Ocala, FL – January 26, 2023 – The 2023 WEC Premier Equitation Cup Championship powered by Gary Yeomans Ford is right around the corner. The prestigious event will be held on February 11 during Week VI of the 2023 Winter Spectacular Show Series.
Riders will still have a chance to qualify for the championship until February 5, 2023. Junior athletes must place in at least two WEC Premier Equitation Cup qualifying classes to earn a spot in the 2023 WEC Premier Equitation Cup Championship powered by Gary Yeomans Ford. Once qualified, entries can be placed through Show Management System.
The championship will also feature $100,000 in trainer awards. The breakdown of the trainer bonus is as follows:
Winning trainer receives: $40,000
Second place trainer receives: $30,000
Third place trainer receives: $20,000
Fourth place trainer receives: $5,000
Wild-card trainer receives: $5,000
The wild-card award will be drawn from all trainers of non-ribbon earning competitors.
The 2023 WEC Premier Equitation Cup Championship powered by Gary Yeomans Ford consists of three phases: jumping, flat and a test. The winner will be awarded the prestigious Premier Cup title and a Ford Explorer XLT SUV from Gary Yeomans Ford.
Entries can be placed through Show Management System.
Once qualified please contact OcalaStalls@gmail.com for stall requests – stalls are unable to be submitted online.
24-hour check-in is required for all 2023 WEC Premier Equitation Cup Championship horses.
On the day of the Premier Equitation Cup Championship, nine-time ASPCA Maclay course designer Bobby Murphy and renowned performance coach John Haime will walk through the Premier Equitation Cup Championship course. Murphy will discuss the build of his tracks while Haime provides how riders can leverage the experience to enrich their year and path to Maclay Finals.
John Haime is also offering exclusive ‘barn sessions’ to help riders build their mental muscles and give confidence to maximize abilities in 2023 and beyond. For more information or to book your barn session visit https://johnhaime.com/the-barn-sessions-live-series/.
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These exclusive facilities comprise state-of-the-art arenas, expansive stadiums, versatile outdoor space, sporting fields and well-appointed exposition centers. An abundance of lodging options and luxury accommodations are conveniently located on-site, along with shopping and dining throughout each property.
Dedicated to offering great sport and good fun in a family-friendly environment, World Equestrian Center promises an unparalleled experience for exhibitors, spectators, vendors, sponsors and retailers built on three core values: Quality. Class. Distinction.
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