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CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER: The Ridge at Wellington $15,000 Invitational Grand Prix Will Resume Next Week at Mida Farm

Written by: Kendall Bierer
Client: The Ridge Farm
Release Date: 2013-02-14

Wellington, FL- February 14, 2013- Inclement weather has put a hold on thesixth Grand Prix of The Ridge at Wellington Invitational Grand Prix series. The class was scheduled to take place tomorrow at the Ridge at Wellington; however, the weather conditions have caused management to cancel this event for the week.

In an effort to save the footing, and in the interest of the safety of the horses and the riders, the event has been canceled for tomorrow, Friday, February 15. The Ridge at Wellington would like to thank everyone for their weekly support, and is proud to announce that the event will return next week at the prestigious “Tops Field” at Mida Farm.

This event has become a highlight of the show jumping season with over 40 entries contending for the top honors in the past weeks. Management apologizes for the inconvenience, but have the horse and riders’ best interests at heart.

Remember to get in your entries for next week’s $15,000 Invitational Grand Prix at Mida Farm. To avoid post-entry fees, please reserve your ahead of time for a chance to compete on February 22.

With an amazing lineup of top national and international riders, the stakes are high as juniors, amateurs and professionals vie for their invitation into the $24,750 Invitational Grand Prix Series Finale Saturday, March 23, 2013, and the Leading Rider Bonus.

Riders such as McLain Ward, Laura Kraut, Candice King, Kevin Babington and Andres Rodriguez have tested their skills in the Friday Grand Prix. Level 2 Jumpers of all experience levels are utilizing the change of venue to prepare for the Winter Equestrian Festival. The event has only continued to grow in popularity, especially as riders compete for the chance to overtake the Leading Rider Bonus rankings, currently held by Andres Rodriguez.

The 10-week series culminates with the $24,750 Ridge at Wellington Invitational Grand Prix Finale on March 23, 2013. Entries are available for the Grand Prix by visiting the The Ridge at Wellington’s website. The event will return next Friday, February 22, at Mida Farm.

The Ridge at Wellington is a short two-mile ride from the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, and shuttle service will be available to further aid in the convenience of attending the show. The shuttle will run every two hours, beginning at 7:30 am. To make reservations for the shuttle please call The Ridge at Wellington at 561-791-1471.


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