Recent News and Equestrian Events

As a leading equine arena, we have access to the latest equine industry information and events, and we love keeping our guests up-to-date. We report on arena equestrian events as well as other popular events in the equine industry and additional information that we think you, our guests and future guests, will appreciate. Read and enjoy!

Sunday Spotlight: OHJA Medal Finals

Tho Ohio Hunter Jumper Association hosted their annual Medal Finals today in the Sanctuary Arena during the Country Heir Midwest Indoors II. Competition was fierce with two separate divisions to show, the 2′-2’6″ division and the 3”-3’6″ division, and both division Champions competing head to head for an Overall Champion title. OHJA Medal Finals 3′-3’6″…

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Through the Eyes of the Exhibitor: WEC Fall Series

There’s something so sweet about a rider, trainer, or barn proudly boasting their horse show accomplishments. Whether winning Circuit Champion or showing off an “I made it around the arena!” ribbon, we love to see the glorious grins of achievement on everyone’s faces at the end of the horse show day. We feel so blessed…

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Winter Series of the Midwest 2018

Entries Now Open for World Equestrian Center Winter Series of the Midwest

Entries are now open for the World Equestrian Center Winter Series of the Midwest featuring eighteen weeks of exciting Hunter/Jumper competition in perfect indoor conditions. The prize list is available now online at Entries are being accepted via and through Equestrian Connect. Reservations for stalls, hay and bedding as well as RV spaces may all be made…

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Sunday Spotlight: Kevin McCarthy

A familiar face around the horse show circuit, Kevin McCarthy has made the transition from professional to back to amateur and has been cleaning up in the Jumper ring. Last week at the World Equestrian Center Invitational McCarthy had many successes with his two mounts, Gwen Mc 1 and Catch A Star, placing in the…

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One for the Books- Wrapping Up the 2018 World Equestrian Center Invitational

What. A . Show. Last week’s World Equestrian Center Invitational saw outstanding talent in every ring with record-breaking entry counts in several of the featured classes. We spent the entire weekend celebrating Halloween. From pumpkin carving challenges, to themed braiding contests, to Trick-or-Treating, to a Halloween party, we certainly got into the spirit. All were…

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It was a Spectacular Sunday at the World Equestrian Center

The focus was on top Hunter Derby competition today at the World Equestrian Center with nearly 100 Hunter Derby rounds to cap off our Invitational week in Wilmington, Ohio. Competition commenced after a beautiful rendition of the National Anthem by Opera singer Erika Walker and a delicious exhibitor breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, fruit,…

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