We want your weekend to be the most enjoyable experience possible. Before arriving, make sure you have everything you need and all your questions answered.
In this section you will find information on:
|Accommodations||Lost & Found|
|Activities for Children||Personal Vehicles|
|Coat & Package Check||Selling Information|
|Dogs & Pets||Solicitation|
|Firearms||Videos & Photography|
If you require an accommodation or service (i.e., ASL, Open Captioning, Audio Description, etc.) please contact Midwest Horse Fair at 920.623.5515 or firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks prior to the scheduled event day.
Activities For Children
Kids Korral is located in the front of Pavilion One. You'll find educational experiences, hands-on activities and basic skills to take care of a horse!
In addition, check out the Breed & Discipline Demonstrations for a full array of history and education about each breed.
Coat & Package Check
Tired of carrying around your purchases or valuable items while you enjoy your visit to the Midwest Horse Fair? Take advantage of the Coat and Package Check located in the Show Office in Exhibition Hall. For a nominal per item fee, you can rest assured that your personal items will be kept safe in a monitored room.
Coat Check Hours
Friday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Exhibition Hall Show Office
Dogs & Pets
While all of us here at the Midwest Horse Fair love our pets, we encourage attendees to leave pets at home where they will be most comfortable.
Per county ordinance, dogs are not allowed in the Exhibition Hall, Coliseum, Arena building or the Pavilion lobby, Kids Korral, and second floor, with the exception of service animals with proper identification.
Dogs on the grounds and in Pavilions must be leashed at all times.
For the safety of your pet, please do not leave animals in your car unattended. If any pet is reported in a vehicle, authorities will be called.
Per the rules at the Alliant Energy Center – no firearms or weapons are permitted on the property.
Violators are subject to forfeiture or arrest.
You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers!
Stop by the Information Booths, located in the lobby of Pavilion One, front of Pavilion Two, MHF Gift Shop, west lobby of Coliseum, and Show Office in Exhibition Hall.
Pick up your free copy of the Official Midwest Horse Fair Program (while supplies last).
|Friday||7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.|
|Saturday||7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.|
|Sunday||7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.|
Lost & Found
Lose something during the Midwest Horse Fair? If it is during MHF show hours, visit the Lost & Found located at the Show Office which is located in the Lobby of Exhibition Hall.
If it is after the Midwest Horse Fair, call the Alliant Energy Center at 608.267.3980 to see if your items have been found! Alternatively, you may complete the Alliant Energy Center Lost & Found Form online.
Strollers, wheelchairs, golf carts, and personal utility vehicles are not available for rental on the grounds.
Due to liability and safety concerns, as well as established sponsorship agreements, the use of personal utility vehicles or golf carts are prohibited on the grounds.
For those looking for the opportunity to clean out the barn, let the Wisconsin 4-H Association sell your tack while you enjoy the Midwest Horse Fair.
For a $5 donation (per number) to the Wisconsin 4-H Horse Association, you will receive a consignment number and supplies needed to tag/price up to 23 items.
The Wisconsin 4-H Horse Association will receive a 15 percent commission on all items sold.
Any equine related item can be consigned as long as it can be brought into the lower level of the coliseum.
The Wisconsin 4-H Association reserves the right to refuse items that are not clean or items that are not equine related. Items consigned that have not sold, can be retrieved during pick-up hours.
The 4-H Used Tack Sale, contact Executive Secretary, Linda Pribek, at 920.388.0588 (office) or 920.839.5540 (cell).
The sale of any equine on the grounds is strictly prohibited.
Advertising horses for sale anywhere on the grounds is also forbidden.
Midwest Horse Fair does not allow soliciting of our exhibitors, participants, contracted personnel, staff, MHF Advisory Board and Wisconsin Horse Council during the event.
Any reports of verbal or written solicitation will lead to an investigation which may result in removal from the grounds and banning any participating parties from attending a future Midwest Horse Fair.
Video & Photography
All attendees at the Midwest Horse Fair should be aware that there are “official photographers and videographers” on the grounds during the entire event. With your entrance to the grounds, you are giving permission for the Wisconsin Horse Council d/b/a Midwest Horse Fair to use any pictures or videos in which you might appear for future publicity, promotion, advertising, or other media uses related to the Midwest Horse Fair.
You may take photos and video at the Fair for your own personal use, and we encourage you to do so, but selling them for a profit is strictly prohibited.