27, 28, 29 - Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave North, St. Paul, MN
Sponsored by the Minnesota Horse Council
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What is the Minnesota Horse Expo?
An unparalleled educational opportunity with both local and national
speakers and clinicians lecturing, demonstrating
and presenting methods, tips and suggestions for horse training, care,
handling, riding, housing and more every day.
A gathering of horses representing approximately 50 breeds on display in
the Horse Barn. Don't miss the daily noon time Parade of Breeds in the
Coliseum, the afternoon breed demonstrations on Friday and Saturday,
and the daily Stallion Presentations in the AgStar Arena.
Site of the Minnesota Horse Expo Tack and Clothing Consignment Sale managed by the
Minnesota Youth Horse Association and open to the pubic to consign any
and all things horse related prior to and during the Expo. Proceeds from
this sale are used by the Minnesota Youth Horse Association to help pay
for the State 4-H Horse Show, Winter Roundup and other 4-H
Horse Project events. In 2012, over 1200 items were consigned by more
than 300 individuals.
Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) rodeo performances daily with seven
events: Bareback Riding, Team Roping, Tie Down Roping, Saddle-Bronc
Riding, Steer Roping, Bull Riding and women’s professional Barrel
place to experience free horse, pony and wagon rides. The horse and
are inside the Sheep Barn opposite the Coliseum. Great photo
opportunities! A liability release (avaiable at the rides) must be
signed by the responsible adult prior to anyone under 18 riding. Wagon
rides roll down the main streets of Expo from
the AgStar Arena to the Dairy Building with loading/unloading spots
along the route.
An opportunity to be around people who know and like horses – whether
you're a horse owner or not. The only place to buy genuine Minnesota Horse Expo
logo apparel at the Expo Booth outside the Cattle Barn on Judson Avenue.
Minnesota Horse Expo is the major fund raiser for the Minnesota Horse
Council. Money raised at Expo and turned over to the Minnesota Horse
Council since 1982 is estimated to be over 3.4 million. The money has
been used to fund a variety of horse related projects including trail
development and maintenance, scholarships, and grants. Visit
mnhorsecouncil.org for more details and applications.
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