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Horse Shows Events located in Connecticut

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Find Connecticut horse shows here, with names, dates, location, and types of classes that each of the CT shows offer. The number of Connecticut horse shows and events ranks well, being about third in the nation and for sure higher than another other state in the New England area. Over half of the horses in Connecticut include many mixed-breeds, Quarter Horses, Thoroughbred. But there are also good numbers of Arabian, and Morgans, plus breeds like Saddlebred, Appaloosa, Paints and Standardbreds..There is most definitely a strong interest in Connecticut for showing.

Along with shows, clubs and clinics, there is much specific interest in Polo,and the hunt seat disciplines. The top interest pleasure and trail riding, with forest areas and greenway areas having been preserved. One of the older horse programs in the nation is at the University of Connecticut, which maintains around ninety horses, includes a Polo program and is renown for the breeding of the Morgan horse.

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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

Standard Connecticut Shows

Shallowbrook - June HJ
Family-fun event for ALL levels of H/J
June 8, 2017 to
June 11, 2017
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Basic Connecticut Shows

Pines Open March March 10, 2018 to
March 11, 2018
South Glastonbury, Connecticut
Stepping Stone Farm March I HJ March 11, 2018
Ridgefield, Connecticut
Stepping Stone Farm March II HJ March 17, 2018
Ridgefield, Connecticut
Fairfield Co Hunt Club March March 18, 2018
Westport, Connecticut
Pines Open April I March 31, 2018 to
April 1, 2018
South Glastonbury, Connecticut
Pines Open April II April 21, 2018 to
April 22, 2018
South Glastonbury, Connecticut
Ox Ridge April HJ April 21, 2018
Darien, Connecticut
Westbrook Spring Fling HJ April 26, 2018 to
April 29, 2018
Westbrook, Connecticut
Mystic Valley Dressage April 28, 2018 to
April 29, 2018
Gales Ferry, Connecticut
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Connecticut Horse Shows and Classes for Breeds

Shows for breeds and events/classes in Connecticut 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 Connecticut offers at least 3 chances to hit the show ring are as follows:
Thoroughbred    Warmblood   

Connecticut Horse Shows with the following discipline classes

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

Equitation    Dressage    Hunter   

Connecticut Horse Shows by Month

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

Jan    Mar    Apr    May    Jun    Jul    Aug    Sep    Oct    Nov