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Horse Shows Events located in Massachusetts

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Find Massachusetts horse shows here, with names, dates, location, and types of classes that each of the MA shows offer. Horse showing is alive and well in MA, with both local and state competitions. Also there are 2 race tracks, Suffolk Downs (TB) and harness racing at Plainridge. There are about 26,000 horses or more enjoyed in Massachusetts horse shows, pleasure and trail, therapy, racing and as work horses.

The Eastern States Exposition facility in West Springfield hosts MA horse shows and events year round, and the regional fair for New England. In addition ,both the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Northampton and the Topsfield Fairgrounds host many MA regional horse shows. There are also a number of colleges in Massachusetts that have equestrian programs.

The state equine industry uses about 40,786 acres of agricultural land in Massachusetts and of all the farms and stables, at least 20 percent or more of services offered involve MA horse shows.

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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 Massachusetts Horse Shows

UPHA Chapter 14 Spring Premiere UPHA Chapter 14 Spring Premiere
Come celebrate the beginning of the Season!
April 12, 2018 to
April 14, 2018
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New England Morgan Horse Show New England Morgan Horse Show
The AMHA Region 1 Championship.
July 24, 2018 to
July 28, 2018
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Standard Massachusetts Shows

Twin State Octoberfest
Located at Eastern States Fairgrounds.
October 26, 2017 to
October 29, 2017
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Region 16 Arabian Championship
Championships for New York and New England.
July 12, 2017 to
July 15, 2017
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Basic Massachusetts Shows

Greater Boston Charity Horse Show May 24, 2018 to
May 27, 2018
Topsfield, Massachusetts
Eastern States Exposition Saddle Horse Show September 20, 2018 to
September 23, 2018
West Springfield, Massachusetts
Basic Shows Not Yet Updated
Conerstone Farm Hunter HS - Nov November 12, 2017
Haverhill, Massachusetts
Equine Affaire - Massachusetts November 9, 2017 to
November 12, 2017
W. Springfield, Massachusetts
Cornerstone Farm HS - October October 28, 2017
Haverhill, Massachusetts
Big E Eastern States Exposition Draft Horse Show September 28, 2017 to
October 1, 2017
West Springfield, Massachusetts
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Massachusetts Horse Shows and Classes for Breeds
Shows for breeds and events/classes in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts offers at least 3 chances to hit the show ring are as follows:

Massachusetts Horse Shows with the following discipline classes

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

Drvng    Saddleseat    Gaited    Eng. Plsr    Cntry Plsr    Sho Plsr    Clssc Plsr    Equitation    Prk    Dressage    Hunter    TRAIL    WSTRN PLSR   

Massachusetts Horse Shows by Month

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

Apr    May    Jun    Jul    Aug    Sep    Oct