Pacific Spirit Horse Show
Showcasing various disciplines of equestrian sport, the Pacific Spirit Horse Show is proud to offer a blend of entertainment and competition in the Agrodome during the annual Fair at the PNE.
Shows change daily so please make sure to check what shows are featured on the days you visit the Fair!
KNIGHTS OF VALOUR
Agrodome | August 18 – September 3
Prepare yourself for entertainment worthy of a King and Queen. With full contact, un-choreographed, real live jousting, this is a thrilling show of horsemanship, bravery and chivalry like you’ve never seen before. Come and see your knights in shining armour as they ride into battle – it’s positively medieval!
August 18 – 21 – Daily at 3pm and 7pm
August 22 – September 3 – Daily at 1pm, 3pm and 7pm
CANADIAN HORSE DEMONSTRATIONS
Agrodome | August 22
Come celebrate Canada’s National Horse! Horse owners from the Canadian Horse Heritage and Preservation Society will showcase the amazing versatility of Canada’s best kept secret! Visit the barns to meet the horses and learn more about the National Horse of Canada and its status as a critically endangered breed.
DRAFT HORSE TEAM COMPETITION
Agrodome | August 23-26
Teams from BC and Washington will show their hitches of six and four horses. Once the primary means of completing farm and field tasks, these majestic giants are now here to entertain the crowds both in the arena and in their stalls in the barns. Always a crowd favorite, be sure to see the 6 horse hitch competitions on August 25 and 26!
ANTIQUE TRACTOR PARADE
Agrodome | August 25
An exciting variety of privately owned antique tractors from all over the Lower Mainland will be on display and shown in the Agrodome for one day only! Come learn the history and stories behind each tractor and talk to their current owners! You will be amazed by the varied paths these machines have taken since their manufacture date.
Agrodome and Livestock Barns | August 23 – Sept 3
Carlaw Cyldes have been attending the PNE for many decades as competitors and have also been giving draft team demonstrations during the Pacific Spirit Horse Show at the PNE for as long as we can remember. They will be competing with the other draft teams from August 23 to August 26 and then performing Draft Team demonstrations daily from August 27 to September 3. Owned by the McGibbon family of Cranbrooke, BC, they are known to say that their favorite part of the Fair is visiting back in the livestock barns with the many guests that stop in to say hi year to year.
Agrodome | August 29 – 31
A rare chance to watch or compete in an eventing competition held entirely indoors! This 3 phase event is typically comprised of dressage, stadium jumping and an outdoor cross country course but we’ve decided to bring the cross country course inside! A unique course designed with a combination of cross country and stadium jumps and timed for a face paced, thrilling event. This competition gives eventing competitors a chance to show their stuff in an urban environment and is bound to please the crowds!
JUNIOR AMATEUR JUMPING
Agrodome | August 31 – September 3
Coined as the best end of summer fun Jumper show for the competitors and as a crowd favorite show, this show offers 4 days packed with non-stop jumping. Classes range in height from 3’ to 3’6 as well as nightly fun classes such as Points Choice, Obstacles in Line and the ever entertaining Dog and Pony class which pairs a dog over an agility course against a horse over a jump course! This competition offers great prize money and prizes, an outstanding venue and of course, mini donuts!