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 6 - April 4, 2021
With a coronavirus shortened season, the
WEF still had a stellar year and
looking forward to the 2021 season.
Winter Equestrian Festival is the
premier horse show series in Florida each yearthe WEF Show Jumping
events feature top competitors from throug, hout 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
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.
Located in nearby Loxahatchee, the White Fences Equestrian Center hosts horse
shows throughout the year.
White Fences Polar Express: Dec 12-13, 2020
Welcome Back to White Fences I: Feb 5-7, 2021
Welcome Back to White Fences II: Feb 26-28, 2021
Welcome Back to White Fences III: Mar 19-21, 2021
Welcome Back to White Fences IV: Apr 9-11, 2021 Level 3 applied for (NAYRC, YH, DH)
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
Jan 16, 2021 HITS Ocala Winter Season Premiers January 19, 2021 Twenty Years of Shows in Ocala A long time horse show tradition returns to Ocala with a USEF 5* competition. Horse Shows in the Sun (HITS,) with top-level jumping horses and riders from all over the world, is known for its quality horse shows. And with a $1 million Grand Prix prize at season's end, the excitement builds each week during the winter circuit. More info...
Jan 14, 2021 Florida Horse Shows Horse Show Season Well, Florida's horse show season is well underway, with all venues showing now, but mostly without spectators. We can still see enjoy the photos and videos of the beautiful equines and talented riders showing their stuff. Check out the Florida Horse Shows Facebook page for lots of pics and videos of each week's action. More info...
Jan 8, 2021 Horse Shows Underway in Florida Wellington, Ocala, and Venice It's horse show season with all of Florida's major venues swinging into action this week. At Wellington, the January 6-10: WEF Premier USEF Premier AA show began on January 6. The Adequan Global Dressage Festival will open with the AGDF 1: (January 1317) CDIW.
Up in Ocala, the World Equestrian Center has launched the World Equestrian Ocala Winter Spectacular #1 January 5-10, 2021. Level II Dressage is underway January 8 -10, 2021.
Over at Post Time Farm, HITS will launch its season, Ocala January Classic - I January 19-24, 2021 USEF National / 5*.
And finally, Fox Lea Farm in Venice, Florida has gotten underway with its 2021 Winter Circuit - January 7-13, 2021.
Check out links to all of these Florida Horse Show venues and others. More info...
Jan 1, 2021 Happy New Year 2021 Looking Forward Last year saw many horse events cancelled in the spring, but as the year went on horse show venues started adapting to the new reality. The new year promises to be better, especially if everyone can get vaccinated over the next several months. In a meantime, the horse shows will go on, many without spectators. Check-in with the show sponsors to see what COVID-19 protocol is in place. More info...
Jan 1, 2021 Horses Without Humans Equine Rescue Horses for Adoption Bell, Florida horse rescue offering horses for adoption. And of course, the rescue organization is always in need of funds for its ongoing rescue work. Click on the link for more information about adopting the horses and how to donate. More info...