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

Exhibition Hall

Exhibition Hall, located next to Landon Arena, is where you’ll find wall to wall shopping with over 100 + of the best vendors from across the USA. These vendors have everything a horse lover would need, from tack to trailers, clothing to art, jewelry to boots, plus home and barn décor and more!

Inside EquiFest

Mall of EquiFest

Walk up the ramp from Exhibition Hall, to the “Mall of Equifest” and find lots more vendors, VIPS and visit the clinicians at their booths in The Better Horses Radio Ponderosa Room. Also, our Equifest Theater (located in the Pioneer Room) where Best of America by Horseback and Ben Masters of Unbranded will be presenting. The Better Horses Radio Ponderosa Room, the Kansas Farm Bureau sponsored Kiddie Corral, and the Kansas Horse Council Foundation Silent Auction are all located in the Mall of Equifest. NEW this year, in The Better Horses Radio Ponderosa Room, sign your youths up to “Paint your own Breyer” workshop, limited to 300 blank Stablemates, provided by Reeves International and Breyer Horses, led by Leaping Llama Artisian Shop! "Paint Your Own Breyer" Stablemates are limited to the 1st 300 to sign up, limit one per youth.

Equifest Workshop Room

Workshop Room schedule is completely full of speakers that are the best in the business! Find it up the ramp in the Mall of EquiFest. It will feature three days full of lectures with visual aids and up close discussions about equine health, training, nutrition, and so much more. Visit the Workshop Speakers tab to see lineup.

Equifest Theater

Ben Masters of the documentary film, Unbranded will be featured this year. Meet & greet with Ben, have him sign your copy of the movie or book, and experience the beautiful cinematography of this film and the epic journey across our great west from Mexico to Canada with adopted mustangs! You will want to saddle up and head west too!

The Better Horses Radio Ponderosa

Come see Ernie Rodina of Better Horses, along with his amazing team hanging out at the Ponderosa. There will be giveaways throughout the weekend, live radio interviews, musical entertainment, meet and greet with the clinicians at their booths, more vendors, and the Better Horses Radio team will be on site to answer questions and chat with their fans! Up the ramp in the Mall of Equifest, come visit the Better Horses Ponderosa!

Kansas Horse Council Foundation Silent Auction

You’ll find some great bid opportunities and know you are contributing directly to the 2019 Scholarship awards that will be presented to applicant winners in June! KHCF has been actively funding scholarships for graduating high school students and continuing college students since 2006 and has awarded over $114,000 since then, primarily funded by the Silent Auction at Equifest. Please make a tax deductible donation to the 2019 Silent Auction. We welcome monetary donations, as well as auction items, both new and gently used, gift baskets, gift certificates, experiences and more. This is a win-win deal....you donate to a great cause, receive a tax credit and the KHCF provides scholarships to help further their education. Contact Kansas Horse Council office, director@kansashorsecouncil.com or 785-776-0662 to donate.

Kansas Farm Bureau Kiddie Corral

The Kansas Farm Bureau Kids Corral is the place to go when the kids need some play time! Take advantage of the Cowboy Dress-Up, roping dummies, and face painting for some family fun! There will be coloring, arts and crafts, as well as educational games. The K-State Rodeo Club is on hand to teach the little buckaroos and buckarettes how to swing a rope and ride a (stick) horse. Great photo ops for the parents!

Cowboy Church

Pastor Terry Newell, from Crossroads Cowboy Church in Perry, Kansas will lead fellowship at 9 am Sunday in the EquiFest Theatre up the ramp in the Mall of EquiFest.

Farrier Contest

Formed in 1987, the Kansas Farrier Association (KFA) is the 39th Chapter of the American Farrier Association (AFA). Through the years, KFA has provided continuing education for members by hosting numerous clinics, demonstrations and contests. This year, the Guard Sales Stall Barn at Equifest of KS will be the location for a large farrier contest with 30 of the state’s top farriers competing per specific criteria of rare specialty shoe builds. Come by on Friday and Saturday to watch the competition and on Sunday at 10:15 stop into the stallbarn for the Farrier’s Panel Q&A where you can ask any questions and get some top knowledge answers! The KFA participants will be on site all 3 days to attend to horses at Equifest as well. They will be happy to visit with patrons about the art of the blacksmith trade!

The Art Show & Cowboy Gallery with Cowboy Poetry

A must see…located in the Mall of Equifest, Better Horses Ponderosa Room will be the cowboy art show & gallery and cowboy poetry entertainment. Relax in this atmosphere with some cowboy music and poetry intermittent throughout the weekend, view the incredible horse art on display and take something special home that day!
Mall of EquiFest Map
2019 Exhibition Hall Map
Kansas Horse Council 8831 Quail Lane Suite 201, Manhattan, KS 66502 785-776-0662 ©1999-2016 Kansas Horse Council, All rights reserved.

Inside EquiFest

Exhibition Hall

Exhibition Hall, located next to Landon Arena, is where you’ll find wall to wall shopping with over 100 + of the best vendors from across the USA. These vendors have everything a horse lover would need, from tack to trailers, clothing to art, jewelry to boots, plus home and barn décor and more!
Mall of EquiFest Map

Mall of EquiFest

Walk up the ramp from Exhibition Hall, to the “Mall of Equifest” and find lots more vendors, VIPS and visit the clinicians at their booths in The Better Horses Radio Ponderosa Room. Also, our Equifest Theater (located in the Pioneer Room) where Best of America by Horseback and Ben Masters of Unbranded will be presenting. The Better Horses Radio Ponderosa Room, the Kansas Farm Bureau sponsored Kiddie Corral, and the Kansas Horse Council Foundation Silent Auction are all located in the Mall of Equifest. NEW this year, in The Better Horses Radio Ponderosa Room, sign your youths up to “Paint your own Breyer” workshop, limited to 300 blank Stablemates, provided by Reeves International and Breyer Horses, led by Leaping Llama Artisian Shop! "Paint Your Own Breyer" Stablemates are limited to the 1st 300 to sign up, limit one per youth.

Equifest Workshop Room

Workshop Room schedule is completely full of speakers that are the best in the business! Find it up the ramp in the Mall of EquiFest. It will feature three days full of lectures with visual aids and up close discussions about equine health, training, nutrition, and so much more. Visit the Workshop Speakers tab to see lineup.

Equifest Theater

Ben Masters of the documentary film, Unbranded will be featured this year. Meet & greet with Ben, have him sign your copy of the movie or book, and experience the beautiful cinematography of this film and the epic journey across our great west from Mexico to Canada with adopted mustangs! You will want to saddle up and head west too!

The Better Horses Radio Ponderosa

Come see Ernie Rodina of Better Horses, along with his amazing team hanging out at the Ponderosa. There will be giveaways throughout the weekend, live radio interviews, musical entertainment, meet and greet with the clinicians at their booths, more vendors, and the Better Horses Radio team will be on site to answer questions and chat with their fans! Up the ramp in the Mall of Equifest, come visit the Better Horses Ponderosa!

Kansas Horse Council Foundation Silent Auction

You’ll find some great bid opportunities and know you are contributing directly to the 2019 Scholarship awards that will be presented to applicant winners in June! KHCF has been actively funding scholarships for graduating high school students and continuing college students since 2006 and has awarded over $114,000 since then, primarily funded by the Silent Auction at Equifest. Please make a tax deductible donation to the 2019 Silent Auction. We welcome monetary donations, as well as auction items, both new and gently used, gift baskets, gift certificates, experiences and more. This is a win-win deal....you donate to a great cause, receive a tax credit and the KHCF provides scholarships to help further their education. Contact Kansas Horse Council office, director@kansashorsecouncil.com or 785-776-0662 to donate.

The Art Show & Cowboy Gallery with

Cowboy Poetry

A must see…located in the Mall of Equifest, Better Horses Ponderosa Room will be the cowboy art show & gallery and cowboy poetry entertainment. Relax in this atmosphere with some cowboy music and poetry intermittent throughout the weekend, view the incredible horse art on display and take something special home that day!

Kansas Farm Bureau Kiddie Corral

The Kansas Farm Bureau Kids Corral is the place to go when the kids need some play time! Take advantage of the Cowboy Dress-Up, roping dummies, and face painting for some family fun! There will be coloring, arts and crafts, as well as educational games. The K-State Rodeo Club is on hand to teach the little buckaroos and buckarettes how to swing a rope and ride a (stick) horse. Great photo ops for the parents!

Cowboy Church

Pastor Terry Newell, from Crossroads Cowboy Church in Perry, Kansas will lead fellowship at 9 am Sunday in the EquiFest Theatre up the ramp in the Mall of EquiFest.

Farrier Contest

Formed in 1987, the Kansas Farrier Association (KFA) is the 39th Chapter of the American Farrier Association (AFA). Through the years, KFA has provided continuing education for members by hosting numerous clinics, demonstrations and contests. This year, the Guard Sales Stall Barn at Equifest of KS will be the location for a large farrier contest with 30 of the state’s top farriers competing per specific criteria of rare specialty shoe builds. Come by on Friday and Saturday to watch the competition and on Sunday at 10:15 stop into the stallbarn for the Farrier’s Panel Q&A where you can ask any questions and get some top knowledge answers! The KFA participants will be on site all 3 days to attend to horses at Equifest as well. They will be happy to visit with patrons about the art of the blacksmith trade!
2019 Exhibition Hall Map