FTI Winter Equestrian Festival Upcoming Events

$55,000 Nespresso® Battle of the Sexes – Watch as the women try and defend their title for the sixth year in a row on Saturday, January 12. The three-phase event will start at 7:00 pm and continue until one gender can reign supreme! Wear your pink or blue and cheer for your side! Aside from show jumping, there will be entertainment and fun for all ages.

$30,000 Mar-a-Lago Club Grand Prix – Be sure to stick around the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center on January 13 for the first Sunday afternoon Grand Prix of the season. Watch the elite of show jumping as they try to start the season off right. The class will start at 2:00 pm in the International Arena.

The 3rd Annual Jump for HomeSafe Event – During the $55,000 Nespresso® Battle of the Sexes, join HomeSafe for some family fun. This event will take place at 6:00 pm in The Wellington Club overlooking the excitement going on in the International Arena. There will be a buffet dinner, horseless show jumping, and both live and silent auctions. For more information on sponsorship, donating, volunteering, or attendance visit www.helphomesafe.org/jfhs or call Meghan Mayo at 561-383-9809

Opening Night of The Gallery -The Gallery will kick-off the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival with its first Saturday Night Light’s after party on Saturday, January 12. Stop by after the completion of the $55,000 Nespresso® Battle of the Sexes for a few drinks, great music, and lots of dancing. For more information contact Rob Gray at 561-246-0969.

Tiki Hut Happy Hour – Join us at The Tiki Hut Happy Hour every Thursday afternoon during the Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge classes. Happy Hour will run from the start of the class at 1:00 pm till around 4:00 pm. Enjoy a refreshing beverage and watch the class from a great location around the International Arena.

FTI WEF 2 Ride & Learn- The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival Ride & Learns presented by Palm Beach Riding Academy will begin at 3:00 pm with the first clinic, sponsored by Deux Chevaux, on Tuesday, January 15, with top hunter trainer Charlie Moorcroft on the “Road to the Pony Finals.” Riders will have the opportunity to ride and learn from the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the sport. The Ride & Learns will start WEF 2 and run every Tuesday through WEF 12. Contact Sean Jones at 561-784-4275 or [email protected] to sign up!

FTI WEF 2 Lunch & Learn presented by Copy and Print Depot at Office Depot – The first Lunch & Learn, sponsored by Equestrian Sport Productions, will be on Thursday, January 17 and focus on the topic of Stress Management for Horse and Rider by Mary Ann Simonds. They take place from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm in the Wellington Club. Admission is free for riders, trainers and owners!

Exhibitor Block Party at Vendor Row – Shop sales and more, listen and dance to live music, enter raffles to win prizes, and more at the Exhibitor Block Party at Vendor Row on Saturday, January 19, from 2:00-6:00 pm!