Ocala, FL – World Equestrian Center – Ocala (WEC) presents the 2024 Winter Spectacular Show Series sanctioned by US Equestrian (USEF) held from January 3-March 24, 2024. WEC – Ocala is pleased to announce weekly stalls/paddocks and entries are now OPEN for the 12-week hunter/jumper circuit featuring Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper competition and five-weeks of Fédération Equestre International (FEI) competition.
The circuit is slated to be the best yet with exciting additions to the schedule and facility, including a sixth climate-controlled indoor arena and seven additional outdoor arenas for schooling and exhibition. The five-weeks of FEI international show jumping competition will include three weeks of CSI3* competition from February 13-March 3, 2024 and a week of CSI2* and CSI4* competition during week X from March 5-10, 2024. The circuit will come to an exhilarating close with the Longines League of Nations™ qualifying event on March 20-24, 2024.
2024 Winter Spectacular Show Series Dates:
Weekly class schedules can be found on HorseShowing.com.
Winter Spectacular I: 1/3-1/7 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular II: 1/10-1/14 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular III: 1/17-1/21 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular IV: 1/24-1/28 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular V: 1/31-2/4 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular VI: 2/7-2/11 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper/WCHR – Premier Equitation Cup Championship
Winter Spectacular VII: 2/13-2/18 | FEI CSI3*/ Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular VIII: 2/20-2/25 | FEI CSI3*/ Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular IX: 2/27-3/3 | FEI CSI3*/ Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular X: 3/5-3/10 | FEI CSI4* & FEI CSI2*/ Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular XI: 3/13-3/17 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular XII: 3/20-3/24 | FEI CSIO5* Longines League of Nations™/ Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper/WCHR
FEI Draft Schedules:
FEI Approved Schedule Winter Spectacular VII
FEI Approved Schedule Winter Spectacular VIII
FEI Approved Schedule Winter Spectacular IX
FEI Approved Schedule Winter Spectacular X
FEI Approved Schedule Winter Spectacular XII
Tickets are now on sale for the 2024 Winter Spectacular grand finale and Longines League of Nations™ qualifier! Click the button below for ticketing information and the event schedule.
Circuit Stall/Paddock Pricing:
Circuit stalls and paddocks were available until November 17, 2023. For questions regarding circuit stalls, contact email@example.com.
Weekly Stall/Paddock Pricing:
Weekly stall, tack stall and paddock reservations are now available in a limited quantity on Stallinfo.net. Weekly stalls must be paid in full at the time of reservation.
Weekly Stall: $375
Weekly Tack Stall: $375
Weekly Paddock: $375
Please note, tack stall splits are no longer accepted.
No reservations will be accepted through email. Reservations will be complete upon processing of payment and approval of World Equestrian Center. Please understand that we are unable to accept location requests at this time. Tack stall and paddock requests will be accommodated based on the ratio of horse stalls ordered.
Please note, World Equestrian Center – Ocala has waived the Non Showing Fee of $150.
Horses not staying in stalls will be charged a ship-in fee of $150/week. World Equestrian Center – Ocala has made some facility improvements including wash racks in each ship-in lot.
Please bring the following health documents to the Show Office (CaptiveOne Advisors Indoor Arena 1 lobby) or email firstname.lastname@example.org the following health papers, upon arrival. In the email, please state the horse’s show name and add the trainer’s name. Please, do not put photos in the body of the email, add the documents as attachments.
- A 14-day statement of health, certificate of veterinary inspection or a health certificate, required for all horses arriving from instate or outside the state of Florida
- Coggins within 1 year
- Trainer/Owner Health Declaration (New for 2024) – Signed by an owner/trainer confirming that the horse has not experienced a fever exceeding 101.5 degrees or any disease in the 72 hours leading up to its arrival. Additionally, the horse must not have been exposed to or treated for an unexplained fever in the past 28 days and should have tested negative for any disease at least 30 days prior to arrival. If the horse has tested positive within the last six months for any infectious diseases, this information should also be disclosed. See form.
- Vaccine records of Flu/Rhino within the span of 6 months.
Click here for equine health and safety protocol details.
Grand Prix Dining Experience Presented by Wheels Up & Grand Prix Reception Experience
Join World Equestrian Center – Ocala on Saturday nights during the 2024 Winter Spectacular Show Series for an unmatched experience. Choose from the Grand Prix Dining Experience presented by Wheels Up and the Grand Prix Reception Experience, each offering remarkable views and world-class hospitality.
Grand Prix Reception Experience
Reserve a seat with a premium view of the Grand Arena to watch the grand prix action while you enjoy a reception with included hors d’oeuvres and charcuterie from 7pm to 8pm, along with a complimentary drink ticket and dedicated private cash bar. | $75 per person, tax additional
Grand Prix Dining Experience presented by Wheels Up
With a table offering the most coveted view of the Grand Arena, you can enjoy top-level equestrian sport under the lights at The Equestrian Hotel. Indulge in a three-course chef’s dinner featuring complimentary beer and wine. A cash bar will be available for spirits and bottles of wine from the in-house master sommelier’s selections. Full circuit tables are available for purchase for 11 weeks of Saturday night grands prix through January 4, 2024, followed by weekly table sales.
** Please note, week XII March 20-25 tickets will be sold separately at a later date.
2024 Premier Equitation Cup Championship
World Equestrian Center – Ocala is eager to welcome back junior riders for the 2024 Premier Equitation Cup Championship during Week VI of the 2024 Winter Spectacular Show Series on February 10, 2024. As a reminder, riders must accumulate 150 points to compete in the 2024 championship. The qualifying period for the championship began February 1, 2023 and remains open through January 31, 2024.
For more information visit the WEC Premier Cup page on wec.net.
Don’t miss a moment of the action! Skip the line when you download the World Equestrian Center app and order online from select restaurants.
Photography/ Media Accreditation
World Equestrian Center welcomes journalists and members of the media to visit our facility. To apply for Media accreditation please fill out our Media Accreditation Form.
Andrew Ryback Photography is the official photographer of the 2024 Winter Spectacular Show Series. Please view our Photography Policy for private photographer information.
Winter rates are now available for all lodging options. Stay in luxury at The Equestrian Hotel or find comfort and convenience at our Home Away from Homes rental units and on-site RV park.
Discounts for full-circuit, monthly and weekly rentals available for Home Away from Home and the WEC RV Park.
Please visit ocala.wec.net/stay or call 866.478.9267 to book your horse show accommodations today.
Golf Cart Rentals
Explore World Equestrian Center – Ocala to the fullest by golf cart. Our daily and weekly rentals offer a unique way to navigate the more than 370-acre property. Uniquely designed for golf cart traffic, you’ll enjoy easy access to retailers, stables, arenas, accommodations and the sprawling complex grounds. Reserve you golf cart today!
Valid: January 1-March 31, 2024
$30/Hourly, $120/Daily, 15% off for Weekly rate
Advertising and Sponsorship
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About World Equestrian Center
World Equestrian Center features two premier equestrian and multidisciplinary venues in Ocala, Florida, and Wilmington, Ohio.
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.