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
  • All Breed Four Horse Hitch
  • Feature Performer – Guy McLean
  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Feature Entertainment – Pogo Puissance
  • 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
  • Feature Performer – Guy McLean
  • Six Horse Hitches w/ Belgians, Clydesdales & Percherons.
Evening

SAT NOV. 3 – 7:00pm


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

This entertaining evening includes:

  • Horseware® Indoor Eventing Challenge
  • Feature Performer – Guy McLean
  • Road Horse Classic
  • Feature Entertainment – Pogo Puissance
  • Canadian Show Jumping Championship (Finals)
Family Day

SUN NOV. 4 – 1:30pm


Family Day events include:

  • Braeburn Farms Hunter Derby
  • Feature Performer – Guy McLean
  • 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
  • Feature Performer – Guy McLean
  • Road Horse Wagon Championship
  • Feature Event – Dressage Derby

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 enthral visitors to the show.

BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

Tonight's popular events include:

  • Belgian Six Horse Hitch
  • Green Meadows Coaches
  • Road Horse Bike Championship
  • Feature Performer – 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, including Guy McLean. A perfect date night!

BUY TICKETS – includes General Admission to the Fair.

Tonight's events include:

  • Clydesdale Six Horse Hitch
  • Harness Pony Championship
  • Green Meadows Coaching
  • Hackney Pony Championship
  • Feature Performer – Guy McLean
  • GroupBy 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 – Royal Battle of the Breeds
  • Green Meadows Coaches
  • Feature Performer – Guy McLean
  • 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
  • Uplands National Show Jumping
  • Feature Performer – Guy McLean
  • Royal Two Horse Team Championship
  • Feature Demonstration – Royal Battle of the Breeds
  • Welsh Pony Driving
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
  • Feature Demonstration – Royal Battle of the Breeds
  • Hackney Horse World Championship
  • Royal Six Horse Hitch Championship
  • Feature Performer – Guy McLean
  • Longines FEI World Cup™ presented by GroupBy
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:

  • Special guest emcee: Amber Marshall
  • Saddle Bronc
  • Barrel Racing
  • Pole Bending
  • Bull Riding
  • Feature Performer – Guy McLean
  • Feature Entertainment – The 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 approach your favorite heavy horse hitch for inspection! The Royal Horse Show is world-class equestrian competition at its best.

 

Amber Marshall

Nov. 11, 2018 at 1pm

Amber Marshall, star of CBC's Heartland returns to The Royal this November. Join Amber as she guest emcees the matinee performance of the Rodeo on Sunday November 11th, 2018 at 1pm. BUY TICKETS early.


Have an Amber fan in your house? Meet Amber in person on November 10. She signs starting at 1pm and wristbands are available starting at 10am in the Royal Paddock.


NEW FOR 2018! Join Amber in the Burnbrae Farms Culinary Academy on Friday November 9th at 1:30pm and learn to cook one of her favourite recipes. Only 36 seats available. Purchase your ticket upgrade through our ticket page starting September 17.

BUY TICKETS HERE