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The project that won’t go away

UPDATE: The developer is continuing to move forward seeking approval for hotels, condos and multi-family units in the Equestrian Preserve despite last year’s vote to prohibit them. The developer recently submitted the 11th revision of a traffic plan. We believe this project will not work,…

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3 Updates on Saving the Preserve

  Despite the 2016 voter referendum to protect the Equestrian Preserve, village staff has indicated support for a developer’s proposal to build condos and hotels within the preserve: “Staff is supportive of the intent of these applications and the future growth of the competition venues.”– March 29 staff report….

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Wellington Village Board Delays Vote Again on Controversial Project

Dozens of community members opposed to the project speak out For immediate release May 11, 2017 Wellington, FL — After Solar Sportsystems filed a lawsuit against the Village of Wellington for violating its own procedural rules, the village’s Planning, Zoning & Adjustment Board stopped the…

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What is the Equestrian Preserve?

9000 acres comprised of show grounds, polo fields and bridle trails all complementing nearby parks, ranches, stables and low-density residences

Protects the character of the equestrian community

Part of our unique village’s comprehensive plan created in 2000

Has its own zoning district with its own rules and regulations

Focused on preservation of open spaces, paths and equestrian trails

Aims to maximize green space, control density, maintain rich equestrian character

Help Protect the Preserve

It’s up to us to protect it.

The Equestrian Preserve is critical to our village’s identity, to our economy, and to ensuring Wellington remains a world-class equestrian destination.

Learn More About the Preserve

Where exactly is it?

The Village of Wellington has provided maps of the district.


Why it's Important

We have a unique community. The Preserve helps us keep it that way.


The Preserve's History

More about the largest single development ever allowed in Palm Beach County and Roger Wellington’s vision.