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The Gauntlet Of Polo is a new high-stakes tournament series that’s taking place for the first time this Sunday, February 24th, at the International Polo Club.

At this event, the world's preeminent teams, most skilled athletes, and finest horses will come together for three months at the U.S. Polo Assn. field at IPC in Wellington, Florida where they will battle head-to-head for the coveted C.V. Whitney Cup, the USPA Gold Cup®, and the U.S. Open Polo Championship®. In this competition, there is more on the line than trophies and titles. The GAUNTLET is the ultimate test and the team that wins all three tournaments will be crowned GAUNTLET Champion and take home a total prize of $1 million – the largest purse in the history of the sport.

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The Ylvisaker Cup will conclude this coming weekend with the semi-finals on February 7th and the Finals this Sunday, February 10th. This is sure to be a great and exciting event for horse and polo lovers.

The Ylvisaker Cup is played annually as a tribute to William T. “Bill” Ylvisaker, a true pioneer who was responsible for developing the Wellington, Florida, area into the high-goal winter polo capital of the world. Ylvisaker contributed extensively to the sport’s resurgence in the 70s and 80s. He carved out of the unwelcoming, wild and forbidding marsh on the edge of the Florida Everglades and created the Palm Beach Polo and Country Club. Palm Beach Polo Club flourished and the town of Wellington sprung up around it, going on to successfully host

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The 2019 Palm Beach Masters is the ultimate horse show and features three events between January and March. The Master series features international show jumping combined with a social scene to bring the horse shows to the next level. The three events take place at the Deeridge Farms in Wellington.

This year, the series has added another new event, called the Nations Cup which includes eight nations competing against each other, similar to the Olympic Games format.

The Deeridge Farms is a 300-acre facility that has been in the Jacobs Family for more than four decades. The main focal point of the farms is its exquisite grass fields and their state-of-the-art arena, perfect for all weather conditions.

The first event starts tomorrow, January 30th and

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The Dutta Corp and Patagones polo teams will play each other at the Joe Barry Cup Final on Sunday after playing the qualy games and this final is a rematch between the 2 teams like the at the Herbie Pennell Cup while SD Farm and Santa Clara will take part on the Bobby Barry Cup Subsidiary Final on Saturday.

This event, which takes place at International Polo Club in Wellington, is sure to be an exciting match for Palm Beach County polo enthusiasts.

When: Saturday January 12 and Sunday January 13 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

About The Joe Barry Memorial Cup

The tournament was founded in 2005 in honor of Joe Barry, who passed away in 2002. Inducted into the Polo Hall of Fame in 1999, his major wins included six U.S. Open Polo Championships®, three

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The Winter Equestrian Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington hosts the world’s premier winter equestrian event which lasts from now until March 31st. The competition offers events for children, junior, adult amateur, and professional equestrians in 70 unique divisions.

Riders from around the world will compete for titles in front of thousands of audience members. Some events draw over 10,000 people. There will be an estimated 8,000 horses on the grounds over the course of the festival, with events Wednesdays through Saturdays each week.

For those who love horses, the Winter Equestrian Festival is the perfect place to see the best horses and riders in the world performing the ballet of balance, and competing in the

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Horseback riding is a popular Palm Beach County activity. We even have one of the world’s most affluent equestrian communities, Wellington. Here’s our guide to a few great places to go horseback riding.

Pink Flamingo

Located in the beautiful town of Lake Worth, Florida, Pink Flamingo Stables provide an unparalleled experience for both new and seasoned horseback riders. If you’re new to horses you Pink Flamingo offers lessons, or if you can you can for a trail ride through the neighborhoods and canal systems of Lake Worth, take you to sight-see while enjoying the great outdoors.

Johnson’s Folly Horse Farm

Johnson’s Folly Horse Farm sits on 8 private acres in the heart of Delray Beach. Centrally located between I95 and the Turnpike, just 30

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If you live in Palm Beach County, start the new year off right by checking out a few of our favorite upcoming events.

Palm Beach Pollo

South Florida is the place to be from January to April when polo players compete during Palm Beach International Polo Season. Nab a $10 general admission ticket and take part in the action as you watch galloping horses and swinging mallets, and take part in quirky traditions.

South Florida Fair

Where else can you celebrate the new year with fried foods, tribute bands and a dance-party extravaganza in comfortable 70-degree weather? From January 18 to February 3, the South Florida Fair rolls into town and turns up the fun in The Palm Beaches.

Palm Beach Art Palm Beach

The 21st edition of the ArtPalmBeach

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The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center is anticipating 12 straight weeks of top equestrian competition beginning in January 2019. A competition sanctioned by the Fédération Equestre International (FEI), the highest level of jumping competitions in the sport, the Winter Equestrian Festival will run from January 9th through March 31st alongside top-rated hunter and equitation competition for many of the best riders in the world.

The Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) also brings a local favorite to Wellington and Palm Beach County residents with Saturday Night Lights evenings, which are free and open to the public. A family-friendly event, activities include face painting, entertainment, carousel rides, and the highlight competition of the week-

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The Equine Rescue and Adoption Foundation (ERAF) invites you to join the 3rd Annual Country Festival presented by Infiniti Stuart.

The festival will feature fun for the whole family including pony rides, barn tours, trick-or-treating, live music by the Samantha Russel Band, a dance demonstration by the Cactus Moon Dance Club, and food made by the Martin County Sherriff’s Office Grill Team. Food is courtesy of Corner Café Tequesta, and beer is provided by Hop Life Brewing Company.

Entry is $3 a person, and all proceeds benefit the rescue horses of Equine Rescue & Adoption Foundation.

The festival will take place on Sunday, October 21st 12-4pm at 6400 SW Martin Hwy in Palm City, Florida.

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