The equestrian lifestyle extends beyond the barn or the show ring. The areas surrounding our favorite horse communities are filled with beautiful sights and delicious restaurants. Did your favorite place make the list?


  • Winner: Buck’s of Woodside
  • Silver: Jakes Del Mar
  • Bronze: Village Pub Woodside

Photo: Buck’s of Woodside, Instagram


  • Winner: Polo Bar, NYC
  • Silver: Gladstone Tavern, NJ
  • Bronze: Woodstock Inn, VT

 A favorite meeting place for East-Coast equestrians is Ralph Lauren’s POLO BAR, a classic New York City restaurant with a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere. The décor is inspired by Ralph Lauren’s love of the sport of polo, with dark wood paneling, leather banquettes, and equestrian artwork. 


  • Winner: Kaluz, Wellington
  • Silver: Horse & Hound, Ocala
  • Bronze: Oli’s Fashion Grill, Wellington


  • Silver: Dudley’s on Short -Lexington, KY
  • Bronze: The Willcox – Aiken, SC


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