Located in at the heart of the buzzing World Equestrian Center – Ocala, guests of The Equestrian Hotel will find endless adventure both on property and off. As the largest equestrian competition complex in the United States, WEC is an active showground equipped with seven restaurants and over 25 retailers.
Ocala Marion County, otherwise known as the “Horse Capital of theWorld” is a haven for outdoor recreation, offering ample access to pristine waterways for swimming and paddling and thousands of acres for hiking, trail riding, running and biking in the Ocala National Forest. Both the Gulf and Atlantic coasts are just a short day trip away.
OCALA ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS
There is no other destination like Ocala, Florida. Top local outdoor attractions include Silver Springs State Park, Santos Trailhead and The Canyons Zip Line and Adventure Park.
Don’t miss the popular stops for culture and art centers—Appleton Museum of Art, O’Reilly Arts Center, NOMA Gallery, Tuscawilla Art Park, and the Museum of Drag Racing, just to name a few.
VISIT THE WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER WEBSITE
Visit the official WEC website for complete details on this premier equestrian and multidisciplinary venue located in both Ocala, Florida and Wilmington, Ohio. The World Equestrian Center is committed to providing an unparalleled experience for exhibitors, spectators, vendors, sponsors and retailers.
WELCOME TO THE WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER – OCALA, FLORIDA
World Equestrian Center – Ocala offers a rare combination of class and capacity. The largest equestrian complex in the United States is a world-class, multi-indoor and outdoor arena facility offering state-of-the-art amenities to accommodate numerous disciplines within the equine industry and more!
Keep up to date on what is happening at The World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida with our live event stream!
The largest equestrian complex in the United States, World Equestrian Center – Ocala brings the ultimate horse show experience to exhibitors and vendors, combining quality facilities with exceptional service.
The Equestrian Hotel, a stately, 248-room hotel features stylishly appointed rooms and suites with stunning views of the property. In addition to the oversized accommodations, the hotel has luxury shopping, unique dining, a state-of-the art fitness center, resort spa and a salon.
OCALA REAL ESTATE
World Equestrian Estates offers discerning buyers a limited opportunity to own property adjacent to World Equestrian. Opportunities are available through Royal Shell by calling 352.269.6980 to be notified of new releases. Royal Shell is the exclusive brokerage for the World Equestrian Estates at World Equestrian Center – Ocala.
CONVENTIONS & TRADESHOWS
The well-appointed exposition centers make this a premier event destination for countless industries including automotive, consumer, pop culture, animal enthusiasts and more. Ideal for local, regional and national events, the state-of-the-art exposition centers each provide 132,300 square feet of contiguous space and modern capabilities.
OCALA SPORTING EVENTS
There are multiple indoor and outdoor capabilities in our Ocala, Florida sporting facilities to accommodate a variety of sports and performance competition events. This includes soccer, basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, dance, martial arts, cross-country, lacrosse and more.
Our Ocala indoor facilities and outdoor performance fields provide modern structures, convenient access and accommodations that surpass expectations for an exceptional show.
The ideal destination for elegant celebrations in beautiful Ocala, Florida! Take in the stunning, lush landscape of the oak canopy garden for outdoor events and receptions, or enjoy the intimate setting of the Paris Room or Rose Garden.
A variety of world class facilities are available for sporting events, trade shows, equestrian events and more. We feature an onsite chapel, spacious and modern stabling, a veterinary clinic that includes animal boarding, and a general store for those last minute items.
World Equestrian Center – Ocala is grateful for the support of our generous sponsors. We are proud to partner with the following companies that support equestrian sport and our facility:
World Equestrian Center – Ocala offers access to prestigious designers, fashion, beauty, décor and cuisine. Unparalleled shopping and dining can be experienced throughout the property with unbridled access to the opulent equestrian lifestyle — all in one convenient location.
CONTACT WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER – OCALA
Interested in speaking with our show experts about hosting your next event or sponsorship at World Equestrian Center?
Please contact us and we will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.
World Equestrian Center – Ocala
8510 NW 17th Lane, Ocala, FL 34482