Event Location
Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713

The Alliant Energy Center is located on the Southern edge of Madison, WI, just off the Beltline Highway (Hwy 12 & 18), on John Nolen Drive. With such a great location, the campus is five minutes from interstate 90/94 via Hwy 12 & 18, minutes from the Wisconsin State Capitol, Madison’s State Street area and the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and only 15 minutes from the Dane County Regional Airport. The Alliant Energy Center is a prime site, situated near three major metro areas – 250 miles from Minneapolis, MN, 145 miles from Chicago, IL and 75 miles from Milwaukee, WI.

Follow these simple tips to avoid traffic back-ups on your way to the 2014 Midwest Horse Fair!

Coming from the NORTH on I-90 or I-94:
Use Exit 135A
Head west on HWY 151
Travel 5 miles to John Nolen Drive
Go 1 mile on John Nolen Drive
Turn right on Olin Avenue
Enter at the Olin Gate or continue on John Nolen Drive to the John Nolen Gate.

Traveling from the SOUTH on Hwy 12/18:
Option 1-

Exit 261A
Go North on Park Street
Take the first right onto W. Badger Road and drive 3/4 of a mile
Turn left into Alliant Energy Center at the Rusk Gate
Option 2-
Exit 261A
Go North on Park Street for 1 mile to Olin Ave
Turn right on Olin Ave
Follow Olin Avenue to Olin Gate

If you choose to arrive via the below options... be aware traffic may be much heavier and wait times will be longer!

From Chicago (South): I-90 to exit 142A, west on Hwy. 12/18, 5 miles to Rimrock Rd. exit 262

From Green Bay (North): I-90 to exit 142A, west on Hwy. 12/18, 5 miles to Rimrock Rd. exit 262

From Milwaukee (East): I-94 West, I-90 South to exit 142A, west on Hwy. 12/18 to Rimrock Rd. exit 262

From Minneapolis (West): I-90 South to exist 142A, west on Hwy. 12/18 to Rimrock Rd. exit 262

From Des Moines (South): I-80 East to I-380 North, north on Hwy. 151 to Hwy. 12/18E, exit at Rimrock Rd. exit 262

The Alliant Energy Center is served by four entryways, the Main Gate from Rimrock Road on the Southeast; the Nolen Gate from John Nolen Drive on the East; the Olin Gate from the Olin Avenue on the North; and the Rusk Gate from Rusk Avenue on the South. All entrances will be open at 7:00 am on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for the Fair.

TRAFFIC ALERT: On Friday and Saturday from 6:00 am - Noon there will be no Main Gate Entrance from East Bound Rimrock (East Bound Rimrock traffic will need to use the Rusk entrance or the Olin Avenue entrance). At that same time, West Bound Rimrock Road will only be for Midwest Horse Fair traffic...please use both lanes. If you are coming to the Midwest Horse Fair from downtown Madison, you must use the Olin Avenue Entrance or the John Nolen Entrance. For will-call, you must use the Olin Avenue entrance.


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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