AUGUST 17-27, 2017 • LOUISVILLE, KY
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World's Championship Horse Show

The World’s Championship Horse Show is the richest and most prestigious Saddlebred show, attracting spectators and competitors from around the world. This ticketed event takes place during the Kentucky State Fair. To learn more, click here to visit World's Championship Horse Show website.

SADDLEBRED CAFE

The Saddlebred Café offers a variety of hot and cold buffet items. This exclusive show restaurant is conveniently located in the North Wing next to The Tack Shops.

Kentucky state fair Horse Shows

4-H HORSE SHOW - JULY 2-8

The show features hunter (flat and fences), saddleseat (trotting), walking, mountain, racking, contest, western (judged) and miniature. Show admission is free and open to the public. Parking is $8 per vehicle.

QUARTER HORSE SHOW - AUGUST 7-12

The show includes events sanctioned by the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA), the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) and the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA).
Competition events include cutting, reining, western pleasure, horsemanship, trail, showmanship, halter, hunter under saddle, equitation, ranch sorting, team penning, barrel, pole bending, rescue race, flag race, speed race and roping.
Show admission is free and open to the public in Broadbent Arena and Freedom Hall. Parking is $8 per vehicle.
Quarter Horse Show Forms
Entry Form – PDF
Quarter Horse Show Rules – PDF
Team Penning and Ranch Sorting Entry – PDF
Payment and Pay Winnings To Information Form – PDF
2017 Kentucky State Fair Pattern Book – PDF
The 2017 Kentucky State Fair Quarter Horse Show Showbill is now available online.

MINIATURE HORSE SHOW - AUGUST 24-26

The Kentucky State Fair Miniature Horse Show is a three-day event that features equestrian minis competing in more than 80 classes based on size, gender and age.
Contact Charlotte Chowning by email at hcfminiatures@gmail.com or by phone
at 502-418-7743.

For more information about any of the horse shows, contact horse.show@kyvenues.com.

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