Evening Shows

The jewel of the world fair - in the evening after the fair closes, the best artists of the international show business and the biggest stars of the top-class sports take the stage in the show hall.

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Exhibition Centre Essen

Show Arena

EQUITANA's large show arena is located in Hall 5. Here it's all about sitting back, letting yourself be enchanted and learning from the professionals. Experience the best horse show in the world, the Hop Top Show, or expand your knowledge at one of the numerous training evenings.

Hop Top Show





This is the home of the HOP TOP SHOW, the most spectacular horse show in the world: a masterpiece of fantasy, musical, horsemanship, light and sound effects within the framework of EQUITANA - World Equestrian Fair. 


The best artists from the international show business and top equestrian athletes will stage emotional milestones with new show numbers in the HOP TOP SHOW, thrilling their audiences.

Training Evenings

The training evenings, in which the top stars of the scene have been sharing their knowledge in a 2-hour show for many years, also take place in our show arena. 

Every EQUITANA year we welcome world stars who give us exclusive insights into their daily training routine.

Liberty Stars live

powered by BONDA RANCH

Thursday, 09. März 2023, 19:30 Uhr

Kenzie Dysli, Julia Steinbrecher, Tanja Riedinger and Emilia Schlotterbeck: the freedom specialists give exclusive insights into their training methods for the first time.

Uta Gräf & Andi Kreuzer live

präsentiert von SATTLEREI DRESCH

Monday, 13. März 2023, 19:30 Uhr

Dressage rider Uta Gräf and show jumper Andi Kreuzer: For the first time, the two top trainers show the common basics for successful riding horse training.

Frédéric Pignon & Magali Delgado live

Tuesday, 14. März 2023, 19:30 Uhr

High school and freedom dressage at world class level: Experience the show stars from France live - with special guest Linda Tellington-Jones!

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