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!

Sandy on the ferris wheel

Sandy Bottoms Goes to Devon #WECSummerTour2017

I had so much fun this the weekend at the historic Devon Horse Show and Country Fair! The first Devon Horse Show was in 1896, which makes it one of the oldest horse shows in America. There is a lot of history there! They have the famous Dixon Oval ring and an old fashioned Grand Stand…

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OPEN NOW! Chagrin Saddlery and the World Equestrian Center Present a Unique Mobile Shopping Experience at Kentucky Spring Horse Shows

Now open at Kentucky Spring Horse Show – the brand new Chagrin Saddlery / World Equestrian Center mobile boutique featuring a curated collection of tack, apparel, equipment and branded merchandise. The Chagrin Saddlery / World Equestrian Center mobile store features top brands in show clothing including Equiline, Winston, For Horses, Samshield, KASK, Tucci, Parlanti, Fabbri,…

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WEC Paddock Club Grand Opening Celebration: Sights and Scenes

The Paddock Club is an expansive, beautifully decorated gathering place and event space featuring equestrian inspired décor and original linocuts by Sarah Lockwood-Taylor. Open to WEC exhibitors, the Paddock Club features a bar, games, flat screen TVs, a grille menu and grab n’ go food. Nearly 400 WEC exhibitors, family and friends attended a festive reception…

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Sarah and dog

Internationally Acclaimed Artist Unveils Equestrian Linocuts at WEC Paddock Club Grand Opening!

Photo credit Kierston Gray The World Equestrian Center is proud to welcome the extremely talented English artist, Sarah Lockwood-Taylor, and feature her equestrian inspired Linocuts (block print) in the Paddock Club. Sarah has an impressive background in textile design, interior design, fine arts printmaking and murals and has exhibited around the globe including London, Derbyshire,…

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World Equestrian Center Introduces NEW! WEC Points System for Exhibitors

Register Now to be Eligible for Winter Circuit-End Awards and Prizes! The World Equestrian Center has launched a unique new point system designed to recognize and reward exhibitors who show at the Wilmington, Ohio venue. All WEC exhibitors are eligible and encouraged to register themselves and their horses for FREE on Exhibitors can also…

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What to Do at WEC this Weekend

Join the WEC Holiday Decoration Scavenger Hunt! Grab a scavenger hunt sheet on the horse show office and identify the locations of the holiday-themed décor in and around WEC. Turn your sheet in upstairs in the Sanctuary from 5:00pm – 6:00pm to win a special prize. Bonus: find the WEC Pony and win $200! Pick…

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