Draft Horse Classic

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Draft Horse Classic
Sept. 18-21, 2014

Join the beautiful Draft Horses at the 2014 Draft Horse Classic. Majestic Draft Horse performances, breath-taking competitions, and seeing a Draft Horse “up-close” – it’s all part of the Annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley. The Classic has grown to become the premier Draft Horse show in the western United States, and features six majestic performances, along with non-stop entertainment in between classes.

Tickets are now on sale. You can order your tickets at the arena box office or you can also order your tickets on-line.

Hours of the Draft Horse Classic & Harvest Fair
Thursday: 4 pm until end of last performance
Friday: Noon until end of last performance
Saturday and Sunday: 9 am until end of last performance

Draft Horse Performance Times (Performance Schedule)

Thursday, September 18 6:30 pm
Friday, September 19 6:30 pm
Saturday, September 20 10:00 am
Saturday, September 20 6:30 pm
Sunday, September 21 10:00 am
Sunday, September 21 4:00 pm

pdf 2014 Draft Horse Classic Program
pdf 2014 Gentle Giant Journal
 2014 Harvest Fair Guide

Harvest Fair Festivities

Don’t miss all the excitement that happens at the Fairgrounds during the four days of the Draft Horse Classic. We’ve got a little bit of something for everyone – everything from a world-class art show to visits to the barns to musical entertainment. Or, simply sit under the tall pine trees and enjoy some of the delicious food at the Classic.  While there is a charge for Draft Horse performances, admission on the Fairgrounds and to the Harvest Fair is free! Click here for a list of all the activities happening at the Harvest Fair.

Sponsor the Classic

Be part of the Classic! Sponsor a class or a performance, advertise in the Draft Horse program, or place a banner in the arena. There are lots of opportunities to support this unique event!

Draft Horse Classic Sponsorship Opportunities


As a reminder, pets are not allowed on the
Fairgrounds during the Draft Horse


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Thank you to our Sponsors

Budweiser Hansen Bros. Summer Thymes Nor-Cal Beverage Co. Inc. Gold Miners Inn

Mailing Address:
P.O. BOX 2687
(530) 273-6217

International Association of Fairs & Expositions Wesern Fairs Association

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