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Ocala International Horse Show

The inaugural Ocala International Horse Show was held October 26 – 30, 2021, making it the first horse show for the American Saddlebred, Hackney Pony and Roadster show, with plenty of Open Breed classes for Morgan, Arabian, Dutch Harness Horse and other performance show horse breeds to be hosted in the exclusive new venue at the prestigious WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER in Ocala, Florida. With many reigning World Grand Champions in attendance, as well as exciting, up and coming pairs making debuts, the show lived up to its hype with exciting sessions, incredible backdrops and rave reviews from owners, trainers, exhibitors and spectators alike.

Voted 2021 UPHA Chapter 16 Horse Show of the Year

OCTOBER 25-29, 2022

Get your RAFFLE TICKETS for our 2023 Show Package!

Limited tickets available! Your chance to win an exclusive experience during the Ocala International Horse Show from October 24-28, 2023! Winner receives— 7-night stay at The Equestrian Hotel at WEC Ocala 7-day Golf Cart Rental OIHS Branded Merchandise A value of over...

UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC is OPEN

The NEW UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC is OPEN! The University of Florida Veterinary Hospital at the World Equestrian Center is now open for business, providing leading-edge patient care to horses and small animals on site for WEC exhibitors, as well as from the local...

Last call for 2022 Package Raffle Tickets

Just a few tickets left for a chance to win our 2022 Show Package! Your chance to win an exclusive experience during the Ocala International Horse Show from October 25-29, 2022! Winner receives— 7-night stay at The Equestrian Hotel at WEC Ocala 7-day Golf Cart Rental...

Horses meet luxury in Tampa Bay Times article

The Tampa Bay Times featured an article outlining the Equestrian Hotel at the World Equestrian Center, which is one of our premiere places to stay during the Ocala International Horse Show. Read all about it below!

Show Proofs are online at DougShiflet.com

Want to relive our exciting horse show? Looking for fabulous photos to use in your win ad? Don't miss the magic, visit our Official Show Photographer's website!   Doug Shiflet Photographer

It’s a WRAP! Scenes from the 2021 Ocala International

Saturday Night Stake Night highlights! Come back for more excitement in 2022!

Get your Raffle Tickets to win a 2022 Package at OIHS!

Your chance to win an exclusive experience during the Ocala International Horse Show from October 25-29, 2022! Winner receives— 7-night stay at The Equestrian Hotel at WEC Ocala 7-day Golf Cart Rental OIHS Branded Merchandise Over $3,000 in value! Tickets are $100 and...

2021 OIHS Show Results

Bookmark this page to see the latest show results from the 2021 Ocala International Horse Show! Tuesday Evening Results Wednesday Morning Results Wednesday Evening Results Thursday Morning Results Thursday Evening Results Friday Morning Results Friday Evening Results...

Need a farrier while at OIHS?

Our official horse show farriers during the 2021 Ocala International Horse Show are: Sean Norris - 352-425-9531 Euchee Matthews - 352-246-4772 Both have shod World Champions and are happy to assist!

Hospitality at the 2021 OIHS

Everything happening during 2021 OIHS!We have a full week of activities for exhibitors to enjoy during our inaugural Ocala International Horse Show on October 25th through the 30th at the beautiful World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida! Every morning from 7 AM - 9...

The World Equestrian Center in Ocala is hosting world-class equestrian competition in all disciplines and equestrian-inspired country club living adjacent to the fabulous Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club. Dedicated to offering great sport and good fun in a family friendly environment, the World Equestrian Center promises their exhibitors a horse show experience built on three core values: Quality. Class. Distinction.

Slated to be the largest equestrian complex in the United States, the World Equestrian Center of Ocala will host World-Class events in a city that calls itself “The Horse Capital of the World.” WEC continues to add enhancements on a day to day basis, with significant projects moving forward during the ongoing construction of this one of a kind facility. The Ocala International Horse Show is excited to be a part of the first year of events and looks forward to an ongoing relationship and growth.

Nestled on 4,000 acres, WEC currently inhabits over 400 acres, with 300 additional acres in reserve for future building. The World Equestrian Center is a world-class multi-indoor and outdoor arena facility with state of the art amenities that can accommodate numerous different disciplines within the Equine Industry. For more information, please visit www.WEC.net.

Comments overheard by our photographer, Doug Shiflet, at the inaugural Ocala International Horse Show—

  • “This is like a horse show on a cruise ship”
  • “This place is amazing “
  • “I haven’t had a bad meal”
  • “Never need to leave for duration of show”
  • “lighting is incredible”
  • “Great shopping”
  • “Feel safe here”
  • “Lots of parking”
  • “Built with horse first in mind”
  • “Felt welcomed”
  • “Staff at Equestrian Hotel so accommodating”
  • “Luxurious”
  • “The RV and camper area is incredible”
  • “Everybody seems so happy”
  • “First horse show I can remember that I don’t want to leave”
  • “This is great exposure for the American Saddlebred”
  • “How many horses did you bring?”….”not enough!”
  • “The stalls are huge”
  • “With fans in every stall and the other amenities already in place it only took us 2 hours to completely set up”
  • “The feeling is so good here that win or lose you’re happy”
  • “I felt like I was on vacation”
  • “Disneyland for Equestrians”
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