December 12, 2022 – Ocala, Fla. – World Equestrian Center is pleased to welcome IDA Development as an Official Partner and the Official Poured Rubber Surface of both locations in Wilmington, Ohio, and Ocala, Florida. In addition, IDA Development will be named title sponsor of a grand prix during the World Equestrian Center 2023 show season as part of the partnership.
IDA Development is the gold standard for equestrian services, offering construction of custom barns, covered arenas, all-weather outdoor jumping and dressage arenas, as well as Capillary Equestrian Flow Arenasin addition to providing Equitan Rubber Flooring. Equitan has changed the industry for multi-purpose flooring systems with their state-of-the-art, rubber-based technology. With the installation of more than a million square feet of Equitan, the IDA team puts passion into providing equestrian facilities with the perfect surface.
“We are honored to welcome IDA Development to our family of World Equestrian Center official partners for both locations,” said Roby Roberts. “We are thankful for their support and dedication to providing top-of-the-line surfaces for horses.”
World Equestrian Center – Ocala is a year-round equestrian and sports venue with indoor arenas and multipurpose buildings for vendors. Two Expo Centers may host tradeshows and conventions, as well as weddings and automobile, art and antique shows.
IDA Development has installed more than 550,000 square feet of Equitan Rubber Flooring between both WEC facilities, focusing on the aisles in all the barns, wash stalls and the walkways between the outdoor rings at WEC – Ocala and the aisles at WEC – Wilmington.
“We’re proud to have been selected to provide Equitan rubber flooring for both WEC facilities. It provides an extremely safe surface for the world-class horses competing,” said IDA Development owner Harry Knopp. IDA brings the precision and expertise to every project, which has helped them build a very successful business in just over five years. “We are constantly looking to improve and expand our services. It’s pretty incredible to think where our business is going to be in another five years from now.”
IDA Development continues to be on the cutting edge of new industry trends. Their latest venture, IDA Steel, focuses on building prefabricated metal horse barns, buildings and covered riding arenas designed to the clients’ specifications and built in virtually any dimension. A metal riding arena is the modern solution for covered riding arenas, because of the strength and efficiency steel offers. IDA Steel designs the riding arena according to your discipline or use, meaning your interior layout will be designed to accommodate the activities of your choosing.
About IDA Development
With over 30 years of experience, IDA Development can make all your custom-building dreams come true, whether it’s your vision of a barn or home, all-weather outdoor arena, covered arena, mirrored arena, steel buildingor steel barn. They will walk you through each phase of the planning and construction while meeting your individual needs, timeline, and budget.
What sets IDA Development apart from other licensed contractors is their experience in large farm ownership and the day-to-day tasks of maintaining top show horses. As experts in equestrian construction, you can rest assured that your project will be perfectly suited to meet the needs of both you and your horse. They have also started a partner company called Barnwalkers, which allows them to offer top-of-the-line barn products such as stalls, round pens and walkers as well as accessories, all focusing on horse safety and durability at extremely competitive prices.
IDA Development lives up to the IDA reputation of high-quality work with excellent customer service. You can learn more about IDA Development and Barnwalkers at their store located behind Arena 3 at WEC – Ocala. For more information about IDA Development visit idadevelops.com or contact Harry Knopp at (561) 486-0502 or via email at email@example.com.
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.
Learn more at wec.net.