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Horse Shows Events located in Colorado

HorseShowCentral > Shows Calendar > Colorado
Find Colorado horse shows with names, dates, location, and types of classes that each of the CO shows offer. Colorado horse shows events are plentiful, including racing, trail riding, clinics, rodeo and endurance trials or rides. Community equestrian centers are many and frequent, and you suddenly understand that horses are a social venue as well as a way of life in Colorado.

The state  developed the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo, the biggest such event when heading west. Colorado also has a state rescue organization that holds many charity events. Perhaps the most popular in Colorado is the Quarter Horse shows and classes, followed by Arabian and Half Arabian, and then the Thoroughbred.

The Colorado Ranger Horse is a breed developed in Colorado, from two main foundation sires from Turkey, then crossed with local stock. The breed flourishes today. Many of the horses in Colorado were also produced by local Native Americans, but throughout time came to the state from all around the world. Colorado has roughly 50 breeds living there today with their shows, events and varied venues.

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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

Recent Standard Colorado Shows

Denver Queen City Horse Show
Over $5,000.00 awarded in total prize money.
July 12, 2017 to
July 16, 2017
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Basic Colorado Shows

Latigo - Jackpot Barrels & Winter Series January 6, 2018 to
January 7, 2018
Elbert, Colorado
National Western Stock Show January 11, 2018 to
January 15, 2018
Denver, Colorado
Recent Basic Shows
Colorado Fall Charity September 8, 2017 to
September 10, 2017
Denver, Colorado
Circle J. Regional Championship Morgan Show July 12, 2017 to
July 15, 2017
Denver, Colorado
Region 8 Arabian Championship June 8, 2017 to
June 10, 2017
Denver, Colorado
CAHC Spring Arabian May 26, 2017 to
May 28, 2017
Denver, Colorado
Colorado Classic Horse Show April 28, 2017 to
April 30, 2017
Denver, Colorado
Basic Shows Not Yet Updated
Continental Divide Horse Show August 26, 2016 to
August 28, 2016
Loveland, Colorado
Johnstown Saddle Club May 1, 2016
Loveland, Colorado

Colorado Horse Shows and Classes for Breeds

Shows for breeds and events/classes in Colorado 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 Colorado offers at least 3 chances to hit the show ring are as follows:
American Saddlebred    Arabian    Morgan   

Colorado Horse Shows with the following discipline classes

Colorado 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 Colorado 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    Reining    TRAIL    WSTRN PLSR