Horse Shows

Presenting three exciting and competitive horse shows each year with more than $1 million at the World’s Championship Horse Show. Click here to visit World's Championship Horse Show website.

World’s Championship Horse Show

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

Miniature Horse Show

A true crowd-pleaser, the Miniature Horse Show spans three days and features equestrian minis competing in more than 80 classes based on size, gender and age. Taking place in Broadbent Arena.

Contact Charlotte Chowning by email at or by phone at (502) 418-7743 for more information.

Quarter Horse Show

Pre-Fair Horse Show
The show includes events sanctioned by the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA), the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA), the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) and The Ranch Sorting National Championships (RSNC).

Competitions include cutting, reining, western pleasure, horsemanship, trail, showmanship, halter, hunter under saddle, equitation, ranch sorting, team penning, barrel racing, pole bending, rescue race, flag race, speed race and roping events.

This year's show is planned for August. Show admission is free and open to the public in Broadbent Arena and Freedom Hall. Parking is $10 per vehicle at the gate. 

Click here for the Quarter Horse Showbill.

Quarter Horse Show Entry Blank

Pay to Premium Form

Kentucky State Fair Rules

AQHA Ranch Sorting Entry Form

AQHA Team Penning Entry Form

Roping Entry Form

RSNC Entry Form

Quarter Horse Show Results

Quarter Horse Patterns

4-H Horse Show

Pre-Fair Horse Show
The show features hunter (flat and fences), saddleseat (trotting), walking, mountain, racking, contest, western and miniature events.