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Entries Now Being Accepted for the World Equestrian Center Fall Series

August 28, 2017

WILMINGTON, Ohio — August 28, 2017 — The World Equestrian Center has expanded their Fall Series to include FOUR weeks of USEF AA rated horse shows in their climate controlled indoor facility, which includes more than 200,000 square feet of riding space.   The WEC Fall Series prize list is available online at http://www.WEC.net and entries are now open at www.horseshowing.com. Stalls should be reserved on the official stall reservation form and submitted to Caroline Smith at StallReservations@robertsarena.com.

The Fall Series offers more than $600,000 in combined prize money and features four weeks of premier competition:

WEC Fall I – 9/27-10/1
USEF Premier Level 4 Jumper

WEC Fall III – 10/11-10/15
USEF Premier Level 4 Jumper

WEC Fall Classic – 10/18-10/22
USEF Premier Level 4 Jumper

Highlights from WEC Fall I, III and the Fall Classic include:
$5,000 Welcome Stake
$7,500 Futures Prix
$2,500 USHJA National Derby
$25,000 World Equestrian Center Grand Prix

WEC Invitational – 10/24-10/29
USEF Premier Level 5 Jumper

Highlights of the WEC Invitational include:
$15,000 Welcome Stake
$10,000 Futures Prix
$30,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby
$40,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby
$50,000 World Equestrian Center Grand Prix

 The 2017 World Equestrian Center / Kentucky Horse Shows National Hunter Derby Series Finale!
The eleven show series culminates in the awarding of the $30,000 Leading Rider Awards at the WEC Invitational. A $20,000 cash prize will be awarded to the professional rider accumulating the most points, the amateur and junior rider accumulating the  most points will each receive a $5,000 cash prize.

WEC FALL SERIES INFORMATION

ENTRIES
The entry closing date for mailed entries is received 7 days before the first day of the show, or the Monday before the show for online entries submitted at www.HorseShowing.com. Entries must be received by this date to be considered on time. Entries completed ONLINE at www.HorseShowing.com will not be charged a late fee until after 5pm the Tuesday before the show. Late fee is $25 after the closing date and $50 if received after 5pm the night before the show starts.

Horse Show Secretary

Julie Agar
Julie.agar@comcast.net
248-892-6806

STABLING
Stalls for showing horses will be $75 IF prepaid by 14 days prior to the first day of the competition, $125 if not prepaid. Stalls must be reserved on the official stall reservation form and submitted to Stabling Manager Caroline Smith at StallReservations@robertsarena.com.

Stalls can be paid by credit card on HorseShowing.com at no additional fee, however you will need to have a free account. Use the STALL RESERVATIONS menu to prepay for stalls. This feature will be turned off on the stall closing date. Whether paid or not, no stalls will be reserved unless the official stall reservation form has been submitted and accepted by Caroline Smith. An open check is not considered prepayment. Any stall not occupied by a showing horse will be billed at $250. A showing horse will be defined as a horse competing over fences in at least one class and competing in a minimum of 3 classes per show. Stalls are not refundable for any reason after the stall closing date.

Stabling: Most stalls are permanent wood construction, 10×12 with doors; some may be 10×10 with doors. Please note that in the event stalls are sold out, preference will be given to those exhibitors showing multiple weeks.

Feed and Bedding: Must be ordered on your Stall report or by emailing stallreservations@robertsarena.com prior to arrival. Forms are available in the office to order feed and bedding during the competition.

WEC POINTS
All WEC exhibitors are eligible and encouraged to register themselves and their horses for the WEC points which make them eligible for circuit and year-end awards. Register for FREE on www.WEC.net. Exhibitors can also track their points online at the site.

ONSITE ACCOMMODATIONS
To reserve your Cabin (sleeps 4-6) or “Home Away From Home” (sleeps 4-8) call 937-382-0985 or follow this link to the online reservation form:
http://www.worldequestriancenter.com/facilities/cabins/

LOCAL HOTELS
Holiday Inn – Roberts Centre 937-283-3200
General Denver Hotel– 937-383-4141
Hampton – 937-382-4400
Holiday Inn Express – 937-382-5858
Ramada – 937-283-3200
Royalton Inn and Suites – 937-366-6864
Cowan Lake Cabins – 866-644-6727

Camping Sites: The World Equestrian Center has many camping sites equipped with electric, water, and sewer for $175 per week or any portion thereof, you must reserve these on your entry form or stall reservation form. Check in at the horse show office prior to parking your RV.

SPONSORSHIP
Bill Harlessbill.harless@wec.net

 VENDORS
Erin McMurry – mailto:erin.mcmurry@wec.net

HOSPITALITY
Gray Campbell – GCampbell@columbushospitality.com

MEDIA / PR
Candace FitzGerald – candace@dobbin-group.com – 603-738-2788

Contact/Mailing During the Show:

World Equestrian Center
Horse Show Office
4095 SR 730
Wilmington, Ohio 45177
DIRECTIONS TO THE WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER
The World Equestrian Center is located at 4095 SR 730 (Truesdell St) Wilmington, OH 45177. Take I-71 to Exit #50 From the south you will turn right off the exit ramp on 68 South toward Wilmington. From the North you will turn left off the ramp to go toward Wilmington, OH. Go approximately 2.5 miles to Center Rd (Only goes to the right) and turn right on Center. Go less than ½ mile to the first road, Nelson, and turn left. Take Nelson through some lights to the end and turn right on 730. The World Equestrian Center is located on the left hand side.

See you in September!

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