Our new Ocala, Florida
Horse Show Facility has you in mind

Ocala Equestrian Center Ocala Facility

Our new Ocala, Florida horse show facilities are designed with the ultimate comfort of the horse and rider in mind. World Equestrian Center exhibitors will appreciate the countless amenities designed for horse show facilities. The design and scope of the new 4,000 acre facility and surrounding real estate lends an air of style, elegance and excitement.

Our stunning flag court entrance gives way to paved walkways and lush landscaping throughout the facility. Visitors will notice the fabulous World Equestrian Center hotel with five-stories of stylishly appointed extra large suites that over look the open-air stadium.

The World Equestrian Center hotel houses the stately fine dining restaurant. The restaurant has VIP views overlooking the grand open air arena. The restaurant features a seating capacity of 500 along with a specialty pastry boutique staffed by on-site chefs. With four additional on-site dining options, there is a variety of fare to please everyone at the horse show facility.

Exhibitors and spectators alike will experience an unrivaled shopping experience in the more than 18,000 square feet of vendor space that surrounds the open air stadium. Shoppers can expect a curated collection of products, goods and services that cater to the equestrian, as well as the whole family.

The jewel of the Florida horse show facilities is the open-air arena. It serves as the main hub for all equestrian and community events.

The magnificent 145,000 sq. ft. arena was built to ensure that spectators have utmost comfort and excellent views of the action with covered grandstand on three sides. Elevated viewing areas with VIP alfresco dining seats and 30’ x 60’ Jumbotrons will ensure that viewing is perfect from all angles of the arena. Our state-of-the-art sound system will accommodate horse shows and other community events hosted at the facility.

Four spectacular 262’x550’ climate-controlled indoor arenas surround the open air arena. No events will be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Horse show exhibitors will enjoy 17 rings, complete with all-weather footing or grass and featuring built-in irrigation. Spacious dedicated warm up rings and nearby lunging areas ensure that preparing horses for the show ring is convenient.

Officials will appreciate the climate-controlled judging booths that dot the landscape around each of the rings and arenas.

Florida Horse Show Facilities’ Amenities

The Florida horse show facilities features permanent, climate controlled stabling for 2,040 horses. Each of the onsite barns features stalls connected by 12-foot aisles. The spacious 12×14 stalls accommodate horses of all sizes. The concrete barns have matted floors in each stall. All stalls in the permanent stabling have steel grated sliding doors to maximize air circulation. Each aisle has its own 12×14 tack room and there are hot and cold water wash racks.

The barns sit within close proximity to turn out paddocks. There are also lunging / schooling areas and lighted arenas for safe and easy access. Dedicated paths and walkways around the facility help horses move between barns and competition areas easily and quickly.

More than 15 miles of horse trails are accessible from the show grounds, weaving in and around the Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club for the enjoyment of our exhibitors and their horses.