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Horse Shows Events located in Iowa

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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 Iowa Shows

Des Moines Springfest
Over $100,000 for Blank Children’s Hospital.
April 28, 2016 to
May 1, 2016
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Iowa State Fair Society Horse Show
The Iowa State fair as an internationally known event.
August 16, 2016 to
August 18, 2016
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Recent Standard Shows
Iowa Limited Breeder’s Stake - Stallion Service Auction
Don’t miss out!!!
February 6, 2016
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Basic Iowa Shows
Iowa All Arabian Spring Show April 16, 2016 to
April 17, 2016
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Iowa Arabian Memorial Day April 16, 2016 to
April 17, 2016
Des Moines, Iowa
Great River Benefit May 13, 2016 to
May 15, 2016
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Iowa Fall Classic September 9, 2016 to
September 11, 2016
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Basic Shows Not Yet Updated
Midstates Fall September 9, 2015 to
September 13, 2015
Mason City, Iowa
Iowa Gold Star Stallion Futurity/Fall Classic September 4, 2015 to
September 7, 2015
Des Moines, Iowa
Midstate Summerfest Horse Show June 3, 2015 to
June 7, 2015
Mason City, Iowa

Iowa Shows with the following discipline classes

Iowa 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 Iowa offers at least 3 opportunities for showing are as follows:

Drvng    Saddleseat    Academy    Gaited    Eng. Plsr    Cntry Plsr    Sho Plsr    Equitation    Hunter    WSTRN PLSR   

Iowa Shows by Month

Anyone involved with horses in Iowa wants to know which shows occur where, each month. These shows and their locations within the state, and their start dates, is a 'need to know' situation and changes from year to year, The months in which Iowa provides three or more shows are:

Sep    Apr   

Iowa Shows and Classes for Breeds

Shows for breeds and events/classes in Iowa are of great interest to those living in the state, or nearby. Of course, often a state offers one of more shows that pull in many entries from around the country. Breeds for which Iowaoffers at least 3 chances to hit the show ring are as follows: