Dates and facts

Dates and facts

EQUITANA - Equestrian Sports World Fair


Reed Exhibitions Deutschland GmbH
Völklinger Str. 4
D - 40219 Düsseldorf

Exhibition Centre Essen
D - 45131 Essen

09-19th March 2019

Opening hours:
daily 10.00 a.m.- 19.00 p.m.

Entrance East, South and West

every two years

9 days

208.000 (2017)

Exhibitor numbers:
750 (2017)


Hop Top Show

First-rate evening show with high-calibre actors from the equestrian world on four evenings in the course of the exhibition


Dogs are not allowed to enter the fairground! We recommend you to leave your dog at home or at a boarding kennels.


There is no smoking in the exhibition halls in order to safety and health reasons.


Children younger than 14 years must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

Lost and found

The lost property office is located at the "Messehaus Mitte"
Hall plan

Photographs / Videos

Shooting photos or films at EQUITANA for private, non-commercial use is permitted.

For the "Fabuloso" HOP TOP Show, the STALLIONS breeding show and Pat Parelli's evening show the following restrictions apply:

- Shooting photos or films is only permitted without the use of a flash or stand.
- Films posted on the Internet and in public networks must not exceed a maximum length of 1 minute per performer and a total length of 10 minutes.

Photo and film shooting for commercial use:

Shooting photos or films for commercial use (including but not limited to the resale of photos and films both in digital and printed form) is subject to restrictions and requires the explicit permission of the organiser.

Information is available from the EQUITANA Press Department

Christian Reiß
+49 211 90191-221

Parking space

Directly at the Exhibition Centre

Park & Ride

Large car park P10 with free bus shuttle

Public transport

Underground line U11 stops directly in front of the East and West entrances
Journey time from Essen Central Station: 5 minutes
More information about travel to EQUITANA