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 Horse Shows to be held at the prestigious Devon Show Grounds for two continuous weeks, June 28 through July 9, 2017.
Brooke USA is a 501(c)(3) charity located at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, 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 (BTRC) has been the site of a therapeutic riding program for six years. Based at the Buffalo Equestrian Center in New York, 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.
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.
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.
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.
EquiJet is an industry leader in international equine transportation. With over two decades of experience in international shipping and an extensive network of transportation partners, the team at EquiJet can ensure that your horses are shipped safely, all over the world. Conveniently located in Califon, New Jersey; Houston, Texas; Greifswald, Germany and Wellington, Florida, EquiJet offers unparalleled customer service for all equestrian disciplines including hunter, jumper, polo, dressage, eventing, western and racing.
EQUUS Foundation, Inc.
The EQUUS Foundation is the only national charity in the United States that is 100% dedicated to ensuring the welfare of horses and fostering the horse-human bond. Our mission is to protect America’s horses at-risk and to share the magic and power of horses with as many people as possible.
First Florida Development & Construction, Inc.
Founded in 1975 by Paul Kleinfeld, First Florida has become synonymous with a commitment to unparalleled customer satisfaction, innovative solutions, and quality handcrafted construction. Drawing on exceptional combined industry expertise of over 100 years, First Florida provides its clientele with new construction, remodeling options, custom additions and maintenance programs.
First Florida is consistently committed to the craft, reviewing and updating building techniques to reflect the cutting edge of construction technologies. With keen attention to detail, the results create a unique style and signature that is truly your own. All our farms and homes are both built responsibly and exceeding expectations.
Gallagher/Meller Sport Horses
Founded by Katherine Gallagher and M. Michael Meller, Gallagher/Meller Sport Horses searches for talented young Warmbloods of proven bloodlines throughout Europe and focuses on developing these young horses to be top international competitors.
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!
Illustrated Properties, a member of The Keyes Family of Companies is a leader in the real estate industry. Family-owned and in business for almost a century, Illustrated Properties and The Keyes Company have grown across the state of Florida. Together we are the number 1 brokerage firm in Florida and a top 25 nationally ranked brokerage firm in the United States by dollar volume and number of transactions. Our highly-qualified real estate professionals are ready to share their experience and expertise across a broad range of services with every client they meet. Today, Illustrated Properties and Keyes have more than 3,000 Associates in over 58 branch offices located throughout Palm Beach, Martin, Miami-Dade, Broward, Volusia, St. Lucie and Collier counties.
Joan Pletcher Real Estate Network specializes in Ocala Real Estate, Ocala Horse Farms, Ocala Equestrian Estates, training centers, and major parcels of Ocala Land. Established in 1985, Joan Pletcher features more than $200,000,000 in Ocala real estate listings, including estates, land, and horse farms. Joan Pletcher is the most trusted expert for Ocala Horse Farms and Ocala Real Estate.
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.
Lamplight Equestrian Center
Lamplight Equestrian Center is a world-class horseshow facility considered to be the most beautiful equestrian venue in America. Outside of Chicago, Illinois in Wayne, IL and carved out of the original dream of Mark Dunham, the 55-acre equestrian competition and horse show facility has eight outdoor arenas, five of which feature top-of-the-line GGT arena footing.
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.
Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund
The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund was founded by Lindsay Maxwell in 2016 as a means to formalize her commitment to charitable giving. The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund supports meaningful organizations and programs that align with Maxwell’s philanthropic priorities and values such as improving the lives of children with special needs, enabling access to educational opportunities and providing care, compassion and protection to animals.
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.
Morrissey Management Group (MMG)
Morrissey Management Group (MMG) is America’s leading producer of equestrian sports. MMG produces some of the nation’s most popular events year-round such as the Palm Beach Masters Series, Great Lakes Equestrian Festival, American Gold Cup, National Horse Show, Lake Placid Horse Shows and more!
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 Horse Show Association’s primary activity is the annual production of the National Horse Show, one of America’s most prestigious horse shows, and all ancillary events. Over its 121 years of history, the show has provided financial aid to many worthwhile charities and is held yearly at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.
Nilforushan Equisport Events
Nilforushan Equisport Events, owned by Ali and Francie Nilforushan, is a horse show management company that will begin running horse shows at Galway Downs in beautiful Temecula Valley, California with a mission to produce world-class events that will make California a major Show Jumping destination for riders from all over the world. Exhibitors can expect great sport, a first class VIP area, and plenty of entertainment.
Palm Beach Masters
The Palm Beach Masters CSI3*-W takes place Feb. 1–4, 2018 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.
Polo Bar & Grill
Owned by husband-and-wife duo Gary Fellers and Jeanette Sassoon, two veteran equestrians who are well known for their iconic polo apparel and tack store, PoloGear , also located in the heart of Wellington, Polo Bar & Grill is a relaxed, approachable dining destination like Wellington has never seen. Serving Farm Fresh Cuisine, the menu is a compilation of farm-to-table lunch, dinner, and brunch plates with a California West Coast twist. Ingredients are sourced locally-most vegetables and organic products are brought over from Swank Farms , which is less than 10 miles away-and vendors are chosen based on their quality and proximity to the restaurant.
Polo Players Support Group
Inspired by the success of the Rob Walton Benefit and recognizing the need to help other members of the polo community, Dave Offen, Tony Coppola and Tim Gannon founded the Polo Players Support Group (PPSG) and created the annual 40-Goal Polo Challenge to raise funds to help members of the polo community in financial crisis caused by physical injury or illness. Since its inception in 2002, more than $2,200,000 has been given to 69 members of the polo industry.
Pony Lane Farm
Pony Lane Farm is a top-class breeding farm that offers breeding services to elite hunter and jumper stallions, as well as sales of high-quality young horses.
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.
Savonna Adell is currently one of Little Brook Farms’ top athletes, with multiple championship titles in the pony and junior hunter divisions at leading competitions across the country.
SBS Farms, Inc.
SBS Farms, Inc. continues the proud tradition of the Buffalo Saddle and Bridle Club as one of the top show stables in the Northeast. Located in Buffalo, New York, Susan Schoellkopf is the executive director of the Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center, which houses both the Buffalo Equestrian Center as well as SBS Farms, and is committed to providing superior quality services to the equestrian community.
SH Productions aspires to inspire enthusiasts through sports and entertainment
events in the Pacific Northwest of Canada and the USA.
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.
Southeast Medal Finals
Southeast Medal Finals is an innovative indoor and outdoor hunter, jumper and equitation horse show in Tampa, FL, attracting top riders. Southeast Medal Finals offers a special end of season culmination and finals show that is both attainable and affordable for everyone. It appeals to those coming to their first finals to those going to indoors.
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.
THE HUNT | European Hunter Auction
More than just a horse auction, THE HUNT offers its guests an unprecedented experience featuring a unique venue, fine dining and extraordinary horses at an event unlike any other located in Maastricht, one of the oldest and most picturesque cities in the Netherlands. Presented by Sorensen Stables and curated specifically for the North American hunter market, the horses have been chosen for their overall excellence in conformation, movement, jumping technique, and temperament.
The Patio at Polo
The Patio at Polo is a unique and charming locale located in Wellington, Fla. within the Palm Beach Polo and Country Club. Husband and wife owners Sheila Motley and Chef Mathew Allen are proud to offer global share plates focused on seasonal ingredients, sourced locally. Overflowing with character thanks to its open-air concept and creative dishes, The Patio at Polo offers the perfect dining experience for those craving to try something new or savor a traditional favorite. Outside of dining, The Patio at Polo provides the perfect location for all events, from small celebrations to large fundraisers and everything in between.
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.
Trilogy Performance Saddlery
Over the last 25 years Performance Saddlery has done a great deal of research on what works best for the horses and riders from world class international competitors to pleasure riders. With hand picked, first quality leather, and talented, dedicated saddlers Trilogy developed their line of saddles. Using trained fitters to evaluate the horse and rider in work, hand fitting, flocking and continued servicing of the saddle, the Trilogy saddle line will give the rider a distinct advantage.
Upperville Colt & Horse Show
The Upperville Colt & Horse Show was founded in 1853 and is the longest running horse show in the United States. Held in picturesque Upperville, Virginia, under the oaks, this iconic seven-day event draws top athletes from across the country to compete in internationally recognized hunter and jumper competition. Featuring an FEI CSI4* rating and a World Championship Hunter Rider designation, this event is an exciting boutique attraction for competitors and spectators alike.
The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation was established as a nonprofit 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 US Equestrian.
Victoria Colvin, LLC
Victoria Colvin offers clients the opportunity to train with an acclaimed show rider/trainer and compete in AA horse shows across North America during the spring and fall, as well as compete in Wellington at the world-famous Winter Equestrian Festival during the winter season.
Outside of training and coaching services, Victoria Colvin, LLC also includes a strong focus on finding, developing, and selling quality young show horses.
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, WNGC 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.
Wyndmont Inc., based in Loxahatchee, Florida, excels in developing athletes, human and equine, to the best of their natural abilities under the tutelage of legendary horsemen and trainers Ronnie Beard and Michael Dorman. Wyndmont consistently produces top quality hunter and jumper horses in addition to successfully coaching riders in the junior/amateur divisions up to the international levels. Wyndmont’s continued success is built on its deep understanding and unwavering commitment to classical horsemanship and training methods.