spectators.
Featuring the popular "Saturday Night Lights" show jumping finals each week
during the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington each season.
Global Dressage Festival Grounds
"Friday Night Stars" featuring the finest musical dressage performances.
The musical freestyle, in which horse and rider dance to their own
choreography, draws large crowds on Friday nights throughout the Wellington show
International Polo Club (IPC)
IPC is the largest and most spectator-friendly polo facility in the
United States and features seven tournament polo fields. It is here that
polo lovers gather every Sunday afternoon during the January-April polo
Palm Beach Equine Sports Complex
Located at 13070 Pierson Road
in Wellington, the PBESC offers 330 stalls for horse
show participants and is home to several Gold Coast Dressage Series shows
throughout the year. Featuring a covered arena, two dressage rings, and
two jumping arenas.
Wellington Horse Farms
Wellington has many horse farms in all sizes and shapes. Most boast designer
homes and first class barns for your horses. Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg,
Lorne Michaels, and Bruce Springsteen
are among the proud owners of horses farms and show horses in Wellington. Their
daughters are accomplished equestrians who enjoy all that Wellington offers in
the way of facilities and world class horse shows.
Wellington Equestrian News
Mar 26, 2020 Florida Horse Life Horse Grooming Videos Great Equine Grooming Tips View this series of horse grooming videos to help you prepare for your next horse show or just to spiff up your horse for trail riding.
A well-groomed horse always seems to ride better as well as making the owner proud. More info...
Mar 26, 2020 Equine Endocrinopathic Laminitis Explained Posted by Nancy S. Loving, DVM How horses go from metabolic to laminitic and ways to manage them
The pasture is particularly verdant this year. Several plump horses contentedly graze their way across the fetlock-deep field in the fog after a particularly cool spring night. This might look like something out of a bucolic period film, but the scene is not as innocuous as it might appear. Several of its features portend potential problems for horses turned out to eat to their heartsí content. A fat horse on rich grass is at risk of developing endocrine disorders that can snowball into laminitis. More info...
Mar 17, 2020 Need Money During this Crisis? A personal loan can help. You might need some money to carry you through this Coronavirus crisis. Apply for a personal loan at a low-interest rate and get the money you need to buy groceries and pay bills. More info...
Mar 16, 2020 The Equestrian Show World Grinds to a Halt National and Florida Horse Events Canceled Resumption of the 2020 horse show season remains to be seen. With the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo uncertain and the duration of the Coronavirus threat unknown, how do equestrians plan?
It would seem prudent to continue training programs for the horses and riders to keep them in top form. Riders and equine support personnel will have to take it upon themselves to take the necessary precautions both inside and outside their horse universe.
Horseback riding for pleasure or for practice can be a great stress reliever, and when CDC recommended practices are followed, it should be relatively safe.
Mar 14, 2020 A Letter from the President and CEO Regarding Coronavirus Impact on USEF Licensed Competitions Coronavirus Impact - Important to Read Coronavirus Impact on USEF Licensed Competitions
Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, all USEF owned events, selection trials, training camps, clinics, and activities will be suspended for the next 30 days.
USEF strongly recommends that competition organizers suspend all USEF licensed competitions across the country for the next 30 days and that equestrians do not compete for the next 30 days. For those competitions that do run, there will be no accumulation of points, scores, money won, qualifications, or rankings toward any USEF awards programs, USEF owned event, or selection to a US team during this 30-day time period. This includes USEF National Championships. More info...