All eyes of the equestrian world turn to Palm Beach this time of year for the Winter Equestrian Festival, the largest and longest-running horse show in the United States, returning for the 41st year to the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. And for a fifth consecutive year, Douglas Elliman is returning as a title sponsor of the show, which runs from January 8th through March 2020. The 12-week competition attracts more than 250,000 people, 6,000 horses and 3,400 riders from 50 states and 33 countries with increasing participation from South America and Europe.
“Douglas Elliman is pleased to continue our expanded sponsorship at the annual Winter Equestrian Festival this season,” said Scott Durkin, Elliman’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “The Winter Equestrian Festival gives us the opportunity to connect with our clientele and visitors from all over the world that are drawn to Wellington this time of year.”
Douglas Elliman is the leading brokerage of the equestrian community, spanning the nation. The following properties are some of the ideal places that combine the love of horses with the love of living among nature throughout Connecticut and New York.
5 Bedrooms | 7 Bathrooms | 2 Half Bathrooms | 12.87 Acres
This turn-key, equestrian estate includes a magnificent home with pool, in addition to both indoor and outdoor riding rings. In fact, the award-winning property is fully equipped with the only indoor riding ring on the market in Greenwich. There are also state-of-the-art stables, multiple paddocks and housing for grooms or trainers. This home is perfect for the year-round rider.
9 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms | 31 Acres
Sprawling across 31 acres is Courtyard Farm. This working horse farm boasts over 38 stalls, newly renovated indoor riding ring and outdoor ring, both with new Travelite footing. There is a four-bedroom owner/trainer residence along with separate apartments for grooms. Most coveted is the home’s direct access to the extensive Bedford riding trails and close proximity to New York City.
8 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms | 3 Half Bathrooms | 21.99 Acres
This state-of-the-art horse farm was masterfully created as a world where horses thrive. Equestrians will immediately recognize that there was no spared expense in creating a peaceful, private retreat. Enter this tranquil 21.9-acre compound through a row of Japanese cherry trees to four oversized paddocks, an indoor/outdoor ring, four sand rings, and indoor saltwater pool. Two homes sit on the estate in addition to a greenhouse. This is the only available residential horse farm in Pound Ridge that allows 12 horses and borders the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, delivering direct access to the 4,500 acres of preserved land and desirable horse trails.
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