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Aug. 26 – Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2021

178 Days 3 Hours 5 Mins



The 2020 State Fair horse shows have been canceled. Check back in the winter and spring for updated information about the 2021 fair. To get the latest State Fair competition news in your inbox, join our email list.

One of the premier horse expositions in the Upper Midwest, the Minnesota State Fair Horse Show features more competitions, breeds and demonstrations than ever before — all free with fair admission. The following links provide information that includes entry fees, judge lists, show schedules and more.

  • Draft – Decorating and Showmanship; Clydesdale , Belgian Halter and Percheron Halter, Draft Hitch
  • Hunter & Jumper – Jumper, Unrated Hunter, Opportunity Hunter/Jumper, “C” Rated Hunter, “A” Rated Hunter
  • Miniature – Miniature Driving, Miniature Halter
  • Walking – Walking Horse
  • Light Horse – Paint Horse, Quarter Horse, Pinto Horse, WSCA Pleasure, Supreme Champion & Signature – Western Breeds
  • Western Saddle Club Association – WSCA Games, WSCA Pleasure

General Information

Related Links

Links will become available as information is finalized.

  • 2021 Hunter & Jumper Schedule (PDF)
  • 2021 Miniature & Draft Horse Schedule (PDF)
  • 2021 Light Horse & WSCA Schedule (PDF)
  • Real Time Results (link) – As available

Rules for Entry

The open class livestock premium book and entry forms are available annually to view in early June. Information is also available by mail; contact the competition department and indicate which category you are interested in.

REGISTRATION: By entering online, entry and W-9 forms will be filled out electronically. Registration and payment for entries online will be available for all divisions beginning Monday, June 22. No late entries may be submitted via the online registration process. Entries may also be submitted via mail. Payment must be submitted at time of entry; if you do not pay, your entries are not accepted.

Online registration will absolutely close at midnight on Aug. 7.

For further information, please contact or 651-288-4417.

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