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Sunday Spotlight: Our Best of 2020

03 Jan 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

Each year with our exhibitors we experience incredible triumphs and touching moments at World Equestrian Center. We feel exceptionally lucky to be a part of our exhibitors lives and share in their personal successes. Despite the tough times that 2020 brought, we feel blessed to have spent some incredible moments with our World Equestrian Center exhibitors and family. Below is a collection of some of […]

12.30.20 – USEF & WEC Statement

30 Dec 20 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

The United States Equestrian Federation (“USEF”) and World Equestrian Center Ocala (“WEC”) are pleased to announce that they have agreed to work together on a plan for WEC to host USEF sanctioned competitions in the future. USEF and WEC agree that it is in the best interest of the sport for them to work collaboratively. Formulating this plan will require some time for both USEF and […]

Sunday Spotlight: Britney Barnes

06 Dec 20 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

This week’s Sunday Spotlight shines on Britney Barnes of Zeeland, Michigan. Britney rides with her mom at Topcrest Stable and has an affinity for rescue horses. She took the time this week to chat with us about her two mounts, training with her mom and her new Corgi puppy. WEC: How did you get into riding? Britney: My mom is a trainer, so I was […]

Sunday Spotlight: Sarah Newman

29 Nov 20 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

This week’s Sunday Spotlight falls on junior Sarah Newman of White Lake Michigan. Sarah just moved up from the pony ring last year and is well on her way to showing in the Junior Hunters and Equitation next season. Sarah took time this week to chat with us about her new mount, Nexton, her hopes for riding in college and her love for nature photography. […]

Thankful for Every Ride

26 Nov 20 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

In the hustle and bustle of the horse world, it is sometimes easy to forget how lucky we are to participate in equestrian sports. Whether we are trail riding or showing at national finals, each of us are truly blessed to have our beloved horses in our lives every day. In the spirit of gratitude on Thanksgiving, Jessica Sulkers shares the comeback story of her […]

Sunday Spotlight: Averi Malec

22 Nov 20 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

This week’s Sunday Spotlight shines on junior rider Averi Malec of Brighton, Michigan. Averi grew up watching her sister show, but, for the majority of her life, Averi’s severe horse allergy prohibited her from pursuing her passion for horses. After years of allergy shots, Averi is chasing her dreams right into the Junior Hunters with her handsome Selle Français gelding, Enzo. This week, Averi took […]

Sunday Spotlight: Addie Oderkirk

15 Nov 20 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

This week’s Sunday Spotlight falls on Addie Oderkirk of Grand Rapids, Michigan. At just 11 years old, Addie is successfully making her way around the 2’6″ with her adorable OOTB mare. Addie took time this week to chat with us about the start of her riding career in the UK, the horses she has owned and the goals she has set for herself over the […]

A Letter to our Exhibitors Concerning Health and Safety at World Equestrian Center — Ocala

13 Nov 20 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

November 13, 2020 To our valued exhibitors: The health and safety of our equine and human athletes is of the utmost importance to us at World Equestrian Center. Our state of the art facility was built from the ground up to be the safest, most modern venue in the industry. We have assembled a group of industry professionals experienced in show management, competition support and […]

An Open Letter to Our Exhibitors

11 Nov 20 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

November 11, 2020 Dear World Equestrian Center Exhibitors: We recently released a Guide to World Equestrian Center – Ocala hunter/jumper competition for the 2021 show season. The 12 week show series featured USEF events, FEI events, a robust prize money offering, a schedule filled with numerous specialty events and 10 weeks of competition featuring a “New Way to Go” with sanctioning through the National Snaffle […]

Sunday Spotlight: Sophie Miller

08 Nov 20 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

This week’s Sunday Spotlight lands on 15-year-old Sophie Miller of Powell Ohio. Sophie had great success as a young rider in the pony ring with her ponies Whoopi and Miley and is now moving up (pun intended) to her new, nearly-17-hand lease Elton.  Sophie took time to chat with us this week about her previous pony career, her excitement for her future with Elton and […]