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Sunday Spotlight: Follow Me to the Moon

24 Jan 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

This week’s Sunday Spotlight falls on Follow Me to the Moon (Frohwind x Liliuo Lily), a 12-year-old Oldenburg mare of Bridle Oaks Farm in Ocala, Florida, owned by Charles and Lynn Boyd, and ridden by Kristen Parker. Follow Me to the Moon, or “Luna” in the barn, was bred by Lynn in 2008 and was meant to just be a fun project, but she has […]

World Equestrian Center — Ocala Winter Spectacular #3 Highlights

24 Jan 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

World Equestrian Center — Ocala was alight with plenty of thrilling equestrian sport for Week 3 of the World Equestrian Center — Ocala Winter Spectacular 2021. The sold out week featured classes ranging from 2’6″ hunter derbies to a 1.50m grand prix, offering competitive classes with prize money opportunities for riders of every level. Thursday’s $20,000 Welcome Prix 1.45m saw an exciting win for amateur […]

Mark Bluman and Mylords Bandit Del Keroytin Steal the Win in the $75,000 WEC Grand Prix 1.50m

24 Jan 21 | Results | SHARE

The World Equestrian Center — Ocala played host to top equestrian sport tonight with the $75,000 WEC Grand Prix 1.50m, and earlier this afternoon with the $7,500 Futures Prix 1.40m, both held in the WEC Grand Arena. An international field of competitors contested the two classes which features technical tracks designed by Anderson Lima of Brazil. $75,000 WEC Grand Prix 1.50m Thirty-two entries took to […]

Samantha Schaefer & In The Know Top $20,000 WEC Hunter Derby

23 Jan 21 | Results | SHARE

Derby Friday took over the Stadium at World Equestrian Center — Ocala again this week with nearly 90 entries in the $20,000 WEC Hunter Derby 3’6″ – 3’9″, the $15,000 WEC Hunter Derby 3′ Open and the $15,000 WEC Hunter Derby 3′ Non Pro. The courses for today’s derbies were designed by Keith J. Bollotte and featured beautiful natural obstacles. Each course included four high […]

Jordan Petersen & Diamant’s Legacy Emerge Victorious in $20,000 Welcome Prix 1.45m

22 Jan 21 | Results | SHARE

Feature class action for Week 3 of the World Equestrian Center — Ocala Winter Spectacular 2021 kicked off this afternoon with the $20,000 Welcome Prix 1.45m in the WEC Grand Arena. Five countries were represented in the field of 24 highly competitive entries, but it was amateur Jordan Petersen of High Springs, Florida, and Derek Petersen’s Diamant’s Legacy (Diamant de Semilly x Courtney Love II) […]

World Equestrian Center – Ocala Welcomes Renowned International Course Designers to Winter Spectacular 2021

20 Jan 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

For Immediate Release OCALA, Florida – Jan. 20, 2021 – The World Equestrian Center — Ocala Winter welcomes the world’s top course designers to build tracks during the inaugural 2021 season of competition at the new venue. The international roster of course designers includes Manuel Esparza of Mexico, Peter Grant and Joey Rycroft, both of Canada; Bernardo Costa Cabral of Portugal; Leopoldo Palacios of Venezuela; […]

World Equestrian Center — Ocala Winter Spectacular #2 Highlights

19 Jan 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

Week 2 of the World Equestrian Center — Ocala Winter Spectacular 2021 saw plenty of thrilling equestrian sport with a packed schedule of hunter and jumper classes each day. Feature class action included everything from 2’6″ hunter derbies to a 1.50m grand prix, offering competitive classes with prize money opportunities for riders of every level. On Thursday 22 entries contested the course in the $20,000 […]

Entries Open Now for the New! A Sudden Impulse NSBA & Futurity

18 Jan 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

OCALA, Florida – Jan. 18, 2021 – Entries are now open for the A Sudden Impulse NSBA and Futurity, which takes place April 23-May 1, 2021 at the new World Equestrian Center – Ocala. A Sudden Impulse NSBA and Futurity horse show is managed by Peak-Equine Productions and sanctioned by the National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA). It will feature more than 160 classes in 16 […]

Sunday Spotlight: Brandi Cyrus

17 Jan 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

This week’s Sunday Spotlight shines on multifaceted amateur Brandi Cyrus. Brandi keeps busy performing as a DJ, hosting podcasts and keeping up with her Style Native blog, but she always makes time for her number-one passion: horses. Brandi caught the riding bug at a young age, learning to ride from her father, Billy Ray Cyrus. She has dabbled in all corners of the equestrian industry, […]

Another Win for Aaron Vale & Elusive in the $75,000 WEC – Ocala Grand Prix 1.50m

17 Jan 21 | Results | SHARE

This afternoon brought plenty of excitement to the WEC Grand Arena for the $75,000 WEC Grand Prix 1.50m and the $7,500 Futures Prix 1.40m. While there was an impressive roster of international riders in the field, two riders dominated the top 12 placings in the $75,000 WEC Grand Prix 1.50m in a battle for 1st place, while earlier in the day the $7,500 Futures Prix […]

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