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Minnesota's largest equine trade show with over 700 trade show booths in five State Fair buildings and lining the streets of the Expo grounds creating an easy access marketplace for anyone wanting to find merchandise related to horses/owners and compare brands, prices and features. Read more!

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Minnesota's Largest Equine Trade Show and Breed Exhibition
Sponsored by the Minnesota Horse Council

April 27, 28,
29 - Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave North, St. Paul, MN 
For Minnesota Horse Expo information, email us!
Expo Office: 952-922-8666 or 877-462-8758




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Friday April 27

(Cattle Barn, Poultry Barn, Dairy Building and CHS Building - buildings with majority of vendor booths - close at 7:00pm)

Saturday April 28

(Cattle Barn, Poultry Barn, Dairy Building and CHS Building  - buildings with majority of vendor booths - close at 7:00pm)

Sunday April 29

8:30am - 5:00pm

Advance Expo Daily Tickets
(until 4/1/2018)

Adults (13-61)........$11.00
Seniors (62+).........$ 7.00
Youth (6-12)..........$ 7.00
Child (5 & under)..... FREE

Expo Tickets at the Gate
Adults (13-61)........$13.00
Seniors (62+).........$ 9.00
Youth (6-12)..........$ 9.00
Child (5 & under)..... FREE

Expo Advance 3-Day Tickets
(until 4/1/2018)
Adults (13-61)........$30.00
Seniors (62+).........$20.00
Youth (6-12)..........$20.00

Expo 3-Day Tickets at the Gate
Adults (13-61)........$35.00
Seniors (62+).........$25.00
Youth (6-12)..........$25.00

Friday April 27     7:30 pm
Saturday April 28 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 29   3:00 pm

Box Seat...............$12.00*
Reserved A...........$ 9.00*
(Sections 1-3,13-16, 28)
Reserved B............$ 7.00*
(Sections 17-27)
Reserved C...........$ 5.00*
(Sections 4-12)
*plus daily Expo admission

Exhibitors Registration

Free Horse Expo Parking in
State Fair Parking Lots

Available at the MN Horse Expo - Wheelchair Rentals: Wheelchair rentals will be available at the MN Horse Expo on a first come, first serve basis. Wheelchair rental costs will be $20.00 (cash only) plus a deposit. A current valid drivers license with photo will be required to rent a wheelchair for the day. The wheelchairs will be available in the Expo Office.

Dogs, except for service dogs, are prohibited from the Coliseum and Horse Barn during the Minnesota Horse Expo. To fully enjoy all the Expo has to offer, we recommend you leave your dog at home.

Both 2018 Minnesota Horse Expo admission and PRCA Rodeo tickets go on sale online and by phone on December 1, 2017 at 9:00 am CSTClick here to order online or call this number to order tickets by phone: 1-800-514-3849

The 2018 Minnesota Horse Expo is scheduled for April 27, 28 and 29 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds complete with hundreds of vendor booths, clinicians from around the nation, horse breeds on display that you know and love and some you may never have seen before. Plus look for long time favorite Expo features including the Expo consignment tack sale, daily PRCA rodeos and live music to return along with the Battle of the Breeds: Obstacle Challenge. Other new stuff is in the works and we look forward to having you join us next April for the 36th Minnesota Horse Expo sponsored by the Minnesota Horse Council. See you there!

At the 2018 Minnesota Horse Expo.....

The Gentle Giants
are back for the 2018 Minnesota Horse Expo.
 With the help of the Northern Minnesota Draft Horse Association, the Minnesota Horse Breeders Association and the North Star Draft Horse Association members, the 2018 Minnesota Horse Expo will be displaying Percherons, Shires and Belgian draft horses as part of Friday and Saturday AgStar Arena demonstrations.

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Steve Edwards (AKA “The Mule Guy”!) has been training horses, mules, and donkeys for about 40 years. The last 20 of those years have been devoted almost exclusively to mules and donkeys because Steve notes that they have unique training needs. Covering over 20 states and traveling internationally to Canada, Brazil and Egypt, Steve loves teaching about anything “long ears”.  Click here for more Steve Edwards info.


Dan James
will be a clinician at the 2018 Minnesota Horse Expo. In 2008, Dan James was recognized as a world class colt trainer when he won the “Way of the Horse” at Equitana Asia Pacific. In 2012, James wowed judges again with his incredible training techniques winning the coveted Road to the Horse International Colt Starting World Champion title.  James continues to push the limits of horsemanship and entertainment with eye-opening clinics and exhilarating performances. Helping horse enthusiasts expand their knowledge and understand for the Love of the Horse. Click here for more info about Dan James.

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