2017 Florida Winter Equestrian Guide

January 6, 2017

2017 is finally here and it’s starting off with a very exciting lineup of equestrian events! This winter season will be the biggest ever in Florida with major shows in Wellington, Ocala and Miami. Here is everything you need to know about last year’s big winners, what to expect this year and fun stuff to do in each host city.

Miami

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Longines Global Champions Tour

Where:
The Setai Miami
2001 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
When:
April 13th – April 17th
Disciplines:
– Show Jumping
Main Event:
Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Miami
2016 Winner:
Edwina-Tops Alexander (Australia) aboard Lintea Tequila   

What to do in Miami 

To Eat:
– Prime 112
– Mandolin Aegean Bistro
– Hakasan

To Drink:
– Sweet Liberty
– The Broken Shaker
– Commonwealth

To Party:
– Cantina la 20
– Bodega
– Liv

To Shop:
– The Shops at Bal Harbour
– Lincoln Road Mall
– Aventura Mall


Ocala

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 HITS Horse Show

Where:
HITS Post Time Farm
13710 US Highway 27
Ocala, FL 34482
When:
January 17th – March 26th
Disciplines:
– Show Jumping
– Equitation
– Hunter Jumper
Main Events:
FEI Nation’s Cup (week 4)
2016 winner:
Team USA
Great American $1M Grand Prix (week 10)
2016 winner:
Roberto Teran (Colombia) aboard Woklahoma

Live Oak International Horse Show

Where:
Live Oak Plantation
2215 SW 110th Ave, Ocala, FL 34481
When:
March 8th – March 12th
Disciplines:
Show Jumping
Combined Driving
Main Events:
$100,000 Longines FEI World Cup Qualifier (week 4)
2016 winner:
Marilyn Little (USA) aboard Corona 

What to do in Ocala

To Eat:
La Cuisine
Mark’s Prime
La Hacienda
To Drink:
Horse & Hound
Gator’s Dock
To Shop:
Paddock Mall


 

Wellington 

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Winter Equestrian Festival

Where:
Palm Beach International Equestrian Center
3400 Equestrian Club Drive Wellington, FL 33414
Ocala, FL 34482
When:
January 11th – April 2nd
Disciplines:
Show Jumping
Dressage
Equitation
Hunter Jumper
Main Events:
$380,000 Fidelity Investments CSI 5 (week 5)
2016: Mclain Ward (USA) aboard Rothchild

$380,000 Suncast CSI 5 Grand Prix (week 7)
2016 winner: Mclain Ward (USA) aboard HH Azur

$150,000 Nations Cup CSIO 4 (week 8)
2016 winner: Richie Maloney (Ireland) aboard Carrabiz

$500,000 Rolex CSI 5 Grand Prix Finale (week 12)
2016 winner: Ben Maher (UK) aboard Sarena

 The Ridge Horse Show

Where:
Jim Brandon Equestrian Center
14415 Palm Beach Pt. Bvd
Wellington, Florida
When:
January 4th – April 2nd
Disciplines:
Show Jumping
Equitation
Hunter Jumper
2016 winner:
Brianne Goutal (USA) aboard Onira

The Palm Beach Masters

Where:
Deerridge Farm
12500 Pierson Rd. Wellington, Florida 33414
When:
February 2nd – February 5th
Disciplines:
Show Jumping
Main Events:
$200,000 Longines FEI World Cup Qualifier
Previous winner:
Kent Farrington (USA) aboard Uceko

2017 Palm Beach polo Season

Where:
International Polo Club
120th Ave S, Wellington, FL 33414
When: January 1st – April 23rd
Disciplines:
Polo
Main Events:
USPA 113th U.S. Open Polo Championship®
2016 Winner:
Orchard Hill (USA) 

What to do in Wellington

To Eat:
Oli’s
The Grille
Stonewood

To Drink:
R. Bradley’s Saloon
Copper Blues
Cruzan Rum Bar
To Party:
The Pawn Shop
Respectable Street
Blue Martini
To Shop:
City Place
Worth Avenue
Palm Beach Outlets

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