New River Fine Art Opening
– The International Club will now be home to some extraordinary works of art. Lisa Burgess and New River Fine Art will be bringing contemporary paintings, sculptures, and other unique pieces of art to the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center this year. Aside from just displaying art, New River Fine Art’s experienced consultants will be able to provide guidance and suggestions to interested buyers. There will also be guest appearances by world renowned artists throughout the twelve weeks of FTI WEF, including a “Meet the Artist” reception at the International Club Foyer and Shoppes on Saturday, January 19, from 5:30-9:00 p.m. with Ramon Vilanova.

FTI WEF Ride & Learn
presented by Palm Beach Riding Academy- On Thursday, January 15, Charlie Moorcroft will give a mounted riding clinic, “Road to the Pony Finals: sponsored by Deux Chevaux. The session begins at 3:00pm and is priced at $100.00 per horse/rider combination. The session for Thursday, January 22, is with grand prix rider Candice King and sponsored by Neue Schule Bits on “The Efficient Jumper Ride.” Attendees will have the chance to participate in an open floor forum and enter to win exciting prizes. For more information please call 561-784-4275 or email [email protected]

FTI WEF Lunch & Learn
– On Thursday, January 17th Mary Ann Simonds will be coming to the grounds to conduct a seminar on “Stress Management for Horse and Rider” sponsored by Equestrian Sport Productions. This will be the first session of the Lunch & Learn series presented by Copy and Print Depot at Office Depot®. Lunch will be provided and there will be a chance to win exciting prizes. Admission for riders is free for riders, trainers and owners. The session begins at 11:30am and runs until 1:00pm in the Wellington Club.

Tiki Hut Happy Hour
– If you missed last week’s Happy Hour, be sure to join us this week! The fun will begin at 1:00pm, Thursday afternoon and continue until the completion of the $33,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Round 2. Stop by, enjoy a beverage, and watch the competition from one of the best seats on the grounds.

Exhibitor Block Party at Vendor Row
– Enjoy live music from The Jeff Harding Band, shop the sales, and celebrate the start of another season of FTI WEF. There will be raffles to enter and prizes to win so don’t miss out. The party will be held on Saturday, January 19th from 2:00pm-6:00pm.

$50,000 Wellington Equestrian Reality Grand Prix FEI CSI 2*-
After the Exhibitor Block Party, join us at an exciting Saturday Night Lights Grand Prix. Watch world-renounced riders compete for a chance to qualify for the $500,000 FTI Consulting Finale Grand Prix FEI CSI 5*, week 12 of the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival. There will be a live band, kid’s activities, and endless entertainment.