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Equus Festival - April 1st & 2nd 2023

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We are so excited to see you at Equus!  Please read below for all the important details about this weekend’s event.  


Haul Ins:

Horses are welcome to come for the day on Sunday or stay Friday and Saturday night in the stalls.  If they are staying for the weekend, please bring an adequate amount of shavings.  If they are coming for the day on Saturday, you don't need to bring shavings, unless you'd like to.  Please bring a pitch fork and broom to clean out your stall. Wheelbarrows will be available.



See parking map above, you can drive in to unload then take your vehicle and trailer to the south parking lot. DO NOT DRIVE ON THE GRASS.  The Expo Center will fine you $350, if you drive on the grass.

Check In:

  • Friday night arrivals - gate and office open at 5pm

  • Saturday morning arrivals - gates open at 7am, office check in from 7:30-8:30am

  • Sunday morning arrivals - gates open at 7am, office will be open at 9am


Liability Waiver:

In order to ride at this event you will NEED to have your parent or guardian fill out a medical release waiver. Please CLICK HERE to print out your waiver and have it signed and ready at check in. We'll also have blank copies for parents/guardians to sign at check in.  If you are registered in 4H we already have your waiver on file, so no need to fill out another one.

Remind Text:

Please sign up for Remind Text.  We will use this to communicate information to you during the weekend.

Send text to: 81010

Text this message: @equus2023 


Saturday Morning Meeting:

Our morning meeting with start at 8:30am outside of the horse barn by the warm up arena.  This is a chance for your child to ask any questions they have about the weekend.  


Jumping Clinic: 

If you are participating in the jumping clinic, you will need to ride in an English saddle. 


Manure Clean Up:

If you tie to your trailer, please pick up any manure left in the parking lot and take it home with you.  If you use a stall, please bring a pitch fork and clean your stall (and aisle in front of your stall) thoroughly.  There will be wheelbarrows available and a place to dump the manure. 


Water Buckets:

All buckets need to be hung from the stall wall.  Please do not leave buckets on the ground in the stall.


Dress Code:

There isn’t a dress code for the event. Heeled boots, riding pants and helmet are required whenever mounted. 



There won't be food for sale this weekend.  There are plenty of fast food places nearby or you can bring a sack lunch.  


If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Roper at or 206-713-0197


Schedule of Events:


• 5pm – 6pm Haul in and check in

• 6pm - Pizza + free riding ($5 per person for dinner)


• 7am - Gates Open

• 10am – Noon - 4H Judging

• Noon – 1pm – Lunch Break

• 1pm – 3pm – 4H Groom Squad 

• 3pm - 4pm - Stick Horse Jumping and Races (if time allows)


7:00am – Gates Open

• 7:30-8:30am - Check in (turn in liability form and pick up show number)

• 8:30am – Morning meeting and pass out stick horses

• 9am – 11am

• 11am – Noon - Trail Clinic given by Equestrian Trail Sports (ETS) 

• Noon – 1pm – Lunch break

• 1pm –2:30pm – Jumping Clinic

• 2:30 – 5:30pm – Gaming Clinic

• 5:30 - Horse trailer rides

• 6pm – 7:30pm - Horse Games (stick horse races and/or mounted games)

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