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Riders & Ribbons Academy Horse Shows and Academy Equestrian Finals

Riders & Ribbons Academy shows are horse shows for riders in lesson programs to test their skills by competing in a safe and inspiring environment. Every rider receives a ribbon.

The first show of the season will be held Sunday, May 21st in the Compeer Arena located at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul, MN.

Academy Equestrian Finals are held in conjunction with the Minnesota Saddlebred State Championship Horse Show.

Finals are scheduled for Saturday, October 14th, 2023 at Minnesota Equestrian Center in Winona, MN.

To qualify for the finals, you must show three times in the Academy division in an MSHA-approved horse show.  You must show in the the same type of class at these shows, walk & trot vs. walk/trot/canter.