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Illinois Horse Fair March 7-9th

Illinois Horse Fair is One Month Away!
Evening Entertainment!

Click here to get advance tickets to the evening show East Meets West - An Equine Extravaganza! Friday and Saturday nights at 7;30 PM in the Coliseum.   Produced byKim and Yvonne Barteau, formerly with Arabian Nights, enjoy the Versatility and Virtuosity of horses set to music as the best of the East and the West meet in the middle with a special appearance by Chris Cox! Sponsored by:



The Heartland Horseman's Challenge
 In the "Challenge" four Illinois-based horsemen: Jud Carter (DeWitt), Gigi Iacovelli (Barrington Hills), Laurie Treber (Carlock), and Jason Forby (Goreville) will be given the opportunity to choose and work with a rescue horse, culminating in a freestyle ride and challenge course.  The horses will be available for adoption throughout the event from our Challenge partner the Hooved Animal Humane Society (HAHS) of Woodstock Illinois. Sponsored by The State House Inn, visit our website to learn more about the competitors, horses, and judges for the inaugural Heartland Horseman's Challenge.
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Soon the snow will be gone and we'll be ready to herald in Spring with the Illinois Horse Fair!  There are so many ways to participate in the upcoming 
Illinois Horse Fair making it a great 
way to get your horses out and start prepping for the upcoming riding season...
Ride With Our Clinicians:

A few spots are still available to work with Chris Cox, Terry Myers, Liz Graves, Scott McKinsey, Susan White, Steve Kutie, Jennifer Kotylo, and Tim Boyer. Check out schedules and applications at IHF Clinicians.



More Vendors - both New and Unique:

The 2014 Fair will also feature more vendors and new, unique vendors with everything horse related from custom made saddles, ropes, and halters, to print-as- you-wait t-shirts to equestrian themed home décor.


More Great Learning Opportunities:



Mid-Rivers Equine Centre will give daily tours of their Mobile Medical Care Unit with capabilities such as lameness exams, injections, ultra-sounds, x-rays, dentistry, reproductive medicine, and standing surgeries.  


Visit our Sponsors:


Be sure to see all that our sponsors have to offer including the full line of Purina Feeds, over thirty trailers from Midway Trailer Sales, and join Illinois Farm Bureau to get your free "Know Before You Tow" DVD.  New for 2014, see the full line of Kubota equipment for horsemen, and check out the latest Ram Trucks from Green Dodge! 

                    See you at the Fair! 
March 7, 8, & 9, 2014
Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield  
Produced by the Horsemen's Council of Illinois