Jennifer Gates and Luftikus S at the 2019 WEFCredit : Sportfot
Thursday 14 February - 10h32 | Ian Clayton
This weekend, there will be different hotspots for show jumping around the world, including the CSI5* Longines Masters in Hong Kong. Another will of course be in the southeast corner of the United States at the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Florida. And for those who are not there in person, it is still possible to follow the action live and in replay – including a big showdown on Friday evening.
Running for 12 weeks from January–April, the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) has been described as the largest equestrian competition in the world, with this week marking Week Six of this year’s edition. And for those not in Florida, it’s still possible to follow the action live.This Friday, February 15, the $134,000 CABANACOAST Grand Prix CSI3* will take place in the International Arena at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Among the competitors set to take part in the competition are Kent Farrington on Emmerton, Lorenzo De Luca on Evita Van't Zoggehof, William Whitaker on RMF Echo, Jennifer Gates on Pumped Up Kicks, Daniel Coyle on Farona, Marilyn Little on Clearwater and Conor Swail on Koss Van Heiste. The full entries list is here. For those not at the site, the class will be live streamed at 7:00 p.m. EST on Chronicle TV. Among the big winners in recent times at the WEF is Switzerland's Martin Fuchs, who claimed victory with Clooney in last weekend's $391,000 Grand Prix. This weekend will feature a $100,000 Saturday Night Lights class, while the upcoming Week 7 at the WEF will include the following Saturday's $391,000 CSI5* Grand Prix.
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