Florida is home to shows like the Florida Reining Classic, and now, with the addition of the World Equestrian Center Arena, could potentially become the host of many more events. • Photo by Waltenberry

New World Equestrian Center Arena to Be Built in Florida

The World Equestrian Center and Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club are providing residents of Marion County, North Central Florida and beyond a sneak peek at plans for the World Equestrian Center Arena, part of the exclusive and upcoming World Equestrian Center Ocala.

The arena, which remains an officially-to-be-named venue, will be approximately 140,000 square feet and include over 600,000 square feet of pavers, as well as serve as a hub for equine events, community events and movie nights. Other details are as follows:

  • Covered Grandstand on three sides
  • Alfresco VIP dining seats
  • 30’ x 60’ jumbotrons
  • State-of-the-art sound system
  • Flag court entrance
  • All-weather footing with built-in irrigation
  • Climate-controlled judging booths
  • Lush landscaping throughout World Equestrian Center Ocala
  • 18,000 square feet of vendor space

 About Golden Ocala

Golden Ocala is home to championship golf and tennis, an equestrian center, full service fitness and spa experiences, luxury living, fine dining and more. Family owned and operated, the Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club now offers an exclusive National Membership for Equestrians. For more information, visit www.goldenocala.com.

About World Equestrian Center – Wilmington, Ohio

Driven by a passion for horses and a commitment to supporting equestrian sports in the United States, the World Equestrian Center aims to return horse showing to its former grandeur while incorporating an element of fun, reminiscent of the horse shows of the past. Located in Ohio’s “Golden Triangle,” the venue is less than one hour from Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton airports. For more information, visit www.WEC.net.