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2016 Trump Invitational Cancelled

Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) has announced that the Trump Invitational, due to be held on January 3, 2016, at The Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, has been cancelled. Due to a series of recent heavy, unprecedented rain events occurring over the past few weeks during which cars were parked on the lawn, the grass turf […]
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Equestrian Sport Productions Withdraws Its 2018 WEG Bid

Following a meeting with senior FEI officials, Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) has regretfully withdrawn their bid for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) related to a sponsor conflict. Mark Bellissimo CEO of ESP commented, “I would like to thank the FEI for having the confidence in our organization and world-class facility to be part […]
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Fewer 5 Star Shows at WEF

Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) announces that there have been FEI level rating changes to three of the weeks in the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF) circuit. Following objections from a number of conflicting CSI 5* events, ESP has been forced to reduce the star levels of three of their events. However, money has […]
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Lamaze and Foster to Ride in $125,000 Trump Invitational Grand Prix

Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) has announced that the following riders, including Canadians Eric Lamaze and Tiffany Foster, have been invited to the $125,000 Trump Invitational Grand Prix, presented by Rolex, held at The Mar-a-Lago Club on Palm Beach Island on Sunday, January 5, 2014. The $125,000 Trump Invitational Grand Prix, presented by Rolex, will showcase […]
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Rolex Signs 10-Year Partnership with WEF

Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) and Rolex SA signed an unprecedented 10-year sponsorship agreement to make Rolex the “Official Timepiece” of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) and of the world-renowned FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF). The FTI WEF serves almost 6,000 horses and 2,000 riders from 50 states and over 30 countries. […]
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Settlement Reached Between Equestrian Village and Horse Show

After nearly 18 months of legal battles and turmoil in Wellington and in the equestrian industry, Equestrian Sport Productions is pleased to announce that it has conditionally accepted the Equestrian Village Resolutions approved by the Wellington Village Council on October 22, 2013. The only conditions to the acceptance are slight modifications to the language of […]

In Memoriam: Clifford Blain Haines

Equestrian Sport Productions (ESP) would like to offer their sincerest condolences to the family of Clifford Blain Haines, official ringmaster of the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF). Cliff had the esteemed job of presenting ribbons and winning trophies and coolers to all of the horse show champions and top competitors in Wellington. In […]