ESE Horse Show – Celebrating 100 years 1916 – 2016

Welcome To The Eastern States Exposition Horse Show “Celebrating 100 years!” An A-Rated Championship Horse Show proudly sponsored by Williams Distributing.   It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the 2016 edition of the Eastern States Exposition Horse Show – one of the great traditions of The Big E. Saddle up and get ready to see some of the most beautiful horses trot, jump and leap, all from your seat in the grandstands of the Coliseum. From Hackney ponies to the towering Draft horses, these animals provide entertainment for the whole family as they compete against one another for a blue ribbon. From the athleticism of Hunters to the beauty of Saddle horses and amazing agility of Draft horses, you are sure to be amazed as they are put through their paces. The Eastern States Exposition Horse Show is sure to impress you as these majestic animals proudly strut their stuff.

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Hunters & Hunt Seat Equitation
Host of the  USHJA Zone 1 HOTY Finals

September 14 – 18
See the some of the most beautiful horses catching air at our fantastic Hunter show.
Featuring the $10,000 Big E Hunter Classic September 16, 2016 – 7:00pm

Saddlebreds, Hackneys, Morgans & Friesians
September 22 – 25
Join us to see the high stepping saddle horses wow you with their energy and be sure to grab a seat with us for the Eastern States Equestrian Hall of Fame Ceremony
6:00pm September 24, 2016

Draft Horse Show
September 29 – Oct 2
First introduced in 1991, The Big E Draft Horse Show became part of the Fair’s tradition as these horses competed in classes for carts, tandems, unicorns, teams and fours. The show attracts audiences of all ages to watch Clydesdales, Shires, Percherons & Belgians perform. These magnificent horses are sure to amaze you!  Watch as these gentle giants compete against one another for top honors with the largest single class prize money in the country.
$35,000 Big E Six-Horse Hitch Showdown October 2, 2016

Be sure to stop by Colly Corner for a beverage, snack or tasty treat before taking your seat in the grandstands! If you are an exhibitor, please call, write, or download your prize list: EASTERN STATES EXPOSITION HORSE SHOW 1305 Memorial Avenue West Springfield, MA 01089 Phone: 413-205-5016 Fax: 413-787-0127
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