Arabian Horse Competitor Kristi Herbst Wins the Jacksonville Equestrian Center Sportsmanship Award for Staying Strong when Trouble Blows Her Way

Raleigh, NC (October 10, 2017)  –  The 2017 Sport Horse National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Show held in Raleigh, North Carolina was among the many events along the eastern U.S. coast faced with the forecast of Hurricane Irma this season. Luckily, when warnings sounded, quick-thinking competitors pulled together to keep the horses safe and ensure […]


As I am sure you are aware, the entire South Eastern United States, including Jacksonville and surrounding areas, has been greatly affected by Hurricane Irma. The Jacksonville Equestrian Center, specifically, endured damage to barns, is currently still housing equine evacuees and is a staging ground for the Jacksonville Electric Authority for emergency assistance and repairs. […]

JEC will open for Hurricane Irma evacuation status at 7am Wednesday Sept 6

Due to the possible approach to Florida of the dangerous storm Hurricane Irma, JEC will open for evacuation status at 7am Wednesday Sept 6.  Please click below to download the reservation form and for information and how to proceed: Emergency Evacuation Stall Use Agreement (002) VERY IMPORTANT PLEASE NOTE: The JEC is a City of Jacksonville […]


The American Horse Council Foundation Extends Deadline for Horse Owner and Supplier Survey to August 18th

(Washington, DC)- The American Horse Council Foundation (AHCF) announced today that it will be extending the deadline to complete the horse owner and supplier survey to update the National Economic Impact Study to August 18th. “The survey has been open since the beginning of June, and unfortunately we have only had around 9,000 responses,” said AHC President […]

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Florida’s Belgian Warmblood Inspection to be Held at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center

 Jacksonville, FL (July 5, 2017) — This July, the Jacksonville Equestrian Center will welcome the area’s newest batch of superior Belgian Warmblood horses as the southernmost stop on the Belgian Warmblood North American Division’s Keuring Inspection Tour. Set to take place at the prestigious Jacksonville, Florida facility on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, the event will give […]


This Weekend, Drill Team National Championships at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center Promises Exciting Performances

Jacksonville, FL (June 15, 2017) — This weekend, the Jacksonville Equestrian Center is proud to host the Southeast Mounted Drill Team Association (SEMDTA) National Open Drill Team Championships – a competition full of exciting choreographed equine performances. This will be SEMDTA’s fourth National Championship, and the first one held at the expansive Jacksonville Equestrian Center […]