WELLINGTON, Florida (SOUTH FLORIDA WEEKEND) - Get out and experience the Saturday Night Lights this weekend in Wellington!
The $500,000 Rolex Grand Prix CSI5* is hailed as the most prestigious competition of the year and features forty of the most elite horse-and-riders from all over the globe. Get a front row seat to all the action on Saturday, April 1 at Wellington International.
This event is the pinnacle event of the 2023 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF). Enjoy the sights of thrilling show jumping competition, delicious food, live music, face painting, pony rides, stilt walkers, and more! This is truly an event that is fun for the whole family. Plus, it’s open to the public and admission is FREE!
For an enhanced viewing experience, guests can watch the world-class competition from the best seats in the house at the Blue Ribbon Club, The Gallery, or the Wellington Club. Each of these experience packages includes gourmet buffets, open bars, private seating, and stunning views. To check out these enhanced options and purchase tickets, follow this link.
- Gates open at 6 p.m. and the first horse will be on course at 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday Night Lights experiences will be open for all to enjoy from 6 to 10 p.m.
- Parking is free at Equestrian Village, located at 13500 South Shore Blvd, Wellington, FL 33414
- There are complimentary shuttles to Wellington International starting at 5:30 P.M. (3400 Equestrian Club Dr. Wellington, FL, 33414)
More information from the Winter Equestrian Festival: “At the $500,000 Rolex Grand Prix CSI5* finale competition on Saturday, April 1, riders vying for the $500,000 prize include Olympian and 2022 Rolex Grand Prix Champion Ashlee Bond (ISR); US Olympic Show Jumping Team Silver Medalist and Rolex Testimonee Kent Farrington; and Olympic Team Bronze Medalist and Rolex Testimonee, Daniel Deusser of Germany, as well as members of the U.S. silver medal winning team from the Tokyo Olympic Games, Mclain Ward and Laura Kraut. Forty world-class riders from the U.S., Brazil, Belgium, Canada, Ireland, Israel, Germany, Mexico, and beyond will navigate a fast-paced and exciting course designed by Brazil’s Guilherme Jorge, the famed course builder for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016.”
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