Wellington, FL – March 2, 2019 – In the 18-year history of the Nations Cup at the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF), there had only been one jump-off to determine the gold medal. On Saturday, March 2, 2019, another jump-off took place and garnered the United States of America their seventh victory in the history of the class. The team, consisting of Wilton Porter, Beezie Madden, Adrienne Sternlicht, McLain Ward, and Chef d’Equipe Robert Ridland, took the gold medal in the $150,000 Nations Cup CSIO4*, one of the highlight events of week 8 of WEF.

Riding with a broken leg and torn ligaments in his knee, J.B. Mauney (Mooresville, N.C.) did the impossible when he won the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Unleash The Beast Bad Boy Mowdown in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Saturday night.

Top 25 return for final Handy Round Sunday, March 3 at the 2019 Palm Beach Masters Series®

Wellington, FL – March 1, 2019 – For the second time in a row, David Oberkircher (USA) rode Upper to an Under 25 grand prix victory at the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington, FL, this time topping the $36,000 Hermès Under 25 Semi-Final Grand Prix CSI U25 on Friday, March 1, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). Earlier in the day, another repeat WEF winner, Kristen Vanderveen (USA), topped the $36,000 Douglas Elliman Real Estate 1.45m Classic CSIO4* riding Bull Run’s Divine Fortune.
The remainder of the eighth week of WEF, sponsored by Lugano Diamonds, will feature the $150,000 Nations Cup CSIO4* on Saturday, March 2, beginning at 7 p.m., and the $209,000 Grand Prix CSIO4* presented by Lugano Diamonds on Sunday, March 3, at 1 p.m.

Young jumper divisions conclude with jump-off classes at the Palm Beach Masters Series®
Hunter Competition begins Friday, March 1

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