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 the American Gold Cup and National Horse Show to individual farms, businesses, and equestrians competing in the disciplines of show jumping, hunters, equitation, dressage and polo to equestrian products. 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
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020, the American Gold Cup, presented by CaptiveOne Advisors LLC, is one of the premier horse shows in the United States with a steep history of tradition and excellence. For the first time ever in 2020, the show will be extended to two weeks of competition and feature hunters, an exciting change from its jumpers-only schedule of years past. Prize money will be abundant, and exhibitors can expect world-class facilities, footing and service. Held at beautiful Flintfields Horse Park just outside Traverse City, Mich., the prestigious competition is enhanced by the beauty of the area and all of the activities and amenities that Traverse City has to offer.
Beacon Hill Show Stables
Based in Colts Neck, New Jersey, Beacon Hill Show Stables is a sought-after high-performance training program led by owner and head trainer Stacia Madden. The team at Beacon Hill, including Krista Freundlich, Heather Senia Williams, Katie Haley, Abigail Jorgensen and Lydia Ulrich., specializes in offering personalized training for equitation, hunter, and jumper disciplines to take riders to the highest levels of the sport.
Founded in Germany in 1998, the BEMER Group has been at the forefront of vascular therapy and microcirculation. BEMER is the maker of BEMER Horse-Set. The BEMER Horse-Set promotes healing and recovery and helps prevent injury. It supports suppleness and whole horse well-being. The BEMER Horse-Set is also an important tool in helping horses to recover from intense exercise and training as well as injury.
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.
CaptiveOne Advisors, LLC
Boasting a team of the best and brightest minds in the field of captive insurance, CaptiveOne Advisors, LLC offers unprecedented supplemental equine and agricultural insurance opportunities for individuals, businesses and equestrian events of all sizes. Focusing on maximizing the risk management and cash flow protection benefits available from captive ownership, CaptiveOne is unmatched in the industry. Its individualized approach to business, along with its attention to detail, is designed to best meet the needs of each and every one of its loyal clients. CaptiveOne provides owners of profitable small to midsize businesses a more cost-effective business risk coverage that simultaneously builds equity. Its continued support and partnership of elite equestrian events has made CaptiveOne a well-known name within the community.
Carriage Hill Farms
“Big Wishes for Little Feat,” a large-format book with beautiful full-color
illustrations published by Fleecydale Press. The idea for “Big Wishes for Little Feat” came to be by her show horse, Lafitte De Muze. Having published two New Jersey regional magazine titles, New Jersey Life and New Jersey Life Health & Beauty, Cheryl drew upon her experience as a former publisher to write this inspirational children’s story about overcoming obstacles and believing in yourself, your pursuits and your dreams.
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.
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.
Double H Farm
Based in Ridgefield, Connecticut and Wellington, Florida, Double H Farm is one of the leading competition and training businesses in equestrian sports. Run by international show jumping athlete Quentin Judge and his wife, accomplished amateur Cayce Harrison, Double H Farm has a storied history in the sport that includes successful partnerships with Rodrigo Pessoa, Darragh Kerins, and McLain Ward. Double H Farm was founded on Harrison’s late father, Hunter Harrison’s, ethics, passion, history of success and excellence and love of horses. The business prides itself on its boutique training services for serious students coupled with its mission of doing business with transparency and integrity.
Eagala (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) is the leading international nonprofit association for professionals incorporating horses to address mental health and personal development needs. The Eagala Model is the global standard for equine-assisted psychotherapy and personal development, which incorporates horses’ unique intuition to help clients heal. Eagala provides training, certification, and support for equine specialists and mental health practitioners around the world. Co-founded by Lynn Thomas, LCSW, in 1999, Eagala is a registered 501c3 based in Spanish Fork, Utah.
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.
Equinety, an all-natural horse supplement company, offers whole horse health in the form of a supplement developed with 100% pure amino acids, the building blocks of protein. The amino acids in Equinety Horse XL are specifically formulated to stimulate the pituitary gland, which releases the necessary hormones that help the body heal at a cellular level. Equinety Horse XL helps balance your horse from the inside out using its blend of eight amino acids to provide optimal nutritional support for your horse. The product was even named the Preferred Horse Supplement for Equine Canada in 2016!
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.
Gleneayre Equestrian Program
The Gleneayre Equestrian Program provides a hands-on, experience-based learning environment for people in difficult situations, including children, families, and military personnel. We focus on a population that is poorly served by more mainstream resources and programs and believe that the powerful connection between people and horses is transformational. Through horsemanship, we develop character, teach ethics, and encourage physical and emotional growth. The GEP also provides a safe haven for the donated program horses to live with dignity, peace, and veterinary care, for the remainder of their lives. Donated horses are accepted into the Working Student Program, and when they can no longer be ridden, they become equine facilitators in our non-riding activities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Through the Equestrian Business Division, Malvern Bank is able to tailor programs
to individuals and businesses and prides itself on its ability to structure loans based
on individual needs. Malvern Bank offers lending services for equestrian properties
and equipment, a high yield money market account for equestrians and can handle
client deposits, insurance and wealth management. To learn more about Malvern
Bank and the Equestrian Business Division click here.
Mark Edward Partners
Mark Edward Partners is a national full service insurance brokerage firm that offers the full array of property & casualty coverage’s and life insurance solutions for corporations, non-profits, financial institutions cannabis, equine, sports & entertainment clients and high-net worth individuals, prominent families and family offices. We have also developed proprietary programs for the EB-5 Industry and provide risk management services for Affinity Groups. Mark Edward Partners provides clients with expert advice, analysis, options and support in order to project their critical business and personal assets. Mark Edward Partners is licensed in all 50 states. The firm is headquartered in New York with additional offices in Palm Beach, Beverly Hills, Houston and London.
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 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.
North Run is home to national equitation champions, successful national and international Grand Prix riders, and members of the United States Equestrian Team (USET). Based out of North Run’s facility in Warren, VT and Wellington, FL, trainers Missy Clark and John Brennan have produced stars from the equitation ring to the international show jumping arena.
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.
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.
Traverse City Horse Shows
Operated by the Morrissey Management Group, Traverse City Horse Shows encompass some of the most popular equestrian events in the Midwest, including the Traverse City Spring Horse Show and the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. Taking place on 88 beautiful acres at the Flintfields Horse Park, the shows showcase multiple competition rings with excellent footing in addition to spacious schooling rings. The shows feature unparalleled hospitality for exhibitors and guests, complete with an elegant VIP Club. The park offers convenient on-site campgrounds and is close to the Cherry Capital Airport, not far from the shores of Lake Michigan. A favorite summer destination for equestrians, Traverse City offers a whole season’s worth of indoor and outdoor activities in a picturesque location.
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.
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.