January Ocala Horse Properties/Equiventures Warm Up Arena
Ocala, Florida - Horses, owners, trainers, competitors, judges and other officials from the North American continent will be arriving in Ocala on Jan 4th for the next Ocala Horse Properties Event Series that will be held Jan 5-6 at the Florida Horse Park. These triathlon events include dressage, show jumping and cross country jumping.
Dates for the fourth annual 2012-2013 OCALA HORSE PROPERTIES INTERNATIONAL EVENTS at the Florida Horse Park continue January 5-6, February 8-10, and April 11-14, 2013. In total the four competitions last season hosted over 1200 competitors from as far away as Hawaii and foreign competitors from Sweden, New Zealand, England, and more. There will be three different phases of the competition going on at any one time: dressage, show jumping and cross country jumping. For January: horses will be competing in cross country on Saturday and Sunday: over 27 different jumps on varied terrain and even jumping in water. This exciting event is a wonderful way to spend a day in the country with family, there is activity for the kids including bouncy houses and miniature golf @ $10.00 for all day/unlimited fun.
February is when the bulk of the northerners are down for training in Ocala and some competitors arrive especially for the event. April is an International competition and has global attention; riders earn points towards world standings with the Prestigious CCI one and two star FEI competitions.
Jay Hambly from Canada, Florida's Horse Park senior status FEI course designer/builder will once again be designing the beautifully built and exciting to watch/ride cross country course for all of Florida and the region to enjoy. Nationally known, Marc Donovan from South Carolina, FEI course designer/builder is returning to create the show jumping tracks.
"Over $20,000 prize money will be awarded throughout the Jan, Feb and April shows this Spring, said Peter Gray, Equiventures, LLC event organizer.
The cost for attending this January event is free!!!!
The Florida Horse Park is ideally situated in central Florida. See equiventures.com for schedules, directions, [email protected]
Karen Eileen, Equiventures Media
Peter Gray, Event Manager/Organizer: