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The onlineshop is open permanently, also during the fair.
No ticket sale on site!

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  • Discover the diversity of the industry 
    Whether horse trailers, western saddles or dressage boots - around 450 exhibitors from all areas of equestrian sport make EQUITANA what it is.
  • The future starts today 
    Nowhere else does so much expertise and concentrated knowledge about horses come together







  • HOP TOP Show Rhapsody , 08.-10.04.2022
  • Experience magical moments

The masterpiece of fantasy, music, equestrian art, light and sound effects as part of EQUITANA     

  • Fascinating images

With spectacular stunts and unforgettable moments, the HOP TOP Show uniquely stages the special relationship between man and horse in its anniversary year. The 50th anniversary show crowns the most extraordinary performances of the past decades.


Training evenings




  • The EQUITANA training evenings

Focus on further education - the top stars of the scene share their knowledge in a 2-hour show.  

  • Horsemanship mit Bernd Hackl, 7th April 2022

The "Pferdeprofi" TV-star helps horse and rider to understand each other better and shares his many years of experience with the EQUITANA audience.

  • Learning from Ingrid Klimke, 11th April 2022

The Olympic eventing champion and riding champion will demonstrate horse-friendly training according to classical principles at an exclusive training evening.

  • Delicate communication with Jean-François Pignon, 12th April 2022

Small gestures and barely visible signals are enough when Jean-François Pignon directs a group of horses through the ring. Based on calmness, consistency and love for the horse, he demonstrates his training philosophy here.

Info: the training evening will be held in French with German translation.

  • You can find out more about the training evenings here.



Please note

  • There won’t be a box office on site. Please book your ticket in advance via our online shop or via the ticket hotline +49 (0)1806 999 000 250 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m., daily).
  • Please visit to inform about the Covid-19 rules and regulations that apply on site, so that you can enter the event area without any problems. This page is always updated to reflect current developments. Safety measures will be controlled at the event, in combination with the ticket. The ticket itself doesn’t allow you to access the event area.
  • Please use the ticket hotline +49 (0)1806 999 000 250 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily) only for buying tickets. For requests concerning details of the fair and the evening shows please address via phone +49 (0)211 90 191 201 or by e-mail
  • E-codes: Only one e-code can be redeemed per order.
  • Groups: Please send enquiries to Discounted weekday show tickets are available for groups of 10 or more, as well as cat. 1 of the Hop Top Show for groups of 30 or more.
  • Personal members of the FN: You will receive your discounted ticket by entering your membership number in the order process. One discounted ticket per membership number. Discounted tickets are weekday show tickets as well as cat. 1 of the Hop Top Show. 
  • Visitor agent discount codes: You will receive your discounted ticket by entering your discount code in the order process. Adult fair tickets and Hop Top Show cat. 1 are discounted by 20%. 
  • Visit our FAQs for more information
  • You can find information about arrival and hotels here.

Do you have questions or need help?

Our Customer Service Centre will be happy to answer any general questions you may have.

Contact for visitors

(Customer Service Center - Visitor and exhibitor support)

+49 211 90191-420


Mo – Th 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Fr 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Arrival & opening times

7 - 13 April 2022

Exhibition Center Essen
Messeplatz 1
D-45131 Essen

Opening times:
Daily:  10:00 a.m. - 19:00 p.m.