Join the Stanislaus County Fair for some entertaining horse show events before Fair opens.
Pre-Fair horse events begin Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 a.m. in the FoodMaxx Arena. Come by to see horsemanship and talent at its finest. Gymkhana will also be a part of this fantastic traditional event. Post entries will be accepted until Friday, June 21 at 5 p.m.
“Fair simply wouldn’t be the same without our horses,” said Carl Richter, Horse Department Superintendent. “They are a familiar symbol of the Stanislaus County Fair that keep families coming back year after year – it’s tradition.”
Saturday, June 22: 4-H/FFA Horse Showmanship, 7:30 a.m., followed by 4-H, FFA and Independent Juniors - English Classes, English Trail Classes, Western Classes and Western Trail Classes.
Sunday, June 23: 4-H, FFA and Independent Juniors – Gymkhana Classes, 7:30 a.m.; Open Gymkhana, 6:30 p.m.
The 2019 Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday, July 12 for a 10-day run. Visit the Fair’s website for ticket information at www.stancofair.com.
The 2019 Fair will feature a spectacular children’s area presented by Sky Trek Aviation, 10 nights of free celebrity concerts included with Fair admission, a total of three stages of live entertainment, upwards of 30,000 local exhibits and over 1,750 animals. Metal-mashing motorsports in the FoodMaxx Arena will also be featured.