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Horse Shows Events located in New Mexico

HorseShowCentral > Shows Calendar > New Mexico

Find New Mexico horse shows here, with names, dates, location, and types of classes that each of the NM shows offer. Out of 70,000 or more horses in NM, over 60% are used for horse showing and recreation. That’s a lot of horse show, event competitions! Not only is trail riding popular but also riding vacations and tourism, as well as rodeos and Navajo Reservation rodeos. Hipico Santa Fe NM and Horse Park is said to be the top equestrian center for horse shows in the southwest.

New Mexico also offers a good range of race tracks: Sunland Park Raceway, Ruidoso Downs Racetrack, Sunray Racecourse and Downs at Albuquerque. There is a long standing tradition of racing in NM. For example Ruidoso Downs has hosted live racing since 1947 and later also hosted the All American Futurity.

New Mexico State Univ. offers many varied equine science and equine programs in general, including Therapeutic Riding. NM also offers a Trainer Showcase & Horse Expo each year.

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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 New Mexico Shows

Zia Classic I and II
Presented by AHA of New Mexico.
May 18, 2016 to
May 20, 2016
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New Mexico
Basic New Mexico Shows
NMHJA Spring Fling April 7, 2017 to
April 9, 2017
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Santa Fe Summer Series Welcome Week HJ July 19, 2017 to
July 23, 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Dressage at Santa Fe I & II July 22, 2017 to
July 23, 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fe Summer Series Fiesta HJ August 2, 2017 to
August 6, 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fe Summer Series Grand Prix HJ August 9, 2017 to
August 13, 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Basic Shows Not Yet Updated
Harvest Fling October 29, 2016 to
October 30, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
NMHJA Fall Festival October 7, 2016 to
October 9, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Santa Fe Fall Fun Rista Week HJ September 21, 2016 to
September 25, 2016
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fe Fall Fun Chile Harvest Week HJ September 14, 2016 to
September 18, 2016
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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New Mexico Horse Shows by Month

Anyone involved with horses in New Mexico 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 New Mexico provides three or more shows are:

Apr    Aug    Jul    May    Sep   

New Mexico Horse Shows and Classes for Breeds

Shows for breeds and events/classes in New Mexico 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 New Mexicooffers at least 3 chances to hit the show ring are as follows:
Arabian    Paint    Quarter Horse    Thoroughbred    Warmblood   

New Mexico Horse Shows with the following discipline classes

New Mexico 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 New Mexico offers at least 3 opportunities for showing are as follows:

Barrel Racing    Dressage    Drvng    Eng. Plsr    Equitation    Hunter    Jumper    Reining    TRAIL    WSTRN PLSR    WSTRN RDNG