A decade long Sacramento tradition, Western States Horse Expo returns June 13-15, 2014, to the Cal Expo Fairgrounds, 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, 95815. This exciting weekend will offer attendees a non-stop immersion into everything imaginable for the horse enthusiast. Check www.horsexpo.com for up-to-the-minute additions.
Now in its 16th year, Western States Horse Expo will bring together over 40,000 horsemen from Northern California and around the country. Attendees will find over 400 exhibits for the horse and ranch featuring the most innovative companies in the equestrian industry displaying products and services. Plus, action packed contests, demonstrations, clinics and more.
Miki Nelsen, President of Horse Expo Events, stated, "It’s exciting that over the years, this show has grown to be the largest and most comprehensive equestrian exposition in North America. We always strive to give attendees something new, something unique that they can bring home with them.”
The Magnificent Seven is back on Friday night at 7 p.m. This exciting event will bring together some of the top horseman from all over the U.S. and Canada to compete in a night of reining, cutting, roping and fence work. There will be $25,000 in added prize money awarded to the top seven contestants. A separate ticket is required.
Up Close and Personal will offer attendees special question and answer sessions with some of their favorite clinicians in a comfortable, informal environment. A variety of clinics will be scheduled for a variety levels and disciplines.
Other popular returning attractions will include Horse Expo University, Equine Dream Art Show and Sale, Young Rider Park, Breed Revelation, Trail Symposium, Book Corral and Great American Truck Display will be larger than ever.
Prospective horse buyers will want to hitch up their horse trailers as the Horse Sale, presented by Dave Hammond Auctions, returns to the Expo on Sunday for its 15th year. With over 100 head horses available for purchase, attendees can bid on quality performance, ranch and trail horses.
The Western States Horse Expo weekend will offer attendees with their horses or mules the chance to win big prizes and bragging rights as The Ultimate Super Horse Challenge returns, offering a purse totaling over $5,000 in cash and prizes.
Adult admission tickets are $18 per day or $45 for the full weekend. Tickets for children 13 years and under are $5 per day and children under six are admitted free. Magnificent 7 admission tickets are $10. Show hours are 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily. For complete information on Western States Horse Expo ticketing, exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities call 800-352-2411 or visit www.horsexpo.com.
The event is produced by Horse Expo Events. Sponsors include: RAM, Farnam, Platinum Performance, Kruse Perfection, Triple Crown, Nutrena, Pyranha, West Coast Equine Foundation and Larry Viegas Insurance, Inc. Media sponsors include Western Horseman, Horseman’s News, Horsetrader.com and Young Rider Magazine.