Midwest Horse Fair

Midwest Horse Fair 2021

Mark your calendars for the Midwest Horse Fair 2021!

The dates are April 16, 17, & 18, 2021 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin.


Midwest Horse Fair 2020 - CANCELED

It is with deep sadness that we announce the 2020 Midwest Horse Fair, scheduled for April 17, 18 & 19, is cancelled.

Our board and staff has held many discussions over the last several weeks in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and as a result has decided it is in the best interest of all involved that we forgo our 2020 event. We are truly heartbroken to make this choice, but ultimately health and safety is of the utmost importance.

We want to assure our patrons that their best interest drives our decision-making and refund options will be available shortly as we are finalizing our contingency plan.

Ticket holders, exhibitors, participants and sponsors will be eligible for a full refund. Additionally we will offer the opportunity to roll over fees paid and apply them to next year’s event.

We appreciate everyone’s patience during this time as we finalize this plan. Details on how to obtain your refund or roll over your fees to 2021 will be provided by Wednesday, March 18 at the latest. Information will be posted at www.MidwestHorseFair.com and on www.facebook.com/midwesthorsefair as soon as it is available.

It is with immense gratitude that we thank our partners, participants, exhibitors and ticket holders for their unwavering enthusiasm each and every April. You inspire our organization to plan and produce an innovative and magical event.

Please mark your calendar as we look forward to honoring our shared interest and celebrating the almighty equine, next April 16, 17 & 18, 2021!


Midwest Horse Fair


To provide the ultimate experience for equine enthusiasts and the public, through exposition, education and entertainment.

What is the Midwest Horse Fair?

The Midwest Horse Fair is one of the top 3-day horse fairs in America. Held in Madison, Wisconsin at the Alliant Energy Center, it has been growing and going strong since 1979.

Every year the Midwest Horse Fair gets bigger & better!

What is there to do at the Midwest Horse Fair?

Whether you are a horseless horse lover, new horse owner, or seasoned professional, there is something for everyone to enjoy at the Midwest Horse Fair.  Non-horse owners, families, and children can meet the horses up close by touring the New Holland Pavilions. To help make future breeding decisions, mare owners have the opportunity to view stallions of all different breeds from around the Midwest on Stallion Avenue in Pavilion One.  Many different breeds of horses are represented during the breed demonstrations in the arenas.  Hundreds of clinics, seminars, and educational events are presented by some of the top horse professionals from around the country.  Over 500 vendor booths offer shopping opportunities with something for everyone.  Enjoy the “mane” event feature presentations focusing on the magnificent horse.

Who puts on the Midwest Horse Fair?

The Midwest Horse Fair is owned by the Wisconsin Horse Council, Inc. All proceeds from the Fair are returned to the WHC and are used to represent and foster a unified equine industry in Wisconsin, promote the equine through leadership, education, service, and communication, and to take a proactive role in the future growth and development of the equine industry.

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