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75th Annual Midwest Charity Horse Show Updates

Midwest Charity Horse Show, June 14-18, 2016, is pleased to announce that the prize list is now available on its website, and hardcopies will be in the mail soon. The entry deadline has been extended to May 16, 2016. Midwest Charity Horse Show’s distinguished panel of judges includes: Betsy Boone, Concord, NC; Kelly Freeman, Oronoco, MN; and Richard Harris, Somers, CT. Midwest Charity Horse Show is held at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Coliseum in Springfield.

The 75th annual Midwest Charity Horse Show will be held daily starting at an earlier morning time of 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Performances are free and open to the public. One of the premier horse shows in the United States, the Midwest Charity Horse Show features American Saddlebred, Roadster, Morgan and Arabian horses and Hackney ponies. Since its inception, the Midwest Charity Horse Show, an all-volunteer, non-subsidized organization, has donated its annual proceeds to a Springfield area charity and has selected Camp COCO as the beneficiary since 1988.

As tradition dictates, the Midwest Charity Horse Show will delight and entertain exhibitors with their legendary hospitality with nightly parties after the last class in barn 25Q, the famous “Party Barn.”

For more information about the Midwest Charity Horse Show or to request a prize list contact President & Show Manager Carole Kennedy at or 217-414-1900. Those who are online can log-on to to check for updates regarding the 2016 show.

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