Winter Equestrian Festival

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

1 month 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

2 months 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

3 months 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

Jumper/Hunter Horse Shows Tentatively Scheduled for Wellington, Florida, Chicago & Princeton, New Jersey in Early June, First USA Events Since Coronavirus Suspension Mid-March

7 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Jumper/Hunter Horse Shows Tentatively Scheduled for Wellington, Florida, Chicago & Princeton, New Jersey in Early June, First USA Events Since Coronavirus Suspension Mid-March
Jumper competitions have been tentatively scheduled beginning in June at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Florida and by Princeton Show Jumping in New Jersey. If shows go-ahead, they will be the first in America and perhaps the world since the coronavirus-triggered suspension in mid-March Read More

Miami Horse Quarantine Partial Closure Imposing Extra Costs, Horse Travel Time for Wellington Winter Dressage, Jumping, Polo Circuits

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Miami Horse Quarantine Partial Closure Imposing Extra Costs, Horse Travel Time for Wellington Winter Dressage, Jumping, Polo Circuits
WELLINGTON, Florida, Nov. 16, 2018--A relatively minor renovation project has closed parts of Miami International Airport's quarantine center forcing rerouting of hundreds of horses from around the world to import centers in Chicago and New York requiring expensive and lengthy land transport to their destination in Wellington Read More

New Conceptual Plan Submitted for International Polo Club Horse Show Venue, Hotel, Housing

3 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on New Conceptual Plan Submitted for International Polo Club Horse Show Venue, Hotel, Housing
A new conceptual plan merging parts of International Polo Club and a neighboring personal polo property into a development of a horse show and arena polo venue, a 50-room hotel and multi-family housing has been submitted to the Village of Wellington. A new centerpiece arena with state-of-the art footing and the latest LED floodlights has already been completed ahead of the 2019 winter circuit Read More