Sidelines Magazine

Cover Story: Growing Up Kessler

When you enter the Kessler family’s Wellington residence on the serene gravel road known as Appaloosa Trail, you’re greeted by the two family dogs and a stunning, almost life-size photomontage by Shelli Breidenbach. The collective portraits feature four of the Kessler family horses standing on a pure white cloth with matching background. “It was a surprise gift from Teri and Reed,” husband and father Murray Kessler explained, reciting each of the horses’ names, breeds, personalities and careers by heart with quiet pride...
The Plaid Horse Magazine

Q&A with Canadian Rider Erynn Ballard

Erynn Ballard, 35, of Toronto, Canada, has had an impressive career spanning her lifetime. She began riding at the age of six, and was named Equestrian of the Year in 2006 by Equine Canada. In 2008, Ballard was a part of the winning team in the $312,779 BMO Nations Cup Championship, alongside Canadian team members Ian Millar, Mario Deslauriers, and John Pearce. Ballard is also notable as a successful cross-over rider, claiming success in both the hunter and jumper rings alike. We had a chance to sit down with Erynn at the end of the Winter Equestrian Festival, while Ballard was packing up to head north to her Looking Back Farm in Tottenham, Ontario...
The Plaid Horse Magazine

International Talent: Andres Rodriguez

It was a quiet, sunny Florida morning when we pulled into Palm Beach Point. The show season had just ended and most of the farms had already relocated for the winter. We were greeted by a large, modern gray gate and welcomed into Andres Rodriguez’s fabulous 19-acre Wellington facility. It includes a beautiful covered arena with premium footing, a spacious outdoor field with a combination of typical jumper jumps and cross-country style ditches, and a well-designed open office (complete with pool table and lounging couches)-- all beautifully coordinated in a scheme of gray and white, his favorite color combination...

A Stable Visit with Kent Farrington Presented by Rolex | Wellington Elite

It was a crisp Thursday morning and WE were greeted by neatly groomed chauffeurs, Rolex representatives, and a staff dressed to the nines at Kent Farrington’s 13-acre custom built barn in Palm Beach Point, a gated subdivision of Wellington, Florida. Though barns of this caliber are not out of the ordinary in the backdrop of Wellington, Florida, the Winter Equestrian Capitol of the World, it was a rarity that the media was allowed a glimpse behind the scenes at a barn that is run by the Top-Ranked...