Horses are mankind's natural companion, whether helping humans establish an agrarian society or stomping out the fledgling agrarian societies of our rabbit rivals. Stay on top with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
- $18 for general admission for two on June 7, 8, or 9 (up to a $36 value)
- $32 for general admission for four on June 7, 8, or 9 (up to a $72 value)
- $10 for the Magnificent 7 Stock Horse Championship for two on June 7 at 7 p.m. (up to a $20 value)
- $10 for the Chris Cox and Friends show for two on June 8 at 7 p.m. (up to a $20 value)
This three-day equestrian exposition is held at the Cal Expo in Sacramento and features a varied schedule that includes horsemanship demonstrations, retail booths, breeders' showcases, horse sales, and an art show, running from 9 a.m.–7 p.m.
During the Magnificent 7 Stock Horse Championship, 17 of the country's top horse and rider combos compete in four events: herd work, rein work, steer stopping, and fence work. Alternately Chris Cox and Friends is a fast-paced, upbeat show with numerous horsemanship demonstrations.
Those who buy tickets for the Magnificent 7 or Chris Cox and Friends events can show up an hour (or less) before the start of the show and the fee for general admission will be waived.
Though this merchant sometimes offers a discounted price online, this Groupon is still the best deal available.
Western States Horse Expo
The Western States Horse Expo is one of the country's leading equestrian events, sure to pique the interest of any horse enthusiast. Like a horse's opinion of being painted into a picture with Napoleon, the schedule changes day-to-day. The line-up includes horsemanship demonstrations, breeders' showcases, and an art show, as well as special events such as the Magnificent 7 Stock Horse Championship. In this event, 17 of the country's top horse and rider combos compete in four events: herd work, rein work, steer stopping, and fence work. If the well-trained stock horses inspire you to improve your horsemanship skills, you can attend one of the many expo clinics that focus on a variety of topics including rider confidence, reining, colt starting, dressage, and driving.