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  • #21
    I am personally Really enjoying bringing both of my Geldings to different shows with the Hudson Valley Horse Show Series! It's fun, relaxed but professional show series at 5 different barns around the Orange County, New York area.

    It's nice because you can do a lead line class or a Marshall & Sterling 3' Class



    Originally posted by JumpsJumps View Post
    What competition do you look forward to every season? What aspects make it your favorite horse show?
    Your New York Horse Farm Real Estate Broker



    • #22
      I second Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Shows in Lexington, VA! They are really classy shows, well run, good prizes, friendly exhibitors, and nice perks like free meals and cheap entries. They don't lack competition either, 35+ in the classes at their last fall show.

      Looking forward to Vermont Summer Festival this year too, because we're combining showing and family vacation for a week
      Last edited by I'dRatherBRiding; Jan. 9, 2013, 04:48 PM. Reason: typo


      • #23
        Originally posted by JumpsJumps View Post
        I'm in the Midwest and my trainer wants to go to Colorado to show, but I can't afford $2000 in shipping knowing that's could be used toward another show. Posted this in hopes of seeing good closer suggestions as well as just being curious. Except now you all have me wanting to go to the East Coast!!! Not helping
        What about Lamplight outside of Chicago? My daughter really liked showing there.


        • Original Poster

          Originally posted by PonyPenny View Post
          What about Lamplight outside of Chicago? My daughter really liked showing there.
          It is nice. I've been showing there for 12 years so looking for something new!


          • #25
            Now granted I have only really shown close to where I live (and there aren't much choices around here! My favourite show is one of my few away shows, Brandon Manitoba winter fair! So much fun! 7 day long horse show, hotel is attached to the barns/show arenas, fair food and activities, night classes.


            • #26
              The 'Let's Show' series in NorCal are always so fun. They are great for Juniors mainly, but a lot of the adults get into the 'Themes' too! I also want to say it was Menlo (?) this year that had the big haunted house and everyone had a blast there! Another of my favorites is Sacramento.. always.


              • #27
                Originally posted by ElisLove View Post
                Now granted I have only really shown close to where I live (and there aren't much choices around here! My favourite show is one of my few away shows, Brandon Manitoba winter fair! So much fun! 7 day long horse show, hotel is attached to the barns/show arenas, fair food and activities, night classes.
                The hotel is attached....man, I think I need to find some shows like that! Oh the simplicity!


                • #28
                  LOVE the Minnesota Harvest! I go to watch, even if I'm not riding!
                  Friend of bar.ka


                  • #29
                    Originally posted by laughATTACK View Post
                    The hotel is attached....man, I think I need to find some shows like that! Oh the simplicity!
                    Except you gotta book the year before to have the chance for there to be a hotel room available! Rooms fill up crazy fast!


                    • #30
                      Brownland is one of my favorites shows