World Equestrian Center Announces 2023 Dressage Competition Calendar
Ocala, FL – Top caliber dressage will return to World Equestrian Center – Ocala (WEC) in 2023 when the venue hosts ten dressage competitions, presented by Hampton Green Farm and Discover Dressage. The schedule includes three Fédération Equestre International (FEI) internationally rated CDI3* shows and two CDI-W (World Cup qualifying) shows with concurrent US Equestrian (USEF)/United States Dressage Federation-rated (USDF) classes as well as five additional nationally rated events.
Following the success of the dressage competitions held in 2022, everyone at WEC is eager to welcome back all levels of dressage riders, from Olympians and championship medal winners to those starting out at the lower levels, for a full slate of shows throughout 2023. WEC – Ocala provides the best possible environment for learning and competition at all levels.
“We were extremely pleased with the feedback we received from our dressage customers this year,” said WEC Director of Operations Vinnie Card. “It’s an honor to host their competitions and see so many return for each show and enjoy everything our facility has to offer. This year’s expanded schedule shows the popularity of dressage at WEC, and we look forward to watching the competition and cheering them on in 2023.”
The full 2023 dressage competition schedule at WEC – Ocala includes:
January 19-22, 2023 – USEF/USDF competition (Indoor Arena 1 & 2) | Prize List | Ride Times | Results
February 22-26, 2023 – USEF/USDF competition (Indoor Arena 1) | Prize List | Wed – Fri Ride Times | Sat & Sun Ride Times | Results
March 8-12, 2023 – USEF/USDF competition (Indoor Arena 1) | Prize List | Wed – Fri Ride Times | Sat & Sun Ride Times | Results
April 13-16, 2023 – CDI 3* and USEF/USDF competition (CDI – WEC Stadium, National – Hunter 3 & 4) | Prize List
May 25-28, 2023 – CDI 3* and USEF/USDF competition (CDI – WEC Grand Arena, National – Indoor Arena 1 & 2) | Prize List
August 24-27, 2023 – USEF/USDF competition (Indoor Arena 1 & 2, Indoor Arena 4)
September 14-17, 2023 – CDI 3* and USEF/USDF competition (Indoor Arean 1 & 2, Indoor Arena 4)
October 19-22, 2023 – USEF/USDF competition (Indoor Arena 1 & 2)
November 16-19, 2023 – CDI-W and USEF/USDF competition (CDI – WEC Stadium, National – Hunter 3 & 4)
(Pending USEF & FEI approval)
December 7-10, 2023 – CDI-W and USEF/USDF competition (CDI – WEC Stadium, National – Indoor Arena 1 &2)
(Pending USEF & FEI approval)
All of the USEF/USDF shows are qualifying competitions for the Great American/USDF Regional Championships.
Upcoming prize list and show entry information can be found on this page.
Please bring to the following to the Show Office:
- A 14-day statement of health, certificate of veterinary inspection or a health certificate, required for all horses arriving from instate or outside the state of Florida
- Coggins that were taken within the span of 1 year
- Vaccine records of Flu/Rhino within the span of 6 months
Click here for equine health and safety protocol details.
Entries, Stalls & Bedding
View EquestrianEntries.com to place entries and book stalls. Feed and bedding orders can be purchased online after stalls are assigned. Stall assignments will go out no later than two days before the show starts. A link to the feed/bedding order will be sent out with stall assignments.
About World Equestrian Center
World Equestrian Center features two premier equestrian and multidisciplinary venues in Ocala, Florida, and Wilmington, Ohio.
These exclusive facilities comprise state-of-the-art arenas, expansive stadiums, versatile outdoor space, sporting fields and well-appointed exposition centers. An abundance of lodging options and luxury accommodations are conveniently located on-site, along with shopping and dining throughout each property.
Dedicated to offering great sport and good fun in a family-friendly environment, World Equestrian Center promises an unparalleled experience for exhibitors, spectators, vendors, sponsors and retailers built on three core values: Quality. Class. Distinction.
Learn more at wec.net.