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Week 7 of The Ridge at Wellington Turf Tour to Take Place at the International Polo Club Palm Beach

Written by: Kendall Bierer
Client: The Ridge Farm http://www.theridgefarm.com
Release Date: 2015-02-16

Wellington, FL - February 16, 2015 -The Ridge at Wellington's Turf Tour is continuing its stay at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC) for its seventh week of competition. This week's events will take place on Wednesday, February 18 and Friday, February 20. In addition to the ever-popular 1.30-1.35m classes, Wednesday will offer low and medium schooling jumpers, as well as Classic Champion's Young Jumpers with classes for 5, 6, and 7 & 8 Year Old Young Jumpers. Friday will see the Grand Prix running all day in the main ring, and low and medium schooling jumpers running in the second ring.

Wednesday will have just under $5,000 in prize money up for grabs in the 1.30-1.35m jumpers, with two classes running concurrently. The Young Jumpers series returns to the polo field on Wednesday with the 5 Year Old Jumpers, 5 Year Old YJC Qualifying Class, the 6 Year Old Jumper, the $500 6 Year Old YJC Qualifying Class, the 7 and 8 Year Old Jumpers and the $2,000 7 and 8 Year Old YJC Qualifying Class.

 

This Friday, exhibitors can look forward to the $15,000 Ridge at Wellington 1.40m Turf Tour Grand Prix, which Amy Millar of Canada dominated during Week 6 of competition.

The Tour is a unique series designed to develop upcoming talent in both horses and riders and provide a change in venue for all riders. The series offers unrivaled hospitality with a relaxed atmosphere as a fresh experience. On Wednesday, the polo field at IPC will see horses and riders competing in 1.30-1.35m jumpers with an open card running from 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. The second ring will see low  jumpers and the 5 Year Old Jumpers divisions from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. and medium schooling jumpers and 6 Year Old Jumpers from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. At 2 p.m. the 7 & 8 Year Old Jumpers will have their time on the turf. Each division has two classes running concurrently with open cards.   

Friday's events promise to be exciting, with the $15,000 1.40m Grand Prix running from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Beginning at 8 a.m., the second ring will have low schooling jumpers, with two classes running simultaneously with open cards until noon. Medium schooling jumpers will kick off at noon with two classes running with open cards and will run until 4:30 p.m.    

The event is approaching quickly, so riders should get their entries in to avoid post-entry fees. Week 7 of the Ridge at Wellington's Turf Tour will take place at The International Polo Club, located at 3667 120th Avenue South in Wellington, FL 33414. The show entrance will be off 120th Street between Lake Worth Road and Pierson Road. The Ridge would like to thank Dover Saddlery, for their support of the 12-week series as the cooler and banner sponsor, as well as all jump sponsors.
 
Show Net will be onsite for both Wednesday and Friday events posting live results, as well as videoing rounds in both rings. For results and videos please visit www.shownet.biz
 
Meadowbrook Horse Transport will provide transportation to and from the horse show and other locations throughout Wellington for both the Wednesday and Friday events. The transportation is a nominal fee of $50 per horse, and will be calculated into the final show fees. To make a reservation for one of the three pickup times: 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. please call Peter Tufano of Meadowbrook Horse Transport at (954) 415-7217, or call Nona Garson at (908) 500-0996.

For more information about the Ridge at Wellington please go to www.theridgefarm.com. For up-to-date information please follow the Ridge at Wellington on Facebook

 

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