World-Class Competition & Entertainment

Don't miss North America's #1 indoor equestrian event. See Olympians and other top calibre riders and horses compete at the highest level in Show Jumping, Indoor Eventing and Dressage. Experience Canada's largest variety of breeds and events. The Royal Horse Show also features inspiring entertainment, including the Ontario Toyota Dealers Rodeo and the K9-Equine Challenge featuring the President's Choice® SuperDogs®.

Watch over 1,000 competitors vie for more than $950,000 in prize money and the title of "Royal Champion"!

Horse Show Events

Opening night

FRI NOV. 2 – 7:00pm


Join us for opening night at The Royal Horse Show! See top equestrians from across Canada take their first steps into the famous competition arena at The Royal. BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

This action packed performance includes:

  • Horseware® Indoor Eventing Challenge
  • Feature Entertainment – Pogo Puissance
  • Opening Ceremonies
  • All Breed Four Horse Hitch
  • Canadian Show Jumping Championship
Matinee

SAT NOV. 3 – 1:00pm


Bring your family for an incredible day at The Royal Horse Show matinee. Experience the Fair before or after the Horse Show as your ticket includes general admission to the Fair. This performance offers special family pricing. BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

This family friendly performance includes:

  • National Show Jumping Speed Competition
  • Feature Entertainment – Pogo Puissance
  • Clydesdale & Belgian Wagons/Carts
  • Six Horse Hitches w/ Belgians, Clydesdales & Percherons.
  • Feature Entertainment – Guy McLean
Evening

SAT NOV. 3 – 7:00pm


A double header that always sells out! This fan favourite features the final rounds of eventing and Canadian Show Jumping. BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

This entertaining evening includes:

  • Horseware® Indoor Eventing Challenge
  • Road Horse Classic
  • Feature Entertainment – TBD
  • Canadian Show Jumping Championship
Family Day

SUN NOV. 4 – 1:30pm


Family Day events include:

  • Braeburn Farms Hunter Derby
  • Feature Entertainment – Pogo Puissance
  • Junior Amateur Show Jumping National Championship
  • Pony Jumper National Championship

BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

TUE NOV. 6 – 7:00pm


Double down on exciting Derby events in both the Canadian Hunter Derby National Championship and the Dressage Derby Feature presentation.

BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

This evening performance includes:

  • Knightwood Hunter Derby
  • Road Horse Wagon Championship
  • Feature Entertainment – Guy McLean
  • Dressage Derby and Feature

WED NOV. 7 – 7:00pm


Fans will enjoy the first evening competition for international show jumpers in the Jolera Challenge. It’s part of an exciting line up which is sure to entertain visitors to the show.

BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

Tonight's popular events include:

  • Belgian Six Horse Hitch
  • Road Horse Bike Championship
  • Feature Entertainment – Guy McLean
  • Jolera International Challenge

THU NOV. 8 – 7:00pm


Always a fan favourite event! Don’t miss the GroupBy Big Ben Challenge along with incredible entertainment. A perfect date night!

BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

Tonight's events include:

  • Clydesdale Six Horse Hitch
  • Green Meadows Coaching
  • Feature Entertainment – Guy McLean
  • Harness Pony Championship
  • Hackney Pony Championship
  • Big Ben International Challenge

FRI NOV. 9 – 7:00pm


Majestic and powerful six horse hitches, lightning fast internationl show jumpers plus world class entertainment rule the night! BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

This evening's performance includes:

  • Welsh Pony Driving
  • Road Pony Championship
  • Percheron Six Horse Hitch
  • Feature Demonstration – TBD
  • Green Meadows Coaches
  • Weston Canadian Open Show Jumping
Matinee

SAT NOV. 10 – 1:00pm


Bring your family for an incredible day at The Royal Horse Show matinee. Experience the Fair before or after the Horse Show. This performance offers special family pricing. BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

This afternoon's packed performance features:

  • K9-Equine Relay Challenge
  • National Show Jumping
  • Welsh Pony Driving
  • Royal Two Horse Team Championship
  • Feature Entertainment – TBD
Evening

SAT NOV. 10 – 7:00pm


Be part of the electric atmosphere on the final evening of international competition at The Royal Horse Show. This crown jewel event celebrates top athletes and will sell out early. BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

This evening performance includes:

  • Harness Pony World Championship
  • Green Meadows Coaches
  • Entertainment – Guy McLean
  • Hackney Horse World Championship
  • Royal Six Horse Hitch Championship
  • Longines FEI World Cup™
Matinee

SUN NOV. 11 – 1:00pm


Eight seconds is a long time on top of two thousand pounds of bucking bull. Catch all the action at the Ontario Toyota Dealers Rodeo. BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

The fan favourite event features:

  • Saddle Bronc
  • Barrel Racing
  • Pole Bending
  • Bull Riding
  • Feature Entertainment – TBD
  • Feature Entertainment – TBD

Spirit of the Horse – Daily


Learn about different breeds and disciplines. Talk to trainers and riders and interact with horses in the President's Choice® Animal Theatre. Included with general admission to the Fair. See Animal Theatre Schedule for times.

 

Equestrian Competition

The Royal boasts a huge variety of equestrian based competitions open to all ages. Along with Hunters and Jumpers, you will be amazed at the many different breeds of horses that pull carts, coaches, wagons and big hitches. Cheer for your favorite high stepping hackney, shout when the announcer calls "drive on!" in the road horse classes or clap and whoop it up when the judges approaches your favorite heavy horse hitch for inspection! The Royal Horse Show is world-class equestrian competition at its best.

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