Mark Bellissimo, managing partner of Wellington Equestrian Partners, Tryon Equestrian Partners, Colorado Equestrian Partners and CEO of Equestrian Sport Productions released a statement addressing the unsubstantiated and false accusations surrounding the sale of Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, Adequan Global Dressage Festival and International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, Florida.
“There is absolutely no truth to the rumor that the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center and affiliated show entities including the Winter Equestrian Festival, Adequan Global Dressage Festival and International Polo Club Palm Beach are for sale, have been offered for sale, or have been sold,” said Bellissimo’s statement. “The venues saw record participation at competitions during the 2018 winter circuit, and our partnership group remains deeply motivated by the continued growth these facilities have experienced in Wellington. We are committed to expanding equestrian sport well into the future at our Wellington venues, as well as the other venues that I am a partner of including Tryon International Equestrian Center and the Colorado Horse Park. We are looking forward to an incredible 2019 circuit.”
Editor’s Note: The Chronicle of the Horse LLC is owned by the Bellissimo family, and Mark Bellissimo serves as its publisher.