Wilmington, OH

Ireland’s Kevin McCarthy & Catch a Star HSS Secure $10,000 WEC Wilmington Welcome Stake Win

02 Dec 21 | Shows | SHARE

Those who joined us for the Fall Classic and Midwest Indoors series may have noticed a change of scenery this week. The World Equestrian Center is decorated nose-to-tail for the show circuit and is brimming with holiday cheer, patiently waiting for the arrival of Santa during next week’s show.  Wilmington’s Winter in the Midwest feature class action kicked off today with the $10,000 WEC Wilmington […]

What’s Happening at WEC – Ohio Winter Classic 1

01 Dec 21 | Shows | SHARE

World Equestrian Center – Wilmington kicks off Winter in the Midwest horse show circuit with three weeks of consecutive indoor hunter/jumper competition just in time for the holidays. Our premier climate-controlled equestrian facility has been transformed into a winter oasis with stunning holiday décor. Get into the holiday spirit while you enjoy the many festive details in nearly 100 ornately decorated holiday trees. Connect with […]

Sunday Spotlight: Liz McKenzie

21 Nov 21 | Shows | SHARE

This week’s Sunday Spotlight lands on Liz McKenzie, a talented hunter/jumper rider from upstate New York who is a passionate horse lover, social media guru and determined Findlay University student who loves nothing more than spending time in the barn or being at horse shows. At just twenty-one years old, Liz balances a busy equine studies and business schedule at Findlay University in Findlay, Ohio, […]

Back-to-Back Win for David Beisel in $30,000 WEC Grand Prix

21 Nov 21 | Shows | SHARE

The Sanctuary arena stands were filled for the Saturday evening feature classes at World Equestrian Center – Wilmington. Up-and-coming horses and their riders gave it their all in the $10,000 Futures Prix, meanwhile top-level competitors vied for the win in the $30,000 Grand Prix. The course for tonight’s classes were designed by course designer Keith Bollotte. The $30,000 WEC Grand Prix 1.40 – 1.45 featured […]

Kelsey Epperson and Didgereedoo VDL Shine Bright on WEC Derby Friday

20 Nov 21 | Shows | SHARE

More than fifty stunning hunters joined us today for World Equestrian Center’s Derby Friday during the second leg of the Midwest Indoors circuit. Course designer Joe Carnincom created a beautifully decorated and complex course that tested the horse’s maneuverability and brilliance.  Each class saw fierce competition with scores peaking into the 90s. Didgereedoo VDL (Zavall VDL x Pheminka) and Kelsey Epperson earned top honors in […]

David Beisel and Vegas H Step Up to Victory in the WEC $10,000 Welcome Stake

19 Nov 21 | Shows | SHARE

Feature classes for Week II of the World Equestrian Center — Wilmington Midwest Indoors kicked off this afternoon in the WEC Sanctuary arena with the $10,000 Welcome Stake 1.35m. Course designer Keith Bollotte’s track tested the fifteen competitors with a series of tight rollback turns and bending lines. Seven entries advanced to the jump-off with just three jumping double clear, but ultimately it was David […]

What’s Happening at WEC – Midwest Indoors 2

17 Nov 21 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

Welcome to World Equestrian Center – Wilmington for two weeks of consecutive indoor hunter/jumper competition along with $275,000 in prize money. We are excited to see everyone for another great week of equestrian sport at Midwest Indoors 2. Check out what’s happening during Week 2, from feature class action to after hours family-friendly events as well as shopping, day spa and other amenities to experience […]

Sunday Spotlight: Amber Ashba

14 Nov 21 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

This week’s Sunday Spotlight shines on Amber Ashba, an adult amateur rider, attorney, and total girl boss from Cleveland, Ohio. Amber is a familiar face at WEC and you can find her running back and forth from her vendor space to the show arena to compete with her horses. We caught up with Amber during the Midwest Indoors I show to chat about her small […]

Gear Up for the Holidays at A Sudden Impulse Boutique

12 Nov 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

World Equestrian Center features two premier equestrian and multidisciplinary venues in Ocala, Florida and Wilmington, Ohio. Both locations have A Sudden Impulse Boutique, where spectators and exhibitors can shop for quality World Equestrian Center branded merchandise, fine jewelry and fanciful gifts. A Sudden Impulse Boutique is also the exclusive on-site purveyor of custom embroidery, engraving and printing. A Sudden Impulse Boutique also offers an online […]