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2016 Horse Shows and Equine Events

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April 2016

Virginia Horse Festival
April 1-3
Caroline County, VA
www.virginiahorsefestival.com

Can-Am All Breeds Equine Emporium
April 1-3
Markham, ON, Canada
www.canamequine

Equine Affaire
April 7-10
Columbus, OH
www.equineaffaire.com

Midwest Horse Fair
April 15-17
Madison, WI
www.midwesthorsefair.com

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
April 28-May 1
Lexington, KY
www.rk3de.com

Minnesota Horse Expo
April 22-24
St. Paul, MN
www.mnhorseexpo.org

The Mane Event
April 21-24
Red Deer, AB, Canada
www.maneeventexpo.com


May 2016

Fiesta of the Spanish Horse
April 28-May 1
Burbank, CA
www.fiestaspanishhorse.org

137th Kentucky Derby
May 7
Louisville, KY
www.kentuckyderby.com/


June 2016

Spruce Meadows National Tournament
June 8-12
Calgary, AB, Canada
www.sprucemeadows.com

Western States Horse Expo
June 10-12
Sacramento, CA
www.horsexpo.com

Saratoga Classic Horse Show
June 14-19; June 22-26
Saratoga Springs, NY
www.skidmore.edu/saratogaclassic

Super Ride 2015: U.S. Equestrian Drill Ride Championship
June 14-18
Lindale, TX
superride.homestead.com

Appaloosa National Championships/Youth World Show
June 27 - July 9
Tulsa, OK
www.appaloosa.com


July 2016

Am. Shetland Pony Club Congress
July 5-9
Des Moines, IA
www.shetlandminiature.com

Spruce Meadows North American Tournament
July 6-10 (Tentative)
Calgary, AB, Canada
www.sprucemeadows.com

Montana Festival of the Horse
July 8-10
Billings, MT
www.mthorsefestival.com

The Calgary Stampede
July 8-17
Calgary, AB, Canada
www.calgarystampede.com

Tevis Cup
July 23
Truckee, CA
www.teviscup.org

North American Junior/Young Rider Championships
July 26-31
Parker, CO
www.youngriders.org

Arabian Youth Nationals
July 23-30
Albuquerque, NM
www.arabianhorses.org


August 2016

Canadian Arab Nationals
August 14-20
Brandon, MB, Canada
www.arabianhorses.org

American Saddlebred World's Championship Horse Show
Dates TBD
Louisville, KY
www.kentuckystatefair.org


September 2016

American Eventing Championships
Sept. 1-4
Mill Spring, NC
www.useventing.com

Spruce Meadows Masters Tournament
Sept. 7-11 (Tentative)
Calgary, AB, Canada
www.sprucemeadows.com

AMHR Miniature Horse Nationals
Dates TBA
Tulsa, OK
www.shetlandminiature.com

Arabian Sport Horse Nationals
Sept. 21-25
Nampa, ID
www.arabianhorses.org

Dressage at Devon
Sept 27-Oct. 2
Devon, PA
www.dressageatdevon.com

Paso Fino Horse Association Grand National Championship Show
Dates TBA
Lexington, KY
www.pfhagns.com

International Friesian Show Horse Association World & Grand National Horse Show
Sept. 5-9
Springfield, OH
www.friesianshowhorse.com


October 2016

All-American Quarter Horse Congress
Dates TBD
Columbus, OH
www.oqha.com

Bluebonnet Horse Expo
Dates TBD
Austin, TX
www.bluebonnethorseexpo.org

Morgan Grand National
Dates TBD
Oklahoma City, OK
www.morgangrandnational.com

Arabian US Nationals
Dates TBD
Tulsa, OK
www.arabianhorses.org

Washington International Horse Show
Dates TBD
Washington, D.C.
www.wihs.org/

The Mane Event, Equine Education & Trade Fair
Dates TBD
Chilliwack, BC, Canada
www.maneeventexpo.com

World Championship Appaloosa Show
Dates TBD
Fort Worth, TX
www.appaloosa.com

CP National Horse Show
Dates TBD
Lexington, KY
www.nhs.org

November 2016

Great American Trail Horse Festival
Dates TBD
Mora, MO
www.actha.us/festival

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Dates TBD
Toronto, ON, Canada
www.royalfair.org

AQHA World Show
Dates TBD
Oklahoma City, OK
www.aqha.com

Equine Affaire
Dates TBD
West Springfield, MA
www.equineaffaire.com


January 2017

National Western Stock Show
Jan. 7-22
Denver, CO
www.nationalwestern.com

Winter Equestrian Festival
Dates TBD
Wellington, FL
http://pbiec.coth.com/

USEF Annual Convention
Dates TBD
Location TBD
www.usef.org

Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo
Jan. 13 - Feb. 4
Fort Worth, TX
www.fwssr.com

HITS Horse Shows in the Sun
Dates TBD
Thermal, CA
www.hitsshows.com/

HITS Horse Shows in the Sun
Dates TBD
Ocala, FL
www.hitsshows.com

Horse World Expo
Dates TBD
Timonium, MD
www.horseworldexpo.com

American Equestrian Trade Association International Fair
Dates TBD
Oaks, PA
www.aeta.us


February 2017

HITS Horse Shows in the Sun
Dates TBD
Tucson, AZ
http://www.hitsshows.com/

United States Pony Club Annual Meeting
Dates TBD
Arlington, VA
www.ponyclub.org

Horse Expo Pomona
Feb. 3-5
Pomona, CA
www.horseexpoevents.com

Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show
Feb. 16-26
Scottsdale, AZ
www.scottsdaleshow.com

Live Oak Combined Driving Event
Feb. 25-28
Ocala, FL
www.liveoakinternational.com

Southern Equine Expo
Dates TBD
Murfreesboro, TN
www.southernequineexpo.com

Equifest of Kansas
Dates TBD
Topeka, KS
www.equifestofks.com


March 2017

Horse World Expo
Dates TBD
Harrisburg, PA
www.horseworldexpo.com

Illinois Horse Fair
Dates TBD
Springfield, IL
www.illinoishorsefair.org

Rocky Mountain Horse Expo
Dates TBD
Denver, CO
www.rockymountainhorseexpo.com


Check back often. More events will be added throughout the year as dates are finalized.

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