Wellington equestrian powerhouse Mark Bellissimo gives back to the industry by supporting the people behind the scenes at the horse shows!
Bellissimo has taken his formula for running top notch equestrian sports to the masses by creating world class events throughout the country. Now he is recognizing the people behind the success of these top notch athletes at the shows and we applaud him!
Excerpt from the Full Article from The Chronicle of the Horse:
“Mark Bellissimo announced today that, effective immediately, shows operated at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (N.C.), Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (Fla.), Colorado Horse Park, Central Park (N.Y.), and The Trump Invitational at Mar-a-Lago (Fla.) will provide a $500 award to the groom of the winning horse in the highest-money grand prix class of the week over $25,000.
The groom will also be mentioned in all communications of the victory and will appear in the winning photo of its press releases.
Bellissimo stated, “We recognize that grooms are the unsung heroes of equestrian sport and have decided that we will systematically honor their hard work, dedication, and commitment to their riders, the horses and the sport.”