Major Industries of Palm Beach: Equestrian

Image Courtesy of Lynn Parks

No other place in the world can compare with the concentration of sport horses in Palm Beach County. The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington is the more recognizable equestrian sports venue in the United States. The Winter Equestrian Festival runs from January to April annually, hosting competitions for jumpers, hunters and equitation, attracting over 250,000 people and more than 6,500 horses to the event. The International Polo Club is also located in Wellington, and hosts the U.S. Open Polo Championship.


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