Wilmington, OH

Ireland’s Kevin McCarthy and Catch A Star HSS Secure Third Consecutive WEC $30,000 Grand Prix Win

09 Jan 22 | Shows | SHARE

Ireland’s Kevin McCarthy and Catch A Star HSS Secure Third Consecutive WEC $30,000 Grand Prix Win  Wilmington, OHIO – It has been a chilly week in Southwestern Ohio, but exhibitors and spectators at World Equestrian Center’s Winter in the Midwest were unfazed, thanks to perfect indoor conditions throughout the climate-controlled facility. A large crowd filled the stands in the Sanctuary Arena tonight to watch the […]

Kelsey Epperson & Didgereedoo VDL Capture $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby 3′ Open

08 Jan 22 | Shows | SHARE

Wilmington, OHIO – The first Derby Friday of the 2022 WEC Winter in the Midwest kicked off today with over forty fabulous hunters taking to the R+L Arena, all vying for a big win during World Champion Hunter Rider (WCHR) week competition.  Keith Bollette designed the tracks for the $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby 3′ Open and $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby 3′ Non-Pro classes […]

Katherine Anne Brewer and Delta Lady Z capture $10,000 WEC – Wilmington Welcome Stake Win

06 Jan 22 | Uncategorized | SHARE

Feature classes for the first WEC Winter in the Midwest show of 2022 kicked off today with a talented international field who challenged the $10,000 WEC Welcome Stake 1.35. Sixteen horse-and-rider combinations contested the winding track designed by Anderson Lima, which featured several bending lines and tight rollbacks. Ten entries advanced to the jump off with eight jumping double clear, but it was Katherine Anne […]

What’s Happening at WEC – Ohio Winter Classic 4

05 Jan 22 | Shows | SHARE

World Equestrian Center – Wilmington welcomes you to our first horse show of 2022! This month our facility will host four weeks of consecutive indoor hunter/jumper competition and we cannot wait to see everyone here. Thank you for joining us at our premier climate-controlled facility and the midwest’s equestrian winter dream oasis. Check out what’s happening this week from feature class action to shopping, day […]

A Sudden Impulse Wilmington Grand Re-Opening

04 Jan 22 | Wilmington, OH | SHARE

A Sudden Impulse is moving! Celebrate with us all week at the Ohio Winter Classic horse show in our NEW expansive retail space. The stunning new A Sudden Impulse boutique is located in the R+L Hallway between the R+L Arena and Vendor Village.  Join us for the Grand Re-Opening Wednesday, January 5th. Stop by and shop at our new store filled with WEC branded merchandise […]

Read World Equestrian Magazine Vol IV 2021, Out Now

22 Dec 21 | Ocala, FL | SHARE

Check out the amazing World Equestrian Center tree that glistens and glows on our cover. Its lighting kicked off our first annual Winter Wonderland celebration and serves as a beacon for hope as we head into the New Year. In this issue, the Stable Spotlight shines on Freestyling Farms of Batavia, Ohio. There, we meet the dream team that is Trevor and Jill Gaffney, who […]

Sunday Spotlight: Genevieve Munson

20 Dec 21 | Shows | SHARE

This week’s Sunday Spotlight shines on Genevieve Munson, an extremely talented and driven junior rider with deep roots in Rogers, Arkansas. We caught up with Genevieve in between rides this Saturday at World Equestrian Center – Wilmington. Genevieve cares for and produces her own horses and has many great accomplishments to her credit including several high-level Grand Prix wins. This week was no exception as […]

Ireland’s Kevin McCarthy and Catch A Star HSS Secure Second Consecutive $30,000 WEC Grand Prix Win.

18 Dec 21 | Shows | SHARE

Tonight seventeen horse-and-rider combinations graced World Equestrian Center’s Sanctuary arena for the final WEC Grand Prix class of 2021. Bobby Murphy of Lexington, Kentucky created the testing track that featured a time allowed of 80 seconds. Eight talented duos qualified for tonight’s jump off, with seven jumping double clear rounds. The competition was fierce and the field was fast, but none could best Kevin McCarthy […]

Melissa P. Donnelly and Corlando 49 Crush $5,000 WEC Derby 3’ Open

17 Dec 21 | Shows | SHARE

A field of nearly thirty elegant derby horses and their riders joined us in the R+L arena for the $5,000 WEC Derby 3’ Open and $5,000 WEC 3’ Derby Non-Pro. The course featured ornate holiday décor, such as flocked trees, a golden reindeer sleigh, bright candy canes and neatly wrapped gifts.  Sixteen talented entries took to the beautifully holiday inspired $5,000 WEC Derby 3’ Open […]

Seventeen-Year-Old Genevieve Munson Claims Victory in $10,000 WEC Wilmington Welcome Stake 1.35m

16 Dec 21 | Shows | SHARE

An international field of seventeen horse-and-rider combinations took to the Sanctuary Arena for tonight’s $10,000 WEC – Wilmington Welcome Stake 1.35. Four of the seventeen riders managed a fault-free first round, with just two jumping double clear over the track designed by Bobby Murphy of Lexington, Kentucky. Genevieve Munson, 17, of Rogers, Arkansas, and her own Contendro Star (Contendro I x Gloria) prevailed to take […]