Breed shows, fun shows, open shows, speed shows, and other equestrian competitions fill the final weekend of June across the Midwest. Additional equestrian highlights include training clinics, barrel races, and equine-related fundraisers.
These popular equestrian events draw Midwestern horse lovers from Wednesday, June 25, through Sunday, June 29.
The Bucking Cutter Barrel Series is ongoing at Ukeestad Arena in Rushford, Minnesota, with racing set for June 25.
In Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, on June 25, Hawk’s View Golf Course hosts The Mane Event Golfing for S.M.I.L.E.S. Therapeutic Horsemanship.
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Rainbow Saddle Club adds a June 25 event to its 2014 Open Jackpot Barrel Races in Northfield, Minnesota.
Also on June 25, The Tomah Saddle Club Summer Speed Series continues in Tomah, Wisconsin.
The United Barrel Racing Association (UBRA) South and Tuff Enuf Ranch Futurity and Derby comes to Gordyville USA in Gifford, Illinois, from June 26 to 29.
On June 26, Red Ridge Ranch has its Thursday Night Summer Gymkhana Series 2014 in Mauston, Wisconsin.
In Merrill, Wisconsin, the Chism Trail Ranch Barrel Challenge races on from June 27 to 29.
Scott Stokes presents Horsemanship Clinics June 27 through 29 at Triple G Ranch, in Putnam, Illinois.
A Wisconsin Buckskin Horse Association (WBHA) / International Buckskin Horse Association (IBHA) show is set for June 27 to 29 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Jefferson, Wisconsin.
On June 27, the Fox Hollow Jackpot Open 4D Barrel Race goes off at Fox Hollow Arena in Le Sueur, Minnesota.
Merrill Riders Club has a Friday Night Gymkhana on deck for June 27 in Merrill, Wisconsin.
June 27 brings Race for Ribbon Research Barrel Racing to the Washington County Fairgrounds in Lake Elmo, Minnesota.
Circle KD hosts a Barrel Clinic on Basics in Sycamore, Illinois, on June 27.
Also on June 27, the Washington County 4-H Horse and Pony Project holds an Open Speed/Fun Show at Washington County Fair Park in West Bend, Wisconsin.
You can find lots more regional equestrian event listings at Mane Dates: Horsing Around in the Upper Midwest.) The site includes a Midwestern Equestrian Event Venue Roster with address and contact information for most of these locations.
The Broken Cinch Saddle Club holds a Two-Day Open Show at the Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, on June 28 and 29.
A Saddle Up for St. Jude Fun Show takes place June 28 and 29 in Durand, Illinois.
In Belleville, Wisconsin, the Hoofer Riding Club offers a Hunter/Jumper Summer Schooling Show on June 28, followed by a Dressage Summer Schooling Show on June 29.
Rimoe Ranch features a Two-Day Monty Bruce Clinic on June 28 and 29 in New Richmond, Wisconsin.
In Wadsworth, Illinois, Don Bar Farm welcomes the Old Mill Creek Pony Club for Pressure Proof Clinics on Equestrian Sport Psychology and Cross-Training Seminars with Heather Kuenzi on June 28 and 29.
On June 28, the Casey Fairview Saddle Club Open Show is set to go at Casey Fairview Park in Casey, Illinois.
The Summer Open Performance Show and Youth-O-Rama occurs at Francis Field Fairgrounds in New Lenox, Illinois, on June 28.
In Rice Lake, Wisconsin, a Golden Horseshoe Club 2014 North Central Wisconsin Horsemen’s Association (NCWHA) Approved Pleasure Horse Show steps off June 28 at the Marshfield Saddle Club Grounds.
Trinity Equestrian Center’s 4th Annual Horsepower for Veterans Bike and Car Run and Show Fundraiser rolls out June 28 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Equestrian Center of DePere, Wisconsin, offers a Hotter Than the Blazes Dressage Schooling Show on June 28.
In Spring Green, Wisconsin, an Open Horse Show is set for June 28 at Endless Valley Stables.
The 11th Annual KMRR Drill Team Competition is set for June 28 at All Around Equine Events / Shotliff Farm in Evansville, Wisconsin, presented by the Kettle Moraine Rough Riders.
On June 28, the LaValle Team Penners Association Speed Series continues with competition in LaValle, Wisconsin.
The 2013-2014 Western Saddle Clubs Association (WSCA) Royalty Show runs June 28 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Lake Elmo, Minnesota.
The Dodge County Horsemen’s Association (DCHA) and Crystal Creek Riders (CCR) team up for a Something for Almost Everyone Horse Show in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, on June 29.
Also on June 29, the Fox Valley Saddle Association (FVSA) 2014 Horse Show Series adds an event in Hampshire, Illinois.
Show bills and flyers for this week’s horse highlights may be found in the accompanying photo slideshow. Enlarge the page, if needed, for easier viewing.
Galloping Grove Ranch of Union Grove, Wisconsin, has an English and Western Performance Horse Show on June 29.
In Peoria, Illinois, the Heart of Fun Horse Show Series holds a June 29 show at the Heart of Illinois Arena.
The Complete Equestrian Company and Houck Horse Company offer an Inspiration Clinic with Cassie and Dan Sprenger on June 29 in North Branch, Minnesota.
Also on June 29, a Wazee Riders Open Pleasure Show draws equestrians to the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Black River Falls, Wisconsin.
Certain of these Midwestern equestrian events may require advance reservations, signups, and entry fees.
Double-check details, in case of possible cancellations and late changes.
As always, equestrian participants and spectators are advised to contact horse show and event venues to confirm event times and other details before attending any of these Midwestern horse