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The Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in Wellington is a 111-acre world class equestrian showplace. The center is built for local horse enthusiasts looking for a place to ride and learn. Equestrian groups are sure to enjoy this quality, competitive, and affordable venue.

Learning to ride horses is a great pastime for kids and adults alike. Not only is horseback riding great exercise, it also has a built-in community of people who you can bond with and, being outdoors, it's the perfect South Florida activity.

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Where: 7500 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33413.

The Jim Brandon Equestrian Center hosts a number of Winter season events including Barrel Point Shows, Dressage Shows, Hunter Shows, and Jumper

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Brooke USA’s Sunset Polo™ & White Party is the signature event of the South Florida winter social calendar. The Wanderers Club in Wellington, Florida paints a scene that is nothing short of idyllic with white cabanas lining the edge of the over-sized pool and overlooking the tournament-sized polo field as the sun sets and the exhibition polo match begins.

With over 1,000 people in attendance each year, the one-of-a-kind event features a bona fide who’s who of the South Florida, Palm Beach and Wellington social scenes. The previous Sunset Polo & White Party events have raised a cumulative $1.2 million to benefit Brooke USA, directly improving the welfare of working horses, donkeys and mules and the people they serve throughout Asia, Africa, the

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Polo America is hosting a four-barn tour for polo enthusiasts in Wellington. Guests will tour 4 of the largest and most prestigious barns in Wellington and attend a polo match to benefit the Semper Fi Fund.

These barns include Santa Rita Polo Farm, Black Watch, Bourns Sport Horses Barn and one yet to be announced. There are 4 tours with starting times of 8:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 10:45a.m. Luxury buses will transport attendees to each barn.

Tickets are $55 per person and include bus transport, hospitality at several barns, gift bags and a ticket to the Grand Champions polo game.

This is the perfect event for horse and polo lovers who want a behind-the-scenes look at the “sport of kings.”

For reservations please call (760)

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A different speaker is featured at Lunch and Learn every week at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington. This week’s speaker is Mary Alice Monroe and is titled “A Journey into What We Hold Most Important in our Life – Family, Friends, Animals, Values. The talk will feature a preview of Monroe’s new book, The Summer Guests, set amidst equestrian living, and a presentation about Brooke USA, the leading charity dedicated to alleviating the suffering of working equines in the developing world.

Lunch & Learn

The Lunch & Learn Series hosted weekly at the annual Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) provides an educational platform for horse enthusiasts to expand their knowledge on a variety of equine-related topics including

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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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