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!

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Chagrin Saddlery and WEC, the Premier Equine Show Complex, Launch Partnership

Chagrin Saddlery and World Equestrian Center (WEC) proudly announce their newly formed partnership. Phase one of this exclusive relationship will address an area of need that will excite horse show exhibitors and enthusiasts alike. Together, Chagrin Saddlery and WEC will offer a service where they buy, consign, market and sell high-quality used saddles. The staff of…

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Discover Fine Dining, Relaxing Break at WEC

The thrill and excitement of a horse show seem to permeate even the atmosphere. The movements, the presentation and the feel of an equestrian event – this majestic symphony of horse and human– course through your blood, reaching every part of your being. Preparing for and participating in a horse show is, on one level,…

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How Does the 4-H Club Help Children?

It may feel instantaneous – the time between when your hand reacts to brain signals sent as a response to visual stimuli. But the human reaction time (eye-to-hand) is about 1/100th of a second, nearly imperceptible. Why this little ophthalmological factoid, especially as it relates to the horse industry? We at World Equestrian Center (WEC) will…

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Just Who Is Dawn R. Martin?

If you look close enough at life, you will always find something good. Living is a positive experience – at least it can be, if you take the time and put forth the energy. That’s the philosophy of Dawn R. Martin, in a nutshell. And it’s not just talk. It’s attitude. Martin is the assistant…

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WEC Expands, Becoming the Largest Indoor Arena in the U.S.

WILMINGTON, OHIO, AUGUST 18, 2015 – World Equestrian Center (WEC) recently completed a series of expansions and additions, making the Wilmington, Ohio facility the largest indoor arena in the United States. WEC assistant manager Dawn Martin said the expansion is a prelude to even further growth and an exciting future. “There’s no other place in the world like…

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WEC Hosts Cruise-In Car Shows

The roaring black-and-white images of unseemly automotive contraptions tear as some unworldly wildfire across the flickering screens of ancient cinematic shorts. The moving marvels, showcasing strange excitement from the human passengers, set a piece of Americana on display. This was becoming a love affair of sorts; this was man and machine, ripping along the landscape…

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