Phelps Media Group offers clients years of experience in equestrian public relations and marketing. We cater to a wide range of equestrian clients – from national organizations and horse show events such as the USET Foundation and the Alltech National Horse Show to individual farms, businesses, and equestrians competing in the disciplines of Show Jumping, Hunters, Equitation, Dressage, Polo and Reining to equestrian products and Below is a list of clients who are currently benefiting from our expertise and knowledge in and of the equestrian sport world.
American Equus produces revolutionary stirrups and spurs that combine innovation and luxury and are appropriate for all equestrian disciplines. The products are manufactured in the U.S.A out of lightweight and durable aluminum and are completely customizable with a wide array of colors and sizes.
American Gold Cup
Held over five days, the American Gold Cup brings together a diverse crowd of elite equestrian athletes, discerning horse owners, excited fans and young hopefuls waiting to catch a glimpse of their idols set amongst a fanfare of family-friendly activities, competitions, shopping, entertainment and celebrity sightings. Held at beautiful Old Salem Farm, the prestigious competition is home to the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping New York, one of 14 events in the North American League.
America’’s richest and most prestigious show jumping event. Offering $200,000 in prize money, the American Invitational is held in April at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
Brandywine Valley Summer Series
This year will mark the dates for the first annual Brandywine Valley Summer Series horse shows to be held at the prestigious Devon Show Grounds for two continuous weeks, June 28-July 1, 2012 and July 4-8, 2012.
Brooke USA is a 501(c)(3) charity located at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, which exists solely to support the overseas work of Brooke, the world’s largest international equine welfare charity. For more than 80 years, Brooke has been alleviating the suffering of horses, donkeys and mules who work in some of the poorest communities on earth. Brooke’s scientifically proven, practical and sustainable solutions to enormous welfare challenges improve the lives of equine animals and the people who depend on them across Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Central America. This year alone, Brooke reached 2 million equines, benefiting 12 million people in the developing world.
Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center
The Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center has been the site of a therapeutic riding program for six years. The BTRC currently offers programs for mentally and emotionally impaired, learning disabled and developmentally challenged children ages 6 to 16.
Cherry Knoll Farm
While owner Margaret Duprey and manager Tim Fitzgerald operate Cherry Knoll Farm on the “quality not quantity” philosophy, their personal attention to detail is the secret to the profound successes they have experienced breeding and developing Angus cattle that are functional and competitive on the national level. A consistent producer of state, regional and national champions, Cherry Knoll Farm established an Angus herd in 1993. Margaret has an extensive background in the equine industry, not only a rider and supporter, but also as an owner.She owns Beijing Olympic gold medalist, Cedric, and decorated grand prix show jumper, Constable, both competed by Laura Kraut, well as Rio Paralympic mount Schroeter’s Romani ridden by Rebecca Hart. She is also a partner in a syndication for top international show jumper Andretti S.
David Matisz expertly blends his knowledge and passion for equestrian sports with a straightforward approach to create a personalized training program enables his students achieve their personal competition goals. In addition to his competitive efforts, Matisz is known for discovering high-end sale horses in Europe and developing them into promising young prospects.
With locations in East Aurora, New York, and Wellington, Florida, Deeridge Farms brings together family and passion for equestrian sport, as the Jacobs Family compete at top competitions across the nation.
Destiny International Properties
Marysue Jacobs is the broker for Destiny International Properties. The company is in the TOP 1% of the Nation in sales for 9 straight years. Jacobs has 30 years experience in Equestrian Farms, Luxury Estate homes, Land Development, New Construction, Investment Properties and Foreclosures.
Devon Horse Show and Country Fair
In 1896, the Devon Horse Show started as a one-day show. Now, years later, it has become the oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed competition in the United States. It is internationally recognized, USEF-rated 6* Jumpers/Premier Hunters, and one of the most exciting events to happen in our area. While it draws top competitors from around the world, the show continues to reflect the local traditions and lifestyles of the Philadelphia Main Line.
Founded by Katherine Gallagher, Meller and Dan Walsh, the mission of E2 Show Jumpers is to find and produce some of the world’s top young show jumping mounts.
At EnviroEquine & Pet, nothing is more important than the health and well being of your animal. No matter the discipline or breed, he deserves the best all-natural care. We hand pack each product on a daily basis for guaranteed freshness and traceability. And we wouldn’t think of giving our own anything else. EnviroEquine & Pet has blended the best of nature and science to give your family’s best friend what he needs to be healthy – everyday.
EQ Sports Net
EQSportsNet is an innovative platform delivering the next generation of comprehensive high-definition live and on-demand coverage of equestrian sports.
Equus Foundation, Inc.
The mission of the EQUUS Foundation is to improve the quality of life of horses, enable the therapeutic use of horses for those with special needs, foster the horse-human bond, and educate the public on the horse’s unique ability to empower, teach and heal.
Gay Polo League
“We are an athletic, adventurous, dedicated and fun loving group. GPL™ members represent a cross section of ages, abilities, professions and physical types. Some of us have been riding for years and some of us never sat on horse before joining the league. Our common ground lies in our shared desire to meet and engage with other gay men and women while enjoying the challenging and beautiful sport of Polo.”
George H. Morris
After retiring as Chef d’Equipe of the United States Show Jumping Team, legendary horseman and coach George Morris has set his sights on developing the future of the sport by conducting clinics around the country. Focusing on helping riders develop correct form and function, Morris has often been referred to as the founding father of hunt seat equitation. Second to none, his teachings, technique and style are revered around the world. Over the course of his career, Morris has been highly successful as a rider, coach, clinician, author and judge.
Great Lakes Equestrian Festival
The Great Lakes Equestrian Festival takes place on 88 beautiful acres at the Flintfields Horse Park, which showcases five competition rings with excellent footing in addition to spacious schooling rings. The park offers convenient on-site campgrounds and is close to the Cherry Capital Airport, not far from the shores of Lake Michigan. The reviews of the upgraded footing in 2016 were excellent, as were the comments regarding the wonderful hospitality and fabulous food in the VIP Club. Those that made the trip to the Upper Peninsula last year have made the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival a permanent stop on their summer schedule!
Horses Healing Hearts, Inc.
Horses Healing Hearts is a 501(c)3 prevention education program designed to help children of alcoholics and addicts build self- esteem and confidence through riding, working with horses and expressing their feelings in a safe and structured environment.
Kentucky Horse Shows LLC
Kentucky Horse Shows LLC is the production company for the Kentucky Spring and Summer Horse Shows series, four of the nation’s finest and most popular equestrian competitions. Based at the famed Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, host of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™, the Kentucky Spring and Summer Horse Shows series offer equestrians a chance to compete at one of the finest facilities in the world.
Laas Equestrian Real Estate
Dr. Travis Laas has joined Engel & Völkers after a successful tenure at Equestrian Sotheby’s Realty. Engel & Völkers has worldwide notoriety as being forward thinking with distinguished networks. With the company’s culture of excellence, Dr. Laas looks forward to working with the equestrians of Wellington in finding the perfect home for both horse and human.
Laura Kraut is a member of the U.S. show jumping team, a seasoned international competitor and an Olympic champion. Her successful international show jumping career gives her a wealth of knowledge and the ability to coach juniors and amateurs to the highest level of global competition. Kraut utilizes her hands-on experience to identify and develop prospective show jumpers to their full potential.
Leatherdale Farms is located just 20 minutes west of Minneapolis, Minnesota in the gently rolling countryside. We are a privately owned farm and generally foal out about 3-4 foals a year. Our goal is to breed the best possible “purebred” Hanoverians and we feel we do this very well.
Marcus Fyffe Dressage
Olympian David Marcus of Canada and international Grand Prix competitor Nicholas Fyffe have merged their businesses to create Marcus Fyffe Dressage. Based year-round at world-class Stillpoint Farm in the heart of Wellington’s equestrian scene, Marcus Fyffe Dressage offers personalized training, coaching, clinics and sales. Marcus and Fyffe draw on their diverse backgrounds and shared core values to support clients in the pursuit of their goals.
Matt Johnson Realtor
Matt Johnson is a premier real estate agent in Wellington. He is a Private Advisor for Engel & Volkers and has been serving the Wellington community for 18 years. He is also an active dressage rider and competitor.
Morrissey Management Group (MMG)
Morrissey Management Group (MMG) is America’s leading producer of equestrian sports. Morrissey Management Group (MMG) has produced events including the Charlotte Jumper Classic, The Budweiser American Invitational, Lake Placid and the Budweiser AGA National Championships.
National Horse Show
Founded in 1883 at the original Madison Square Garden, the National Horse Show is America’s oldest indoor horse show, firmly established as a major fixture on the national and international sports and social event calendars. The National is one of America’s most prestigious horse shows. The National Horse Show Association’s primary activity is the annual production of the National Horse Show and all ancillary events. Over its 121 years of history, the National Horse Show has provided financial aide to many worthwhile charities. The National Horse Show now takes place at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.
Palm Beach Masters
The Palm Beach Masters CSI3*-W takes place February 2–5, 2017 at the beautiful Deeridge Farms in Wellington, Florida. Part of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League, this pivotal event will draw some of the top riders from across the globe.
Palm City Polo Club
Palm City Polo Club announces its new facility just off of Highway 441 North of Boynton Beach Boulevard in Boynton Beach, Florida. The plans for the new facility include two polo fields, 100 stalls and a regulation outdoor arena. Palm City Polo’s goal is to promote a friendly environment for players from novice to high goal to play and advance in a relaxing atmosphere with all the amenities of a full service training facility.
The goal of Planet RV has always been to provide economical, yet high quality, solutions to customer’s travel needs. Whether you would rather purchase a vehicle or rent one, Planet RV has packages designed to fit every budget and scenario. Their Florida locations include a mega store in Fort Lauderdale and a dealership in Palm Beach.
Since 1989, Ron Neal at Douglas Elliman has been one of Palm Beach County’s top real estate producers. Whether the client’s focus is golf, tennis, polo or equestrian sports, Neal understands the significance of purchasing a home and approaches his customers with sincerity and understanding.
Rood & Riddle
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is a full-service equine hospital established in 1986 as a referral center for horses requiring specialized medical and surgical care. Today Rood & Riddle is known and respected throughout the world for innovative and highly skilled treatment of horses. The hospital facility offers a full range of services including surgery, internal medicine, advanced diagnostic imaging, a focused Podiatry Center and specialized Reproductive Center. The practice also provides ambulatory services for emergencies, preventative care, general reproduction, radiography, medical care and treatment of your horse at your farm or stable.
SBS Farms, Ltd.
SBS Farms, Inc. continues the proud tradition of the Saddle and Bridle Club and is one of the top show stables in the northeast. Susan B. Schoellkopf, Director of SBS Farms, is committed to providing superior quality service to the equestrian community.
Sock Inc. is a hunter, jumper and equitation training operation located directly outside Charlotte, North Carolina, catering to riders of all levels. Owned by world-class professional hunter rider, trainer and judge, Steve Heinecke, Sock Inc. is known for producing top quality horses and riders while enforcing a high standard of professionalism and understanding of proper horsemanship in all its students so as to continue to better the sport for future generations to come.
Taylor Harris Insurance Services, Inc.
Taylor Harris Insurance Services, Inc. is one of the premier specialized insurance services for all types of equine risks. THIS covers all types of performance horses, including hunters, jumpers, thoroughbred race horses and eventers, as well as breeding stock. In addition, THIS also provides Farm Package, Care, Custody and Control Insurance and Liability Insurance for equine operations.
Top Jock Tack Boxes
Formed in 2012 by Joseph Moran, Top Jock Tack Boxes represents quality and functionality with their completely customizable, luxury tack boxes built specifically for equestrian athletes. Durable, weatherproof and beautifully crafted to each customer’s needs, a Top Jock Tack Box makes a great first impression, is incredibly practical and most importantly protects your valuable equipment.
The United States Equestrian Team Foundation was established as a not-for-profit organization. Their role is to help provide funding for the High Performance competition, training, coaching, travel and educational needs of America’s elite and developing athletes and horses in partnership with the United States Equestrian Federation.
Virginia Horse Center Foundation
The Virginia Horse Center Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which owns and operates the Virginia Horse Center. The Foundation is proud to be a part of the Rockbridge community, an asset to the state’s equine economy, and a resource to the East-Atlantic competition circuit. The Virginia Horse Center stands at the forefront of Virginia’s $1.2B equine economy. Founded to promote all disciplines of equestrian sport, its 600 acres of picturesque grounds hold a 4,000 seat coliseum, eight barns to accommodate 1,200 horses, 19 show rings including two large indoor arenas, cross-country and combined carriage driving courses, campgrounds, and full catering and café services. The VHCF also hosts many non-equine events like dog shows, BMX, agriculture programs and the Rockbridge Regional Fair & Farm Show.
Wellington Hospitality Group
Wellington Hospitality Group is a premier special event production company specializing in large scale equestrian, golf and corporate events as well as small, private celebrations.
Wellington National Golf Club
Located at the epicenter of the winter equestrian capital, WNGEC is a country club where professionals, amateurs and families can be comfortable, socialize and have fun. Offering golf and social memberships, the club provides an elite golf experience, as well as a welcoming environment for the entire family to enjoy.
Legendary horseman Ronnie Beard brings Wyndmont Farm to Loxahatchee year round, providing classical horsemanship to annual and seasonal equestrian clientele. Ronnie Beard has an expansive background in the industry that involves countless relationships with the best in the business. He spent years running one of the most famous stables in history, which produced many top athletes and horses. Beard now spends countless hours giving back to the business by heading the Developing Riders Program and the National Hunter Alliance. He is also a member of the Show Jumping High Performance Committee and a USET Foundation Trustee.