Join in the celebration of what has become one of the oldest traditions at the Fair - the Horse Shows and Horse Pull held during our week-long event! No matter the breed or the style of competition, you're sure to find a fit in one of our shows.

Horse Shows

The Fair is home to the following horse shows, pulls, and competitions...

Shows & Competitions

  • Annual Horse Show
    Click here for program schedule
  • Horse Pulling Contest
    Held Tuesday at 7 PM
  • Heavy Draft Halter Show & Obstacle Course Hitch
    Held Saturday beginning at 8:00 AM

Register Your Horses

Interested in participating in a competition with your horses? It's easy! First, read our tips on becoming an exhibitor.  Then, read our Fair Catalog to determine what classes your animals fit in. Finally, contact Horse Show/Pull Chairperson, Donna Zinn at 717 776-6403 to obtain entry forms and instructions.

Please note that horse entries also require the submission of several other forms, such as the Vet-Client-Patient Relationship Form.


Equine Event Schedule

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

5:00 - 6:30 PM

Weigh-in for Horse Pulling Contest - Gro-Mar Ring

7:00 PM

Horse Pulling Contest - Gro-Mar Ring

Saturday, July 29, 2017

8:00 AM

Heavy Draft Obstacle Course Hitch - Gro-Mar Ring

12:30 PM

Heavy Draft Halter Show - Dairy Show Barn

2:00 PM

58th Annual Horse Show - Gro-Mar Ring

Schedule is subject to change without notice