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Ohio State Fair Draft Horse Show

Date: July 30 - Aug 02, 2024
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The draft horse show is a long-standing tradition at the Ohio State Fair. Depending on the time of day you stop by the Coliseum you will be graced with a variety of classes that include halter, cart and hitch classes. Classes will feature speed, animal handling, showmanship and pattern following to name a few things. Exhibitors are youth up to long-time exhibitors. The week rounds out with the Governor's Cup which is a six-horse hitch show that is the feature event of the Ohio State Fair Draft Horse Show.

See full Draft Horse Competition schedule and details here: https://ohiostatefair.s3.amazonaws.com/livestock/d...
Draft Horse Decorating & Showmanship Begins
July 30, 2024 | 7:30 AM
Belgian, Percheron, and Clyde/Shire competing in junior and senior decorating and showmanship. Morning show runs until complete.
The draft horse show is a long-standing tradition at the Ohio State Fair.
Draft Horse Cart Classes Begin
July 30, 2024 | 11:30 AM
Belgian, Percheron, and Clyde/Shire cart classes.
The draft horse show is a long-standing tradition at the Ohio State Fair.
Draft Horse Youth Awards
July 30, 2024 | 5:45 PM
Youth awards for Draft Horse Show.
Draft Horse Hitch Classes
July 30, 2024 | 6:00 PM
Breeds and hitches include:
- Belgian Open 6
- Percheron Open 6
- Clyde/Shire Open 6
- Belgian Reg. Mare 4
- Percheron Reg. Mare 4
Draft Horse: Belgian Halter Show Begins
July 31, 2024 | 8:00 AM
Watch draft horses show in halter, cart, and special classes.
Draft Horse Cart Classes Begin
July 31, 2024 | 2:00 PM
Breeds and carts include:
- Percheron Open Unicorn
- Pony/Haflinger Cart
- Belgian Open Cart
- Clyde/Shire Unicorn
- Pony/Haflinger Unicorn
- Senior Draft Driving Team
Draft Horse Queen's Cup & Other Hitch Classes Begin
July 31, 2024 | 6:00 PM
Breeds and hitches include:
- Queen's Cup 6 Reg. Mare 6 Horse Hitch
- Pony/Haflinger 6-Double Points
- Belgian Open 4
- Percheron Open 4
- Clyde/Shire 4
Draft Horse: Percheron Halter Show Begins
Aug 01, 2024 | 8:00 AM
Draft Horse Cart Classes
Aug 01, 2024 | 2:00 PM
Draft Horse: Buckeye Battle of the Breeds & Other Cart Classes Begin
Aug 01, 2024 | 6:00 PM
Breeds and carts include:
- Buckeye Battle of the Breeds Cart
- English Draft Horse W/T
- Pony/Haflinger 4
- Western Draft Horse W/T
- Buckeye Battle of the Breeds Teams
Draft Horse: Clydesdale/Shire Halter Show Begins
Aug 02, 2024 | 8:00 AM
Clydesdale/Shire Halter Halter Show on north side of Coliseum.
Draft Horse: Pony/Haflinger Halter Show Begins
Aug 02, 2024 | 8:00 AM
Pony/Haflinger Halter Halter Show on south side of Coliseum.
Draft Horse Cart Classes
Aug 02, 2024 | 12:00 PM
Breeds and carts include:
- Pony/Haflinger Cart Lady to Drive - Classic
- Percheron Open Cart
- Belgian Open Team
- Clyde/Shire Team
- Pony/Haflinger Youth Cart
- Belgian Reg. Mare Team
- Percheron Reg. Mare Team
Draft Horse Hitch Class
Aug 02, 2024 | 4:30 PM
Pony/Haflinger 6
Draft Horse: Governor's Cup
Aug 02, 2024 | 6:00 PM
The Governor's Cup is a six-horse hitch show that is the feature event of the Ohio State Fair Draft Horse Show.
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