Wednesday, April 14, 2021

World Equestrian Releases Ocala 3D Video Tour

Ocala 2021 Campaign Begins! WILMINGTON, Ohio – January 7, 2019 – The World Equestrian Center has released a dynamic 3D video tour of their burgeoning Ocala, Florida, facility; beginning a countdown to its Grand Opening in January 2021. The...

World Equestrian Center – Ocala Unveils 2021 Guide to Winter Spectacular Featuring $9 Million...

OCALA, Florida – Oct. 27, 2020 – The World Equestrian Center is pleased to present the Guide to World Equestrian Center – Ocala Winter Spectacular in advance of the grand opening of its state-of-the-art...

New Leadership Appointments at Danny & Ron’s Rescue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Wellington, FL) Danny & Ron’s Rescue is pleased to announce the appointment of Devon Degen to the position of Executive Director and Kim Tudor to the position of Chief Marketing Officer...

2020 Competition Year Rule Changes

BY ANNIE BIRMINGHAM New rules for the 2020 competition year took effect on December 1st, 2019 and were released during the 2019 USHJA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. These ten new regulations include pony hunter...

Meet Me in St. Louis! The St. Louis Horse Show Series Returns Under New...

A new year will mean a fresh start for the time-honored St. Louis Horse Show Series, which will return in 2021 under the ownership of Mo Duhon. With extensive experience in nearly all facets...

Ella and Whinny: Chincoteague Show Pony Steams Back to Health with Young Horsewoman’s Help

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 14, 2020. Franklin, Tenn. The mention of Marguerite Henry's Misty of Chincoteague novels beams many equestrians back to their childhood dreams. As the protagonists of the 1950s tales, these hearty, feral ponies roamed Virginia...

16 year old Brooke Peterson Soars To The Win In the $100,000 Great Southwest...

Katy, TX--Saturday night saw 24 riders put their skills to the test over the challenging 3* course where five pairs made it into the jump off. The youngest competitor, Brooke Peterson, took the win...

McLain Ward Charges Into WEF Week Three With Douglas Elliman Real Estate CSI3* 1.45m...

Wellington, FL – January 22, 2020 – U.S. Olympic team gold medalist McLain Ward opened week three at the 2020 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) with a win riding Catoki in the $37,000 Douglas Elliman Real...

Horse Tests Positive for Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) in Ocala | WEC- Ocala Recommends Precautionary...

OCALA, Florida – March 2, 2021 – World Equestrian Center – Ocala management has been made aware that a horse in the Ocala area has tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1). There have been no...

Stacia Madden Breaks Down the Basics at Rutledge Farm Sessions

Middleburg, Va. - November 12, 2019 - The Rutledge Farm Sessions welcomed renowned equitation trainer Stacia Madden of Beacon Hill Show Stables to its historic facility in Middleburg, Virginia Saturday, Nov 9-10, for a two-day clinic. Three groups of...

National Snaffle Bit Association Announces Expanded Approval of Hunter Jumper Classes

BY NSBA The National Snaffle Bit Association is pleased to announce that the association is expanding its approval of hunter jumper classes, beginning in 2021 with the World Equestrian Center Ocala’s Winter Spectacular series in...

Kevin Babington Wins $30,000 Voltaire Design Jumper Classic at 2019 Lake Placid Horse Shows

Lake Placid, NY—June 28, 2019— Irish Olympic veteran Kevin Babington rode Shorapur to victory in the $30,000 Voltaire Design Jumper Classic at the 2019 Lake Placid Horse Shows, Sponsored by Bainbridge Farms, LLC and Presented by Sea...

Scott Stewart Dominates Thursday Professional Hunters at WEF, Rides Catch Me to 100 in...

Scott Stewart piloted Gochman Sport Horses LLC’s Catch Me to a perfect score of 100 and the championship ribbon Thursday in the High Performance Hunters, sponsored by Antarès Sellier France. “That horse has really come...

2020 Fall Indoor Circuit Changes Locations Due to COVID

BY DANI SCHNEIDER Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Directors and show management teams of the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, Washington International Horse Show, and National Horse Show have worked together to satisfy...

World Equestrian Center Makes Capital Improvements for Capital Challenge

Wilmington, Ohio – Exhibitors at the Capital Challenge Horse Show, to be held September 25 – October 4, 2020, at the World Equestrian Center – Ohio, will be the first to enjoy newly completed...

Dominic Gibbs Drives Away with WEC Premier Cup Equitation Championship

The WEC Grand Arena played host to the WEC Premier Cup Equitation Final where 59 talented junior riders were tested over a traditional three-phase Equitation format with jump heights set at 3’6″. Competition was...

Recipients Announced for 2020 USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting...

Lexington, Ky.—May 20, 2020—The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the USHJA Gochman Grant for USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm. Lulu Carney, Jocelyn Flannery and Eleanor Pieters...

Capital Challenge Announces Move to World Equestrian Center

Wilmington, OH – Capital Challenge Horse Show management has announced, after careful consideration, that this year’s show will be held at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, OH, on the original dates of September...

USHJA Foundation Gochman Family Grant Makes 3 Riders’ Dreams Come True

Lexington, Ky.—May 13, 2019—The USHJA Foundation is pleased to award the 2019 Gochman Family Grant to Sofia McCoy of Hampstead, Maryland; Eddyn Molden of Middleton, Virginia; and Alexandra van der Woude of Warrenton, Virginia....

Christine Campbell and Stallone Win $15,000 WEC Derby 3′ Non Pro

The $15,000 WEC Derby 3′ Non Pro saw a field of 34 entries vying for the win, but it was Christine Campbell and her own Stallone (Silver Train x Mickey’s Gal) took home the...

IEA Announces 2021 National Finals Dates and Locations

July 8, 2020 (Columbus, Ohio) - The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) has confirmed the 2021 National Finals dates and locations for each of the organization’s three disciplines for this season. The season begins in August 2020 and concludes...

In Memoriam: Roy Burek of Charles Owen

We are sad to learn that Roy Burek of Charles Owen passed away peacefully on April 27, 2019, after having a heart attack in his sleep. The following is from Charles Owen in tribute...