Upperville, Va. – April 12, 2019 – The Upperville Colt & Horse Show (UCHS) is proud to welcome the World Equestrian Center as the presenting sponsor of this year’s $71,200 Welcome Stakes CSI4*, set to take place on Friday, June 7.
Celebrated as a premier destination for equestrians in the Midwest, the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio, has become renowned for providing exhibitors with an exceptional horse showing experience based on three core values: Quality. Class. Distinction.
Among the largest equestrian competition venues in the U.S., the World Equestrian Center hosts 28 weeks of USEF-rated hunter/jumper competition in three circuits: The Winter Series of the Midwest, The WEC Spring / Summer Series and The WEC Fall Series including the World Equestrian Center Invitational.
For exhibitors, the World Equestrian Center features more than 200,000 square feet of indoor climate-controlled competition space, 600 stalls, heated walkways and a custom blended GGT footing throughout. A brand new outdoor show complex features five spacious rings and eight turn out paddocks, all within close proximity to stabling.
Barb Roux, president of the UCHS, said, “I am so pleased to add the World Equestrian Center to our list of prestigious sponsors for this year’s exciting event. The World Equestrian Center supports many top-level shows and as an elite destination for equestrians themselves, their partnership with the Upperville Colt & Horse Show speaks volumes.”
Visitors to the World Equestrian Center enjoy the many thoughtful amenities including onsite accommodations in the Cabin Village or Home Away from Home Park, the Paddock Club restaurant, an elegant shopping experience in the Vendor Village and luxurious services at the Cutting Room Aveda Day Spa.
In January 2021, the World Equestrian Center will debut a brand new location in Ocala, Florida, providing world-class equestrian competition and equestrian-inspired luxury living adjacent to the stunning Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club.
To learn more about the World Equestrian Center, please visit www.wec.net.
To learn more about the Upperville Colt & Horse Show, please visit www.upperville.com.
About the Upperville Colt & Horse Show:
The Upperville Colt & Horse Show, founded in 1853, is the longest running horse show in the United States. Held June 3–9 in picturesque Upperville, Virginia, under the oaks, this iconic seven-day event has been highly regarded as a boutique attraction and a fixture on the schedules of Virginia locals as well as world-class equestrians. Featuring a FEI CSI4* rating and World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) designation, this is a can’t-miss event for both competitors and spectators alike.