Jacksonville Equestrian Center Races Into the New Year with Timed and Championship Events

The Jacksonville Equestrian Center rang in the New Year with a dash for cash that attracted the country’s top barrel racers. The No Bull Grand Slam barrel race was held January 4-6, 2019 and paid out more than $100,000. Entries totaled 1,000 for the weekend long event.  Teenager Michael Duffie was crowned the Open 1D Champion riding Reclaim Fame. The 13-year-old rider […]

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Barrel Racers spend Thanksgiving at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center for the 16th Annual Fiddler’s Turkey Run

The16th Annual Fiddler’s Turkey Run Barrel Event, located at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center for the last 13 years, was an adrenaline-charged epicenter of professional barrel racing over the Thanksgiving holiday vacation. Hosting more than 1500 horses and riders from the United States and Canada, all made the trip to Florida seeking their share of more […]

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Jacksonville Equestrian Center Honors Angela Langen with Sportsmanship Award at the International Andalusian & Lusitano Horse Association National Championship

Angela Langen showed judges why she and Gabarito Da Cerca were the most suitable choice to become the Dressage Suitability Amateur National Champions at the International Andalusian & Lusitano Horse Association (IALHA) Nationals, October 9-13 in Katy, Texas, and the German rider (now based in Napa, California) showed such generosity of spirit among her fellow […]

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Sportsmanship Takes Center Stage At The Arabian Horse Association Sport Horse Nationals Thanks to The Jacksonville Equestrian Center

The 2018 Sport Horse National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Show held in Nampa, Idaho is known for its glitz, glamour, and high spirited horses. This year one young lady outshined all of the sparkle with her outstanding smile and sportsmanship. Hillary Boothe, of Lompoc, California, competed two horses over the weekend and greeted everyone she […]

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Quarter Horses Take The Reins Over Memorial Day at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center

The Florida Quarter Horse Association hosted a three-day showing extravaganza at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center May 26-28, 2018.  High point awards were given out and over 200 classes offered something for everyone to enjoy. Showcasing the versatility of the American Quarter Horse; the show offered a full slate of classes including trail, reining, and conformation.  […]

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First Coast Classic Dressage Brings Unique “Showposium” to the Jacksonville Equestrian Center

With top tier arenas, an indoor coliseum like no other in the area and over 400 permanent stalls, the Jacksonville Equestrian Center provides everything a dressage rider needs to enjoy competing with their equine partner. First Coast Classic Dressage landed at the Jacksonville facility to learn and improve their dressage knowledge this past weekend when […]

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Jacksonville Equestrian Center Goes Down Under With Clinton Anderson Horsemanship Clinic

The Jacksonville Equestrian Center hosted The Walkabout Tour with Clinton Anderson over May 19-20 in the Indoor Coliseum. Australian native Anderson is a world-renowned clinician, best known for helping people to have a better relationship with their horse.  Anderson and his Walkabout Tour are all about inspiring and educating his loyal followers so that they […]

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