Equestrian Showstoppers

The Royal Horse Show is one of North America’s greatest sporting spectacles and in between all of the world-class competitions we are thrilled to bring you and your guests unequalled equestrian entertainment.

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Guy McLean

With fans around the world Guy has proven to be a fan favorite at The Royal. He is making his first appearance since 2018 and we look forward to his entertaining show. With his famous Australian horses he will demonstrate the incredible horse and human bond that they share. Guy appears during all paid horse show performances.

Opening Weekend

The Henry Equestrian Canadian Show Jumping Championship and the Mad Barn Indoor Eventing Challenge take centerstage Friday and Saturday evenings.  Included in your horse show ticket will be the best athletes from two different equestrian sports competing for their respective championships and Friday November 3rd and Saturday November 4th.  All horse show tickets include General Admission to the Fair on the same day.

Family Day, presented by the Toronto Star

Enjoy the full Royal Horse Show experience at a family friendly price! You’ll be treated to an afternoon of Show Jumping, heavy horses and family friendly entertainment. Tickets include General Admission to the Fair and start at only $40.00 plus applicable service fees.

Tuesday Double Header

Take some time to enjoy the final round of the Canadian Hunter Derby National Championship as the top horses from across the country compete over a course with natural obstacles simulating fox hunting fences of days gone by. Followed by Australian Entertainer and Horseman Guy McLean and The Royal’s Dressage Showcase, which features top riders and horses executed the complicated yet beautiful movements of Dressage. Tuesday evening has something for everyone, and all tickets include General Admission to the Fair for the same day.

Opening Night of International Competition

Join us on Wednesday November 8 as we kick off an incredible four days of top international show jumping competitions. Inspiring entertainment featuring Guy McLean, a fast and furious international polo match and the McKee International Show Jumping Challenge will make this an evening to remember.

Mad Barn Big Ben International Challenge

A long-standing favourite event of Royal Fans, this Thursday November 9 event features the world’s best show jumping athletes and their equally impressive horses over a magnificent course designed by renowned UK Course Designer, Kelvin Bywater.  Tickets include General Admission to the Fair on the same day.

Battle of the Breeds

Guests will be treated to an incredible and entertaining competition where various breeds of horses go head-to-head, demonstrating their quality and different movements. An invitation only events, fans will enjoy the best representatives of each breed in North America. We encourage you to cheer for your favorite entry! This event takes place during evening performances on November 9, 10 and 11.

The K9-Equine Challenge presented by Booster Juice

Featuring a partnership of an International Athlete and their horse paired with a Global Pet Foods SuperDogs®, this competition is a family favourite! Each member of the team navigates their respective course – horses over horse jumps and dogs over and through dog obstacles. The fastest combined time wins! It’s a fast and fun event for friends and family alike.  Tickets include General Admission to the Fair.

Longines FEI World Cup™

The final evening performance and competition of the iconic Royal Horse Show is not one you will want to miss! Twenty-five of the world’s best show jumping athletes will compete for the richest purse offered at The Royal and the title of Longines FEI World Cup™ Champion. Tickets include general admission to the Fair.

Royal Rodeo with guest emcee Amber Marshall

The Royal Rodeo brings together the best bull, saddle bronc and bareback riders from across the country. Guests will also get a chance to cheer on top barrel racers, pole benders and saddle bronc riders while enjoying entertainment feature Guy McLean and the Canadian Cowgirls. Tickets include General Admission to the Fair.