Ocala, FL

Dressage IV CDI-W Underway at World Equestrian Center – Ocala

21 Oct 21 | Shows | SHARE

Ocala, Fla. – October 21, 2021 – World Equestrian Center – Ocala’s Dressage IV CDI-W show started on Thursday, October 21, 2021, with horses being presented to the ground jury for inspection. The Dressage IV CDI-W competition runs Friday, October 22, through Sunday, October 24, and hosts top-level international competition sanctioned by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). Featured classes will include Grand Prix, Grand Prix […]

What’s Happening This Week At WEC-Ocala

18 Oct 21 | Shows | SHARE

The World Equestrian Center – Ocala is hosting an array of fun events this week including the WEC Dressage IV CDI-W horse show and The Championship Show Barrel and Futurity Sweepstakes. The World Equestrian Center – Ocala Dressage IV CDI-W horse show will be held on October 22 – 24 and host top riders from all over the country to compete in top level FEI […]

What’s Happening This Week At WEC-Ocala

13 Oct 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

The first two weeks of the inaugural 2021 Championship Show was a resounding success! The event featured elite equestrian competition including the Win A Truck 15-18 Horsemanship Challenge, top Western Pleasure and Halter competition and two thrilling Freestyle Reining competitions. If you haven’t made it out to check us out don’t worry – The Championship Show is not over yet! Still to come is our […]

Gold Key Awards 2021 Recognizes The Equestrian Hotel

12 Oct 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

The Equestrian Hotel has been selected from over 400 entries as a 2021 Gold Key Awards finalist. Presented by “Boutique Design” magazine, the Gold Key Awards recognize the world’s most innovative hospitality projects. Four hotels remain in the Best Hotel Luxury category, one of the most prestigious honors in hospitality design. According to Gold Key Awards, winning hotels in this category must exhibit the following qualities: “Hotels […]

World Equestrian Center – Ocala The Championship Show Highlights

10 Oct 21 | Shows | SHARE

The first World Equestrian Center – Ocala 2021 Championship Show was a success, with exhibitors traveling from all over the country to compete. All the classes were filled with top equestrian competition and amazing prizes. The Championship Show gave out an array of prizes including a brand new $60,000 GMC Truck to the winner of the 15-18 Horsemanship Challenge that was won by Hanna Olaussen […]

Pete Kyle & KR Smart Dreamer Slid Their Way To The Win in the Open Freestyle Reining

10 Oct 21 | Shows | SHARE

The World Equestrian Center – Ocala hosted another thrilling night of competition as ten stunning horse and rider combination took to the new western Arena 5 to contest the Open Freestyle Reining class. Each exhibitor dressed to match their song of choice. Tonight, we saw a variety of costumes such as a bride, lion and an alien. Each pair delivered impeccable rounds that made the […]

Madison Hayden Rafacz & Rio Good Shot Spun Their Way To The Win in NRHA- Freestyle Non Pro Reining

09 Oct 21 | Shows | SHARE

The 2021 Championship Show is in full swing and tonight featured a very fun class filled with slides, stops and spins. Nine amazing horse and rider combinations took to the new western arena this evening to contest the Freestyle Non Pro Reining class. Each competitor dressed up to match their song choice, there was a little mermaid, jail breaker, angel, and grease lightning. Each competitor […]

A Sudden Impulse Futurity & The Championship Show for 2022

08 Oct 21 | Shows | SHARE

Back for the 2nd year and running from April 20 – May 1, the 2022 A Sudden Impulse NSBA and Futurity will feature more than $360,000 in CASH prize money along with a new bonus of $50,000 added for all Novice classes and walk trot classes. This added money will allow a missing sector of the industry to show for large purses and prizes that […]

Championship Show Western Pleasure & Hunter Under Saddle Finals

07 Oct 21 | Shows | SHARE

The 2021 Championship Show continues with thrilling equestrian competition. Wednesday marked the first day of Finals for Western Pleasure and Hunter Under Saddle. The WEC Grand Arena was packed with stunning horse and rider combinations striving for the win. Competition kicked off early Wednesday morning with the Maturity Non Pro Limited Western Pleasure Finals where 50 horses competed for the top prize but it was […]

What’s Happening This Week At WEC-Ocala – The Championship Show

05 Oct 21 | Shows | SHARE

The first week of the 2021 Championship Show was a success and there is still so much more to look forward to! This week, The Championship Show will feature exciting competition including Finals for Western Pleasure and Hunter Under Saddle classes. The week will also include halter, ranch riding and reining. The exciting Barrel and Futurity Sweepstakes will be held from October 20 -23. To […]