Ocala Horse Show Arenas

The World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida is a state-of-the-art equestrian competition venue offering five climate-controlled indoor arenas and 16 cutting-edge outdoor Ocala horse show arenas featuring all-weather footing.  Arena 5 is specially outfitted with flooring to accommodate Western disciplines.

The Grand Outdoor Arena

The 128,000 square-foot Grand Outdoor Arena is the centerpiece of the facility. With more than 600,000 square feet of pavers, it serves as a hub for equine and special events.

The Grand Outdoor Arena design accommodates international scale competitions in the grand style of the most well-respected equestrian sports complexes at the world. Amenities include:

  • Covered grandstand on two sides
  • Alfresco VIP dining
  • (2) 30′ x 60′ LED Walls
  • State-of-the-art sound system
  • All-weather footing with built-in irrigation
  • Judging booths
  • Flag court entrance


Hunter Land

The hunter competition is on the west side of the World Equestrian Center facility. It consists of the large World Equestrian Center Stadium with adjacent hunter and warmup rings. The World Equestrian Center Stadium is a jewel of the facility, featuring all-weather footing and a dedicated warmup area with all-weather footing.

Covered grandstand seating surrounds the field to provide excellent viewing opportunities for spectators. Exhibitors can find the beautiful World Equestrian Center Chapel nestled among grand, live oak trees. The chapel sits between the various hunter and warmup rings that comprise Hunter Land.

Jumper Village

On the north side of the venue, World Equestrian Center boasts its Jumper Village. This area features two main outdoor Ocala horse show arenas that feature all-weather footing. Covered seating and viewing areas adorn the rings for the comfort and convenience of our spectators.

The Indoor
Florida Show Arenas

To guarantee our exhibitors can show no matter the weather, we provide four climate-controlled, indoor arenas each with 171’ × 530’ riding surfaces. These arenas surround the Grand Outdoor Arena on three sides. Our newest indoor arena will feature sand-clay footing and is surrounded by two barns.

Details Make the Difference

Golf cart paths weave through the facility with associated ample golf cart parking at each of the beautifully landscaped rings. Covered waiting areas for horses and grooms are provided throughout the competition areas. These areas are for the convenience and comfort of exhibitors, their grooms and horses.