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Horse Shows by Month, then in which State for which Breeds




Every month of the year, there is a horse show somewhere iframe search tool on this side in this country. Learn what competitions take place in which months, and which states in each month, and for what breeds!

Our HSC Calendar search tool is here to your right, but these next pages are devoted to months, all of them of course. Not all breeds and not all states are included within each month section though because not all states offer shows or classes for all breeds, all year long.

Much depends on seasonal weather, for travelling as well as facilities like an indoor arena.

Under every month, there are abbreviations only for the states that hold 3 or more competitions during those particular 30 days, and for the most popular breeds too.

BREED ABBREVIATIONS USED:

American Morgan - AMH
American Paint - APH
American Saddlebred - SB
Appaloosa - APP
Arabian - AH
Draft Horse - DH
Friesian - FH
Gypsy Cob - GC
Hackney - HH
Hackney Pony - HP
Miniature - MIN
Missouri Fox Trotter - MFT
Paso Fino - PF
Pinto - Pth
Quarter Horse - AQH
Rocky Mountain Horse - RMH
Tennessee Walker - TWH
Thoroughbred - TB
Warmblood - WB

STATE ABBREVIATIONS USED - To locate “states per month”, that offer 3 or more events, we use the ANSI number for each state rather than the two letter abbreviation. Simply hover your mouse over the number to read the URL

SHOWS BY MONTH:

  Three options are available. 1) Click on a Month-name to see events countrywide during that time period. 2) Click on a state , directly under a month to see states that hold competitions during that time. 3) Under State, click a Breed to read the list of exhibitions with those classes during that time frame.
JANUARY
One of the cold times no matter where you live. There are no states that hold 3 or more competitions during this 30 days, and many couldn’t if they wanted to with so much snow and ice. And only two breeds for which there are more than 3 offerings more than 3 times. This is a traditional time for associations to hold year-end banquets and yearly conventions. Anyone holding or sponsoring shows must turn in their new show-dates for the upcoming season.
JAN-BREEDS:
SB  AH  APH  AQH  TB  WB 
FEBRUARY
The next messiest travel time, and none too warm most places. However, there are two states here, known for mostly nice weather that do offer more than 3 events during this time, and a couple of breeds too that are offered classes more than three times. There are a few events happening, depending on climate.
FEB-STATES:
06  12  34  48 
FEB-BREEDS:
APP  AH  AMH  APH  AQH  TB  WB 
MARCH
This is the time considered the beginning of the show-season and more states offer over 3 opportunities, and more breeds are given classes. Some locations might be a bit nippy, but most everyone is willing to get out there and enjoy the new show-year. It is definitely time to get tack and all needed equipment in order, including the trailer.
MAR-STATES:
06  13  29  45  47  48  51 
MAR-BREEDS:
SB  APP  AH  FH  HH  HP  AMH  APH  AQH  TWH  TB  WB 
APRIL
Still the beginning of the season but everywhere it’s spring, so we have greater numbers, more states offering more than three events, and more provision of more classes for more breeds. Everything is in bloom, including the show-animals and people eager for ‘the season’.
APR-STATES:
06  12  13  21  29  34  37  39  40  45  47  48  51 
APR-BREEDS:
SB  APP  AH  FH  HH  HP  MFT  AMH  APH  PF  AQH  RMH  TWH  TB  WB 

Continue to Months: Month States, Month Breeds pg 2.
Other pages in this section are: 3 and 4