About Us

Midwest Horse Fair®, held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin, is one of the largest 3 day horse fairs in the country.

Our Mission

To unite all facets of the horse industry through the premier event known as the Midwest Horse Fair by focusing on education, networking and promotional opportunities. To introduce non-horse owners to the beauty and enjoyment of this magnificent animal, and to provide entertainment to individuals and families of all ages.

What is the Midwest Horse Fair?

The Midwest Horse Fair is one of the top 3-day horse fairs in America. Held in Madison, Wisconsin at the Alliant Energy Center, it has been growing and going strong since 1979. In 2014 the Midwest Horse Fair will celebrate its 35th annual event.

Every year the Midwest Horse Fair gets bigger & better, and 2014 will be no different!  Every performance is a unique experience as exhibitors incorporate the 2014 theme, Horse Tales, into their demonstrations.

What is there to do at the Midwest Horse Fair?

Whether you are a horseless horse lover, new horse owner, or seasoned professional, there will be something that you’ll enjoy at the Midwest Horse Fair.  Non-horse owners, families and children can meet the horses up close by touring the eight different barns. To help make future breeding decisions, mare owners have the opportunity to view stallions of all different breeds from around the Midwest in Stallion Avenue.  Many different breeds of horses are represented during the breed demonstrations in the Coliseum.  Hundreds of clinics, seminars and educational events are presented by some of the top horse professionals from around the country.  Over 500 vendor booths offer shopping opportunities with something for everyone.  Enjoy the “mane” event feature presentation focusing on the magnificent horse.

Who puts on the Midwest Horse Fair?

The Midwest Horse Fair is owned by the Wisconsin Horse Council, Inc. All proceeds from the Fair are returned to the WHC and are used to represent and foster a unified equine industry in Wisconsin, promote the equine through leadership, education, service and communication, and to take a proactive role in the future growth and development of the equine industry.

Who's Coming?

John AdametzA to Z Percherons & Official Farrier of the 2014 Midwest Horse Fair

Ray AinsworthEquine Teacher

Fabien BedouchaBit Designer

Eitan Beth-HalachmyCreator of Cowboy Dressage

Jessica BlairTrick Riding

David BodinThe Horse Trailer Guru

Dana Boyd-MillerMaster Body Clipper

Sharon CamarilloBarrel Racing Champion

Hoyt Cheramie, DVM, MSLarge Animal Veterinary Professional Services Manager

Chris CoxHorsemanship Expert

Dairyland Driving ClubDriving Clinicians

David DellinWestern Pleasure Clinician & Judge

Jerry DiazSuperior Horseman and Roper

Nicolas DiazEquine Safety & Horsemanship

Dan JamesLiberty Specialist

Robert Eversole"The TrailMeister"

Danyelle GabbertEquine Consultant for Nutrena

Larry GarnerSpalding Fly Predators

Glitter to GoreEquine Artists

Dan GrunewaldVersatile Training

John HarrisonPRCA Barrelman

Anita HoweGaited Clinician

Irongate Equine ClinicOfficial Veterinarian of the 2014 Midwest Horse Fair

Nick KarazissisHunter/Jumper Clinician

Tim LepardTeam Ghost Riders

Twain LockhartNutrena Poultry Specialist

Lodi Veterinary CareEquine Care & Wellness

Crystal LyonsCowboy Church Presenter

Madison MacDonaldTrick Riding

Madison RisingPatriotic American Entertainment

Heidi McLaughlin"Fearless Rider"

Michael McMeelInner City Slickers

Ken McNabbHorsemanship Clinician

Amy MillerIntuitive Animal Communicator

Steffen PetersDressage Master

Tyler SchiferlLeather & Rawhide Demonstrator

Todd ShockeyShockey Overland Express

Daniel StewartEquine Sports Psychology Trainer

Dr. Dan UndersanderForage Research & Extension Agronomist

Steve WallHunter/Jumper Trainer & Judge

Wisconsin Equine ClinicEquine Health & Wellness