Cavalcade of Horses

This year, the Horse Arena is packed with amazing shows throughout the day!

2024 Schedule

DatesMonday, July 22Tuesday, July 23Wednesday, July 24Thursday, July 25Friday, July 26Saturday, July 27Sunday, July 28
6:00 AMOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: Riding
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8:00 AMOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: Riding
9:00 AMOpen Arena: Turn OutOpen Arena: Turn OutOpen Arena: Turn OutOpen Arena: Turn OutOpen Arena: Turn OutOpen Arena: Turn OutOpen Arena: Turn Out
10:00 AMOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: RidingOpen Arena: Riding
11:30 AMMEET & GREETMEET & GREETMEET & GREETMEET & GREETMEET & GREETMEET & GREETMEET & GREET
12:30 AMOpen ArenaOpen ArenaOpen ArenaOpen ArenaOpen ArenaOpen ArenaOpen Arena
1:00 PMTRACTORTRACTORTRACTORTRACTORTRACTORTRACTORTRACTOR
2:30 PMPurple ReinNovice: GSKids KastleKids KastleKids KastleKids KastleKids Kastle
3:30 PMTrail Kim/ReneaTrail Kim/ReneaMilitary and 1st Responders w/ David JonesVariety: Capital CityTrail Kim/ReneaCowboy & Turn N Burn Trick RidersNovice: BWID
4:30 PMGlidersGlidersMilitary and 1st Responders w/ David JonesGlidersGlidersCowboy & Turn N Burn Trick RidersGliders
5:30 PMw/ Top Hand Ranchw/ David Jones & Top Hand RanchBreed ParadeBreed Parade w/ Top Hand RanchBreed ParadeBreed Parade w/ David Jones
6:00 PMBreed ParadeSSPSSPSSP
6:30 PMMamas & BabiesMamas & BabiesMamas & BabiesMamas & BabiesMamas & BabiesMamas & BabiesMamas & Babies
7:30 PMMane Event: In the Name of LoveMane Event: Beauties on Beasts w/ Top Hand RanchMane Event: Knights of the TowerMane Event: Name That TuneMane Event: SSP & Knights of the TowerMane Event: SSP & Knights of the TowerMane Event: SSP & In the Name of Love
small child on the back of a horse

Nu Balance Vaulters

Curious about how young acrobats on horseback begin their journey? Don't miss this show featuring novice and preliminary performers, some as young as 6 years old! Experience their captivating acts, including Jungle Cruise and Rock Around The Clock.
two little girls in pink hats with toy horses

Children’s Arena Games

A fun interactive segment for the public. Kids are invited to come and paint a pony, braid a tail, meet and interact with a horse.
mamas & Babies calvacade of horses

Mama’s & Babies

Nothing is as exciting as seeing a new Filly or Foal out playing and showing off with their Mama. Come join in on the excitement and see these babies out playing and learn all about them with Kim Cristoni.
Breed Parade

Tennessee Gliders

Meet the Tennessee Walking Horse, renowned for its unique four-beat running-walk and stylish movement. Enjoy their dazzling performances and learn about this remarkable breed, all in one experience.
Pirate Ponies

International Carousel of Breeds

Join us for an educational hour as we present a parade of horses and educate the public on each breed. Riders will be dressed in either traditional of discipline attire.
Drill Team

Drill Teams & The National Anthem

Experience nightly performances with the National Anthem and high-speed drill teams. Featured teams include Sacramento Sheriffs Posse, Painted Ladies, El Centenario Drill Team, Flying Arrows Drill Team, and Wild Hearts Drill Team.
Aerialist in the air

Capital City Equestrian Aerialist

These daring athletes on silks, straps, and Lyra, will blend with the beauty of both, the Lusitano Iberian Horse and the Dutch Silver Friesian. Together, the two intertwine to be magical!
Olympius Dream Team

Olympius Dream Team

This incredible compilation of acrobats on horseback, aerialists, jugglers, trick riders, dressage riders, dancers, fire artists and more come together nightly to perform shows that bring characters to life!
Trick Riding

Turn ‘N Burn Trick Riders

You won’t want to miss these high speed acrobats doing tricks as their horse fly around the rails of the arena. You’ll want to make sure your kids aren’t standing on the fence rails for this show!
Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet

Riders from the Cavalcade arena will be out to meet with the public, talk about their horses, their breeds, and their disciplines.
2 ponies decorated

My Little Pony Play

Enjoy an interactive kids play area with Children's Arena Games. Kids can receive stickers, tattoos, and listen to storybooks. Engage in mini horse mining, swinging, My Little Pony play, and coloring. Stay and relax in the shade while your children have fun all day.