Renowned Course Designers Craft Tracks for 2022 USEF Fall Show Series at World Equestrian Center – Ocala
World Equestrian Center – Ocala welcomes world-renowned course designers to lay the tracks for the 2022 Fall Show Series sanctioned by United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). The series consists of four weeks of Premier Hunter/Level 6 Jumper competition from November 9 through November 20 and December 7 through December 18. The international roster of course designers that will lay the jumper tracks in the WEC Grand Arena includes Oscar Soberon (USA), Peter Grant (CAN), Bernardo Costa Cabral (POR) and Catsy Cruz (MEX).
FEI Level III course designer Oscar Soberon will shape the tracks for the first week of the 2022 USEF Fall Show Series. Soberon is a well-known designer with almost 20 years of experience. He has showcased his skills at the Pan American Games, Winter Equestrian Festival and more. He has assisted with the build at the 2008 Olympic Games and 2009 World Cup Finals™, as well as numerous CSI shows and Nations Cups throughout his career.
Internationally recognized FEI Level III course designer Peter Grant (CAN) will take over the design duties for week II. Grant is well known for his experience at Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Canada, where he has designed numerous CSI5* tracks. He has supported course designing team at championships including the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, 2007 and 2017 FEI Jumping World Cup™ Finals, and the 2010 and 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games.
During week III, respected FEI Level IV designer Bernardo Costa Cabral (POR) will build the show jumping tracks in the WEC Grand Arena. Cabral assisted with the courses at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 and again at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Great Britain. Cabral recently set the tracks during the 2021-2022 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League season, such as the Washington International Horse Show.
The 2022 USEF Fall Show Series will close with courses built by Ana Catalina “Catsy” Cruz of Mexico. The talented FEI Level III designer has become an exhibitors’ favorite for her intricate designs. She has built numerous CSI courses around the continent at the Winter Equestrian Festival and shows in Traverse City, and she has showcased her talents at World Equestrian Center – Ocala on numerous occasions.
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