Mid-America produces three shows a year. Information on each show is included here. For a complete list of the 25 Mid-America circuit shows visit our Affiliated Shows page.
  
 
 
 


Mid-America Spring Fling Horse Show
Date: April 5-8 2018 
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Judge: 
 
 
 
On the last weekend in March, Mid-America Spring is a great place to start the season, still allowing time to make adjustments before later shows.  
All indoors, under one roof, the Ledges facility on the IL/WI state line is a fully heated 72,000 square feet, with 275 10’ x 10’ oak-sided permanent stalls – making it comfortable in any weather.
The Spring Show’s schedule offers divisions for Saddlebred Five- and Three-Gaited, Fine Harness, Park and Park Pleasure performance horses as well as pleasure classes for Show, Country, Western, Hunter plus Open Pleasure English, Western and Hunter classes.  There also are Hackney Show Pleasure Driving, Road Pony classes, and saddle seat equitation age groups (including adult, 7-10 yrs. walk-and-trot) plus qualifiers for Good Hands, USEF Medal, UPHA Challenge Cups (junior and adult) and Pleasure Medallion.
All 14 Academy classes are on Saturday afternoon.
Three TBA classes accommodate class requests, and can be sponsored for $100 and guarantee of three entries.
For class updates, show news and information on sponsored TBA classes, LIKE Mid-America on Facebook.   (provide link)
Affiliations: USEF, MAHSA – A, ASAW – A, IASPHA – A, IHPB&EA – AA
On the last weekend in March, Mid-America Spring is a great place to start the season, still allowing time to make adjustments before later shows.  
All indoors, under one roof, the Ledges facility on the IL/WI state line is a fully heated 72,000 square feet, with 275 10’ x 10’ oak-sided permanent stalls – making it comfortable in any weather.
The Spring Show’s schedule offers divisions for Saddlebred Five- and Three-Gaited, Fine Harness, Park and Park Pleasure performance horses as well as pleasure classes for Show, Country, Western, Hunter plus Open Pleasure English, Western and Hunter classes.  There also are Hackney Show Pleasure Driving, Road Pony classes, and saddle seat equitation age groups (including adult, 7-10 yrs. walk-and-trot) plus qualifiers for Good Hands, USEF Medal, UPHA Challenge Cups (junior and adult) and Pleasure Medallion.
All 14 Academy classes are on Saturday afternoon.
Three TBA classes accommodate class requests, and can be sponsored for $100 and guarantee of three entries.
For class updates, show news and information on sponsored TBA classes, LIKE Mid-America on Facebook.   (provide link)
Affiliations: USEF, MAHSA – A, ASAW – A, IASPHA – A, IHPB&EA – AA



Start Your Show Season With Us


Mid-America Horse Show Association is committed to producing an early season horse show with Spring Fling that will easily accommodate any horse that is getting ready for the 2018 horse show season. The Equestrian Center checks all the boxes to provide such a horse show facility.

 

  • 100’ x 200’ Show Ring
  • 88’ x 120’ Warm-up Ring
  • Additional Outdoor Arena 130’ x 300’
  • Rubber matted stalls under the same roof with show and warm-up ring
  • Fully heated facility
  • Warm water wash racks

 

Both A circuit and B circuit points will be awarded at the 2018 Spring Fling Horse Show.

 

Spring Fling is a qualifying show for Louisville.

 

The Equestrian Center location offers a nice selection of hotels within a short walk or drive to the Center as well as many good restaurants conveniently located around the Center.

 

Our goal for the Spring Fling Horse Show is to provide a fun and productive horse show for everyone to get into the new show season year. Plan to join Mid-America Horse Show Association for the 2018 Spring Fling!


Affiliations: USEF, MAHSA, IASPHA, ASAW, IaHSA, Tri-State


Check back often, information will be updated as available.









Mid-America Signature Horse Show

Date: July 28-30, 2017

Location: Roscoe, IL (outdoors)

Judge: Avis Van Zomeren




Information for the 2018 show coming when available


Come join us for fun in the sun.  Beautiful outdoor facility (indoor available if it rains).....

Ice cream social, pizza party and popcorn all in a festive picnic atmosphere!  Bring your family and friends and enjoy the hospitality and socialization of this "old time" horse show!!

 

  • New expanded classes for Show Pleasure Three Gaited Adult and Junior Exhibitor age groups
  • New expanded classes for Academy Walk/Trot age groups
  • New expanded classes for Open Pleasure in Hunter and Western


The Mid-America Series Championship is a new competition offered to Mid-America Members. This competition is an additional benefit for our membership. It is a special competition within the regular Mane Event show competition. It is a pilot program offered for amateurs in specific pleasure classes. To qualify for this championship a horse must have shown at both Mid-America Spring Fling Horse Show and Mid-America Signature Horse Show. The championship will be offered at the Mid-America Mane Event Horse Show. 

 

LIKE Mid-America on Facebook to get TBA and class updates and show news.

 

Affiliations: MAHSA - A/B, ASAW - A/B, IASPHA - A/B, IHPBE&A - AA








    Mid-America Mane Event Horse Show

    Date: October 19-22, 2017

    Location: Springfield, IL

    Judges: Tom Bombolis, Barbe Smith, Bill Waller





    Information for the 2018 show coming when available


    When it’s Fall, it’s MANE EVENT!!!


    Join us for the EVENT!


    The Illinois State Fairgrounds has long-been considered one of the premier horse show facilities in the country and Mid-American Horse Show Association is pleased to host the Mane Event Horse Show at the Fairgrounds again this year.


    The 2017 Mane Event show competition will be held in the newly enclosed Fairgrounds arena.  Plans are underway to provide additional enhancements to the arena to create an attractive exhibitor-friendly show ring.  Plans include modification to the show ring, improved seating, and creating a comfortable inviting arena for everyone to compete and enjoy the show.  ALL STABLING IS IN ENCLOSED BARNS convenient to the show ring.


    The new Mid-America Series Championship, offered to Mid-America Horse Show members, will be included as a special competition at the Mane Event Horse Show. This competition is offered for amateurs in specific pleasure classes.  To qualify for this championship a horse must have shown at both Mid-America Spring Fling Horse Show and Mid-America Signature Horse Show in 2017.


    As proud owner of The Good Hands program, Mid-America Horse Show Association will again host The Good Hands National Finals, officially sponsored by National Horseman Publishing, during Mane Event.  This championship is the first leg of the Triple Crown competition for junior exhibitors and completes the Triple Crown adult equitation riders’ competition.  


    [For information on holding a Good Hands Junior Exhibitor qualifying class at your local show, call 847/537-4743 or email admin@midamericahorseshow.org.  Shows do not have to be USEF affiliated. Class fee is $35, which includes the distinctive “trophy” ribbon.]


    Mane Event offers great hospitality and this year is planned to be better than ever.  Everyone is invited to join the Friday Night Celebration honoring our Good Hands riders.  The Saturday Night Exhibitors Party, considered by many to be the best party on the circuit, will continue to provide gourmet fare, including a not-to-be-missed Lobster Bisque.


    Mid-America Horse Show Association appreciates the support of past exhibitors, welcomes new exhibitors and looks forward to hosting the Mane Event of the Season this fall.  Don’t miss the Event!


    Please check back frequently as more detailed information on Mane Event is Coming Soon!