2023 ESP Holiday Series at Wellington International: Exclusive CSI4* Events, VIP Packages & Equestrian Highlights!

November 4. 2023

The equestrian world is buzzing with excitement, and for all the right reasons! The ESP Holiday Series at Wellington International is back with a bang, and this year promises more action, competition, and glamour than ever before. With the introduction of an additional CSI4* week, it's evident that this year's series will be one for the books! As always, visitors can see the competition from Wednesday through Sunday for free! 

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First and foremost, a massive shout-out and thank you to our sponsors who have made this enhanced experience possible. Your unwavering support and commitment to the equestrian community never go unnoticed.  

Here's a quick look at the packed schedule: 

Holiday & Horses CSI4* runs from November 29 - December 3rd 

Year End Awards Jumper Show runs from December 8 - 10 

Year End Awards Hunter & Equitation runs from December 8-10 

Holiday Festival Equitation Show runs from December 13 

Holiday II CSI4* runs from December 14-17 

Holiday III runs from December 20-23 

ESP New Years Equitation runs from December 27th 

Holiday Finale runs from December 28 - 31 

Special VIP Access 

For those looking for an exclusive experience, we have something special lined up for the Saturday evening Grand Prix events on December 2 and December 16. VIP ticket sales for the Holiday & Horses CSI4* Grand Prixs are now open, but remember, they're available for a limited time. So, if you're hoping to secure a prime view of the action, it's recommended to reserve your spot early. A special offer awaits you - buy tickets for both Grand Prix events and receive an elite 10% discount. Reserve your tickets here 

Competition Highlights 

As we dive deep into the event specifics, the Holiday & Horses CSI4* from November 29 to December 3, 2023, will feature thrilling FEI classes such as: 

  • $39,000 Dover Saddlery CSI4* 1.50m 
  • $6,000 Bainbridge Companies Holiday & Horses Opener 1.40m 
  • $50,000 TRM CSI4* Grand Prix Qualifier 
  • $39,000 Score at the Top 1.45m Speed class 
  • $226,000 Holiday & Horses CSI4* Grand Prix   

Following that, the Holiday Festival II CSI4* from December 14 to 17, 2023, will see competitors battling it out in: 

  • $39,000 Zen Elite Equestrian Center CSI4* 1.45m Power & Speed class 
  • $6,000 Bainbridge Companies CSI4* 1.40m 
  • $50,000 Omega Alpha CSI4* Grand Prix Qualifier 
  • $39,000 Palm Beach Equine Clinic CSI4* 1.45m Speed class 
  • $226,000 BrainJuice CSI4* Grand Prix presented by BrainJava 

But that's not all! The ESP Holiday Series will also highlight: 

Jumper Highlights 

  • Each week will host $25,000 National Grand Prix with a special $50,000 Holiday Finale Grand Prix sponsored by Wellington National Golf Club 
  • Weekly $10,000 Bainbridge Companies Open Stakes  

Hunter Highlights 

  • A Holiday Series Score at the Top High Point WIHS Equitation Rider Award  
  • $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby presented by 4Ever Young 
  • $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby presented by Bainbridge Companies 
  • Weekly $1,000 Score at the Top 2’6” - 2’9” Hunter Derby  

The 2023 ESP Holiday Series promises nonstop equestrian action, outstanding performances, and memories to last a lifetime. So, mark your calendars, check out the prize list, reserve your seats, and get ready to be a part of equestrian history!