Last update: 07-abr-11


The 2011 Lusitano Collection®
February 23 – 26, 2011
Jim Brandon Equestrian Center
West Palm Beach, FL - USA

Wednesday February 23rd and Thursday February 24th, 2010
Horse Tryouts
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm and 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Proper Riding and/or Casual Attire

The Lusitano Collection® offers pre-registered guests the opportunity to ride and test the 2011 Collection participating horses. Horse tryouts are available ONLY to pre-registered guests and scheduled ONLY by appointment on each designated horse tryout date.

Please click here for important information and regulations regarding the Tryouts

Friday February 25th, 2011
Vet Check
Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm 

Dr. Naomi Katzowitz will be on location at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center to meet with interested buyers, who will be able to view veterinarian records for participating horses including most recent x-rays and tests. Please note that for the well-being of the horses, the physical exam times noted above will not be altered; however, should there be a need for veterinary consults, they may be scheduled in advance whenever possible.

Please click here for important information regarding the Vet Check

Welcoming Reception and Horse Showcase
Featuring The 2011 Lusitano Collection & The Equestrian Aid Foundation
Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Casual Attire

Guests will have the opportunity to view The 2011 Lusitano Collection® Showcase featuring 28 Lusitano beauties while enjoying an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment.

Also during this evening, The Equestrian Aid Foundation, The Lusitano Collection® International Horse Auction’s charitable partner, will have beautiful items for auction to raise funds for their important cause.  

To view the 2011 Lusitano Collection participating horses, please click here.

For more information on The Equestrian Aid Foundation, please click here.

Saturday February 26th, 2011
Horse Auction and Catered Dinner
Time: 5:30pm – 10:00pm
Semi Formal Attire

Guests will be delighted to see the arena transformed into a magical hacienda complete with fountains and the amber glow of hanging iron chandeliers. When they enter the exquisite tented dining area to sit at white clothed tables set with candles and white roses, they will enjoy a catered meal and Carnival-style performance by Brazilian Samba dancers. The dazzling entertainers will weave through the audience amid the pulsating rhythm of the drumbeat up until the moment that the auction of the prestigious 2011 Lusitano Collection® begins and the gavel drops. Share the excitement as jubilant bidders get ready to claim the horse of their dreams. 

Interested buyers must register prior to the auction in order to receive a bidding paddle. 

Please click here for more information on obtaining a bidding paddle and the Terms & Conditions of Sale.

Event Ticket Information

In order to accommodate horse enthusiasts this year, The 2011 Lusitano Collection® will be offering pre-registered guests the opportunity to attend and purchase a special-priced ticket for the Horse Showcase ONLY. 

Full Program Ticket prices will increase pricing two weeks prior to the event (February 12, 2011) as well as at the door; therefore we encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance.

Guests must be pre-registered in order to purchase tickets.  To pre-register, please click here.

Ticket pricing

Showcase ONLY
Friday Feb. 25th, 2011
In Advance                    $75.00
At Door                         $100.00

Full Program-Showcase & Auction
Friday Feb.25th, 2011 & Saturday Feb. 26th, 2011*
In Advance                    $200.00
At Door                         $250.00

Please contact the ticket sales office at 877-499-7393 to purchase your tickets.
*Individual tickets for Saturday, Feb. 26th, 2011/Auction Night are not available.

Code of Conduct

All Interagro Lusitano Collection USA, Inc. (including The Lusitano Collection), (hereinafter referred to as The Lusitano Collection), guests are expected to maintain reasonable and appropriate behavior at all times.

Any behavior defying this Code of Conduct as determined in the sole discretion of event management will result in ejection and possible arrest by local authorities. To view the complete code of conduct click here.

Registration Office - Office Hours

Wed. Feb. 23, 2011 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thu. Feb. 24, 2011 9:00am to 5:00pm
Fri. Feb. 25, 2011 9:00am - 2:00pm / 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Sat. Feb. 26, 2011 9:00am - 12:00pm / 4:00pm to midnight
Sun. Feb. 27, 2011 10:00am - 2:00pm
Mon. Feb. 28, 2011  9:00am - 2:00pm


Okeeheelee Park South
7500 Forest Hill Boulevard
West Palm Beach, Florida 33413

Directions to Jim Brandon Equestrian Center

From west:
Take Florida Turnpike to exit 93, Lake Worth.  Turn right after toll booth on to Lake Worth Rd heading west. Go approximately 2 miles and turn right onto State Road 7/US 441.  Proceed approximately 1.4 miles and turn right onto Forest Hill Blvd/SR 882.  Travel approximately 2.6 miles and turn right at the light for Okeeheelee Park, into the entrance of the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center.

From east:
Take I -95, to exit 66, West Palm Beach.  Head west on Forest Hill Blvd/SR 882. Travel west approximately 5 miles. Cross over Jog Rd and continue to the second light at Okeeheelee Park.  Turn left into the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center.

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Ticket Sales Office 877-499-7393