World Equestrian Center’s New Arena is Simply Amazing

World Equestrian Center and Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club Announce 140,000-square-foot Arena.

OCALA, Fla. (Nov.14, 2017) — 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.

For more information on vendor opportunities, as well as retail space adjacent to the five-story, approximately 260-room hotel, contact Kindel Carpenter at (352) 369-6969. For sponsorship opportunities in Ocala, contact Amy Agricola at (352) 502-3896. For sponsorship opportunities in Wilmington, Ohio, contact Bill Harless at (937) 382-0985.

Arena details include:

  • 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

Learn more at the World Equestrian Center website

About Golden Ocala

Golden Ocala offers members a piece of paradise in the rolling hills of North Central Florida. It 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 exquisite Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club is a jewel set in the oasis of beautiful “Horse Country.”

The Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club now offers an exclusive National Membership for Equestrians. For more information, visit

About World Equestrian Center – Wilmington, Ohio

Driven by a passion for horses and a commitment to supporting equestrian sports in the United States, the WEC 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. The World Equestrian Center offers more than 26 weeks of USEF ‘AA’ rated Hunter / Jumper competition.

For more information and to view our events calendar, visit