Winter Equestrian Festival

The Wellington Equestrian Festival (WEF), a world-renowned equestrian event, takes place every year in Wellington, Florida, USA. Spanning 12 weeks from January onwards, this exceptional event is one of the world's largest equestrian gatherings, attracting the finest riders, the most talented horses and passionate equestrian sport enthusiasts.

Since its inception in 1974, the Wellington Equestrian Festival has become a veritable institution in the equestrian world. Nestled in the heart of Florida's equestrian community, this event offers an unrivalled platform for competition, learning and entertainment.

Each week, WEF presents a diverse range of show jumping, dressage and hunter events, featuring a variety of athletes. From young horse competitions to Grand Prix events, there's something for every level and discipline.

In addition to the great sport, the Wellington Equestrian Festival also offers a host of activities and entertainment for the crowds. From equestrian demonstrations to autograph sessions and sharing moments in the exhibitors' village, young and old enjoy unforgettable moments.

As one of the world's most prestigious equestrian events, the Wellington Equestrian Festival embodies excellence, passion and commitment to equestrian sport. It's a must-attend event for all those who share a love of horses and riding.

Join the Rolex Series at the Wellington Equestrian Festival and experience the very best of equestrianism at the Rolex Grand Prix, the final week of the tour, in a magnificent setting and electrifying atmosphere.


Michael Stone - President, Equestrian Sport Productions Michael Stone - President, Equestrian Sport Productions

Quote from the organizer

Wellington International is honored to welcome the Winter Equestrian Festival to the Rolex Series. Our long-standing partnership with Rolex has been a driving force behind the excellence of our events in the sport of show jumping, and we are determined to take it to the next level in 2025, when Week 12 will be a flagship event in this exciting new competition venture.

Christian Kukuk, winner of the 2024 Grand Prix Rolex CSI5* with Checker 47 Christian Kukuk, winner of the 2024 Grand Prix Rolex CSI5* with Checker 47

Quote from the laset winner

These Rolex Grand Prix are the best events of the year - we all know that - and we all work for them at the end. “This crowd and this stadium are special. To be the last to go and win is an incredible feeling.