November 21, 2022 – WILMINGTON, Ohio – World Equestrian Center – Wilmington is pleased to announce several facility enhancements for the Winter in the Midwest indoor circuit and the 2023 competition season. The flagship Ohio facility hosts Winter in the Midwest, the longest running indoor winter show circuit in the United States, featuring 17 consecutive weeks of USEF sanctioned hunter/jumper competition. World Equestrian Center is committed to providing a quality experience for exhibitors, competitors and equestrian enthusiasts to enjoy top-notch sport by implementing ongoing enhancements to all amenities.
The footing in the Sanctuary Arena as well as the Sanctuary warm-up arena has recently been replaced for a superior experience for horses and riders. Upgrades to the HVAC system have been made to improve ventilation and the circulation of air to enhance our climate-controlled environment.
Diverse Building Solutions has installed upscale rubber pavers in Vendor Village, where guests can shop, dine and enjoy their time at World Equestrian Center – Wilmington. New facility sponsor, IDA Development, has also installed rubber flooring in the R+L walkway, along the Winners Wall and in the Sanctuary Arena tunnel for ultimate comfort and safety of horses, riders and guests.
Plans for the 2023 season include ongoing upgrades to stabling at the facility, where more than 275 Dutch doors have been added and rubber flooring is planned for barn aisles. In addition, the outdoor jumper arena has been expanded for enhanced competition in the spring and summer and new footing is planned for the R+L Arena.
About World Equestrian Center
World Equestrian Center features two premiere 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 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.
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