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Horse Shows Events located in Tennessee

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Find Tennessee horse shows here with names, dates, location, and types of classes that each of the TN shows offer. The Tennessee Walker is the official state horse and their World Celebration in Calsonic Arena lasts 11 days prior to Labor Day each year. Shows are prominent state-wide for this breed. Other than the TWH Celebration, close to every week of the year, some kind of horse show or event takes place in the Calsonic Arena!

TN also ranks 2nd nationally for mules and donkeys, but of course just about all breeds/disciplines are represented in this state. Tennessee is still famous for fox hunting and for the Iroquois Steeplechase, on the second Saturday in May, ever since 1940. The winners list of the Iroquois is also a list of the greatest steeplechasers in America.

In Tennessee, roughly 30 percent of the land is devoted to the horse industry, shows and events.

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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

Featured Tennessee Horse Shows

Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration
11 days ending the night before Labor Day.
August 23, 2017 to
September 2, 2017
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Standard Tennessee Shows

ETSA Spring Classic
ETSA hosts Spring Classic and the Midsummer Classic.
April 28, 2017 to
April 29, 2017
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Germantown Charity
Many disciplines and many divisions!
June 6, 2017 to
June 10, 2017
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Southern Saddlebred Fall Finale
Online Auctions in the Spring and Fall.
October 19, 2017 to
October 21, 2017
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Basic Tennessee Shows

National Trainers Show March 16, 2017 to
March 17, 2017
Shelbyville, Tennessee
Tri-State Open & Hunter/Jumper Show March 18, 2017 to
March 19, 2017
Cleveland, Tennessee
NWCHA show March 18, 2017
Springfield, Tennessee
WTQHA Spring Fling Circuit April 7, 2017 to
April 9, 2017
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Southern Saddlebred Spring Fling - Show & Sale April 20, 2017 to
April 22, 2017
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Humboldt, Tennessee
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Tennessee Horse Shows and Classes for Breeds
Shows for breeds and events/classes in Tennessee 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 Tennessee offers at least 3 chances to hit the show ring are as follows:

Tennessee Horse Shows with the following discipline classes

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

Drvng    Saddleseat    Academy    Gaited    Eng. Plsr    Cntry Plsr    Sho Plsr    Clssc Plsr    Equitation    Prk    Jumper    Hunter    TRAIL    WSTRN PLSR    WSTRN RDNG   

Tennessee Horse Shows by Month

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

Mar    Apr    May    Jun    Jul