WEC Ocala unveils 2021 schedule

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he World Equestrian Center today confirmed the opening events for their long-awaited Ocala facility with a proposed inaugural schedule that includes 12 weeks of World Equestrian Center hunter / jumper horse shows beginning January 5, 2021, and ending March 28, 2021. Prize money for the weekly events is proposed to top $400,000 per week with overall circuit money and prizes projected to reach nearly $5 million dollars.

The World Equestrian Center is currently undertaking the mileage exemption process through the US Equestrian and USHJA for the above dates. Should World Equestrian Center be denied recognized dates, management is committed to running unrecognized horse shows on the dates above or a combination of recognized and unrecognized depending on the decisions reached by US Equestrian and USHJA in order that our owners and competitors may plan accordingly.

The World Equestrian Center Ocala prize list is vast, with more than 100 divisions from opportunity classes all the way up to Grand Prix. Weekly feature classes include:


The World Equestrian Center Ocala prize list is vast, with more than 100 divisions from opportunity classes all the way up to Grand Prix. Weekly feature classes include:


Proposed Weekly Feature Hunter Classes

•$10,000 Non Pro Hunter Derby 2’6

•$10,000 National 3’ Hunter Derby OPEN

•$10,000 National 3’ Hunter Derby NON PRO

•$30,000 World Equestrian Center Hunter Derby

•$10,000 World Equestrian Center Pony Hunter Derby

Proposed Weekly Feature Jumper Classes

•$25,000 World Equestrian Center Welcome Stake – Regional Standard

•$75,000 World Equestrian Center Grand Prix - American Standard

•$25,000 Futures Prix


Exhibitors can now reserve stalls at World Equestrian Center Ocala in advance of the facility opening for our Winter Hunter / Jumper circuit beginning in January 2021. Stalls are priced at $250 per week or $2,500 for 12 weeks. Reservations made now will hold stalls with payment due in October 2020 in advance of the horse show circuit. Stall reservations can be made via www.horseshowing.com, in the Ocala World Equestrian Center section.

World Equestrian Center Ocala stabling includes 2,100 permanent stalls in 23 state of the art steel and concrete barns; 17 of which are climate controlled. Stall sizes are a combination of 12x12 and 12x14 to accommodate larger horses. Designed for the utmost in comfort and safety for horses and their caregivers, our stabling features amenities that will make you and your horses feel at home:

•Air is circulated by 8 24’ Big Ass® fans in each barn, while each stall is equipped with individual fans

•Each stall features a Stable Comfort Mattress by AmberWay Equine

•Spacious barn aisles are 12ft wide with individual water spigots at each end

•There are 12 (hot + cold) wash racks in each barn

•Each barn features 12 secure / lockable tack rooms

•Surveillance cameras in each barn and 24-hour security team onsite

•All barns include individual restroom facilities for Women and Men

How to Book Your Stalls

To book stabling at World Equestrian Center horse shows, exhibitors must submit an official Stall Reservation Form available on horseshowing.com and or WEC.net.  Stall reservation forms must be submitted to Ocalastalls@wec.net

All modifications to stall reservation form must be done in writing to Ocalastalls@wec.net. Any stalls cancelled within 14 days of the start of the horse show will be considered forfeited, and billed at $250 per stall.

Stall Pricing

Stalls for showing horses are $250 or $2,500 for 12 weeks. Tack and grooming stalls are $250.

Closing Dates

Reservation and payment must be received by October 31. Stabling Manager will email payment instructions.

Wait List

Stalls are sold on a first come, first serve basis. Once we are at Sold Out status, your reservation will be added to the Wait List in the order your form has been submitted. You will be notified by the Stabling Manager should stalls become available for you.

Contact stabling manager Vinnie Card with questions or for more information at Vinnie.Card@wec.net or 352-428-1393.



About World Equestrian Center


The World Equestrian Center features two premiere multidisciplinary horse show venues located in Wilmington, Ohio and Ocala, Florida.

Our Wilmington, Ohio facility includes more than 200,000 square feet of climate-controlled indoor riding space and features premium footing, permanent stabling and onsite accommodations. The facility hosts 32 WEC-owned US EQUESTRIAN rated hunter/jumper horse shows each year as well as top AQHA shows, breed shows, clinics and other events.

Slated to open in 2021, the World Equestrian Center Ocala, Florida will provide world-class equestrian competition in all disciplines and equestrian-inspired country club living adjacent to the fabulous Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club.

Dedicated to offering great sport and good fun in a family-friendly environment, the World Equestrian Center promises their exhibitors a horse show experience built on three core values: Quality. Class. Distinction. Visit our website to learn more.


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