Variety & Versatility – The Amazing Horse

Illinois’ Largest All-Breed Equestrian Event!

March 6-8, 2015 @ the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield Illinois

The 2015 Illinois Horse Fair, Variety and Versatility – The Amazing Horse, is a three-day exposition for horse owners and horse lovers. World-class clinicians, breed showcases, stallion reviews and special demonstrations along with lectures, entertainment and an equine products trade show all focus on the horse and the horse enthusiast.

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Tickets on Sale SOON!


1 – Buy Advance Tickets through our online service, print your tickets at home, and zip through the lines at the ticket booths (convenience fees will apply)!
2 – Call or e-mail our Purchase Hotline for Advance Tickets – 888-695-0888 or (convenience fees will apply).
3 – Purchase on site at the Fair – cash or credit card accepted.

Horses Galore!

A horse lovers dream with a thousand (well, not QUITE that many!) horses all in one place!


We have hosted many Olympic Champions, World and National Champion Trainers and Exhibitors, legends in the world of training, clinicians found on TV and upcoming clinicians. These cover a wide variety of topics and much more!


Fun and exciting activities on horseback are showcased throughout the weekend such as fast and furious precision drill teams, elegant musical dressage freestyle performances, action packed cowboy mounted shooting and vaulting – gymnastics on horseback – to name just a few of the entertaining demonstrations you might see.

Shop Till You Drop!

Covering nearly 94,000 square feet, the Illinois Horse Fair & Expo is host to Illinois’s largest trade show offering everything for horse, rider, farm and home. A sample of the products to be offered include: English & Western track & supplies, trailers, artwork, jewelry, home decor items, gifts, clothing, books, toys, quilts and much more. Quality vendors from across the country converge at the expo to share the latest innovations and products available. IHF is also host to many informational organizations, providing the latest in association news and activities.

Youth – Our Future

Present the wonder of horses to the young. Come experience all the expo has to offer!

2015 Sponsors


Photography Release

Notice to all attendees and participants: There will be professional photographers taking pictures and video during the Illinois Horse Fair.

With your entrance to the fairgrounds, you are giving permission for the Illinois Horse Fair and its organizers to use any photos and/or videos of you which might appear in future promotional materials or advertising used in conjunction with the Illinois Horse Fair.