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Horse Shows Events located in Maine

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Find Maine horse shows here, with names, dates, location, and types of classes that each of the ME shows offer. Roughly 3500 horses in Maine are used for racing, while over 30,000 are used for pleasure and/or horse showing. It has been said that if you stood all of the horses in Maine, nose to tail, that the line would go up and down Mount Katahdin thirty-six times! Take a drive in the country and you see a horse in almost every backyard.

The Hollis Equestrian Park hosts several horse shows each year, as do other venues, however since Maine is almost 90% forested. there are national and many state parks for trail riding, to which 90,000 or more trips are taken in a given year!! As for racing, the roots in Maine go back to around 1893, and ME also opened the first night racing venue on the east coast. There are also many annual fairs around the state that often include harness racing.

The University of Maine offers many equine programs including equine assisted therapy and much current and ongoing research.

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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 Maine Shows

ASAM Summer Spectacular
Class AA Pleasure Competition.
July 12, 2018 to
July 14, 2018
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Basic Maine Shows

Kane Kountry Farm Seacoast Classic HJ August 6, 2017 to
August 6, 2076
Scarborough, Maine
ASAM Long Horn April 29, 2018
Hollis, Maine
ASAM Specially Designed Stables Classic May 13, 2018
Hollis, Maine
Basic Shows Not Yet Updated
The Maine Event - Maine State Championship September 22, 2017 to
September 24, 2017
Skowhegan, Maine
AHAME Autumnfest Apple Jubilee September 8, 2017 to
September 10, 2017
Skowhegan, Maine
Highview Show August 27, 2017
Cumberland, Maine
PINE TREE SIZZLER August 13, 2017
Hollis, Maine
Puckerbrush Farm Dressage I, II & III July 21, 2017 to
July 23, 2017
Newburgh, Maine
SMDA Recognized Dressage Show July 16, 2017
Hollis, Maine
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Maine Horse Shows and Classes for Breeds

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

Maine Horse Shows with the following discipline classes

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

Drvng    Saddleseat    Academy    Gaited    Eng. Plsr    Cntry Plsr    Sho Plsr    Clssc Plsr    Equitation    Hunter    WSTRN PLSR   

Maine Horse Shows by Month

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

Jun    Jul    Aug