Entries Open Now for the World Equestrian Center Fall Horse Shows: Sept. 25–Oct. 27 Featuring Nearly $1 Million in Prize Money/Prizes

Introducing The World Equestrian Center Premier Championship Cup

The World Equestrian Center features 200,000 sq. ft. of riding space with premium footing, permanent stabling and charming onsite accommodations. At the World Equestrian Center exhibitors enjoy a different kind of indoors – bright, clean, fun, family friendly and customer service-focused.

Please join us in Ohio from September 25-October 27 for exciting equestrian sport and nearly $1 million in money / prizes at the World Equestrian Center Fall Horse Shows. Exhibitors will enjoy five USEF rated Hunter / Jumper horse shows filled with incredible special prizes and awards including the inaugural World Equestrian Center Premier Championship Cup.

An expanded prize list is out today featuring full details of all five weeks including the addition of a second $50,000 Grand Prix, presented by Buckeye Nutrition, as well as 16 Hunter Derbies to accommodate all levels ranging from 2’6” to USHJA National (Non Pro and Open) and a $40,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby. Access the complete Fall Prize List and reserve stalls online at horseshowing.com.

Special incentives during the World Equestrian Center Fall Horse Shows include a FREE tack stall for every 5 competing horses per trainer and NO Jumper Nomination Fees for both Fall I and Fall II horse shows.

NEW this year! The World Equestrian Center Premiere Championship Cup – where Junior and Amateur riders can qualify to compete to claim the ultimate grand prize of one of three 2019 Chevrolet Blazers during our Fall Classic II week. Riders can qualify by competing in the following classes:

  • World Equestrian Center Equitation Premier Championship Class – Open to junior riders. A three-phase event with a testing phase for 14 riders. Fence heights will be set at 3’6” (complete specs in prize list). Riders must have competed at the WEC Fall I or Fall II Horse Show in the same competition year. The winning rider will receive a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer.
  • Junior/Amateur Hunter WEC Premier Cup Classic – Junior or Amateur riders will qualify for this class by winning a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place ribbon in any one of the following divisions: Amateur Owner 3’6” 18-35, and 36 & over, Small Junior Hunter 3’6”, ages 16-17 and 15 & under, Large Junior Hunter 3’6”, 16-17 and 15 & under, Small Junior 3’3”, and Large Junior Hunter 3’3”. To qualify these ribbons must be won during the Fall I-III and Fall Classic I Horse Shows.
  • Children’s/Adult Amateur Hunter WEC Premier Cup Classic – Children’s or Adult Amateur riders will qualify for this class by winning a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place ribbon in any one of the following divisions: Adult Amateur Hunters 18-35 and 36 & over, and Children’s Hunter 14 & Under and 15-17. To qualify these ribbons must be won during the Fall I-III and Fall Classic I Horse Shows.

More Special Awards

The 2019 WEC Fall Horse Shows are part of the ongoing Kentucky Horse Shows LLC and the World Equestrian Center USHJA National Hunter Derby Series taking place at 15 shows and culminating in a $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby Open and $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby Non Pro.  New this year is the WEC 2’6” Non- Pro Hunter Derby collaboration with 15 shows that lead up to the WEC $10,000 2’6” Non-Pro Hunter Derby presented by Dover Saddlery during the Fall Classic II. Participants are eligible for $10,000 in Leading Rider Awards based on series points. Awards will be given at the WEC Fall Classic II horse show on October 27, 2019.

 EquiJet Leading Young Professional Rider Award

The 30U rider that accumulates the most points will receive a $5,000 voucher from EquiJet. Points will be calculated using 10-6-4-2-1-1/2. All under saddle AND table II jumpers are excluded. Running 1/1/19 – 10/27/19)

Flexi Equine Leading Jumper Rider Award

The rider that earns the most money in the jumper ring will receive a WEC branded tack locker from Flexi Equine Tack Lockers. Junior, Amateur, and Professional riders are all eligible. (Running 5/22/19-10/27/19)

 Fall Horse Show Weekly Highlights

 Fall I & Fall II (Sept. 25-29 and Oct. 2-6):
$20,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby - Open: Fences 3' w/ 3'5" options.
$20,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby - Non-Pro: Fences 3' w/ 3'5" options
$3,500 Non Pro Hunter Derby 2'6”
$1,500 World Equestrian Center Welcome Stake
$10,000 World Equestrian Center Grand Prix
$4999 Futures Prix

Fall III (Oct. 9-13):
$20,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby - Open: Fences 3' w/ 3'5" options
$20,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby - Non-Pro: Fences 3' w/ 3'5" options
$3,500 Non Pro Hunter Derby 2'6
$5,000 World Equestrian Center Welcome Stake
$25,000 World Equestrian Center Grand Prix
$7,500 Futures Prix

Fall Classic I (Oct. 16-20):
$20,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby - Open: Fences 3' w/ 3'5" options

$20,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby - Non-Pro: Fences 3' w/ 3'5" options
$3,500 Non Pro Hunter Derby 2'6"

$15,000 World Equestrian Center Welcome Stake
$50,000 World Equestrian Center Grand Prix Presented by Buckeye Nutrition
$7,500 Futures Prix

Fall Classic II (Oct. 23-27):
$20,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby - Open: Fences 3' w/ 3'5" options
$20,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby - Non-Pro: Fences 3' w/ 3'5" options
$10,000 Non Pro Hunter Derby 2'6” Presented by Dover Saddlery
$15,000 World Equestrian Center Welcome Stake
$50,000 World Equestrian Center Grand Prix
$7,500 Futures Prix
$40,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby: Fence 3'6" - 4' with 4'3" options.

 Sponsors

The World Equestrian Center is grateful for the ongoing support of our generous sponsors: Antares Sellier, Buckeye Nutrition, CWD Sellier, Dietrich Insurance, Dover Saddlery, EquiFit, EquiJet, Equitex, Flexi Equine Tack Locker, Hagyard Pharmacy, Horse First, Osphos, Kentucky Performance Products, Perfect Products, Pyranha, Tribute Equine Nutrition, Vetoquinol and Voltaire Design.

About World Equestrian Center
Located in Wilmington, Ohio, the World Equestrian Center features more than 200,000 square feet of climate-controlled riding space, making it one of the largest indoor/outdoor equestrian sport venues in the world. The state of the art facility features premium footing, permanent stabling and onsite accommodations as well as 32 weeks of AA rated Hunter / Jumper competition.

 Dedicated to offering great sport and good fun in a family friendly environment, the World Equestrian Center promises their exhibitors an experience built on three core values: Quality. Class. Distinction.

In 2021, the World Equestrian Center will debut a brand new location, providing world-class equestrian competition and equestrian-inspired country club living, all adjacent to the fabulous Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club in Ocala, Florida. For more information please visit http://www.wec.net.

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World Equestrian Center Fall Horse Shows FAST FACTS

 What: The World Equestrian Center Fall Horse Shows includes five weeks of USEF rated Hunter / Jumper competition from September 25 – October 27, 2019.

Where: The World Equestrian Center – 4095 State Rte. 730, Wilmington, OH 45177

Hours:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily. Free and Open to the Public. Onsite Parking.

Information: Horse Show Secretary – Julie Agar – julie.agar@comcast.net

Horse Show Management: Arena Horse Shows LLC – TJ Campbell - tj.campbell@wec.net

Stabling: Stalls for showing horses will be $100. Non-Showing Horses and Tack / Feed Stalls $250.  Reserve stalls on horseshowing.com or via email – stalls@wec.net

Vendors: Contact Vendor Coordinator – Erin McMurry – erin.mcmurry@wec.net

Accommodations:
On site accommodations in our Cabin Village (sleeps 4-6) and Home Away from Home Park (sleeps 4-8) are available to book online at www.wec.net or by calling 937-382-0985 ext. 3

Area Lodging:
Holiday Inn – Roberts Centre – 937-283-3200
General Denver Hotel – 937-383-4141
Hampton Inn – 937-382-4400
Holiday Inn Express – 937-382-5858
Royalton Inn and Suites – 937-366-6864
Cowan Lake Cabins – 866-644-6727

RVs: The World Equestrian Center has many camping sites equipped with electric, water, and sewer for $175 per week or any portion thereof, you must reserve these on your entry form or stall reservation form. Please check in at the horse show office prior to parking your RV.

Entries: The entry closing date for mailed entries is received 7 days before the first day of the show, or the Monday before the show for online entries submitted at www.HorseShowing.com.

 Live Streaming: Provided by ShowNet

Contact/Mailing During the Show:
World Equestrian Center
Horse Show Office
4095 SR 730
Wilmington, Ohio 45177

The World Equestrian Center is located one hour from Dayton, Columbus and Cincinnati airports. For driving directions visit www.wec.net.

Media Contact:
Candace FitzGerald
candace.fitzgerald@wec.net
603-738-2788

 

 

 

 

 

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