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World Equestrian Center – Ocala Adds More Than $150,000 in Prize Money to 2021 Summer Show Series

OCALA, Fla. – World Equestrian Center – Ocala has added an additional $150,000 in prize money to be awarded throughout weeks II, III and IV of its inaugural 2021 National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA) Summer Horse Show Series. The increase in prize money for competition June 16-20, June 23-27 and June 30-July 4 celebrates the outstanding support the Summer Show Series has received from competitors so far. Entries are still open for all remaining weeks of the Summer Show Series.

Rebecca Conway and Con Coleur placed second in the Welcome Prix and competed in the grand prix, which will now offer $75,000 in prize money for Summer II, III, and IV weeks. Photo by Andrew Ryback Photography

“We’ve seen an amazing response this season in Ocala with trainers and riders joining us from all over the country and the world,” said Roby Roberts. “With the recent opening of The Equestrian Hotel at WEC and the new summer shows underway, we want to keep saying thank you and add some more fun to the summer for our exhibitors and their families.”

Prize money increases have been assigned to the following classes during Summer II, III and IV:

  • The Grand Prix will now offer $75,000, with a $5,000 rider bonus for the fastest four-fault first round

  • The Futures Prix will now offer $10,000

  • The Non-Pro Hunter Derby will now offer $7,500 in prize money

  • The Pony Hunter Derby prize money will be doubled to $5,000

To access the schedule, click here. Stall reservations and entries can be made online here. An NSBA membership is required for each owner, exhibitor, trainer and horse. Visit for membership information and registration. The NSBA-sanctioned World Equestrian Center – Ocala Summer Show Series features nine more weeks of competition:

  • Summer II - June 16-20*

  • Summer III - June 23-27*

  • Summer IV - June 30-July 4*

  • Summer V - July 7-11

  • Summer VI - July 14-18

  • Summer VII - July 21-25

  • Summer VIII - July 28-August 1

  • Summer IX - August 4-8

  • Summer X - August 11-15

* Denotes increased prize money


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