Kansas Horse Council 8831 Quail Lane Suite 201, Manhattan, KS 66502 785-776-0662 ©1999-2016 Kansas Horse Council, All rights reserved.

Arena Entertainment

Breed Showcase

Located in Landon Arena and DomerArena

The Breed Showcase features many breeds and disciplines of the equine world and educates the audience during their performances in the arena.  Participants decorate the stalls in the QSI Arena.  They are happy to chat with patrons.  Participants this year include, Draft Horses, the Eastern Kansas Arabian Horse Association, the Gaitway Horse Association, Saddlebreds, and Morgans.  Performances will be in Landon  Arena and Domer Arena throughout the weekend.

Special Demonstrations

Located in Landon Arena and Domer Arena

The Special Demonstrations that will be performing include, Draft Hitches, Saddle and Sirloin Flag Presentation, Kansas Cowboy Dressage, K-State Swingin’ Spurs, Fort Riley Color Guard, Mounted Shooters and more!

R Bar B Top Horse Versatility Challenge

Located in Landon Arena and Domer Arena

R Bar B Top Horse Versatility Challenge is returning to EquiFest of Kansas.  We have TOP riders competing in five exciting events.  Our competitors are men, women, youth, amateurs and pro riders.  Who will you cheer for this year???  We start off on Friday with a fun Mounted Shooting class then we change arenas for the ever popular Obstacle Course with a twist.   Saturday's classes start with Cattle Work which is very fun to watch and followed by the "Gambler's Choice" jumping class.  Each cowboy and cowgirl will create their own course to see who can gather the most amount of points in an allowed time.  Sunday brings the finale, the Freestyle to Music!!  There was a packed house last year to see who could dazzle the judges and who will bring the house down.  I'm sure these riders will bringing their "A" game, along with skillful riding and excitement to the arena again this year. Please plan on joining us for three fun filled days, watching the R Bar B Top Horse competitors at their finest.

Judging Contest

Located in Domer Arena

The Horse Judging Contest allows students to learn evaluation procedures used to select horses for various disciplines.  The contest will provide a combination of both English and Western disciplines such as but not limited to Western Pleasure, Western Riding, Reining, Western Horsemanship, Ranch Riding, Hunter Under Saddle, and Hunt Seat Equitation.  Students will also evaluate Halter classes where they will determine the placing of the class based on the confirmation of the animal.  They will also be asked to give sets of reasons, which are a formatted explanation of their opinion which justifies their placing.  Awards will be given for both divisions for Individuals and Teams.  Registration will begin at 7:30 and the awards will be at the conclusion of the contest in the afternoon.  Lunch will be provided.

Landon Arena & Domer Arena

Featuring Dave “Showtime” Meyer, YouTube celebrity

Kansas Horse Council 8831 Quail Lane Suite 201, Manhattan, KS 66502 785-776-0662 ©1999-2016 Kansas Horse Council, All rights reserved.

Arena Entertainment

Breed Showcase

Located in Landon Arena and DomerArena

The Breed Showcase features many breeds and disciplines of the equine world and educates the audience during their performances in the arena.  Participants decorate the stalls in the QSI Arena.  They are happy to chat with patrons.  Participants this year include, Draft Horses, the Eastern Kansas Arabian Horse Association, the Gaitway Horse Association, Saddlebreds, and Morgans.  Performances will be in Landon  Arena and Domer Arena throughout the weekend.

Special Demonstrations

Located in Landon Arena and

Domer Arena

The Special Demonstrations that will be performing include, Draft Hitches, Saddle and Sirloin Flag Presentation, Kansas Cowboy Dressage, K-State Swingin’ Spurs, Fort Riley Color Guard, Mounted Shooters and more!

R Bar B Top Horse Versatility Challenge

Located in Landon Arena and Domer Arena

R Bar B Top Horse Versatility Challenge is returning to EquiFest of Kansas.  We have TOP riders competing in five exciting events.  Our competitors are men, women, youth, amateurs and pro riders.  Who will you cheer for this year???  We start off on Friday with a fun Mounted Shooting class then we change arenas for the ever popular Obstacle Course with a twist.   Saturday's classes start with Cattle Work which is very fun to watch and followed by the "Gambler's Choice" jumping class.  Each cowboy and cowgirl will create their own course to see who can gather the most amount of points in an allowed time.  Sunday brings the finale, the Freestyle to Music!!  There was a packed house last year to see who could dazzle the judges and who will bring the house down.  I'm sure these riders will bringing their "A" game, along with skillful riding and excitement to the arena again this year. Please plan on joining us for three fun filled days, watching the R Bar B Top Horse competitors at their finest.

Judging Contest

Located in Domer Arena

The Horse Judging Contest allows students to learn evaluation procedures used to select horses for various disciplines.  The contest will provide a combination of both English and Western disciplines such as but not limited to Western Pleasure, Western Riding, Reining, Western Horsemanship, Ranch Riding, Hunter Under Saddle, and Hunt Seat Equitation.  Students will also evaluate Halter classes where they will determine the placing of the class based on the confirmation of the animal.  They will also be asked to give sets of reasons, which are a formatted explanation of their opinion which justifies their placing.  Awards will be given for both divisions for Individuals and Teams.  Registration will begin at 7:30 and the awards will be at the conclusion of the contest in the afternoon.  Lunch will be provided.

Landon Arena and Domer

Featuring Dave “Showtime” Meyer, YouTube celebrity