What exactly is the Germantown Charity Horse Show?

The Germantown Charity Horse Show is a show for locals and out of towners, young and old, new to horses and old timers. Expect to be amazed at the beautiful horses, skillful riders and fun crowds. From hunter jumpers (yes, jumping over fences) to carriage riding to western saddlebred classes you will see a great cross section of horses. You can read more about the show here.

What should I wear?

The weather can be a bit warm, even at night. Shorts, sun dresses, short sleeve shirts are all recommended. Hats, sunglasses and sunscreen are also a must, especially if you’ll be at the show during the day.

Is this a kid-friendly event?

Absolutely. The children will love the outdoors along with the beautiful horses. If any little ones are shy or maybe afraid of the horses you can sit a comfortable distance or get up close and personal if desired.

Where can I get tickets?

Tickets can be purchased at the gate on the south end of the Arena and at the eastern gate by the pavilion.

What time should I arrive?

Generally the public attends the evening performances which start between 5:00- 6:30. Complete schedules can be found here. Days start as early at 7:30 for those who wish to make a full day of the fun.

Where should I park?

Parking is available in the grass in front of the arena, at Germantown High School and the surrounding streets. There will be a shuttle from the high school. Local police officers will on site and help to direct you to open available parking. Parking is free.

Where can I sit at the show?

Your general admission tickets allow open seating anywhere on the bleacher type seats or grassy knolls (great for kids). Box seats are reserved for box owners and are designated by the name of the box owner.

Is there a map of the show grounds?

Yes, click here for the map.

What can I bring?

Coolers and outside food is allowed. Also please support our vendors for great food and desserts!

Can I bring my dog?

Yes! But be advised Germantown has a strict “Leash Law”, and unleashed dogs are subject to impounding and their owners fined. Loose dogs that are a problem, especially if caught in any arena will cost exhibitor $100.00. Please use your judgement on dogs if you believe they will be afraid of running horses or crowds.

What can’t I bring?

Fireworks, portable speakers, radios (without headphones) and open flames. Also the arena and park area is a gun-free zone.

What if it rains?

Depending on the amount of rain the show may go on without stopping. If the rain is heavy, or lightning is seen in the area, the arena will be cleared of exhibitors and competition will resume once it is safe to do so.

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