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Horse Shows Events located in Connecticut

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Find Connecticut horse shows here, with names, dates, location, and types of classes that each of the CT shows offer. The number of Connecticut horse shows and events ranks well, being about third in the nation and for sure higher than another other state in the New England area. Over half of the horses in Connecticut include many mixed-breeds, Quarter Horses, Thoroughbred. But there are also good numbers of Arabian, and Morgans, plus breeds like Saddlebred, Appaloosa, Paints and Standardbreds..There is most definitely a strong interest in Connecticut for showing.

Along with shows, clubs and clinics, there is much specific interest in Polo,and the hunt seat disciplines. The top interest pleasure and trail riding, with forest areas and greenway areas having been preserved. One of the older horse programs in the nation is at the University of Connecticut, which maintains around ninety horses, includes a Polo program and is renown for the breeding of the Morgan horse.

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Standard show ads are only $5 for an entire year; Featured ads $49 or less.



Entries in the Horse Show Calendar appear below in the following order: Featured ads first, followed by the $5 Standard ads. Within each section shows are ordered by “start date”.
Name Dates Breeds Disciplines State Results

Standard Connecticut Shows

Middlebury Bridle Land Association’s Annual Fall Hunter Pace
Points earned towards trophies in Associated Bridle Trail series.
September 13, 2015
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Basic Connecticut Shows
TSHA Open Show- Aug August 21, 2015 to
August 23, 2015
Oneco, Connecticut
TSHA- Open Show- July July 17, 2015 to
July 19, 2015
Oneco, Connecticut
TSHA Open Show - June June 5, 2015 to
June 7, 2015
Oneco, Connecticut
CDCTA Dressage & Combined Test Schooling Show May 10, 2015
Westbrook, Connecticut

Connecticut Shows with the following discipline classes

Connecticut shows based on a single discipline or shows that offer specific discipline classes is importantly useful for all exhibitors who reside in or near this state.   Disciplines for which Connecticut offers at least 3 opportunities for showing are as follows:

Drvng    Equitation    Jumper    Hunter    Barrel Racing    TRAIL