Winter Equestrian Festival

Andreas Helgstrand on Plans for Major Improvements to Palm Beach Horse Show Center, Work With American Breeders to Grow Young Horse Business

1 month ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Andreas Helgstrand on Plans for Major Improvements to Palm Beach Horse Show Center, Work With American Breeders to Grow Young Horse Business
Andreas Helgstrand in partnership with fellow Olympian Ludger Beerbaum is preparing major improvements to the Wellington show grounds with hundreds more permanent stables and extending top quality footing to go along with the addition of jumpers to the significant lineup of dressage sales horses Read More

Andreas Helgstrand’s Global Equestrian Group Acquires Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Florida

5 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Andreas Helgstrand’s Global Equestrian Group Acquires Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Florida
Andreas Helgstrand's Global Equestrian Group will acquire the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, the world's premier winter destination for dressage and jumping, in what was described as an "unprecedented partnership" with the current ownership group to develop international equestrian sport. Read More

Horse With Equine Herpes Virus EHV-1 Confirmed at Winter Equestrian Festival, Isolated 3 Days Ago Along With Nearby Horses

8 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Horse With Equine Herpes Virus EHV-1 Confirmed at Winter Equestrian Festival, Isolated 3 Days Ago Along With Nearby Horses
WELLINGTON, Florida, April 3, 2021--Equestrian Sport Productions confirmed Saturday a case of equine herpes virus EHV-1, a neurological strain of the infection, in a horse at the Winter Equestrian Festival at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Read More

Wellington’s Global Dressage Show Grounds to be Refurbished With New Arena Footing, More Permanent Stabling

8 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Wellington’s Global Dressage Show Grounds to be Refurbished With New Arena Footing, More Permanent Stabling
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 25, 2021--The Global Dressage Festival is completing its 10th year as the center of the sport in the Western Hemisphere with plans to install new high performance footing and expand permanent stabling as another step in refurbishing the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Read More

Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Denies Entry of Horse With High Temperature that Tests Negative for Equine Herpes Virus

9 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Denies Entry of Horse With High Temperature that Tests Negative for Equine Herpes Virus
A horse with a high temperature was refused entry to the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Wednesday but tested negative for Equine Herpes Virus that the Winter Equestrian Festival organizers said showed the need for biosecurity precautions that are required throughout the dressage and jumping show grounds. Read More

Winter Equestrian Festival Great Charity Challenge Distributes Over $1 Million to Palm Beach Non-Profits

10 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Winter Equestrian Festival Great Charity Challenge Distributes Over $1 Million to Palm Beach Non-Profits
WELLINGTON, Florida, Feb. 6, 2021--More than $1 Million was distributed to local non-profit organizations in the 12th annual Great Charity Challenge Saturday night with the winning team representing the U.S. Army sponsored by Spy Coast Farm and Diamante Dressage the corporate sponsor earning the top prize of $100,000 for YWCA of Palm Beach Read More

Wellington’s Horse Shows Could be Among Biggest Ever As Coronavirus Decimates Much of World’s Competitions

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Wellington’s Horse Shows Could be Among Biggest Ever As Coronavirus Decimates Much of World’s Competitions
WELLINGTON, Florida, Jan. 4, 2020--The winter-long Global Dressage Festival and its companion Winter Equestrian Festival could be among the biggest ever as coronavirus has decimated the schedule of horse shows around the world Read More

Preparations Nearing Completion for Wellington’s CDI Lineup Expanded to Nine Weeks Beginning Next Month

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Preparations Nearing Completion for Wellington’s CDI Lineup Expanded to Nine Weeks Beginning Next Month
With the experience of 15 weeks of competitions at the show grounds that host the Global Dressage Festival since the return of equestrian sport, organizers are preparing for the winter circuit that's starting earlier to extend the lineup to nine international dressage events over the next five months. Read More

Ocala’s World Equestrian Center, Amazing Horse Show “City” of Disneyland Style with Touch of Gucci

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Ocala’s World Equestrian Center, Amazing Horse Show “City” of Disneyland Style with Touch of Gucci
OCALA, Florida, Oct. 5, 2020--The World Equestrian Center opening in three months is an amazing horse show city of a size unmatched anywhere that the family building it is taking a leaf out of the customer-friendly culture of Disney World about an hour away but adding a touch of Gucci. Read More

Restrictions Eased on Athletes, Officials from Europe, Other Nations for USA Olympic Level Events–Boost to Equestrian Shows

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Restrictions Eased on Athletes, Officials from Europe, Other Nations for USA Olympic Level Events–Boost to Equestrian Shows
Travel restrictions into the United States have been eased for international athletes and officials such as judges of Olympic sports ahead of a lineup of five dressage World Cup events and Olympic qualifiers before the end of the year and major winter circuits in Florida and California in the winter of 2021. Read More