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Ocala’s Thoroughbred Industry Continues to Thriv...

24 January 17   |  Equestrian  |  

Ocala/Marion County in Florida is one of only four major thoroughbred centers in the world with 600 thoroughbred horse farms that have produced 45 national champions, six Kentucky Derby winners, 20 Breeders’ Cup champions and six Horses of the Year. Ocala’s thoroughbred industry is world-renowned. Equestrians are drawn to the local area’s year-round moderate climate, . . .

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Ocala To Host Prestigious FEI Nations Cup Event in...

09 January 17   |  Equestrian  |  

The most prestigious show jumping series for national teams in the world returns to Ocala in February. The Furusiyya FEI Nations CupTM is scheduled for Feb. 14-19 at the Ocala Horse Properties Stadium at HITS Post Time Farm. Ocala will host the only U.S. North American Region qualifier for the finals, which will be held in . . .

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Horse Show Events Not Just About Competition

06 January 17   |  Equestrian  |  

Today’s horse shows are evolving from a simple competition venue to a destination or “showcation” for the entire family.  Focusing on family and entertainment, and of course, equine competition, the equestrian show facilities are working hard these days to augment the horse show competition with amenities like fine dining, spas, art exhibits, shopping and entertainment. . . .

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Equestrian Sports Are On Forefront Of Gender Equal...

06 January 17   |  Equestrian  |  

Do men and women ever compete in the same sports? Yes, but not very often!  Sports usually segregate the competitors by sex. However, in equestrian sports, men and women compete against each other all the time and in different disciplines. From the rings of the hunter/jumper shows to the racetracks of the thoroughbreds, men and . . .

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