5 Things You Didn’t Know About EQUITANA


As the mother of all horse fairs and the world’s largest meeting place for equestrian sports, EQUITANA has been setting standards since 1972.

The newest edition of EQUITANA USA will take place in-person at the Kentucky Horse Park October 1-3, 2021 and connects the equestrian community digitally throughout the year.  USDF is proud to be a partner of EQUITANA USA!

Check out five things you didn’t know about EQUITANA:

  1. The first EQUITANA took place in 1972 in Essen, Germany with 180 exhibitors and 48,000 exhibitors marking the first ever EQUITANA a huge success.
  2. There are EQUITANA events in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, and now the USA.
  3. Today, the fair in Essen, Germany counts for 850 exhibitors from 30 nations and more than 200,000 visitors and takes place every 2 years. It is one of the largest equine expos in the world.
  4. EQUITANA is produced by RX Global – one of the world’s largest event production companies that manages 400 events in 22 countries across 43 industry sectors each year.  So you can be sure they know how to put on a great event!
  5. The EQUITANA USA Event Director is a life-long equestrian who grew up riding the jumpers and equitation, was a member of the United States Pony Club, and currently rides in the adult hunters/equitation.  Her first horse, who she credits with her love for the sport, was an OTTB named Twist of Fate (Lily).

Get your tickets now for EQUITANA USA!

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