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WEF Week 11 - The Final Countdown

WEF Week 11 - The Final Countdown

Published by Elizabeth Greenberg on 24th Mar 2016

As the winter season comes to a close, Caracol is soaking up every moment as we start week eleven of the Wellington Winter Equestrian Festival. The excitement begins today with the $35,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge in the jumper ring and both the hunter and jumper phases of the Washington International Horse Show Medal class. For juniors, qualifying to compete in the Washington International Horse Show means they become one step closer to potential Grand Prix and Olympic career goals.

Friday is a day that we are especially looking forward to with the morning starting bright and early at 6:00AM with the George Morris Equitation and Young Jumper Flatting under the lights. George Morris is considered to be the founding father of the hunt seat discipline and is the former chef d’equipe of the United States Equestrian Federation Show Jumping team. Following this, there is the $35,000 1.45 meter class sponsored by Illustrated Properties and finally, the George Morris Equitation Championships.

Saturday may be one of the most fun days, starting with the $50,000 Artisan Farms Under 25 jumper derby in the morning and the $130,000 Engel and Volkers Grand Prix Under the Lights for, Saturday Night Lights!

Sunday wraps our time here up with the $86,000 1.50 meter Suncast Classic jumper derby as well as the ASPCA Maclay and USEF Hunt Seat Medal in the junior equitation and hunt seat rings. To get a sense of what these junior equitation classes entail, we figured we’d share videos from the 2015 national champions.

Maclay Finals – McKayla Langmeier

USEF Hunt Seat Medal Finals – Kelli Cruciotti

If you haven’t gotten a chance to stop by, come and see us! We’re located near the hunter arenas and we’ve been having a blast meeting competitors and spectators who all find the same joy in horses as we do, here at Caracol.

We’d love to help you find the perfect Easter gifts for friends and family, as well as a little something for your Easter outfit.

New Turquoise Collection

Turquoise Collection - Sterling Silver Rings by Caracol Jewelry

These make the perfect gift for any lady in the family. They are perfect for every day wear as well as dressing up for a night out. We love these new additions to our collection of turquoise jewelry pieces and we think you'll love them as well! 

Sterling Silver Square – Frame Earrings

Silver Square Frame Earrings by Caracol Silver ~ Equestrian Inspired Jewelry

If you have any weekend or holiday plans, treat yourself to these unique and stylish, yet understated earrings that dress up any look.

Sterling Silver Open Circle – Stamped Hoop Earrings

Sterling Silver Open Circle Stamped Earrings by Caracol Silver ~ Equestrian Inspired Jewelry

With Spring being a time of new beginnings, rebirth, and transformation, we thought it fitting to include these earrings in our first post of the new season. Circles are widely seen as being complete and unending, and there is no better time than Spring to represent the circles of life. 

Snaffle Horse Bit Lariat Necklace

Snaffle Horse Bit Lariat Necklace by Caracol Silver ~ Equestrian Inspired Jewelry

This necklace is made for any, and every, equestrian. It clearly represents the equestrian lifestyle, blending an elegant and seemingly dainty lariat with the stronger, thicker snaffle bit pieces. This is beautiful on and really makes a statement. 

Braided Leather Mens Bracelet – Twisted – Caracol

Braided Leather Mens Bracelet by Caracol Silver ~ Equestrian Inspired Jewelry

We carry many jewelry items for women, but we cannot forget about the men in our lives. This is a great piece because it clearly has a masculine tone, with sterling silver embellishments to enhance the braided leather. Made for equestrian and non-equestrians alike, it may be your perfect gift. 


Unisex Leather Bracelet | Buckle | Caracol Jewelry

Unisex Leather Bracelet by Caracol Silver ~ Equestrian Inspired Jewelry

All ages can enjoy this unisex leather bracelet with a sterling silver buckle. It comes in a variety of colors, appealing to just about everyone, and adding a fun accent to any outfit!

As our springtime gift to you, be sure to use discount code, "SPRING", on your next online order!