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.
COVID-19 rules will be in place at all horse shows until further notice. Check
with each venue to get specific requirements. Most venue are not allowing
spectators at the present time.
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 6 - April 4, 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
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.
White Fences Equestrian Center
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
Sep 14, 2020 Renting a Private Home or Condo Avoid the Crowds at Hotels and Restaurants Many people are choosing to rent a house or condo to avoid the crowds associated with hotels during the Covid-19 era. Meals may be prepared in the residence or ordered in.
All of the rentals are offered through a professional rental site that checks references and shows you ratings by previous renters. There is even a cleanliness rating. More info...
Sep 13, 2020 Online Tack Stores Shop Safely Online and Save Money Too A complete directory of online tack stores offering large selections of Western and English horse tack, at the best prices. Online tack stores carry large inventories of saddles, bridles, riding attire, barn needs,and equine supplies, all at low prices. Save time and money. Shop online for your equestrian needs. More info...
Sep 11, 2020 HITS Ocala Holiday Horse Shows 2020 Post Time Farm Ocala Holiday Classic December 9-13, 2020
Ocala Holiday Festival December 16-20, 2020
HITS Show Schedule for 2021 More info...
Sep 11, 2020 Horse Feeding Proper Feeding of Horses and Ponies Best practices for feeding horses and ponies to keep them healthy and in top performance condition. Most horse keepers use a combination of commercial horse feed and hay to feed their horses. More info...
Sep 9, 2020 Equine Vaccination Doís and Doníts Posted by Corie Traylor Best practices for making sure your horse gets the disease protection he needs. Do I need to vaccinate my horse against leptospirosis? Does my retiree need the same shots as my performance horse? What happens if they miss a round of vaccines? Determining exactly which vaccines a horse needs can be confusing. More info...