Wellington, FL – February 6, 2013 – Time is running out to get your entries in for the fifth Grand Prix of The Ridge at Wellington Invitational Grand Prix this Friday. This event has become a highlight of the show jumping season with over 40 entries contending for the top honors in the past weeks. To avoid post-entry fees, please reserve your spot today for a chance to compete at The Ridge at Wellington this Friday, February 8. With an amazing lineup of top national and international riders, the stakes are high as the series reaches its mid-point, and 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 Friday event will take place beginning at 8 am and running until 5 pm.
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.
Riders are encouraged to get their entries in as soon as possible for the approaching Friday Grand Prix. Turning in entries early will ensure that they get the time that they desire and avoid post entry fees.
The Ridge still has available sponsorships for the Invitational Series. For more information, call (908) 500-0996 or download information at www.theridgefarm.com.
Sponsorships are available for the $25,000 Finale, $15,000 Weekly Grand Prix, $2,000 Weekly Hospitality Tent, $750 Ring Banner for the series, and $500 Weekly Class Presenter.
All checks should be made payable to the Ridge Farm LLC.
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 at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Ridge-at-Wellington/219358376264.
THE RIDGE AT WELLINGTON HORSE SHOW SERIES FAST FACTS
Events: The Ridge at Wellington offers Equitation Shows every Tuesday of the month from January – March 2013. There will also be a series of schooling shows at the Ridge at Wellington for all experience levels. New to the Ridge at Wellington is their all-new 1.40m Invitational Series.
The Ridge at Wellington will feature the first annual 2013 Grand Prix Invitational Series for Level 2 Jumpers.
The Ridge at Wellington
14415 Palm Beach Pt. Blvd
Wellington, FL 33414
Barn & Show Phone 561-791-1471 | Barn Fax 561-791-1543
8:30am – 5pm daily
From the Florida Turnpike: Take the exit for Lake Worth Road West. Continue on Lake Worth Road approximately 6 miles to South Shore Blvd. Make a left on South Shore Blvd. Continue to the stop sign at 50th Street. Make a Right on 50th Street. Continueto Stables Way and make a right. Continue to the end of Stables Way and make a right on Palm Beach Point Blvd. Driveway to farm is 50 feet on the left.
From Route 95: Take the exit for Forest Hill Blvd West. Continue on Forest Hill Blvd to South Shore Blvd. Make a left on South Shore Blvd. Once on South Shore Blvd, continue straight at light at Pierson Road and again straight through the intersection at Lake Worth Road, to the stop sign at 50th Street. Make a Right on 50th Street.
Continue to Stables Way and make a right. Continue to the end of Stables Way and make a right on Palm Beach Point Blvd. Driveway to farm is 50 feet on the left.
Before Show – (561) 791-1471, Email: RidgeShows@aol.com
During Show – Telephone: (561) 791-1471, Fax: (561) 791-1543
14415 Palm Beach Point Blvd. East
Wellington, FL, 33414
(561) 791-1471 (show office)
(908) 839-3859 (show cell)
(561) 791-1543 (show fax)