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.
Andrew Welles LLC
Based in Wellington, Florida, Andrew Welles LLC was founded in 2010 by American international show jumping athlete, Andrew Welles. Andrew Welles LLC offers top-notch training for show jumping athletes and horses through the highest levels. Welles, alongside wife Alexandra Welles and assistant trainer Eric Glynn, focuses on producing top results both inside and outside of the ring for all of their students and horses.
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.
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!
Danny & Ron’s Rescue
Danny & Ron’s Rescue speaks for helpless animals that have no voice. They began their rescue mission in 2005 after Hurricane Katrina by aiding dogs that were left homeless by the storm. Since then, their outreach has grown to heights they never imagined. Now they rescue puppy mill dogs, bait dogs used in dog-fighting, and hundreds of dogs from shelters—often moments away from euthanasia. They currently deliver pet food and supplies to many elderly people living in poverty—and pay for their dogs’ medical bills, too. Their documentary Life in the Doghouse, now streaming on Netflix, tells the remarkable story surrounding the work they do at Danny & Ron’s Rescue. Since 2005, Danny & Ron have saved more than 11,000 abused, abandoned and starving dogs.
Destiny International Properties
Marysue Jacobs, Broker for Destiny International Properties has been in the Top 1% of Realtor sales nationwide for over 16 years. With 30-years of experience in all facets of construction, Estate Homes, Equestrian Farms and land development, she is one of the very few Brokers that knows the Equestrian side of Real Estate inside and out. A lifelong Equestrian and the past Executive Producer of the Florida Horseman TV on ABC and the Publisher of the National Horsemen Magazine, her experience and knowledge are unmatched in Wellington and South Florida. She provides extensive International and National marketing for all her properties along with 24 hour service for only 4.5% and has a long list of references and happy clients.
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.
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.
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation
Based in the heart of horse country in Lexington, Kentucky, the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation is a leading non-profit charitable organization dedicated to the advancement of all breeds of horses by funding cutting edge veterinary research at top universities worldwide.
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!
Hilda M. Porro, P.A.
Hilda Porro has been providing legal services in the Wellington community for almost 25 years, specializing in real estate, estate planning and probate. Hilda received her Bachelor of Arts degree at Georgetown University and her law degree at Georgetown University Law Center. In 2005, Hilda was also certified as a Life Coach, which has enhanced and improved the legal counseling she provides. The Law Office of Hilda M. Porro, P.A. has maintained a small town, personal feel while providing the expertise that only years of practice can provide. Hilda has extensive experience with both the equestrian community and year-round residents and has a deep, personal understanding of the concerns of each.
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.
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.
Micah Deligdish is a professional Grand Prix rider and trainer who represents Israel in international dressage competition. As an USDF bronze, silver and gold medalist, Deligdish bases her training operation, Gemini Dressage, year round in Wellington, Florida. She is a young dressage professional offering high-quality training and coaching, and she prides herself on her personalized sales approach to help horse and rider find their best match.
M. Michael Meller of MMM Horseman is a lifelong horseman who has dedicated his career to the pursuit of excellence in the sport of show jumping. The mission of MMM Horseman is to find and produce some of the world’s top young show jumping mounts. His current partnerships and horses include QBS Equestrian mounts Sam 1091, Cheri De Papignies, and Chance STE ridden by Michael Morrissey Jr. of Imperial Show Stables, as well as Carlos, ridden by Denis Sisco. In addition to his North American horses, M. Michael Meller is the owner of Goya, an 8-year-old Dutch Warmblood mare based out of Busch Sporthorses in The Netherlands, and ridden by Pim Mulder.
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 Equestrian League
A collaborative venture between European-based company JumpingClash and Morrissey Management Group (MMG), one of the premier equestrian event management companies in the United States, the National Equestrian League (NEL) will bring an exciting new competition format to the sport of show jumping in North America. The NEL was founded by Daniel Entrecanales and Pablo Márquez, the organizers of Madrid Horse Week, with the goal of reinvigorating the sport of show jumping, making it fresh, easy to understand and appealing to watch for new audiences.
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.
Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show
Celebrating its 88th year, the Ox Ridge Charity Horse Show presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund in Darien, Connecticut is an A-rated premier horse show destination that offers a wide variety of hunter, jumper and equitation classes. The show is a USEF 4* National event and was recently designated as a US Equestrian Heritage Competition.
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.
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.
ShowNet offers subscribers up-to-the-minute show information and pre-start emails with the upcoming day’s classes, class counts, approximate start times and specific entry information. Their mission is to provide clients with the best show jumping and equestrian videos possible, delivered and maintained to be globally accessible.
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.
Southfields Real Estate
Buy and sell your property quickly and easily with Southfields Real Estate! With over two-decades of experience, Carlos Arellano has sold countless homes throughout South Florida. As a top rated equestrian real estate agency in Wellington, Florida, Southfields Real Estate has the connections to make your property dreams come true.
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.