Marcelo Barros

Owner and Head Trainer

Marcelo a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil has lived in the United States since the mid 90’s. While in Brazil he was an accomplished junior competitor who went on to be a noted course designer and the head trainer of the prestigious Santo Amaro riding club of Sao Paulo.


After moving to the United States Marcelo’s passion for horses lead to the creation of WB Equestrian a multi faceted family business. WB Equestrian has flourished in the Orlando area, growing out of 2 previous locations until finally in 2005 the Lake Markham property was purchase and construction began on the state-of-the-art facility where Marcelo and his wife Sally now call home.


Marcelo is highly respected within the community, he has a passion for teaching and has dedicated his life to helping riders reach their goals. With all of his years in the industry, Marcelo applies his wealth of experience to all aspects of his business, which include his teaching, a successful annual show schedule, competition training for his students both nationally and abroad and the importation of top quality show horses.

Sally Barros

Owner and Manager

Sally is a native of England where she learned to ride and found a love for horses. Upon moving to the United States in the mid 90’s she began developing her competitive riding. 


When Sally and Marcelo started a family and began expanding WB Equestrian, Sally put aside her competitive riding to dedicate more time to her family and developing WB. Sally still continues to fulfill her passion for horses by managing WB Equestrian and a flourishing breeding program.

Calil Yunis

Asst. Head Trainer

Dr Calil Yunis, a certified vet and top trainer in Brazil moved to Central Florida in the early 2000's. Where he has continued to run his own facility before joining the WB team.

Calil is an experienced trainer and rider competing himself in the Open Jumpers before turning his attention to helping others reach their goals. Calil has a strong background in the foundations and dressage and is exceptional at teaching riders of all ages and levels.

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7425 WB Equestrian Dr

Sanford FL 32771

Marcelo Barros Owner & Trainer. Services include : Horse Boarding Orlando & Sanford. Riding Lessons Orlando & Sanford. Horse Sales Orlando & Sanford. Horse Breeding Florida.

WB Equestrian Inc
7425 WB Equestrian Dr. Sanford, FL 32771
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