World Equestrian Center Ocala ~ The Ultimate Horse Show Experience

Quality. Class. Distinction.

The World Equestrian Center Ocala welcomes horse enthusiast from around the world as participants in top level equestrian sporting events or to simply enjoy as a spectator! The Ocala facility is located in the heart of Florida’s horse country known as “Horse Capital of the World.”

This state-of-the-art venue is designed to offer the ultimate competition experience for both horse and rider. As a professionally operated, family-owned enterprise, the World Equestrian Center illustrates the passion and commitment to equestrian sports in the United States.

We hope to return horse showing to its former grandeur while incorporating an element of fun, reminiscent of the horse shows of the past. ~ Roby Roberts

The World Equestrian Center is adjacent to the premier Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club. The lush rolling hills and grand oak trees of the 3,000 acres is a stately setting to host world class equestrian events. The property is in close proximity to I-75 as well as the Ocala International Airport which is well suited to accommodate equestrian flights. In addition Ocala is a short drive to the airport in Gainesville and centrally located to commercial airports in Orlando, Jacksonville and Tampa.

Take a closer look at the largest full-service equestrian complex in the United States. Experience all that the World Equestrian Center Ocala offers as a one-of-a-kind destination.

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Experience the Future of Equestrian Living



The World Equestrian Center Ocala is built on 3,000+ acres to include climate-controlled barns, stalls and indoor arenas. There are 1,500 permanent stalls, with ample space for temporary stalls, 4 indoor arenas, 17 outdoor arenas, a 3-acre Grand Outdoor Stadium. The area also includes on-site riding trails. The World Equestrian Center Ocala site is an expansion of the original World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio.


A gated residential community known as Equine Estates is planned for the World Equestrian Center Ocala. The property will feature 300 farm estates on multi-acre lots coming soon. Home sites in Equine Estates will enjoy close proximity to events at the World Equestrian Center. In addition, amenities including an on-site veterinary practice for large and small animals along with laundry/dry cleaning services will be available. Currently, residential opportunities including condominiums are available in neighboring Golden Ocala.


Horse show competitors and other guests will discover luxury accommodations in the stately hotel while visiting The World Equestrian Center Ocala. An added benefit for competitors is onsite lodging during a show. The luxurious hotel will feature stylish appointed rooms and suites. The equestrian facility also includes 200 spacious RV sites with available hookups in a pet-friendly environment.


The hotel at the World Equestrian Center Ocala has 18,000 square feet of attached retail space for lease and future business development. The facility also incorporates ideal space for meeting and conference events. The center includes everything needed in one place for top equestrian events and more.


Visitors to the World Equestrian Center Ocala are able to enjoy the onsite restaurant overlooking the action in The Grand Stadium. The fine dining restaurant has a seating capacity for 500. A specialty pastry boutique will feature delicious treats by onsite chefs. To complement the main restaurant, the World Equestrian Center Ocala includes four additional on-site dining options to enjoy.


Once competitors and guests arrive at the World Equestrian Center Ocala they will not need to search far for other amenities. The facility includes a veterinarian clinic for large and small animals; a full-service laundromat and a well-stocked convenience store. The World Equestrian Center Ocala also has a Chapel on-site where all equestrians are invited to attend services.

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The World Equestrian Center Ocala is designed to accommodate numerous different disciplines within the equine industry. The venue is a state-of-the art facility with 4-Indoor arenas and 17-Outdoor arenas along with permanent stalls and other amenities to suit the needs of equestrians competing in a show.

Our climate controlled equestrian arenas allow horse shows to take place year round regardless of the weather. The World Equestrian Center Ocala incorporates premium footing throughout the facility and much more!

  • Climate-Controlled Stalls, Barns and Arenas
  • 1,500 Permanent 14×12 Concrete Stalls
    (Ample space available for temporary stalls)
  • 3-Acre Grand Outdoor Stadium
  • 4 Climate-Controlled 262’ x 550‘ Indoor Arenas
  • 17 Outdoor Arenas With All-Weather Premium Footing
  • Schooling Areas & On-Site Riding Trails Spanning Scenic Areas Throughout the Development
  • Secured Gated Community
  • Hotel with 18,000 Sq. Ft. of Retail Space Attached and 12,000 Sq. Ft. Fine Dining Restaurant Overlooking The Grand Stadium
    Restaurant Includes:
    • 500+ Seating Capacity
    • Pastry Chef On-Site
    • Meeting Space Available
  • On-Site Chapel
  • 4 Additional Restaurants On Property
  • 200 spacious RV Sites with a pet-friendly environment

A Unique Destination


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Contact World Equestrian Center Ocala


Interested in speaking with our show experts about hosting your next event or sponsorship at World Equestrian Center? Looking for more information about our equestrian event venue or upcoming events? Please contact us and we will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have. We’d love to talk to you!

General Information:
(352) 369-6969

Vendor inquiries:
Kindel Carpenter

Real Estate inquiries:
(855) 756-2252
Royal Shell Real Estate

Sponsor inquiries:
(937) 382-0985

PR, Media and Marketing inquiries:
Candace Fitzgerald
(603) 738-2788

Horse Show & Facility Information:
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(352) 369-6969

Golden Ocala Membership:
Donna Snow
(352) 402-4343