The Spring issue of the World Equestrian Center Magazine is now available online at WEC.net. Print issues are available onsite at the World Equestrian Center and at Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club. The cover photo of the Spring issue is by Andrew Ryback and features a stunning sunrise at the Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club stables.
The World Equestrian Center Magazine is a quarterly lifestyle publication designed to showcase the horse show lifestyle evocative of the World Equestrian Center and to cast a spotlight on the personalities that make the experience there unique.
Our feature story provides exclusive, detailed information about the new World Equestrian Center Ocala, including estimated opening dates, real estate opportunities and the proposed horse show schedule. The story will give readers a glimpse into how we’re planning to use technology to shape the future of horse showing in the United States.
Learn how Canadian brothers and professional horsemen Sam and Michael Pegg of Ten Sixty Stables have built a solid business by saying YES to opportunities. We take a look at their fantastic mare, Shaia de Macheco, who was the catalyst for their most important business deal.
We invite you to spend 24 hours with professional rider and sport horse breeder, Taylor Flury of AliBoo Farm in Minooka, Illinois. At just 27 years old, she’s a tireless proponent for American sport horse breeding and a fixture in the winner’s circle on the young jumper tour with her duo of stunning gray stallions. Her rigorous daily routine will have you reaching for a protein shake!
Our Junior rider focus is on Canadian Emily Burton. She’s a frequent visitor to World Equestrian Center and an accomplished international competitor who demonstrates grace and maturity well beyond her 14 years.
We welcome two new columns to the magazine this month: The Tech Equestrian provides insights and commentary on the latest tech products, services and apps for equestrians. In this issue, The Tech Equestrian explores what’s available right now in stable management software.
Chagrin Saddlery partner and equestrian stylist Dana Miller joins the magazine this month with the Equestrian Fashion column. Reporting from the American Equestrian Trade Association’s January trade fair, Dana’s column provides readers with a detailed preview of 2018 equestrian fashion trends that will have riders looking stylish in and out of the show ring.
We have curated two stories in this issue that feature outside perspectives on the World Equestrian Center. “Feels Like Home” is a feature story from the Spring issue of the Carolina Equestrian Magazine written by Publisher and Editor in Chief, Sally F. Kay. And “If You Build It, They Will Show” by Sarah Appel, Publisher and Editor in Chief of Horse & Style. Both articles take an in -depth look at the World Equestrian Center from the perspectives of an exhibitor and a spectator.