Winter Equestrian Festival

Jan 11 to Apr 2, 2017

The 2017 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) is the world's largest and longest running equestrian competition. The 12-week event, which runs from January 11 through April 2, hosts 6,500 horses and thousands of riders from all 50 states and 33 nations. Participants compete in Hunters, Jumpers, and Equitation classifications with prize money exceeding $8 million.  In addition to Olympic-caliber competition, WEF hosts the nation’s premier events for children, juniors, adults and amateurs; for riders aged from 6 to 70 years old in more than 70 unique divisions of competition. WEF is a season of intense competition with thousands of competitors and spectators in attendance. Each week is considered an individual horse show with the world’s best riders competing in any given week within 12 show rings throughout the state-of-the-art equestrian show complex.

Visit the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center to enjoy WEF during the day from Wednesday through Sunday  and  watch  12  arenas  with  everything  from  adorable  pony  hunters  to  Olympic  show  jumpers.   

During WEF, spectators can enjoy the spectacular Saturday Night Lights, which takes place every Saturday evening beginning at 6 pm.  The   evening   not   only   consists   of   the   most   celebrated  show  jumping  of  the  week  in  the  International  Arena,  but  an  exciting  array  of  entertainment. 

General admission is free but some events do require tickets and VIP seating is available. For ticket packages and a complete schedule of events, visit


Event Information

Palm Beach International Equestrian Center
14440 Pierson Rd.
Wellington, FL 33414
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