60 Minutes Sports to Feature Winter Equestrian Festival Airing on Showtime on Tuesday, April 5

NBC Sports Network to Broadcast $500,000 Rolex Grand Prix CSI 5*

Wellington, FL – March 30, 2016 – On Tuesday, April 5, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, 60 Minutes Sports on Showtime will feature the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF), held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, FL. The 60 Minutes Sports episode will show how Wellington has become the winter equestrian capital of the world. The feature will include an interview with Mark Bellissimo, CEO of Equestrian Sport Productions, discussing the history, strategy, and growth of WEF as well as a tour of Wellington with Matt Varney of Wellington Equestrian Realty. The show will include interviews with riders such as Olympic gold medalist Beezie Madden, Georgina Bloomberg, Jessica Springsteen, and Jennifer Gates who will highlight the commitment, hard work, passion, and love that riders have for the sport of show jumping.  Footage of the $500,000 Rolex Grand Prix CSI 5* will be included as they explain the finer points of the sport, the rules, and the skills needed to succeed.

For a preview of the show, go to http://www.sho.com/sho/video/titles/48618/60-minutes-sports—april-2016-preview.

In addition, a replay of the $500,000 Rolex Grand Prix CSI 5* will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network on Saturday, April 9, 2-3 pm ET. Those who can’t be at PBIEC or want to relive the exciting action of WEF’s biggest grand prix event can watch their favorite show jumpers and horses. Watch live or set your DVR – don’t miss this grand prix action!

Use the NBC Sports Network Channel Finder to find NBC Sports Network in your area.

Both broadcasts are a great opportunity for fans from all over the country to experience Wellington’s unique Equestrian Lifestyle Destination and watch the best equestrian sport in the United States with equestrian athletes from the U.S. and abroad. Support the sport and tune in next week or join Saturday evening to be part of the historic broadcast!

Please visit www.pbiec.com or call 561-793-5867 for more information on the Winter Equestrian Festival.

Jennifer Wood Media, Inc.

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