Our stunning Flower Cart’s big debut!

We have been asked for a horse and carriage for smaller Florida venues like botanical gardens and for private princess parties! Its definitely one of our favorite horse and carriage turnouts! – Just imagine this for a intimate occasion or as a charming entrance for a flower girl followed by the Bride in our grand Cinderella Carriage. Lots of options!

When Should You Book Your Wedding Carriage?

If you’re planning a wedding in South Florida, you know that the best wedding vendors get their schedules filled up very quickly. Simply put… to get the best, you need to book early.

When it comes to booking your wedding transportation, you need to act early if you want the fairy-tale carriage you’ve been dreaming about. In fact, booking your horse-drawn wedding carriage should be one of the first things you book. Once you have selected your date and venue, you can book your transportation.

Even if your Ceremony and Reception are in the same location  ( i.e. a county club) you will still want to make sure you have that special carriage selected for your photos and those few memorable moments alone with your newly married sweetheart!

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We regularly book six to ten months in advance, and if you want your first choice of carriage, it’s certainly worth getting in touch with Wind Chase Farm right away. While there is always the chance that your date will be available, it’s a big risk to run for such an important day. Off-season wedding dates do have less demand, but it’s still always a good idea to book as early as possible.

Not sure which carriage or horses are right for you? We welcome you to schedule a time to come out to Wind Chase Farm in Palm City, Florida and meet the horses in person. You are also free to inspect our carriages and determine which is the perfect turnout for your BIG day.

To find out more about our carriages and book your preferred carriage for your South Florida wedding, give us a call at 772-285-3480 today!

What Exactly is a Welsh Pony and why are they a perfect choice for my special event?

Because we often get asked about them:

EARLY HISTORY & HERITAGE of Welsh Ponies:
The original home of the Welsh Mountain Pony was in the hills and valleys of Wales. He was there before the Romans. His lot was not an easy one…winters were severe and vegetation was sparse. Shelter, most often was an isolated valley or a clump of bare trees. Yet the Welsh pony managed not only to survive, but to flourish. Led by proud stallions, bands of mares and their foals roamed in a semi-wild state climbing mountains, leaping ravines, running over rough terrain. Hence, the development of a pony with a remarkable soundness of body, tremendous endurance and a high degree of native intelligence. Down through the years, the Welsh pony and cob has served many masters. On the upland farms of Wales, Welsh Cobs would often have to do everything from plowing a field to carrying a farmer to market or driving a family to church on Sunday. Welsh ponies have been pampered by royalty and served on the farms of the poor. That the Welsh pony carries a trace of Arabian blood seems beyond a doubt. However, he has maintained his own dominant physical characteristics over the years. It has been demonstrated that Welsh crosses well with many other breeds, and this is, to breeders, an important aspect of his unusual versatility.
The Welsh Pony & Cob Society was founded in 1901 in Wales. All Welsh ponies and cobs found in the United States are descended entirely from animals registered with The Welsh Pony & Cob Society in the UK.

Our Lovely Pony "Cruise"

Our Lovely Pony “Cruise”

GROWTH OF THE BREED IN AMERICA
While Welsh ponies were imported to America as early as the 1880’s, the Welsh Pony and Cob Society of America was not established as a breed registry until 1907. Interest in the breed dropped during the depression years, but through the combined efforts of breeders, particularly those in the East, participation in shows and fairs continued. By the 1950’s the numbers of members grew, more ponies were imported and interest increased dramatically. Over the next few decades Welsh became the fastest growing breed in America. Registered Welsh ponies and cobs can be found in every state and also in Canada. To date, over 45,000 Welsh ponies and cobs have been registered.
USES OF THE VERSATILE WELSH PONY
The Welsh breed is ideal for the growing child and has the spirit and endurance to challenge an adult. Today Welsh ponies and cobs can be found competing in nearly every discipline…hunters, driving, dressage, combined training, combined driving, English & Western pleasure and heavy harness.
* Provided by the WPCSA

Our Gold Medal Wind Chase Welsh Ponies have successfully competed though out North America and are the current 2015 Pony Team National Combined Driving Champions for the United States Equestrian Federation.  They also hold a silver medal from 2013 and a bronze meadal from 2012.  As you can see they are impressive and can make any special occasion truly magical. They will always arrive braided and groomed to perfection.

We are the only carriage company in the entire state of Florida (with the exception of Disney World) that offers this unique one-of-a-kind turnout! Call today to check the availability of this magical team for your special event! 772-285-3480.

Celebrating Dad with a Carriage Ride

Father’s Day is Sunday June 21, it’s less then two weeks away and you might be looking for that perfect gift for dad.  For a unique day out that he’s sure to love, how about a horse-drawn carriage ride?

Whether you treat your parents or go out as a family, A carriage ride for dad can be the foundation of a enjoyable day out and Dad won’t have to do the driving! This means he can enjoy a drink with lunch or at the beach, or just relax and take in the scenery. The rhythmical clip-clop from our Clydesdales feet is sure to please.

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Our Wind Chase wagonette is a great choice to give a group a day out unlike any other. It offers a fun, relaxed atmosphere that is perfect for a tour of his favorite places. Alternatively, our vis-a-vis carriage with folding top is an excellent choice for a family day out. This can be a chance for the special dad in your life to tell you all the stories and bad jokes he loves while you enjoy the ride!

To find out more about booking a carriage ride for your Dad, please give us a call at 772-285-3480 Today!

Five Wedding Essentials

Theme weddings are what’s trending in in South Florida.  Whether you’re going vintage, rustic, fairytale, or glamor, there are five things you’ll definitely want to keep in mind:

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  1. It all starts with a great dress! Whatever your theme, you gave to look the part. This can mean different things for each style, but having a stand-out dress is always a must.
  2. A fantastic venue. Every wedding needs a venue that matches its own unique style. Don’t be afraid to go with someplace unusual if it fits your wedding’s style.
  3. A memorable ceremony. The ceremony is the highlight moment of any wedding, so take your time planning it. Carefully consider your vows, music, and officiant to get the wedding ceremony that will truly reflect your personalities and the love you have for each other.
  4. Scrumptious food and beverages. This is something that your guests are sure to remember. Give them a delicious meal and refreshing drinks. Themed drinks, like mojito’s, rum punch, or mint ice tea are always a hit, too!
  5. Fabulous transportation. Getting from the ceremony to the reception shouldn’t be a chore on your wedding day. You’ll want something that really stands out as you arrive to your venue, and something that will feel extraordinary special as you and your new spouse leave the ceremony. Even if your ceremony and reception are at the same location, you will want to schedule photos and a few private moments to take a deep breath and enjoy the day! A horse-drawn carriage from Wind Chase Farm can work with any theme and will certainly have the wow factor you desire. Get in touch with Wind Chase Farm today!

Photo Credit: Michelle Lawson Photography

A truly “Grand Entrance”…. and how Wind Chase helps make magic!

We recently had a request for our Cinderella Carriage without the horse for a wedding reception grand entrance at the Intercontinental Miami. Sounded pretty simple….. but as you will see it was a incredible day that turned out absolutely magical thanks to so many talented professionals!

Happy wedding day to Rajpiku and thanks for throwing a wedding we’ll always remember at the InterContinental Miami!