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2018 Del Mar National Horse Show

For nearly three-quarters of a century, equestrian sports aficionados have marked their calendars each April and May for the Del Mar National Horse Show, held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in the beautiful seaside town of Del Mar, California.

Each year the Del Mar National attracts more than 1,500 horses representing many breeds across three distinctly different disciplines - Western, Dressage, and Hunter/Jumper. Spectators will see world-class performances in reining with its famous spins and sliding stops, elegant and athletic dressage moves choreographed to music, and nail-biting daredevil show jumping! Evening events feature trick riders, comedy acts, thrills and spills, and breed demonstrations, among many other exciting acts. The competition for prize money, trophies, and ribbons is fierce! Don't miss out - come and join us!

Neighborhood: North Coastal

Del Mar Fairgrounds 22nd DAA
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014

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Contact Info

858-755-1161
info@delmarnational.com

Date & Time

Apr 17 - May 6, 2018
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday evenings are featured events

Price

$15+

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