Equitana Melbourne is a huge event which showcases the very best of equine competitions and exhibitions and is held each year at the Melbourne Showgrounds.
Originating in 1999, Equitana Melbourne is a fantastic family friendly event which is aimed to educate and entertain patrons over four days.
Equitana 2016 Dates & Ticket Prices – Melbourne Showgrounds
Each day, patrons will able to enjoy all things horses by engaging in a number of education sessions, viewing and testing new products, speak to equine experts and view competitions and exhibitions of some of the best riders in Australia.
Over 50,000 people are expected to attend this event and each day will present something new.
• On Thursday the 17th of November 2016 there will be Open Jumping competitions, the Australian Open Reining Championship and the Australian Brumby Challenge.
• On Friday the 18th of November 2016 there will be dressage competitions, Carriage Driving and the Jump and Drive Challenge.
• On Saturday the 19th of November 2016, visitors can view the Dressage Masterclass, Stock Horse Challenge and the Extreme Cowboy Challenge.
• On Sunday the 20th November 2016 you will see the Mounted Games Australian Championships Final, the Australian Brumby Challenge Finals and Auction and the The Way of the Horse Final.
There will be heaps of entertainment as well with Flight Without Wings and the Rooftop Express horse shows. Flight without Wings will be performed in the Grand Pavilion at 7.30pm on Thursday the 17th of November and the Rooftop Express in the Grand Pavilion at 4.30pm on Sunday the 20th of November.
You can purchase food and drinks inside the event including coffee carts, licenced bar and fast food outlets. Alternatively, you are also welcome to bring your own food.
To get to the event, consider catching public transport which will take you directly to the venue. Catch the Melbourne Showgrounds train from Flinders Street, Southern Cross or North Melbourne. Public transport is free to all pre-purchased Ticket holders.
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