The Palm Beach Masters
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 lasts until Sunday, February 3rd. The event is the CSI4-W World Cup or the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup. This CSI4 competition is just one of seven events in the North American Eastern Sub-League that brings some of the best riders from around the world to secure a place in the season’s World Cup Final. Tomorrow starts with the horse inspections at 1 pm and the competition start on Thursday at 1 pm, which other events starting at 10 am. To view the schedule, click here.
The second event of the series is the CSIO5 Nations Cup or the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of USA. The event starts Thursday, February 14th through Sunday, February 17th. The FEI Jumping Nations Cup is the oldest and most prestigious team challenges in the equestrian sport. The event features some of the most talented teams in the world competing to win.
The third and final event of the season is the Deeridge Derby which starts on Thursday, February 28th through Sunday, March 3rd. At the derby, riders will compete on the show grounds for points. The points will be earned in the natural grass rings, a custom designed area of the farms.
The Deeridge Farms features a special VIP Club that divides that two competition areas for spectators. The luxurious space features amazing culinary creations prepared by the celebrity chef Masharu Morimoto. Near the VIP Club are the new outdoor, first come first served outdoor seating area that is stocked with coolers and goodies within a bird’s eye view of the events. There is also a children’s area, a bird sanctuary, koi pond and a honey bee farm just to name a few.
The world class events are free of charge. Parking and general-admission grand stand seating are on a first come first serve basis.
The Deeridge Farms entrance is located on 120th Avenue South in Wellington, just a few miles north of the International Polo Club.
For more information, visit their website.