The Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF)
The Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) is an annual equestrian festival running for 12 weeks between January and April in Wellington, Florida. Each of the 12 weeks is considered its own horse show, with separate competitions, as well as competitions that run throughout the festival. It is the largest and longest-running equestrian competition in the world. The Winter Equestrian Festival is known for its stunning grounds and villages, stiff competition, and wealth of its participants.
The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center
The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, which hosts the equestrian festival, is a 160-acre (65 ha) venue in Wellington. The ground of the festival consist of, 18 competition arenas, as well as 256 permanent horse stalls. The Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) is known for its sprawling grounds and horse themed streets. Competitors and residents can access over 57 miles of different trails surrounding the equestrian facility. The Grand Prix Village is known to house the most elite competitors and for its exclusive locations just walking distance from the festival.