Welcome to our Horse Shows

The National Western Stock Show proudly hosts top equine athletes of various disciplines from across the nation as part of the Horse Show. Experience our Western heritage through entertainment and competitions of all kinds.

Horse Show Exhibitors Click HERE

There are many ways for our local equine enthusiasts to be involved with the NWSS:

Receive updates and announcements through our seasonal e-newsletter.

All the fun stuff is posted on our Facebook page first!

More information about the various disciplines, breeds and events we host is on the Horse Exhibitors page.

Local Clubs/Orgs
We encourage our local equestrian clubs, organizations and groups to become involved specifically in the Horse Show. If you are a leader in your group, please email horse@nationalwestern.com to receive a complete list of exclusive Horse Show opportunities.

Find more information about how to become an NWSS volunteer under Who We Are, Volunteer Program

Y.E.S. (Youth Equestrian Showcase) Scholarship Program
Equestrian youth ages 14-21 in Colorado or Wyoming are awarded scholarship monies through our National Western Scholarship Trust each year. More information in the Y.E.S. accordion below.

College Internship Program
Interns for the January show can reference the Who We Are; Internship page on our website.

The Horse Show Department also offers other internship opportunities:

Equine Event Internship
Spring-Summer (April-August)
This internship focuses on third-party managed equestrian events hosted at the National Western Complex throughout the year (Complex Events). Applicants need to receive credit through their school, university or institution. This internship is for school credit and is unpaid.

This educational internship provides event-planning experience with potential to build lifelong connections. Applicants should be enthusiastic, professional and have a strong work ethic. They must have strong communication and organizational skills, be detail oriented and possess an ability to handle themselves in various situations.

This internship will provide students an opportunity to learn about different aspects of the equine industry through hands-on experience with various shows and events hosted at the National Western Complex. They will work directly with show promoters and various NW staff to prepare for and provide an excellent experience for our Complex Events.

The intern will need to be available from approximately April 15th to August 15th for 8-12 hours a week. Submit your resume and cover letter to horse@nationalwestern.com no later than March 31, 2020 to be considered. See the full description and details HERE.

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