Winter Equestrian Festival Continuing in Palm Beach County
9 Mar, 2018
The Winter Equestrian Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington hosts the world’s premier winter equestrian event. It offers competition for children, junior, adult amateur, and professional equestrians in 70 unique divisions.
12 Weeks of Equestrian Competition: In a partnership of horse and rider, participants from 2 to 70 years old and more than 6,000 horses, complete for over half a billion dollars. In the course of three months, this largest and longest running horse show sees only the best riders of their class - Olympians, adult amateurs, juniors, and children from more than 42 countries.
Each show week starts on Wednesday and concludes on Sunday, with major competitions showcased in the International Arena daily and on Saturday nights. See many of the world’s finest horse and riders as they become one in a ballet of balance, and compete in the fields of show jumping and dressage.
More Fun Things to Do: Stroll the grounds at the family-friendly Vendor Village. Grab a bite to eat at the Oasis Café and shop till you drop at unique boutiques, art galleries, jewelers, and high-end fashion at Hunter Hill and The Bridge Deck. You can even take a Lunch & Tour and see the world-renowned equestrian competition, vendors, stables up close. This one-of-a-kind venue covers more than 140 acres and offers the latest in facilities. Not only will you enjoy the action in the stadium, but also galleries for shopping, wine and coffee bars, tasty food fare, outdoor cafes and children's area.