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.
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.
Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center
The Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center (BTRC) is based at the Buffalo Equestrian Center in Buffalo, New York, and currently offers programs for mentally and emotionally impaired, learning disabled and developmentally challenged children ages 6 to 16. The Buffalo International Horse Show is the most prominent fundraiser of the year for the BTRC.
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.
Chesapeake International Draft Horse Show
The Chesapeake International Draft Horse Show is the first competition of its kind to come to Wellington, Florida, bringing with it an atmosphere that is larger than life and rooted in tradition. Founded by Victoria McCullough, this exciting show blends sport and family, while supporting two charities that are close to McCullough’s heart – the Equus Foundation and the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches. Held as one of 60 North American Six-Horse Hitch Classic (NASHHCS) competitions, the Chesapeake International Draft Horse Show is a one-of-a-kind event that you won’t want to miss!
CYCLEBAR Wellington’s unique studio allows you to rock your ride, no matter your fitness level. With over 130 locations open across the United States and Canada, CycleBar has grown into the largest network of Premium Cycling Studios in the world.
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.
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 safeguarding the comfort and dignity of America’s horses throughout their lives and sharing their unique ability to empower, teach, and heal with as many people as possible. Our mission is to protect America’s horses and strengthen the bond between horses and people.
Founded in 2011 by veterinarians Rob Franklin, DVM, DACVIM and Keith Latson, DVM, DACVS, along with Robo Hendrickson, a marketing professional, FullBucket offers the highest concentration, probiotic-based animal health supplements on the market. Its probiotics are formulated with the world’s leading yeast probiotic strain, Saccharomyces boulardii, and contains 2,000 percent more microencapsulated cells than any competing product, ensuring its effectiveness in the hindgut. FullBucket’s extensive line of products are made from all-natural ingredients in the United States to provide the nutritional support that horses, dogs and cats need to maintain a healthy digestive tract. FullBucket is committed to their mantra of “Be Good & Do Good” by implementing their one-for-one promise to their customers. For every FullBucket product that is purchased, another will be donated to treat horses and donkeys in developing countries through the company’s giving program.
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!
Horse & Country TV
Horse & Country TV (H&C TV) is the premier international multi-screen network catering to the equestrian and country lifestyle. The award-winning network offers subscribers access to thrilling equestrian sport, masterclasses, documentaries and more, with new shows available to stream every week on your TV, mobile or tablet devices. H&C TV broadcasts in Europe, Australia and in the United States on cable, satellite and broadband television, including Roku, and online at www.horseandcountrytv.us.
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.
International Bromont presents its 43rd edition in the picturesque setting of the Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park at the heart of the beautiful region of the Eastern Townships. Since 1976, under the direction of Roger Deslauriers, the Olympic site has been a must-see venue for many equestrian sports in Eastern Canada.
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.
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.
MediVet Equine’s mission is to bring state-of-the-art science, and principled stewardship, to performance horses, their owners and the equine industry. Following the medical model of “do no harm,” MediVet Equine develops scientifically based biological therapeutics, enabling the horse to call on its own healing ability to achieve its full performance potential.
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 Carriers Association
Founded in 1964, the NHCA was formed to encourage and promote high standards in the horse transportation industry. With 37 members throughout the United States, the NHCA members provide confidence and peace of mind from coast to coast. Every member must meet the filing and insurance requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and those of relevant states. Members must also meet strict safety standards set forth by the DOT, an agency that governs both vehicles and drivers.
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.
Based out of Wellington, Fla. and the Netherlands, Oakland Stables was originally formed by Irish show jumping athlete Darragh Kenny in 2012. Recently Kenny joined forces with fellow competitor and friend, Hardin Towell of the United States, to continue the growth of Oakland Stables. The pair’s top results combined with their sales of high-performance horses and elite training program has elevated the Oakland Stables brand internationally.
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 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.
Rutledge Farm, located in Middleburg, Virginia, continues to break new ground in the sport at all levels and disciplines. Rutledge Farm’s exclusive clinic series, Rutledge Farm Sessions, brings high-performance educational opportunities to riders and professionals in Middleburg. Drawing from a pool of Olympic-level clinicians, Rutledge Farm offers monthly sessions for riders at all levels and disciplines.
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.
Chris Sorensen is the owner and head trainer at Sorensen Stables, in addition to an international show jumping competitor. Hailing from Canada and now based in The Netherlands, the team at Sorensen Stables are experts at sourcing high-performance hunter, jumper and equitation sport horses and pairing them with the right rider. Sorensen Stables’ offerings include Pinch Punch First of the Month and THE HUNT European Horse Auction.
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 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.
The Winning Edge
The Winning Edge is an online educational tool that grants exclusive access to judging critique and advice from Susie Humes as well as some of the top trainers in North America as guest professionals. The Winning Edge offers customers the opportunity to purchase judging evaluation for hunter or equitation rounds, conformation critique or questions to “Ask the Experts” to give riders the added edge that will help them stand out in the show ring.
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.
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.