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Horse Shows Events located in North Carolina

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Find North Carolina horse shows here, with names, dates, location, and types of classes that each of the NC shows offer. In North Carolina, shows events take place in all 100 counties of the state. There are over 200 shows in the state each year. NC is horse-country and has been since the 1500’s. The Quarter Horse Janus was kept in NC, and so was Sir Archie (American TB foundation sire). The Carolinas and Virginia were known for fine horses before Kentucky built its reputation!

The largest group in North Carolina is the various breeds of light horses, with warmbloods being second. NC also has a state horse , The Spanish Colonial Mustang. Not only that, but Banker horses really still exist and live there as a now protected herd of wild horses, a remnant left from the time of Columbus.

NC shows events are well-attended, important to residents and to the many who come from out of state. The list of permanent structures and venues and the famous shows and events is very long!!

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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

Featured North Carolina Horse Shows

5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series - September
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60% Payback - NO Assoc. Fees, NO Cattle Charges
September 5, 2015
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North Carolina
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series - October
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October 10, 2015
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North Carolina
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series - November
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November 14, 2015
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North Carolina
Recent Featured Shows
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series - August
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August 8, 2015
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North Carolina
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series - July
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July 18, 2015
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North Carolina
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series - June
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June 13, 2015
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North Carolina
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series - May
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May 2, 2015
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North Carolina
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series - April
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April 11, 2015
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North Carolina
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series
5K Arena Ranch Sorting & Team Penning Series - March
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March 14, 2015
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North Carolina
Standard North Carolina Shows
NC State Charity Classic Horse Show
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Located at the Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. Complex.
September 4, 2015 to
September 5, 2015
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North Carolina
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North Carolina Shows by Month

Anyone involved with horses in North Carolina 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 North Carolina provides three or more shows are:

Apr    May    Jun    Jul    Sep   

North Carolina Shows with the following discipline classes

North Carolina 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 North Carolina offers at least 3 opportunities for showing are as follows:

Drvng    Saddleseat    Academy    Gaited    Eng. Plsr    Cntry Plsr    Sho Plsr    Clssc Plsr    Equitation    Prk    Hunter    Barrel Racing    Reining    TRAIL    WSTRN PLSR   

North Carolina Shows and Classes for Breeds

Shows for breeds and events/classes in North Carolina 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 North Carolinaoffers at least 3 chances to hit the show ring are as follows: