Spectators at World Equestrian Center – Ocala

Our facilities are spectator friendly with many ways to watch the competitions. Experience the excitement of equestrian sports at its finest. Spectators at World Equestrian Center are encouraged to patronize the vendors at World Equestrian Center. Take advantage of our on-site dining, retail and more! In addition, leashed dogs are welcome at the World Equestrian Center and are able to travel freely about the facility with their handlers.

Our competitions are free and open to the public.
Spectators at World Equestrian Center can park in the designated areas at the front of the facility.

Address / Entrance for Spectators
World Equestrian Center
198 NW 87th Court Road
Ocala, FL 34482
Free Parking

Times and Schedules for Spectators

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Showgrounds Map – Ocala, Florida

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Indoor Amenities


  • 2,100 permanent concrete stalls, temperature-controlled air conditioning and ceiling fans
  • Both 12-by-14-foot stalls and 12-by-12-foot stalls available
  • Security-enhanced tack rooms
  • Wash racks within the barns that have both hot and cold water

Indoor Arenas

  • Five climate-controlled indoor arenas
  • More than 400,000 square feet of indoor riding space
  • Seating Capacity – Arenas 1-4: 1,500 | Arena 5: 3,400
  • Additional VIP capacity


World Equestrian Center houses seven restaurants throughout the Ocala facility, each featuring their own unique theme and menu. From quick bites, to gourmet dinners, to artful pastries, find something to satisfy every craving just steps from barns and arenas.

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Spectators at World Equestrian Centers enjoy unparalleled shopping opportunities.  ‌From‌ ‌clothing‌ ‌to‌ ‌sporting‌ ‌equipment,‌ ‌to‌ ‌fine‌ ‌art,‌ ‌jewelry‌ ‌and‌ ‌antiques;‌ ‌our‌ ‌Florida‌ ‌horse‌ ‌show‌ ‌lodging‌ ‌guests‌ ‌will‌ ‌find‌ ‌leading brands and high-end merchandise ‌without ever‌ ‌leaving‌ ‌the‌ ‌property.‌

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Spectators at World Equestrian Centers are encouraged to support our vendors from across the U.S. and the world that are on-site offering a wide-range of equestrian and related items throughout the property. Interested in becoming a vendor at World Equestrian Center-Ocala? We are always looking to bring exciting new services and products to our guests!

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Come Stay With Us

The Equestrian Hotel is a luxurious, five-story hotel with 248 stylishly appointed oversized rooms or suites overlooking the Grand Arena, offering unparalleled views of top-level equestrian sports. Enjoy a day at the spa, or stop by the salon or fitness center during your stay.

If you are bringing your own RV, reserve a spot in one of the 280 spacious, concrete slips with full hookups.

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Spectator Frequently Asked Questions

Learn everything you need to know about events and our facilities by visiting our Spectator FAQ section.

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