World Equestrian Center – Ocala (WEC) presents the 2024 Winter Spectacular Show Series sanctioned by US Equestrian (USEF) held from January 3-March 24, 2024. WEC – Ocala is pleased to announce circuit stalls/paddocks and entries are now OPEN for the 12-week hunter/jumper circuit featuring Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper competition and five weeks of Fédération Equestre International (FEI) competition.
The circuit is slated to be the best yet with exciting additions to the schedule and facility, including a sixth climate-controlled indoor arena and seven additional outdoor arenas for schooling and exhibition. The five weeks of FEI international show jumping competition will include three weeks of CSI3* competition from February 13-March 3, 2024, and a week of CSI2* and CSI4* competition from March 5-10, 2024. The circuit will come to an exhilarating close in the grand finale week featuring the Longines League of Nations™ CSIO5* qualifying event on March 20-24, 2024.
2024 Winter Spectacular Prize List (Pending USEF and FEI Approval)
Circuit Stall/Paddock Reservations
2024 Winter Spectacular Show Series Dates (Pending FEI Approval):
Winter Spectacular I: 1/3-1/7 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular II: 1/10-1/14 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular III: 1/17-1/21 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular IV: 1/24-1/28 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular V: 1/31-2/4 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular VI: 2/7-2/11 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper – Premier Equitation Cup Championship
Winter Spectacular VII: 2/13-2/18 | FEI CSI3*/ Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular VIII: 2/20-2/25 | FEI CSI3*/ Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular IX: 2/27-3/3 | FEI CSI3*/ Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular X: 3/5-3/10 | FEI CSI4* & FEI CSI2*/ Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular XI: 3/13-3/17 | Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
Winter Spectacular XII: 3/20-3/24 | FEI CSIO5* Longines League of Nations™/ Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper
2024 Winter Spectacular Tentative Class Schedules
Stay tuned for more information regarding the Longines League of Nations™. This event will be ticketed. Pricing and further information to be released soon.
Circuit Stall/Paddock Pricing:
Circuit stalls/paddocks will be available until November 17, 2023, or until inventory is exhausted. There are a limited number of circuit stalls/paddocks available. Circuit stalls/paddocks can be reserved and purchased through Stallinfo.net.
Circuit Stall: $3,600
Circuit Tack Stall: $3,600 (Locking Tack Rooms subject to availability)
Circuit Paddock: $3,600
Circuit items are available until inventory is exhausted.
Please note, tack stall splits are no longer accepted.
Same price cash or credit. Reservations will be accepted starting August 28, 2023, with a 50% deposit required or full payment through Stallinfo.net.
Full payments must be paid online by November 17, 2023, or reservations will be cancelled.
Circuit items are refundable until November 17, 2023, less a $90 processing fee. Stalls/paddocks are the property of World Equestrian Center. Circuit rentals may not be transferred to a third party without the express written consent of management. All horses on the grounds will be charged for a stall or ship-in fee.
No reservations will be accepted through email. Reservations will be complete upon processing of payment and approval of World Equestrian Center. Please understand that World Equestrian Center is unable to accept location requests at this time. Tack stall and paddock requests will be accommodated based on the ratio of horse stalls ordered.
Weekly Stall/Paddock Pricing:
Weekly stall, tack stall and paddock reservations will be available in a limited quantity starting September 25, 2023, on Stallinfo.net. Weekly stalls must be paid in full at the time of reservation.
Weekly Stall: $375
Weekly Tack Stall: $375
Weekly Paddock: $375
Please note, tack stall splits are no longer accepted.
Please note, World Equestrian Center – Ocala has waived the Non Showing Fee of $150.
Horses not staying in stalls will be charged a ship-in fee of $150/week. World Equestrian Center – Ocala has made facility improvements, including wash racks in each ship-in lot.
Grand Prix Dining Experience Presented by Wheels Up
Join World Equestrian Center – Ocala on Saturday nights during the 2024 Winter Spectacular Show Series for The Grand Prix Dining Experience presented by Wheels Up.
With a table offering the most coveted view of the Grand Arena, you can enjoy top-level equestrian sport under the lights at The Equestrian Hotel. Indulge in a three-course chef’s dinner featuring complimentary beer and wine. A cash bar will be available for spirits and bottles of wine from the in-house master sommelier’s selections.
Circuit tables, which include 11 weeks of top equestrian sport, are available for purchase. Weekly table sales available beginning November 15, 2023. Circuit Tables are available through January 4, 2024. Priority seating will be given to series table holders who book early.
Please note, week XII March 20-25 tickets will be sold separately at a later date.
Grand Prix Dining Experience Tickets
2024 Premier Equitation Cup Championship
World Equestrian Center – Ocala is eager to welcome back junior riders for the 2024 Premier Equitation Cup Championship during week VI of the 2024 Winter Spectacular Show Series on February 10, 2024. As a reminder, riders must accumulate 150 points to compete in the 2024 Championship. The qualifying period for the Championship began February 1, 2023, and remains open through January 31, 2024.
For more information visit the WEC Premier Cup page on wec.net.
Photography/ Media Accreditation
World Equestrian Center – Ocala welcomes journalists and members of the media to visit the facility. To apply for media accreditation please fill out the Media Accreditation Form.
Andrew Ryback Photography is the official photographer of the 2024 Winter Spectacular Show Series. Please view the WEC – Ocala Photography Policy for private photographer information.
Winter rates are now available for all lodging options. Stay in luxury at The Equestrian Hotel or find comfort and convenience at the Home Away from Home rental units and on-site RV park.
Discounts for full-circuit, monthly and weekly rentals available for Home Away from Home and the WEC RV Park.
Please visit ocala.wec.net/stay or call 866.478.9267 to book your horse show accommodations today.
For vendor opportunities please fill out the vendor application. For more information or questions, email Christy Baxter at Christy.Baxter@wec.net.
Advertising and Sponsorship
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About World Equestrian Center
World Equestrian Center features two premier 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 good 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.