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Golden Ocala Presents the $50,000 World Equestrian Center Invitational Grand Prix

25 Oct 16 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club will be the Presenting Sponsor of the inaugural $50,000 World Equestrian Center Grand Prix slated for Saturday, October 29th. In addition to prize money, the winner of the $50,000 WEC Invitational will receive a Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club National Membership. The WEC Invitational Grand Prix concludes a week of ‘AA’ Hunter / Jumper competition during the WEC […]

Jumpers Christen ‘The Sanctuary’ at World Equestrian Center

23 Oct 16 | Equestrian News | SHARE

Thirty-four horse and rider combinations turned out for last night’s inaugural $30,000 World Equestrian Grand Prix in WEC’s pristine new arena, aptly deemed The Sanctuary. The international field of competitors negotiated a Steve Stephens designed course that included a dramatic crowd-pleasing triple combination that positioned spectators in the front row just inches from the action. Wilhelm Genn and Buccati Ten pairs went clean in the […]

What’s New at WEC? Everything!

21 Oct 16 | Equestrian News | SHARE

Our new scoreboard welcomes competitors in the beautiful Sanctuary arena. Our very first WEC Fall Classic is underway now at the World Equestrian Center and we are thrilled to welcome back so many familiar faces among the riders here this week. We are also enjoying the opportunity to get to know riders from all over the country who are new to our facility. A lot […]

Game Changer: FREE Horse Show Stabling at ALL World Equestrian Center Events Courtesy of eVet

13 Oct 16 | Equestrian News | SHARE

WILMINGTON, Ohio – October 13, 2016 – Stabling at the World Equestrian Center will be FREE for all Hunter / Jumper horse shows, December 2016-April 2017 thanks to electronic veterinary records pioneer, eVet. Overwhelming response to the recent announcement of FREE stabling at the World Equestrian Center Fall Classic October 19-23 and the World Equestrian Center Invitational October 26-30, 2016 sponsored by eVet, has convinced […]

WEC October Fall Classic and Invitational Details

04 Oct 16 | Equestrian News | SHARE

For Immediate Release Entries Close October 14! Book Your FREE Stalls & Your Stay Now  for the Inaugural WEC Fall Classic and WEC Invitational WILMINGTON, Ohio – October 4, 2016 – Entries are pouring in for the World Equestrian Center Fall Classic (October 19-23) and the World Equestrian Center Invitational (October 26-30, 2016). Both horse shows are USEF “AA” Premier Hunter – Jumper 4 and […]

The World Equestrian Center and eVet Partner to Offer FREE Horse Show Stabling

23 Sep 16 | Equestrian News | SHARE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The World Equestrian Center and eVet Partner to Offer FREE Horse Show Stabling Exhibitors at the Inaugural Fall Classic and World Equestrian Center Invitational Will Receive All Stalls FREE for both Events, Courtesy of Electronic Vet WILMINGTON, Ohio – September 24, 2016 –In an unprecedented act of generosity, the World Equestrian Center,in partnership with new sponsor eVet,will offer exhibitors FREE stabling at […]

The World Equestrian Center Redefines Horse Showing in America

02 May 16 | Equestrian News | SHARE

WILMINGTON, Ohio – May 2, 2016 – The management of the newly branded World Equestrian Center today unveiled their detailed plan for the development of the largest, state of the art indoor / outdoor equestrian sports venue in the world. Formerly the site of Roberts Arena, the World Equestrian Center (WEC) is situated on hundreds of acres of pristine land in Southwest Ohio featuring beautiful […]

Enjoy Equestrian Events More With Proper-Fitting Tack

20 Nov 15 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

The saddle and bridle are the most important pieces of equipment for both horse and rider. Without a properly fitting saddle and bridle, equestrian events become a burden. The right tack makes the difference between recreation and frustration. For the rider, a properly fitting seat should allow the width of four fingers from your bottom to the top of the cantle. For English riding, make […]

Congratulations, US Dressage Finals Champions

13 Nov 15 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

The Third Annual US Dressage Finals were held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington this past weekend and drew talent from around the country. Almost 400 competitors from 36 states descended on the horse park for their shot at a championship. The head-to-head competition included adult amateur and open riders from training level to Grand Prix. The event was held from Nov. 5-8 and […]

Horse Shows are Serious Business

11 Nov 15 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

Nearly three million horses compete in shows across the country, pumping billions of dollars into local economies. The latest figures available from the American Horse Council estimate that horse shows account for an annual, direct economic impact of $10.8 billion and an overall impact of $28.7 billion. That’s more than horse racing and other horse activity. Only recreational horse activities like trail and pleasure riding […]