NEWS

Santa Barbara Horse Shows Cancelled Due to Rain and Inclement Forecast

Due to the excessive amount of rain that the Central Coast has received, the Santa Barbara Horse Show Series has been cancelled. West Palms Events and the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club are disappointed to have to make this call, but believe it is in the best interest for the riders and the horses. We would like to sincerely thank our loyal clients, trainers, sponsors and vendors who planned to attend the series and support it the first year.   The Paso Robles Horse Park, however, is excited and ready to host two weeks this March, as long as
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Entries Close Today for the Winter Central California Horse Show Series in Paso Robles

The Santa Barbara Surfside and Sunshine Classics at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club’s entries have closed, but today marks the close of entries for the 

Central California Welcome and Zinfandel Classics at the Paso Robles Horse Park. The ever popular Central California Horse Show Series at the Paso Robles Horse Park expands to six exciting weeks of competition this year.   The six weeks of exciting competition, special events and more set within the picture-perfect rolling hills, vineyards and wineries of Paso Robles, California. Key special classes at the Central California Horse Show Series include being chosen
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Horse Nation Foundation’s Successful Gala to Return to Huntington Beach Summer Classic

West Palms Events is proud to announce our partnership with Horse Nation Foundation (HNF) for the third year in a row for their annual Grand Prix Gala, to be held at the Huntington Beach Summer Classic on August 12, 2017 at the Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center. The Grand Prix Gala raises funds to support HNF’s mission to help children in need experience the incredible healing power of horses. “We are very excited to partner with Horse Nation Foundation for their Third Annual Grand Prix Gala,” said Adrienne Karazissis of West Palms Events. “They have an incredible program and we’re
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USHJA Pony Hunter Derby Added in Addition to New Green Pony Divisions for 2017

West Palms Events is pleased to announce the addition of the USHJA Pony Hunter Derby at our events this season! We are excited to offer more divisions and options for our pony riders and hope that everyone will join us this year for both the USHJA Pony Hunter Derbies and the Green Pony Hunter USEF Rated Divisions.   Happy Place and Jennifer Wheeler Winborne Photo by Alden Corrigan for West Palms Events The USHJA Pony Hunter Derby will be offered on our schedules at a variety of shows this year, including our brand new Winter Circuit in Santa Barbara and
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Entries Close Friday for the Brand New Four Week Winter Circuit in Central California

Entries close Friday, January 27 for the Santa Barbara Surfside and Sunshine Classics at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club and February 10 marks the close of entries for the Central California Welcome and Zinfandel Classics at the Paso Robles Horse Park. Two incredible cities beckon to the horse show community this Winter. With temperate weather, incredible views, wonderful wineries and restaurants, Santa Barbara and Paso Robles are ideal locations for Winter horse shows.   The Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club would also like to extend a special temporary membership offer to the horse show competitors. Enjoy the
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West Palms’ Competitor Surveys Prompt Arena Changes and Expansion of New LD Hayes Grand Prix Arena

Due to our competitor and trainer concerns and opinions, we are changing up the rings in 2017 for both jumpers and hunters at the Park Robles Horse Park! Currently, the main arenas both are on the Fairway Field, with the secondary jumper and hunter rings on top notch GGT-Footing. We will be updating that layout beginning this Winter for the Central California Welcome and Zinfandel Classics.

The Grand Prix arena will transition from the Fairway Field to the newly updated “LD Hayes Grand Prix Arena,” which was previously the secondary jumper ring. It will expand in size with the same
Read More

Congratulations to Gage Curry, Addyson Cord, Jessica Sanders and Kassidy Keith on Receiving the 2017 Michael Nyuis Scholarship

West Palms Events is excited to announce the four winners of our 2017 Michael Nyuis Scholarship. We offer our congratulations to Addyson Cord, Jessica Saunders, Gage Curry, and Kassidy Keith – incredible, young equestrian athletes who will each receive a $6,500.00 Scholarship to West Palms Events’ horse shows for the 2017 show season!   “We are very impressed by the young equestrian athletes who applied for the third annual Michael Nyuis Scholarship,” said Adrienne Karazissis of West Palms Events. “We received many outstanding applications and are excited to get to know Addyson, Jessica, Gage and Kassidy better this year at
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The Central California Coast and Wine Country Provide Ideal Settings for Our New 2017 Winter Circuit

Beginning next month, you will be able to enjoy the temperate weather of the Central California Coast, exquisite wineries and restaurants, out of this world accommodations and top notch facilities while attending our brand new series of horse shows.   “We are very excited to share this new Winter Circuit with all our competitors, sponsors, owners, trainers and spectators,” said Adrienne Karazissis of West Palms Events. “Turn in your entries soon to secure stalls, you won’t want to miss this new series!”   The Paso Robles hills Photo by Alden Corrigan for West Palms Events You can now enter, reserve
Read More

New Green Pony Divisions Announced for West Palms Events Horse Shows in 2017

West Palms Events is pleased to announce the addition of Green Pony Hunters to six of our shows this season! We are excited to bring this division on board for our competitors, and are proud to support rated pony divisions at our shows.     We are offering  our new Green Pony Hunter USEF Rated Division at the Santa Barbara Surfside Classic, the Santa Barbara Sunshine Classic, the Central California Welcome Classic, the Central California Zinfandel Classic, the Huntington Beach Surf Classic and the Huntington Beach Summer Classic.  Santa Barbara Surfside Classic –  February 22 – 26 Santa Barbara Sunshine
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Get Ready for the 2017 Horse Show Season

Are your entries in yet for the 2017 Central California Winter Circuit at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club and Paso Robles Horse Park? If not, there is still time to enter! The Santa Barbara Horse Show Series entries are due by January 27, 2017 and with a limited number of permanent stalls, you will want to send them in early! The gorgeous Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club will be home to the two weeks of events, February 22-March 5, with all competitions held on the gorgeous polo field! We head just a little farther North, March 8-19,
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NEWS

Santa Barbara Horse Shows Cancelled Due to Rain and Inclement Forecast

Due to the excessive amount of rain that the Central Coast has received, the Santa Barbara Horse Show Series has been cancelled. West Palms Events and the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club are disappointed to have to make this call, but believe it is in the best interest for the riders and the horses. We would like to sincerely thank our loyal clients, trainers, sponsors and vendors who planned to attend the series and support it the first year.   The Paso Robles Horse Park, however, is excited and ready to host two weeks this March, as long as
Read More

Entries Close Today for the Winter Central California Horse Show Series in Paso Robles

The Santa Barbara Surfside and Sunshine Classics at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club’s entries have closed, but today marks the close of entries for the 

Central California Welcome and Zinfandel Classics at the Paso Robles Horse Park. The ever popular Central California Horse Show Series at the Paso Robles Horse Park expands to six exciting weeks of competition this year.   The six weeks of exciting competition, special events and more set within the picture-perfect rolling hills, vineyards and wineries of Paso Robles, California. Key special classes at the Central California Horse Show Series include being chosen
Read More

Horse Nation Foundation’s Successful Gala to Return to Huntington Beach Summer Classic

West Palms Events is proud to announce our partnership with Horse Nation Foundation (HNF) for the third year in a row for their annual Grand Prix Gala, to be held at the Huntington Beach Summer Classic on August 12, 2017 at the Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center. The Grand Prix Gala raises funds to support HNF’s mission to help children in need experience the incredible healing power of horses. “We are very excited to partner with Horse Nation Foundation for their Third Annual Grand Prix Gala,” said Adrienne Karazissis of West Palms Events. “They have an incredible program and we’re
Read More

USHJA Pony Hunter Derby Added in Addition to New Green Pony Divisions for 2017

West Palms Events is pleased to announce the addition of the USHJA Pony Hunter Derby at our events this season! We are excited to offer more divisions and options for our pony riders and hope that everyone will join us this year for both the USHJA Pony Hunter Derbies and the Green Pony Hunter USEF Rated Divisions.   Happy Place and Jennifer Wheeler Winborne Photo by Alden Corrigan for West Palms Events The USHJA Pony Hunter Derby will be offered on our schedules at a variety of shows this year, including our brand new Winter Circuit in Santa Barbara and
Read More

Entries Close Friday for the Brand New Four Week Winter Circuit in Central California

Entries close Friday, January 27 for the Santa Barbara Surfside and Sunshine Classics at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club and February 10 marks the close of entries for the Central California Welcome and Zinfandel Classics at the Paso Robles Horse Park. Two incredible cities beckon to the horse show community this Winter. With temperate weather, incredible views, wonderful wineries and restaurants, Santa Barbara and Paso Robles are ideal locations for Winter horse shows.   The Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club would also like to extend a special temporary membership offer to the horse show competitors. Enjoy the
Read More

West Palms’ Competitor Surveys Prompt Arena Changes and Expansion of New LD Hayes Grand Prix Arena

Due to our competitor and trainer concerns and opinions, we are changing up the rings in 2017 for both jumpers and hunters at the Park Robles Horse Park! Currently, the main arenas both are on the Fairway Field, with the secondary jumper and hunter rings on top notch GGT-Footing. We will be updating that layout beginning this Winter for the Central California Welcome and Zinfandel Classics.

The Grand Prix arena will transition from the Fairway Field to the newly updated “LD Hayes Grand Prix Arena,” which was previously the secondary jumper ring. It will expand in size with the same
Read More

Congratulations to Gage Curry, Addyson Cord, Jessica Sanders and Kassidy Keith on Receiving the 2017 Michael Nyuis Scholarship

West Palms Events is excited to announce the four winners of our 2017 Michael Nyuis Scholarship. We offer our congratulations to Addyson Cord, Jessica Saunders, Gage Curry, and Kassidy Keith – incredible, young equestrian athletes who will each receive a $6,500.00 Scholarship to West Palms Events’ horse shows for the 2017 show season!   “We are very impressed by the young equestrian athletes who applied for the third annual Michael Nyuis Scholarship,” said Adrienne Karazissis of West Palms Events. “We received many outstanding applications and are excited to get to know Addyson, Jessica, Gage and Kassidy better this year at
Read More

The Central California Coast and Wine Country Provide Ideal Settings for Our New 2017 Winter Circuit

Beginning next month, you will be able to enjoy the temperate weather of the Central California Coast, exquisite wineries and restaurants, out of this world accommodations and top notch facilities while attending our brand new series of horse shows.   “We are very excited to share this new Winter Circuit with all our competitors, sponsors, owners, trainers and spectators,” said Adrienne Karazissis of West Palms Events. “Turn in your entries soon to secure stalls, you won’t want to miss this new series!”   The Paso Robles hills Photo by Alden Corrigan for West Palms Events You can now enter, reserve
Read More

New Green Pony Divisions Announced for West Palms Events Horse Shows in 2017

West Palms Events is pleased to announce the addition of Green Pony Hunters to six of our shows this season! We are excited to bring this division on board for our competitors, and are proud to support rated pony divisions at our shows.     We are offering  our new Green Pony Hunter USEF Rated Division at the Santa Barbara Surfside Classic, the Santa Barbara Sunshine Classic, the Central California Welcome Classic, the Central California Zinfandel Classic, the Huntington Beach Surf Classic and the Huntington Beach Summer Classic.  Santa Barbara Surfside Classic –  February 22 – 26 Santa Barbara Sunshine
Read More

Get Ready for the 2017 Horse Show Season

Are your entries in yet for the 2017 Central California Winter Circuit at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club and Paso Robles Horse Park? If not, there is still time to enter! The Santa Barbara Horse Show Series entries are due by January 27, 2017 and with a limited number of permanent stalls, you will want to send them in early! The gorgeous Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club will be home to the two weeks of events, February 22-March 5, with all competitions held on the gorgeous polo field! We head just a little farther North, March 8-19,
Read More