Frequently Asked Questions
No, all sessions of the show are free and open to the public.
There is no dress code. Much of the Hunter/Jumper show is outdoors, so consider the weather. The Saddlebred show is indoors.
The St. Louis National Equestrian Center offers ample bleacher seating, full concessions, restrooms and an air-conditioned lobby/entrance way.
All parking is free. Paved parking is located in front of the facility by Lake St. Louis Boulevard. Gravel parking is available on the north side of the grounds.
There will be onsite concessions selling a variety of food and beverages, including adult beverages.
Absolutely. In fact, the competition includes many youth classes.
Yes, dogs must be kept on a leash and well-behaved at all times.
No. Safety is of utmost importance at the show. Spectators are discouraged from interrupting horses and riders preparing for competition. However, touring the barn aisles and watching from the sidelines is a great way to experience equestrian life, learn about the horses, trainers and riders. If you’d like to learn more about a horse, or a rider, don’t hesitate to ask! As equestrians, we love the sport, and enjoy nothing more than helping others learn what it’s like to partner with such a kind, willing and incredible animal.
Yes, and spectators are welcome to take pictures. We encourage you to tag us on our Facebook and Instagram accounts as well.
Yes. Live-streaming of the saddlebred show can be found here.