Wellington and GDF Wellington are over for the year, but a full horse show schedule continues throughout this
Summer and Fall at PBIEC. FEI and USEF have suspended approved events through
the end of May, but after that it expected that a modified show schedule will
resume. See related up to the minute news below.
Updates will be posted soon.
Equestrian Sports Productions (ESP) June - December
Throughout the year, Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) holds rated horse shows
for all levels of riders at the Equestrian Village and PBIEC.
Look for a new
Calendar for the remainder of 2020.
Wellington Classic Dressage and
Gold Coast Dressage Series April - December
Wellington Classic Dressage presents dressage shows throughout the year
and produces the Gold Coast Dressage Series held at the Global Dressage
Stadium and the Palm Beach Equine Sports Complex.
Wellington Classic Dressage and Gold Coast Dressage
Calendar for Remainder of 2020.
was another great season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach even as the
season was cut short because of the pandemic.
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
WEF January - March 2021
With a coronavirus shortened season, the WEF still had a steller year and
looking forward to the 2021 season.
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
While the 2020 GDF was cut short by the coronavirus lockdown, everyone is
looking forward to 2021.
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
May 27, 2020 Licensed Competitions COVID-19 Toolkit Horse Show Protocol in the Age of Coronavirus Ensuring the safety and welfare of horses, participants, and all stakeholders at US Equestrian Competitions remains a top priority of US Equestrian. In today’s environment, this has become even more important. Below you will find tools to assist US Equestrian Competition Organizers as well as competitors and participants with managing risks associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Whether participant, competition organizer and staff, or vendor and support personnel, each of us needs to exercise caution, take precautionary measures, be accountable, and utilize good judgement at all times while interacting with one another at competitions. More info...
May 16, 2020 Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Internship 2020-2021 Intern Program Equestrian Sport Productions is pleased to offer several internship opportunities for the 2020-2021 season at the Winter Equestrian Festival, Adequan® Global Dressage Festival, and International Polo Club Palm Beach, all located in Wellington, FL.
To apply, please read the descriptions of available internships below, then fill out our Internship Application.
All candidates must have their own housing and transportation. College credit or similar hourly/daily compensation is available. Weekend work and ability to stay for multiple night events each week (various Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays) is required. More info...
May 16, 2020 Wellington Horse Shows Resume at PBIEC Tentative June 2020 Schedule for USEF Shows Registration opens May 18, 2020 for June shows.
Tentative USEF Show calendar:
ESP June I: June 3-7, 2020 – USEF “A” Rated, Jumper 4*
ESP June II: June 10-14, 2020 – USEF “A” Rated, Jumper 4*
ESP Spring V: June 17-21, 2020 – USEF “A” Rated, Jumper 4* (Pending USEF approval) More info...
May 11, 2020 Ocala Southeastern Pro Rodeo Rescheduled for July 24 and 25, 2020 Rodeo was postponed in March. The rodeo fan favorite Southeastern Pro Rodeo at the the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion has been rescheduled for July 24 and 25, 2020. Tickets are available now. Hooray! More info...
May 6, 2020 Farm and Ranch Loans How to Get Land Loans for Farms and Ranches Community Credit farm and ranch Land Loans can be used to purchase land, livestock, equipment, feed, seed and farm supplies. They can also be used to construct new buildings or make improvements on your farm.
Community Credit farm and ranch loans are often provided to beginning farmers or ranchers who cannot qualify for conventional loans because they have insufficient financial resources. More info...