April 26, 27, 28 - Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave North, St. Paul, MN

Sponsored by the Minnesota Horse Council
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2019 MN Horse Expo Speakers/Demos
Schedule is subject to change


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2019 Horse-drawn Vehicle Display
Swine Barn


Minnesota Whips and Wheels Carriage Society (Whips and Wheels), in junction with St Croix Horse and Carriage Society, are local clubs with a mission to provide education to club members and the public regarding the driving horse and their carts, carriages and harnesses. The clubs are proud to be represented at the MN Horse Expo and to provide education regarding carts, carriages and sleighs that are hitched to the driving horse. The sport of driving provides hours of fun in all the various seasons in Minnesota, including “Riding in a one-horse open sleigh”.

Please stop by our booth and display area in the Swine Barn and take a look at the various vehicles that are pulled by our driving equines. Club members will be present to answer any questions you have or show you around the carriages. We look forward to seeing you at the Whips and Wheels booth.


Pictured below are a sample of some of the vehicles you can see at this year’s Expo display.


Dominiak Marathon Vehicle
 


Mini Show Cart
 


Portland Cutter late 1800's-early 1900's



Village cart

 


1890 Trap, built by  Troy Carriage works, Troy New York
Traps are country pleasure vehicles, that could accommodate two to four passengers and were easy to handle.
 

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1864 Studebaker trap

 


New Bird in Hand

 

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