World Equestrian Fair

9. - 15. March 2023
Exhibition Centre Essen

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not for nothing dubbed the World Equestrian Show, is the largest trade fair in the equestrian industry. This is where the stars of show, sport and training meet exciting training evenings and spectacular shows. The exhibitor area not only features high-quality product highlights but also numerous innovations that celebrate their premiere at the fair. It is also the home of the HOP TOP Show, the most spectacular horse show in the world.

Numerous riding styles and horse breeds have already been introduced to a wide audience through EQUITANA and quickly found their fans and enthusiasts. EQUITANA creates unforgettable moments and offers an experience for almost everyone - from small horse fans to international trainers and breeders to dealers and manufacturers.

600 Exhibitors
7 Days
30 Countries
700 Horses

These Exhibitors are on board in 2023

Discover the evening shows of Equitana!

Experience magical moments at the HOP TOP Show and
attend the training evenings where international top stars share their knowledge with you.

Quotes from the stars

For us, being able to put on such a big show evening at EQUITANA means leaving our own comfort zone. Riding in front of thousands of people is one thing. But speaking and riding in front of thousands of spectators is something else entirely.

Jessica von Bredow-Werndl
Team World Champion Dressage Rider

Top-level, amateur and leisure sports are just as much at home at EQUITANA as the various riding styles. What unites us all is the love of horses. That's why I would like to see everyone accepting each other more. That is the challenge for the next few years.

Isabell Werth
most successful dressage rider of all time

EQUITANA is a successful mix where everyone finds something for themselves. That's what I particularly like about this concept. This bringing together of different interests and disciplines is unique and ensures that everyone feels comfortable at the fair.

Reitmeisterin Ingrid Klimke
Two-time Olympic team eventing champion

The special thing about the fair for me is the diversity. I think it's great that all breeds and riding styles come together here. It's great to discover the numerous innovations. I always meet lots of people, so coming to Essen is a bit like a holiday - an educational holiday.

Uta Gräf
Book author and Grand Prix trainer

My first impression of the fair is that everything is huge. The diversity is unbelievable. It's just really great.

Simone Blum
World Champion Showjumping

Highlights of EQUITANA

Become an Exhibitor

Moving great things together: EQUITANA is the biggest crowd puller, trading centre and industry meeting place - and a grandiose event that makes the hearts of all horse fans beat faster. Back the champion and present yourself, your products or services.

Trade Fair

EQUITANA creates unforgettable moments and offers an experience for equestrian fans from every sector and every discipline. Here you will find an overview of the programme, theme worlds and the variety of products to browse, learn and discover!

Evening Shows

The jewel of the World Fair - from educational to spectacular. HOP TOP Show offers international show stars a perfect stage on three evenings. During the training evenings, top stars from  equestrian sport share their knowledge in a two-hour show.

The Stars of EQUITANA 2023

Ingrid Klimke

Olympic Champion Eventing

Frédéric Pignon

Liberty Dressage Artist

Uta Gräf

Dressage Rider Grand Prix

Kenzie Dysli

Horse trainer and show star

Benjamin Werndl

Member of the German Olympic squad

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Customer Service

In order to ensure quick help with support requests and to avoid waiting times on the phone, we recommend sending an email with your request to:

+49 211 90191-420 (Visitors)

+49 211 90191-405 (Exhibitors)

Service Hours:

Mon. - Thu. 08:30 – 16:30
Fri. 08:30 – 15:30


Here you will find the right contact person for your enquiry!

Arrival and Opening Hours

9. - 15. March 2023

Exhibition Centre Essen

Messeplatz 1

45131 Essen


Opening Hours:
Daily 10:00 - 18:30

last day 10:00 - 18:00