Live stream of top-level horse sport: how to watch the Winter Equestrian Festival

  • Thousands of spectators usually watch the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) in Wellington, Florida. In a normal year, more than 250,000 spectators visit PBIEC during the 13-week tour, with the “Saturday Night Lights” event particularly popular with fans. If you are unable to attend, there is a fully-produced live stream of “Saturday Night Lights” and other feature classes is available so you can follow all the action.

    How to watch the Winter Equestrian Festival live stream

    To access the live stream, visit PBIEC.com. Click on the appropriate live stream image, which should be one of the first things you see, on the home page slider. This will redirect you to the page hosting the live stream footage.

    In addition, you can hover over (or tap on mobile) the “Spectators” tab in the main menu, then click the first menu option, “Live Stream – Featured Classes.” This will take you to a catalogue of live stream classes for the week. The top left corner will be the most recent live stream.

    If you find this access blocked, you may wish to use a VPN to get around the problem.

    How to use a VPN

    Three simple steps to using a VPN to watch the Winter Equestrian Festival live stream.

    1. Download and install a VPN – we recommend ExpressVPN

    2. Connect to the relevant server location – launch the VPN app, click on ‘choose location’ and select the US as your location

    3. Head to the chosen broadcaster’s live stream – in this case, head to PBIEC.com

    More about the Winter Equestrian Festival

    The 2022 WEF runs from 5 January to 3 April, with a rolling series of shows running from Wednesday to Sunday each week for 13 weeks. WEF includes jumping classes for all national and international levels from young horses right up to five-star classes, plus hunters and equitation.

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