Things to Know Before You Volunteer

Read these tips before applying!

Things to know before you volunteer:

  • The minimum age to volunteer is 14. Volunteers must be 14 years or older as of April 20, 2017. 
  • Some volunteer areas fill up quickly, so please send your form back early.
  • Positions are assigned on an as-needed basis. Job preferences are considered but not guaranteed.
  • You will receive your volunteer assignment and additional information in March.
  • In order to camp, at least one person in your camping party must work a minimum of three volunteer shifts during the weekend for a total of 9 hours. A separate camping application along with payment are required to reserve your space.
  • If you are volunteering Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, please remember to use the Olin Avenue Entrance for Will Call.
  • Assigned jobs may change as needed at any time per discretion of Midwest Horse Fair
  • Midwest Horse Fair Ambassador (formerly known as Border Patrol) requirements include being at least 18 years of age and being able to ride a safe, crowd-suitable horse for all three days. Midwest Horse Fair Ambassador participants must abide by the Midwest Horse Fair Code of Conduct
  • A digital photo must be submitted to complete your Midwest Horse Fair Ambassador application. 

Who's Coming?

David BodinThe Horse Trailer Guru

Butch CampbellRanch Riding

Sandy CollierReining

Jerry EricksonHunter

Ty EvansMulemanship

Dana HokanaHorsemanship & Showmanship

Dan JamesDouble Dan Horsemanship - Liberty

Dena KirkpatrickBarrel Racing

Crystal LyonsCowboy Church Presenter

Debbie McDonaldDressage

Heidi McLaughlin"Fearless Rider"

Matt McLaughlinDressage & Haute Ecole

Dick PieperHorsemanship

Barbra SchulteCutting & Cow Work

Kelley Shetter-RuizGround Pole Exercises

Iron Sixes HorsemanshipMounted Shooting