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Top 3 Ways to Care for Your Wellington Equestrian Properties

Top 3 Ways to Care for Your Wellington Equestrian Properties

When buyers purchase Wellington equestrian properties, a huge responsibility of managing the land to provide a good environment for horses fall on their shoulders

Caring for equestrian properties is a lot more difficult than it sounds. Unlike normal purchased land, you have to think about maintenance duties that are beneficial to the horses. At the same time You will want to keep the land environmentally friendly and not be a drain on your finances.

3 Ways to Care for Your Wellington Equestrian Properties

There are a few general guidelines you should follow especially if you are a first-time buyer of Wellington equestrian properties. Read on for the most basic things you ought to remember about equestrian property management.

  1. Make it as natural as possible

    Ideal homes for horses are exactly what you see in classic posters.  Large green pastures where they are free to move, where there’s plenty clean water and food, and there is a healthy ecosystem. Although we cannot totally duplicate this ideal home, the goal is to copy it as much as possible.

    A more natural lifestyle for horses means less stress for them. To achieve this, try to have a variety of plants and enough trees, aside from green pastures. The existence of an ecosystem promotes a home for your horses that is closer to nature.

  2. Keep it clean, green, and safe

    Nothing can take the place of a clean equestrian property. Cleaning the property entails good manure management and effective watering system. You can also tackle reduction of mud or dust. Cleanliness is important to keep your horses away from diseases.

    Many believe that investing in a more nutritious hard wearing pasture can save you a lot even if it can be more costly in the beginning. Bare patches in paddocks and dried out pastures must be minimized and dealt with immediately.

  3. Constantly find ways to improve your systems

    A lot of things can go wrong if you don’t have effective systems in place. Try to read up and research the most effective ways for grazing and pasture management, manure management, vegetation management, soil management, and horse care systems.

    Explore the best possible options when it comes to tools, equipment, horse facilities, fences and property design. Do not just buy the first idea you hear. Since Wellington Fl is home to some of the best equestrian properties in the world, you can count on the fact that there are others who can offer more knowledge about these things.

Maintaining a Wellington equestrian property is not easy, but with knowledge and hard work, it can be done. Remember to look into the three general guidelines above to help you manage your property better.

Wellington has many equestrian properties that have the ideal facilities needed to train and take care of your horses.

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Wellington Polo: Polito Pieres Scored 2 Two-Pointers for the Win in the 2014 Outback 40-Goal Challenge

Wellington Polo: Polito Pieres Scored 2 Two-Pointers for the Win in the 2014 Outback 40-Goal Challenge

EFG Bank won the 2014 Outback 40-Goal Challenge on Saturday at International Polo Club in Wellington  with Polito Pieres scoring on two 80-yard two-pointer in the last minute for a 11-10 victory over Equus & Co.

EFG Bank team were Adolfo Cambiaso, Polito Pieres, Pablo MacDonough and Miguel Novillo Astrada. While Equus & Co. were composed of Facundo Pieres, Sapo Caset, Gonzalito Pieres and Juan Martin Nero.

Palm Beach Polo Team Wins USPA Spring Challenge Cup 11-10

Equus & Co. led for most of the game. For the first chukker, Gonzalito Pieres scored a two-point shot with Nero adding one for a total of 3 scores over EFG Banks 2 scores from Astrada and MacDonough each.

In the second chukker, Facundo Pieres added another two points for the Equus & Co., 5-2. But Polito Pieres and Astrada cut the lead to 5-4 after scoring each. Caset scored his first goal for a total advantage of 6-4 at the end of the second chukker.

The first half was ended with Equus & Co. leading the game with 7-6 score.

In the fourth chukker, goals from Caset, Nero ad Facundo Pieres extended the lead to 10-6. Polito Pieres scored one for the team, 10-7.

The fifth chukker was ended scoreless. The sixth and the last chukker was also held scoreless for the first five minutes, but Polito Pieres managed to convert a pair of two-pointers in the last minute of the game. The game was reversed with EFG Bank winning against Equus & Co. for a total score of 11-10.

Polito Pieres led the victory of EFG Banks with six points, Astrada adding four and one from MacDonough while Facundo Pieres and Nero contributed three points each and Gonzalito Pieres and Caset two each in the loss.    

The tournament is a yearly game meant to raise funds for the Wellington Polo Players Support Group, Inc. that offers financial assistance of $1.5 million to 48 players during the last 12 years. 

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January Wellington Polo Event : Joe Barry Memorial Cup

January Wellington Polo Event : Joe Barry Memorial Cup

Another Wellington polo event held was the Joe Barry Memorial Cup!

The three-week second tournament of the season kicked off on January 9, 2014 with Valiente and Las Monjitas winning their matches on the opening day at the International Polo Club.

Valiente’s foursome Bob Jornayvaz, Santi Torres, Sapo Caset and Roberto Zedda made their 2014 debut by winning against Lechuza Caracas team: Victor Vargas, Mariano Gracida, Pablo MacDonough and Nico Espain., with 13-10 scores.

The match was followed by 10-6 victory of Las Monjitas over Flight Options. Camillo Bautista, Geronimo Obregon, Eduardo Etrada and Alejandro Astrada made up the Las Monjitos while Flight Options was composed of Melisssa Ganzi, Juan Bollini, Miguel Astrada and Fred Mannix.

Wellington Equestrian Properties | January Wellington Polo Event Joe Barry Memorial Cup | Katerina Gasset | Nestor Gasset

There were 14 teams who took part in this tournament. Action in the 20-goal Joe Barry Memorial Cup continued between Palm Beach Illustrated, Coca-Cola, Tonkawa, CT Energia, Villa del Lago/Casablanca, Orchard Hill, Audi, Faraway, Los Machitos/Heathcote and El Cabure on the following days.

In the last year’s final, Audi lost a hard fought 11-9 match to Crab Orchard.

The Joe Barry Memorial Cup semifinals were held on the 22nd and 23rd of January. The Final was played on Sunday, January 26.

Wellington polo  always gets more exciting with every match and event!

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Lechuza Caracas Beats Villa del Lago in the Wellington Polo Season’s First Final

Lechuza Caracas Beats Villa del Lago in the Wellington Polo Season’s First Final

Lechuza Caracas finally took home the championship as they won the Herbie Pennell Cup 2014 against Villa del Lago with the final scores of 14-11 at the International Polo Club Palm Beach during a rescheduled match on January 6, 2014.

The game was very tight with scores 5-all by half-time. But as the fourth chukker went by, Villa del Lago’s Pablo Pieres converted two penalty shots to close out the chukker with a narrow lead score of 8-7.

Wellington Equestrian Properties | Lechuza Caracas Beats Villa del Lago in the Wellington Polo Season’s First Final | Nestor Gasset and Katerina Gasset

Mariano Gracida of the Lechuza Caracas tied the score as he made the first goal in the first 17 seconds of the fifth period. The chukker passed by with each team responding goal for goal locking up the score at 10 -10.  A last second goal by Nicolás Espain allowed Lechuza Caracas to ride off the field with a 11-10 lead.

As the final chukker began, Villa del Lago tried to take control the ball but Pablo MacDonough, a 10-goal player of Lechuza Caracas, finished the finals for 14-11 victory.

Lechuza Caracas 14 scores were accounted for MacDonough scoring eight goals, Espain scored four times and Mariano Gracida had two goals. While Villa del Lago’s 11 scores were made by Pieres, Augustine Obregon, Iñaki Laprida, and Jim Zenni scoring seven, two, one and one goals respectively.

MacDonough, a recent winner of the Argentina’s Triple Crown, was named MVP, while Pieres’s Pugliese took Best Playing Pony honors.

Last year at the 2013 Herbie Pennell Cup, Lechuza Caracas won the Subsidiary Trophy.

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Two Zenni Teams Withdraw from Bobby Barry Memorial Cup Wellington Polo Semifinals

Two Zenni Teams Withdraw from Bobby Barry Memorial Cup Wellington Polo Semifinals

Palm Beach Illustrated’s Jared Zenni, Facundo Obregon, Magoo Laprida and Tommy Collingwood with Villa del Lago/Casablanca’s Jim Zenni, Austin Obregon, Inaki Laprida and Polito Pieres surprised the Wellington polo fans as they withdrew their positions in the subsidiary of the Joe Barry Memorial Cup, the Bobby Barry Cup. This is seen as a strategy to save the polo ponies for the upcoming Ylvisaker Cup. This move allowed the next two teams in order and from that bracket to take their positions.

Flight Options (Melissa Ganzi, Fred Mannix, Miguel Astrada and Juan Bollini) started the Bobby Barry Cup semifinals match against El Cabure (Federico Virasoro, Carlucho Arellano, Agustin Merlos and Stevie Orthwein). While Audi (Marc Ganzi, Carlitos Gracida, Nic Roldan and Nico Pieres) asked to move their match against Orchard Hill (Steve Van Andel, Lucas Criado, Facundo Pieres and Marcos Alberdi) from morning to afternoon.

Wellington Equestrian - Two Zenni Teams Withdraw from Bobby Barry Memorial Cup Wellington Polo Semifinals

Those teams who were not able to qualify for the subsidiary competed on January 24 and 26 for a consolation match with Lechuza Caracas (Victor Vargas, Mariano Gracida, Pablo MacDonough and Nico Espain) against Faraway (Hutton Goodman, Martin Pepa, Santiago Chavanne and Mariano Gonzales) and CT Energia (Alessandro Bazzoni, Kris Kampsen, Joao Ganon and Nick Manifold) against Los Monjitas (Camilo Bautista, Geronimo Obregon, Eduardo Astrada and Alejandro Astrada) respectively.

The matches for the Joe Barry Memorial Cup semifinals continued with Los Machitos/Heathcote (Steve Lefkowitz, Sterling Giannico, Mariano Aguerre and Matias Magrini) battle against Tonkawa (Jeff Hildebrand, Gonzalito Pieres, Tomas Alberdi and Rodrigo Andrade) on January 23  and was followed by a match between Valiente (Bob Jornayvaz, Santi Torres, Roberto Zedda and Sapo Caset) against Coca-Cola (Jeff Hall, Fillian Johnston, Nick Morrison and Julio Arellano).

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Wellington Polo News: Valiente and Alegria in 2014 Maserati US Open Final

Wellington Polo News: Valiente and Alegria in 2014 Maserati US Open Final

The two strong teams that are set to play for the 2014 Maserati US Open Championship are Valiente (Bob Jornayvaz, Santi Torres, Sapo Caset and Adolfo Cambiaso) and Alegria (Julian Mannix, Clemente Zavaleta, Mariano Aguerre and Hilario Ulloa) on April 20 at the International Polo Club in Wellington FL.

Wellington Polo News: Valiente and Alegria in 2014 Maserati US Open Final | Katerina Gasset | Nestor Gasset | Wellington Equestrian Properties

Valiente 15, Lechuza Caracas 11

Valiente won against Lechuza Caracas with a close fight, 15-11, during the semifinals.

Valiente lead player, 10-goaler Adolfo Cambiaso took an extremely solid crash in the beginning of the first chukker that sent him to the ground writhing in pain. Play was temporarily suspended as the medics came to the rescue. Cambiaso returned to the game after 15 minutes but later left the field again with the team captain, Bob Jornayvaz. Carlos Gracida and Rodrigo Andrade took over the game.

Pieres was credited with a game high nine goals (eight on penalty conversions). Nero notched twice.

Five of Caset’s team high six goals came on penalty shots. Torres contributed five goals; Andrade was credited with three goals; and Gracida added a goal for the victory.

Valiente is a two-time title holder this year, the winner of the 2014 C. V. Whitney Cup and the USPA Piaget Gold Cup.

Wellington Polo News: Valiente and Alegria in 2014 Maserati US Open Final | Katerina Gasset | Nestor Gasset | Wellington Equestrian Properties

Alegria 9, Crab Orchard 8

The semifinals concluded with Alegria (Julian Mannix, Clemente Zavaleta, Mariano Aguerre and Hilario Ulloa) beating Crab Orchard (Facundo Pieres, Magoo Laprida, Matias Magrini and Peke Gonzalez) with 9-8 winning score.

Hilario Ulloa made the first goal in the opening minutes of play in the day’s second semifinal game between Alegria and Crab Orchard, 1-0. Magoo Laprida squared the score at 1-1 less than a minute later on a goal from the field. An Alegria foul cost them a goal with just 28 seconds in the period as Crab Orchard took the early lead, 2-1 on a 40-yard penalty shot.

Ulloa spearheaded the Alegria attack with eight goals (six on penalty conversions). Zavaleta completed a goal for the win. Pieres scored six times for Crab Orchard (two on penalty shots). Laprida and Gonzalez each added a goal in a losing effort.

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