IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information pertains to the 2017 Minnesota State Fair.
Please check back in the spring and summer for information on the 2018 Great Minnesota Get-Together. For the latest updates, sign up for our email list!


Located in the Horse Barn (See a State Fair map); Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (5 p.m. on Labor Day)

EquiMania!, is an award-winning equine educational exhibit that was developed at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada in the form of a traveling exhibit. The Minnesota State Fair has partnered with EquiMania at the University of Guelph in order to create a replica of their traveling exhibit to be housed in the Horse Barn at the Minnesota State Fair.

The EquiMania! exhibit at the State Fair includes display stations covering a variety of horse topics such as:

  • Nutrition
  • Horse Behavior
  • Horse Careers
  • Horse Welfare
  • Anatomy
  • Parasite Prevention
  • Horse and Farm Safety
  • And MUCH more!

Each station is equipped with unique educational displays, activities, and quizzes to engage youth from both urban and rural backgrounds. Visitors will have fun learning about the care and welfare of horses and exploring the many career opportunities within the horse industry. For a schedule of activities, use the State Fair Fun Finder!

For further information, please email or call (651) 288-4480.