The 24th annual Equine Affaire is about to sweep Columbus’s Ohio Expo Center off its feet!
Come April 6th–9th, North America’s premiere equestrian gathering will feature four days of non-stop horses, shopping, and horse shopping. And that’s only one of the reasons you’re going to fall in love with it…
Shop for all the things.
With over 300 vendors showcasing hundreds of thousands of horse-related items, Equine Affaire is the largest horse-related trade show in the nation. In the words of POTUS, “It’s huuuuuuuge!”
Learn from the industry’s foremost professionals
No matter what your discipline, breed preference, or guiding spiritual guru, there’s a leading expert for everyone at Equine Affaire. This year’s event includes horsemen Guy McLean, Matt McLaughlin, Dan James, Julie Goodnight and Brandi Lyons; dressage trainers Lynn Palm (westerm) and Nicholas Fyffe; reining expert Dick Pieper; barrel racer Chad Crider; hunter trainer Casi Gilliam and driver Dana Bright—and that’s only counting the Horse Network arena! (There are three more arenas to check out too!)
Find your next love match…
Of the equine variety! There’ll be horses aplenty seeking new homes in the Horses for Sale stalls.
Discover breeds you’ve never heard of!
And get up close and personal with ones you have in the Breed Pavilion. Like these Icelandic Horses, which are equal parts fiesty and adorable.
Expand your mind with Equine Fundamentals Forum
Nature versus nurture in horse instincts, common structural defects in anatomy, natural hoof care, understanding why horses bite, strike and kick—these are but a few of the thought-provoking talks that will be discusses at the forum. You’ll feel smarter just reading the schedule.
Discover how to get your horse to play in a paddling pool.
And other equally useful tricks with the exciting Versatile Horse & Rider Competition!
Did we mention the shopping?
So. Much. Shopping.
Take in a concert
About horses! Equine Affaire’s signature musical celebration of the horse, “The Fantasia” sponsored by Absorbine, is a must-see for every equestrian enthusiast. Tickets for Saturday night have already sold out!
Don’t miss the 2017 Equine Affaire! Daily and four-day tickets will be sold at the entrance gates on 17th Avenue at the Ohio Expo Center beginning at 8:30am on each event day. See you there!