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2016 Horse Shows and Equine Events

Check out all the major equine events listed for the year ahead.

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April 2016

Virginia Horse Festival
April 1-3
Caroline County, VA

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

Equine Affaire
April 7-10
Columbus, OH

Midwest Horse Fair
April 15-17
Madison, WI

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
April 28-May 1
Lexington, KY

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

The Mane Event
April 21-24
Red Deer, AB, Canada

May 2016

Fiesta of the Spanish Horse
April 28-May 1
Burbank, CA

137th Kentucky Derby
May 7
Louisville, KY

June 2016

Spruce Meadows National Tournament
June 8-12
Calgary, AB, Canada

Western States Horse Expo
June 10-12
Sacramento, CA

Saratoga Classic Horse Show
June 14-19; June 22-26
Saratoga Springs, NY

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

Appaloosa National Championships/Youth World Show
June 27 - July 9
Tulsa, OK

July 2016

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

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

Montana Festival of the Horse
July 8-10
Billings, MT

The Calgary Stampede
July 8-17
Calgary, AB, Canada

Tevis Cup
July 23
Truckee, CA

North American Junior/Young Rider Championships
July 26-31
Parker, CO

Arabian Youth Nationals
July 23-30
Albuquerque, NM

August 2016

Canadian Arab Nationals
August 14-20
Brandon, MB, Canada

American Saddlebred World's Championship Horse Show
Dates TBD
Louisville, KY

September 2016

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

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

AMHR Miniature Horse Nationals
Dates TBA
Tulsa, OK

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

Dressage at Devon
Sept 27-Oct. 2
Devon, PA

Paso Fino Horse Association Grand National Championship Show
Dates TBA
Lexington, KY

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

October 2016

All-American Quarter Horse Congress
Dates TBD
Columbus, OH

Bluebonnet Horse Expo
Dates TBD
Austin, TX

Morgan Grand National
Dates TBD
Oklahoma City, OK

Arabian US Nationals
Dates TBD
Tulsa, OK

Washington International Horse Show
Dates TBD
Washington, D.C.

The Mane Event, Equine Education & Trade Fair
Dates TBD
Chilliwack, BC, Canada

World Championship Appaloosa Show
Dates TBD
Fort Worth, TX

CP National Horse Show
Dates TBD
Lexington, KY

November 2016

Great American Trail Horse Festival
Dates TBD
Mora, MO

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Dates TBD
Toronto, ON, Canada

AQHA World Show
Dates TBD
Oklahoma City, OK

Equine Affaire
Dates TBD
West Springfield, MA

January 2017

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

Winter Equestrian Festival
Dates TBD
Wellington, FL

USEF Annual Convention
Dates TBD
Location TBD

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

HITS Horse Shows in the Sun
Dates TBD
Thermal, CA

HITS Horse Shows in the Sun
Dates TBD
Ocala, FL

Horse World Expo
Dates TBD
Timonium, MD

American Equestrian Trade Association International Fair
Dates TBD
Oaks, PA

February 2017

HITS Horse Shows in the Sun
Dates TBD
Tucson, AZ

United States Pony Club Annual Meeting
Dates TBD
Arlington, VA

Horse Expo Pomona
Feb. 3-5
Pomona, CA

Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show
Feb. 16-26
Scottsdale, AZ

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

Southern Equine Expo
Dates TBD
Murfreesboro, TN

Equifest of Kansas
Dates TBD
Topeka, KS

March 2017

Horse World Expo
Dates TBD
Harrisburg, PA

Illinois Horse Fair
Dates TBD
Springfield, IL

Rocky Mountain Horse Expo
Dates TBD
Denver, CO

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

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2/3/2016 9:24:34 AM

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NEW: The High Desert Horse Expo at the Deschutes County Expo Center will showcase over 110 equine oriented vendors and non-profits, as well as seminars presented by regional professionals. There will also be a Ribbon Cutting to kick off the event at opening day, door prizes, and a special recognition of Mothers (in honor of Mother’s Day) on Saturday. Entry to the Expo is $5 per person; children 12 and under are free. 2-for-1 coupons are available at local merchants all over Central Oregon. Learn more at or contact Brandi (Hereford) Ebner at or 503-682-0411 x103.

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