Category: Sport Dates: Wednesday, 09 January 2013 to Sunday, 31 March 2013 The FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival, the world's largest and longest-running equestrian competition, is set to get underway once again in Palm Beach on January 9th 2013. Running for 12 weeks until March 31st at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, the event will see around 2,800 riders from across the world competing for their share of a prize pot of more than $6 million (£3.77 million). Spectators will be able to see 5,000 beautiful horses being put through their paces, with special events and races taking place every Saturday night. The festival will also incorporate ride-and-learn sessions with experienced industry professionals, meaning it has something to offer everyone with any interest in equestrianism. Booking a Palm Beach Getaway package at The Chesterfield Palm Beach Hotel can make a visit to the beautiful region as pleasurable as possible. This luxury Florida hotel offer provides accommodation in a luxuriously appointed room or suite, continental breakfasts for two and a romantic dinner with Champagne and live entertainment.