2016 Iowa Horse Fair

January 11, 2016
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4th Annual Colt Starting Challenge

December 7, 2015

The 4th annual Colt Starting Challenge will be held at the Iowa Horse Fair, April 1-3, 2016 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. Interested contestants are encouraged to apply with an application letter and a video (about 10 minutes in length). The video and application letter should highlight your expertise in working […]

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2016 Iowa Horse Council Annual Meeting: Save The Date

December 7, 2015

Click on the image to download the program and registration form. Or Click Here to Complete the Online Registration Form then bring the registration fee to the meeting. Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Meeting: Network with other Iowa horse people. Learn about the importance of branding a business or association (see below). Hear how you and/or an association […]

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Visit The New ISU Extension Equine Science Page

December 3, 2015

As of today, the new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach/Equine Science page is online. The Extension encompasses both youth and adult programs. Youth programs consist of an annual Horse Jamboree (hippology, quiz bowl, public speaking, team demonstration, painting, poster, drawing, photography, clotheshorse), 4-H State Fair Horse Show and a state 4-H Horse Judging Contest. […]

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2015 Iowa Horse Fair Highlight Photos

September 3, 2015

We’ve collected a few of our favorite memories of the 2015 Iowa Horse Fair in a collection of photo galleries. Click on the links below to view them all. Around the Fair Clinicians Drill Teams Driving Features Kids Parade of Breeds Stallions Trade Show

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TRAIL RIDE SCHEDULED FOR JULY 25 & 26 CANCELLED!!

July 24, 2015

Due to poor trail condition (Trails are closed at Stephens Forest) and rains, heat and humidity forecast for this weekend the Iowa Horse Council Trail Ride scheduled for this weekend will have to be cancelled.  We hope that we will be able to plan another in the Fall.  Check back periodically for new information.

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Attention All Artists!

July 20, 2015

The Iowa Horse Council is looking for an artistic interpretation of its theme for the 2016 Iowa Horse Fair – “Some of My Best Friends Are Horses!” All artwork must be: Suitable for adapting for use on posters, tee-shirts, and all other promotional material for the Iowa Horse Fair. Original Submitted digitally by email to […]

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Iowa Horse Council Trail Ride/Camp Out

July 19, 2015

You are invited to the Iowa Horse Council Trail Ride-Campout! Meet us at Stephens Forest, July 25-26 at 10am on the 25th for two days of various trail rides, and a potluck on Saturday evening. This will be an informal and relaxed gathering, so please invite your riding buddies, as the weekend is open to […]

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