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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WEC to Sponsor US Pony Finals

What is it that draws people to the pony? How does that beautiful bond form between the Equus ferus caballus and the Homo sapien? One: a small horse generally with thicker manes, shorter legs, wider barrels and thicker necks; the other: a bipedal mammal whose name in Latin means “man who knows.” Perhaps it has…

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What Are the Best Ways to Exercise a Horse During a Show?

It’s a strong, agile, noble creature – and it follows you with gentility. The horse exudes an eerie trust for its human companion. This is a little understood relationship, one of mutual respect, of honor and of dignity. The horse. The human. It is living wonder on display. And you. You are the horse’s trainer…

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Read About the History and Some Amazing Facts about Horses

The vision is surreal, stark and raging – an experience that grips and shakes the human spirit. It is an image of four horses, white, red, black and pale. The horses of the Apocalypse carry riders – angelic, heavenly, horrific – symbolizing conquest, war, famine and death. Even in eternal realms, the equine – the…

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How 4-H Equestrian Competitions Help Kids

It is the tender spirit of a young child – trying to decide which way to go, where to land in life, desperately seeking some moral footing on so many dark and shaky foundations. Left on their own without firm bearing, too many young hearts are taken astray, discovering all too late only the tragic…

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Workers Prepare WEC For Summer Season

It’s the gentle wind; it’s the majestic trotting of the 1,000-pound Equus ferus caballus; it’s the thumping, breathless sound of nature expressing itself on one busy mid afternoon. All is quiet and lovely, and all is raging and rowdy. One and the same. It is the uncommon horse show – in the nation’s largest indoor…

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Come See the Newly Renovated WEC

The public is invited to view the new World Equestrian Center (WEC) renovations at our Open House this Sunday, April 19  from 12 noon to 4 pm during the Country Heir Winter Series Hunter/Jumper show. WEC has been undergoing extensive renovations over the past year including new indoor arenas, new footings, the addition of cottages, an Aveda…

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