Draft Horse Classic

in 15 days

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 by phone (530-273-6217), mail, walk-in or FAX (530-273-1146). You can also order your tickets on-line.

pdf Ticket Order Form, Draft Horse Classic
pdf 2014 Gentle Giant Journal
 2014 Harvest Fair Guide and Entry Form

Backyard BBQ & Chef’s Challenge Cook-Off

Calling all backyard cooks (think you can make the best ribs on the block), professional chefs, caterers, and tasters!  Join the fun at this year’s Backyard BBQ & Chef’s Challenge Rib Cook-Off

Backyard BBQ & Chef's Challenge Cook-Off









Vendor Application

Interested in being a vendor at the 2014 Draft Horse Classic?  If so, the vendor application is now available. Simply complete and return the application below to the Fair Office. If you have any questions, please contact the Concessions Manager at Lisa@NevadaCountyFair.com.

Draft Horse Classic Vendor Application (2014)

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

Ticket sales to the Draft Horse Classic begin May 1.

2013 Draft Horse Classic Photos

ProSportsPix has galleries of photos from the 2013 Draft Horse Classic for sale.

2013 Draft Horse Classic Winners

Awards for the 27th annual Draft Horse Classic have been announced.  Gord Ruzicka of Viking, Alberta, Canada, judged the Draft Horse competitions and halter show. Dwight Gilbert from Nevada was the judge of the pulling contest; and Don Davis from Redding was the horseshoe competition judge. (For more, please see the Announcement). Below are the results:

 2013 Draft Horse Results

 2013 Draft Horse Special Awards & Halter Show Competitions

 2013 Harvest Fair Results and Best of Show

 2013 Horse Shoeing Contest Results

 2013 BBQ Cook-Off Results

2013 Draft Horse Classic Program (7.5MB PDF)


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


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