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USA Olympic Team Qualifying Requirements Amended to Extend Time to Make Short List that May Increase to 12 from Eight if Europe Tour Out

4 days ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Olympic Team Qualifying Requirements Amended to Extend Time to Make Short List that May Increase to 12 from Eight if Europe Tour Out
Riders seeking a place on the American Olympic team short list will have another three weeks to April 26 to qualify, under changes published Friday by the U.S. Equestrian Federation to cope with coronavirus-triggered cancellation of events. The short list may be expanded to 12 rider/horse combinations if there are no European competitions instead of up to eight currently planned. Read More

FEI Puts Off Decision on Ocala World Equestrian Center International Event Approvals to Mid-December

2 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on FEI Puts Off Decision on Ocala World Equestrian Center International Event Approvals to Mid-December
The FEI has put off for three weeks a decision on whether to accept a US federation request to withdraw approval of international jumping events from the newly built World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida. The events for 2021 are still on the official FEI calendar. Read More

United States Equestrian Federation Withdraws Approval of Ocala World Equestrian Center Winter Circuit Hunter/Jumper Events

3 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on United States Equestrian Federation Withdraws Approval of Ocala World Equestrian Center Winter Circuit Hunter/Jumper Events
The United States Equestrian Federation announced Wednesday it has withdrawn approval for all of its events during the Ocala Winter Spectacular of 12 weeks and recommended pulling the jumping Nations Cup from the newly built World Equestrian Center. Read More

Ocala’s World Equestrian Center, Amazing Horse Show “City” of Disneyland Style with Touch of Gucci

4 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Ocala’s World Equestrian Center, Amazing Horse Show “City” of Disneyland Style with Touch of Gucci
OCALA, Florida, Oct. 5, 2020--The World Equestrian Center opening in three months is an amazing horse show city of a size unmatched anywhere that the family building it is taking a leaf out of the customer-friendly culture of Disney World about an hour away but adding a touch of Gucci. Read More

21 CDIs for USA in 2021, Includes 3 at New World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida

4 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on 21 CDIs for USA in 2021, Includes 3 at New World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida
Twenty-one international dressage events have been set for the United States in 2021, including three at the newly constructed World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida just four hours from the lineup of seven events at Wellington's Adequan Global Dressage Festival Read More

Kimberly Van Kampen, Prominent Wellington Equestrian Figure, Selling Hampton Green Farm, Moving to Ocala

1 year ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Kimberly Van Kampen, Prominent Wellington Equestrian Figure, Selling Hampton Green Farm, Moving to Ocala
WELLINGTON, Florida, Oct. 28, 2019--Kimberly Van Kampen, a major figure in Wellington's equestrian community, is selling her Hampton Green Farm within hacking distance of the Global Dressage Festival grounds she helped create and has moved to Ocala, 250 miles/400km away. Read More

New World Equestrian Center in Ocala to Host First Shows in 2021

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on New World Equestrian Center in Ocala to Host First Shows in 2021
OCALA, Florida, Jan. 7, 2019--A World Equestrian Center with a main stadium surrounded by a luxury hotel, four indoor and 17 outdoor arenas under construction opened for business Monday with the first horse shows to be staged in two years Read More