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, the entertaining Australian horseman Guy McLean, special guest Amber Marshall from CBC's Heartland and the K9-Equine Challenge featuring the President's Choice® SuperDogs®.

Watch over 1,000 competitors vie for more than $900,000 in prize money and the title of "Royal Champion"!

Horse Show Events

Opening night

FRI NOV. 3 – 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 – Guy McLean
  • All Breed Four Horse Hitch
  • Canadian Show Jumping Championship
Matinee

SAT NOV. 4 – 1:00pm


Bring you 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 – Guy McLean
  • Clydesdale & Belgian Wagons/Carts
  • Six Horse Hitches w/ Belgians, Clydesdales & Percherons.
  • Feature Entertainment - Superdog Flyball
Evening

SAT NOV. 4 – 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 – Guy McLean
  • Canadian Show Jumping Championship
Family Day

SUN NOV. 5 – 1:00pm


Family Day at The Royal Horse Show! Every seat only $32.50*, includes admission to the Fair. BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

Family Day events include:

  • Braeburn Hunter Derby
  • Road Horse to Bike
  • Feature Entertainment – Guy McLean
  • National Show Jumping
  • Feature Entertainment – TBA
  • *HST and General Admission to the Fair included, service fees/charges not included.

TUE NOV. 7 – 6:45pm


Tonight the Canadian Hunter Derby champion will be decided and fans can cheer on international show jumpers in their first evening event. BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

This evening performance includes:

  • Knightwood Hunter Derby
  • Road Horse Wagon Championship
  • Green Meadows Coaches
  • Jolera International Show Jumping

WED NOV. 8 – 7:00pm


This crown jewel evening features top international horses & riders competing over a challenging course with jumps as high as 1.60 m (5'3") and up to 2 m (6'6") in width. 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
  • Harness Pony
  • Entertainment – TBA
  • Longines FEI World CupTM Show Jumping

THU NOV. 9 – 7:00pm


Beauty, elegance, speed, power... see them all as top athletes compete in the Royal Dressage Cup and International Show Jumping. Voted best horse show introduction night. BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

Tonight's events include:

  • Clydesdale Six Horse Hitch
  • Feature Exhibition - Polo
  • Harness Pony Championship
  • Hackney Pony Championship
  • International Show Jumping

FRI NOV. 10 – 7:00pm


Majestic and powerful six horse hitches, lightening 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
  • Green Meadows Coaches
  • Feature Entertainment – Guy McLean
  • Weston Canadian Open Show Jumping
Matinee

SAT NOV. 11 – 1:00pm


Bring you 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
  • Feature Entertainment - Guy McLean
  • Royal Two Horse Team Championship
  • Feature Entertainment – Canadian Cowgirls
Evening

SAT NOV. 11 – 7:00pm


Be part of the electric atmosphere at the final international jumping competition of The Royal Horse Show. Always a sell-out, BUY TICKETS early. Tickets include General Admission to the Fair.

This sell out performance features:

  • Harness Pony World Championship
  • Green Meadows Coaches
  • Entertainment – Arabian Mounted Native Costume
  • Hackney Horse World Championship
  • Royal Six Horse Hitch Championship
  • GroupBy Big Ben Challenge
Matinee

SUN NOV. 12 – 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.

The fan favourite event features:

  • Guest M.C. Amber Marshall
  • Saddle Bronc
  • Barrel Racing
  • Pole Bending
  • Bull Riding
  • Feature Entertainment - Guy McLean
  • Feature Entertainment - Canadian Cowgirls

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.

 

Ontario Toyota Dealers Rodeo

Nov. 12, 2017   *Starts at 1:00pm

Catch all the thrills and spills at the Ontario Toyota Dealers Rodeo. See some of Canada's top bull, saddle bronc and bareback riders as well as barrel racers compete for the title of Royal Champion.

 

Amber Marshall

Nov. 11 & 12, 2017

Amber Marshall, star of CBC's Heartland returns to The Royal this November. Join Amber as she guest MC's the matinee performance of the Rodeo on Sun Nov. 12 at 1pm. BUY TICKETS early.

Have an Amber fan in your house? Amber will sign autographs* on Sat Nov. 11 (time posted soon).

*Wristband required: Free on a first come basis. Available from 9:30am, Sat Nov. 11 – at The Royal Paddock, Heritage Court.

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