10 Important Facts about Horseback Riding Helmets

10 Important Facts about Horseback Riding Helmets

Almost every equestrian has heard the saying, “it’s not if you fall, but when…and how hard.” Horseback riding is a wonderful, exciting sport—but it’s also a dangerous one. Piloting a half-ton animal with a mind of its own from 5-plus feet off the ground comes with inherent risks. Did you know that per hour of exposure, horseback riding

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WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER – OCALA’S 2022 USEF SUMMER SERIES SET TO BEGIN IN JUNE

WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER – OCALA’S 2022 USEF SUMMER SERIES SET TO BEGIN IN JUNE

World Equestrian Center – Ocala’s nine-week USEF 2022 Summer Show Series showcasing two-weeks of FEI CSI 3* competition with Premier Hunters and Level 6 Jumpers is set to begin on June 15. The Series promises to bring thrilling equestrian sport with every level from leadline to national competition. Join us for highlighted classes including the

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ENTRIES & STALLS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2022 OCALA SUMMER HUNTER/JUMPER HORSE SHOW SERIES FEATURING FEI 3* & USEF PREMIER HUNTERS/LEVEL 6 JUMPERS

ENTRIES & STALLS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2022 OCALA SUMMER HUNTER/JUMPER HORSE SHOW SERIES FEATURING FEI 3* & USEF PREMIER HUNTERS/LEVEL 6 JUMPERS

World Equestrian Center – Ocala is excited to announce that entries and stall reservations are NOW OPEN for the 2022 Ocala Summer USEF Hunter/Jumper Horse Show Series featuring FEI 3* competition. The nine-week series will showcase two weeks of FEI 3* competition during weeks III and IV. The series is comprised of nine weeks of

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BEN EBELING & INDEED REACH FOR THE STARS IN GRAND PRIX FREESTYLE CDI3* AT WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER DRESSAGE III

BEN EBELING & INDEED REACH FOR THE STARS IN GRAND PRIX FREESTYLE CDI3* AT WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER DRESSAGE III

Photo by Q2 Photography. Under the lights of the Grand Arena at the World Equestrian Center – Ocala on Friday, April 15, 2022, Benjamin Ebeling (USA) and Indeed, owned by Vantage Equestrian Group II LLC, danced their way to victory in the Grand Prix Freestyle CDI3* at the World Equestrian Center Dressage III show, sponsored by Hampton

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Equestrian Jessica Springsteen Talks Riding Style and Prepping for the Olympics

Equestrian Jessica Springsteen Talks Riding Style and Prepping for the Olympics

Competing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo next week will be a first for equestrian Jessica Springsteen. The American athlete is currently ranked 14th on the international riding list, and she is set to compete in both the individual and team jumping categories (with her horse Don Juan van de Donkhoeve). “This has been my dream

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Carbohydrates 101 for Horses

Carbohydrates 101 for Horses

From glucose to frustose to lactose–not to mention a laundry list of other “oses”–carbohydrates can be incredibly confusing. But this group of sugar-based compounds, also called saccharides, comprises important energy sources for the horse. Therefore, understanding them and utilizing them in your horse’s diet are crucial. They also are a major component of forages, a

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