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Wellington Horse Shows 2022
Including all Palm Beach County Equestrian Events
COVID-19 rules will be in place at many horse shows until further notice. Check with each venue or horse show sponsor for specific requirements.
Sale of Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC)
Mark Bellissimo, current principal of the PBIEC, recently announced the sale of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center to a Danish company in a bid to give the sport a greater global presence.
Open closing of the deal, the Global Equestrian Group will own equestrian arenas in Europe and the United States and officials said they have plans to give the sport greater exposure in Europe, Asia, and South America.
It is planned that all current horse shows will continue under the new management, and new ones added in the future.
Winter Equestrian Festival 2022 WEF January - April 2022
The Winter Equestrian Festival is the premier horse show series in Florida each year the WEF Show Jumping events feature top horse jumping competitors from throughout the world. You will not want to miss show jumping on Saturday Night Lights. WEF Schedule 2022
Adequan Global Dressage Festival (AGDF) January - April 2022
Everyone is looking forward to an exciting AGDF season in 2022. Featuring CDI 1*- 5* shows with three months of rated dressage shows January - March, the GDF has grown to be the largest dressage show circuit in the world and boasting its own dressage stadium with Musical Freestyle Dressage every Friday night. AGDF Schedule 2022.
Other Wellington Equestrian Events
Equestrian Sport Productions
Throughout the year, Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) holds USEF Level 3 show jumping events at the Equestrian Village and at PBIEC. ESP Show Schedule 2022
Wellington Classic Dressage and Gold Coast Dressage Series September - December 2021
Wellington Classic Dressage presents dressage shows throughout the year and produces the Gold Coast Dressage Series held at the Global Dressage Stadium and the Palm Beach Equine Sports Complex.
Wellington Classic Dressage and Gold Coast Dressage for Calendar.
International Polo Club Palm Beach
2021 was another great season at the International Polo Club Palm Beach even as the season was cut short because of the pandemic. The 2022 Polo season at Wellington will be back in full format with all the grandeur and excitement we have come to expect.
In 2022 famous high goal polo at Wellington's International Polo Club Palm Beach will again be a 3.00 pm Sunday afternoon ritual in the Palm Beaches from January through April. Drawn by the champagne brunch and prestigious polo tournaments, the Sunday polo crowd can again enjoy the options of grandstand viewing or field tailgating parties. It will be a special treat to again see spectators dressed to the nines and to feel the festive atmosphere of the polo matches.
Wellington's polo matches feature some of the best polo players from all over the world and are played at a very high level which makes for very exciting horsemanship. Wellington Polo
Wellington Horse Show Venues
Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC)
Featuring 12 competition rings throughout the show complex designed for show jumping, hunter, dressage, western/trail riding, driving, and polo. The Stadium A beautifully manicured grass derby field with natural obstacles covering 60 acres. Shaded stands and easy access to all seating make this stadium a standout for horse show spectators. International Arena Featuring the popular "Saturday Night Lights" show jumping finals each week during the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington each season. Global Dressage Festival Grounds Home to "Friday Night Stars" featuring the finest musical dressage performances. The musical freestyle, in which horse and rider dance to their own choreography, draws large crowds on Friday nights throughout the Wellington show season.
IPC is the largest and most spectator-friendly polo facility in the United States and features seven tournament polo fields. It is here that polo lovers gather every Sunday afternoon during the January-April polo season. The champagne and strawberries available during the matches adds a special treat the special Sunday experience.
Palm Beach Equine Sports Complex
Located at 13070 Pierson Road in Wellington, the PBESC offers 330 stalls for horse show participants and is home to several Gold Coast Dressage Series shows throughout the year. Featuring a covered arena, two dressage rings, and two jumping arenas.
Loxahatchee Equestrian Show Venues
Located in nearby Loxahatchee, the White Fences Equestrian Center hosts horse shows throughout the year.
White Fences Polar Express: Dec 18-19, 2021 Judges: Sara Schmitt, Janet Foy
2022 Show Dates
White Fences Jan Schooling: Jan 16, 2022 Tentative date
Welcome Back to White Fences I: Feb 4-6, 2022 Judges: Sandy Hotz, Natalie Lamping, Debbie Rodriguez
Welcome Back to White Fences II: Feb 25-27, 2022 Judges: Sue Buchanan, Willette Brown, Sue Kolstad
Welcome Back to White Fences III: Mar 18-20, 2022 Judges: Heidi Berry, Dolly Hannon
Welcome Back to White Fences IV: April 8-10, 2022 NAYC (Jr/YR), YH, DH, USEF Nationals Qualifier Judges: Lisa Schmidt, Charlotte Trentelman
The Ridge at Wellington, Florida is its winter training base and home of the Palm Beach Series, which includes Hunter Derby Days, USEF Equitation Tuesdays, the Turf Tour, and full divisions for hunters, jumpers, and equitation riders each winter. The Palm Beach Series runs from approximately mid-December to April.
New: The Ridge, Wellington FL Approved to conduct the following new competitions:
1/18/2022 – Comp #328164 - Equitation classes
1/25/2022 - Comp #328864 - Equitation classes
2/1/2022 - Comp #329156 - Equitation classes
2/8/2022 - Comp #328865 - Equitation classes
2/15/2022 - Comp #328166 - Equitation classes
2/22/2022 - Comp #328866 - Equitation classes
3/1/2022 - Comp #329157 - Equitation classes
3/8/2022 - Comp #328249 - Equitation classes
3/15/2022 - Comp #328868 - Equitation classes
West Palm Beach Equestrian Show Venues
The Jim Brandon Equestrian Center is a world Class Equestrian Park in Palm Beach County consisting of five riding rings, a covered arena, and two quality stables with a capacity of 128 horses. In addition, there are over nine miles of riding trails, a vendor facility, and buildings necessary to host world class shows and competitions on its 110 acres.
Jim Brandon Equestrian Center is a show venue for Wellington Classic Dressage shows, Palm Beach County Horseman's Association, and Palm Beach Mounted Posse.
The equestrian area is available for public use except during special events. This park is the show venue for the Jupiter Horsemen's Association which holds shows October - April and also offers equestrian trails for public use.
Wellington, FL and surrounding areas have many horse farms in all sizes and shapes. In Wellington you will find designer homes, fenced pastures, and first class barns for your horses. Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg, Lorne Michaels, and Bruce Springsteen are among the proud owners of horses farms and show horses in Wellington. Their daughters are accomplished equestrians who enjoy all that Wellington offers in the way of equine facilities and world class horse shows.