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Horse Shows Events located in Minnesota

HorseShowCentral > Shows Calendar > Minnesota

Find Minnesota horse shows here, with names, dates, location, and types of classes that each of the MN shows offer. In a survey residents indicated that trail riding was the number one activity they participate in with their horse, followed by entering MN horse shows, events. Over 60, attend Horse Expos in St. Cloud and St Paul in April each year!

The state is fifteenth in the US for numbers of horses, so it goes without saying there are many Minnesota horse shows. There are also, 36 state trails with 1000 miles for trail riding... that just state trails.

There are roughly 100,000 or more horses in MN on at least 13,000 or more farms, ranches and stables. Along with lessons and training, a whole lot offer services to customers of entering MN horse shows and other competitions.

UMN offers equine science and also helpful info for all owners. Also several MN colleges offer equine studies.

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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 Minnesota Shows

Tanbark Cavalcade of Roses
130 classes including UPHA Classics and a Grand National winner.
June 28, 2017 to
July 1, 2017
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Summerfest Horse Show
MASHA has 3 big competitions annually.
June 2, 2017 to
June 4, 2017
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Recent Basic Minnesota Shows

Octoberfest Horse Show MN October 6, 2017 to
October 8, 2017
Cannon Falls, Minnesota
Minnesota Harvest HJ October 3, 2017 to
October 8, 2017
St Paul, Minnesota
Minnesota Futurity Horse Show September 29, 2017 to
October 1, 2017
Winona, Minnesota
MN Arabain Breeders Fall Festival September 29, 2017 to
October 1, 2017
St Paul, Minnesota
CSDEA Dressage Festival & Championship September 23, 2017 to
September 24, 2017
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
MAHA Fall Classic September 16, 2017 to
September 17, 2017
Winona, Minnesota
Northern Lights Dressage August 26, 2017 to
August 27, 2017
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Minnesota State Fair August 23, 2017 to
August 28, 2017
St. Paul, Minnesota
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Minnesota Horse Shows and Classes for Breeds

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

Minnesota Horse Shows with the following discipline classes

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

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

Minnesota Horse Shows by Month

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

May    Jun    Jul    Sep    Oct