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Horse Shows Events located in Maryland

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Find Maryland horse shows here, with names, dates, location, and types of classes that each of the MD shows offer. This state, with over 40 different breeds, offers horse shows of all types, indoor and outdoor held statewide year round.

Horse showing and recreational use account for roughly half of the equine population. Of course with over 250 years of Thoroughbred racing competition (including the famous Preakness Stakes), horses, equestrians and fans come to MD from all over the world. Standardbred racing is also important, along with Polo and Steeplechasing -- actually there are over 35 different disciplines highlighted in horse shows and active throughout Maryland!

In the 1600s the wild ponies arrived at Assateague Island.
In 1750 Washington raced his horses in Annapolis.
In 1870 the Preakness began at Plimlico.
Maryland traditionally and currently loves horses!!

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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 Location & Contact

Basic Maryland Shows

March 18, 2018
Owings Mills, Maryland
Showplace Spring Festival HJ March 28, 2018 to
March 31, 2018
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Maryland National April 5, 2018 to
April 8, 2018
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Fair Hill International APRIL HT April 13, 2018 to
April 15, 2018
Elkton, Maryland
Basic Shows Not Yet Updated
Waredaca Farm Horse Trials August 19, 2020 to
August 20, 2017
Gaithersburg, Maryland
PVDA Fall Dressage November 10, 2017 to
November 11, 2017
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
WIHS REGIONAL & ZONE 3 FINALS HJ October 20, 2017 to
October 22, 2017
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Waredaca T3D Event & HT October 19, 2017 to
October 22, 2017
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Fair Hill International CCI October 11, 2017 to
October 15, 2017
Elkton, Maryland
Capital Challenge Hunter Jumper October 2, 2017 to
October 8, 2017
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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Maryland Horse Shows and Classes for Breeds

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

Maryland Horse Shows with the following discipline classes

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

Equitation    Dressage    Hunter   

Maryland Horse Shows by Month

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

Mar    Apr    May    Jun    Aug    Sep    Oct