Content tagged with "FTI Winter Equestrian Festival"

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Alexander Zetterman Wins $50,000 Artisan Farms Young Rider Grand Prix Final

Week eleven of the 2014 FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF), sponsored by Artisan Farms LLC, concluded on Sunday with jumper action on the grass derby field at The Stadium at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). Sweden’s…

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Weekend WEF Update

Steady rain throughout the night and morning prompted officials to cancel Thursday’s horse show. The 1:00 p.m. International class, the $34,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup, was postponed until Friday morning at 8:00 a.m., still managing to attract 67…

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A Warm Welcome from Palm Beach

Although rain and cool weather dampened the excitement and cheery faces normally seen on the first day of the WEF circuit, on my return for week three, I am reporting that Wellington is alive and sizzling – action wise, since…

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Bill Gates Has Purchased a Home in Wellington

Proud horse show dad, Bill Gates, otherwise known as the richest man in American, has purchased a home in Wellington, Florida, close to the Winter Equestrian Festival show grounds where his teenage daughter competes each winter. After spending $1.1 million…

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WEF Exhibitor Alert: Update on Health Certificates at PBIEC

Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) has announced that they have updated information regarding health certificates for the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). Any horses shipping onto the property (both FTI WEF and AGDF grounds) will require a health certificate or…

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New Lawsuit Threatens WEF

Nick Skelton, Great Britain’s Olympic team gold medalist and one of the icons of jumping, on Friday joined American hunter, jumper and dressage riders in speaking out against attacks on equestrian events at Wellington, Florida, where he has been one…

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Wellington Mayor Ousted

On Tuesday, March 13th, Wellington’s mayor, Darrell Bowen, was unseated by Bob Margolis in the Florida city’s municipal election, with 58 per cent of the vote. The Wellington Equestrian Preservation Alliance is pleased with the results as the newly elected…

Eric Lamaze and Take Off Soar to $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Jumper Victory

Today marked the beginning of competition for week 9 of the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). Jumpers competed in the International Ring and the first class was the $8,000 G&C Farm 1.45m Jumpers. Olympic gold medalist Eric Lamaze (CAN) rode…

Canada Finishes Second in Nations’ Cup in Wellington

Canada finished second in the $75,000 FEI Nations’ Cup, Presented by G&C Farm, held Friday night, March 4, during the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL. The Canadian Team comprised of Yann Candele of Nobleton, ON, Eric Lamaze of…

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Canadian Show Jumping Team Named for Nations’ Cup in Wellington

Yann Candele, Eric Lamaze, Ian Millar and Jonathon Millar have been named to the Canadian Show Jumping Team for the $75,000 FEI Nations’ Cup, presented by G & C Farm, held Friday evening, March 4, during the CSIO4* FTI Winter…

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