A three-day exposition for horse owners and horse lovers
The Illinois Horse Fair is the largest all-breed horse event in the state. It is full of educational opportunities with world and national champion trainers and exhibitors, and up and coming clinicians who cover a variety of topics. Activities on horseback are showcased throughout the weekend and can include trick riders, drill teams, breed and discipline demos, youth contests and horse training competitions. The weekend will also include special demonstrations along with lectures and entertainment. The fair is also host to a large trade show where vendors from across the country converge to share the latest innovations and products available for horse, rider, farm and home. The Illinois Horse Fair is for all ages and proceeds from the event provide funding for educational scholarships, equestrian disaster relief and equestrian advocacy throughout the state of Illinois. illinoishosefair.com.
Illinois Horse Fair
March 1-3, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Fri.-Sun.
Illinois State Fairgrounds
801 E. Sangamon Ave.