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Paso Fino Horse Exhibition

In the Abernathy Arena

Wednesday, Oct. 9 - 12:00 noon

Thursday, Oct. 10 - 10:00 am (Flag Ceremony)

Paso Fino means "fine step," and you can watch these rare horses perform their signature gait! The Pure Puerto Rican Paso Fino Federation of America, Inc. will present its annual exhibition "The Classic Celebration Show" at the SC State Fair. This show honors the memory of one of the Federation's founding members and a great lover of the SC State Fair, Mr. Creighton Shull.

The show will also feature Andalusian horses and on Thursday will highlight local personalities as WIS-TV will broadcast the Celebrity Class live at 6:00 pm. Contact Patti Smith, Show Chari, at montage@sc.rr.com for further information.

Dairy Cattle Show

In the Nutt Cattle Arena

Friday, Oct. 11 - All Day

Saturday, Oct. 12 - All Day

Sunday, Oct. 13 - All Day

Junior & Open Dairy Shows - Ayreshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey breeds


Youth Horse Show

In the Abernathy Arena

Friday, Oct. 11 - 5:00 pm

Saturday, Oct. 12 - 11:00 am

Sunday, Oct. 13 - 12:00 noon

Watch young equestrians in this three-day equine event, featuring showmanship, horsemanship, and some serious competitive spirit.

 

 

4-H Poultry Showmanship

Down Academic Avenue next to Abernathy Arena (near Pig Races new location)

Saturday, Oct. 12 - 10:00 am

Look on as the state’s 4-H members put their birds through the paces for ribbons and prizes.

 

 

4-H Rabbit Showmanship

Down Academic Avenue next to Abernathy Arena (near Pig Races new location)

Saturday, Oct. 12 - 10:00 am

4-H Youth are judged as they verbally evaluate their animals based on particular strengths in front of a showmanship judge.

 

 

FFA Tractor Pull

In the Abernathy Arena

Tuesday, Oct. 15 - All Day

 

Beef Cattle Show

In the Nutt Cattle Arena

Thursday, Oct. 17 - All Day

Friday, Oct. 18 - All Day

Saturday, Oct. 19 - All Day

Junior & Open Beef Cattle Shows - Angus, Charolais, Crossbred & AOB, Gelbvieh/Balancer, Hereford, Minature Zebu, Red Angus, Santa Gertrudis, Shorthorn, Sim Angus, Simmental, Zebu-Based Breeds & Crossbreeds


Donkey & Mule Show

In the Abernathy Arena

Friday, Oct. 18 - All Day

Saturday, Oct. 19 - All Day

Sponsored by the SC Donkey & Mule Association

Managed by the St. Clair Equine (919) 754-7568

Pre-Entry Forms available at https://stclairequine.com/scstatefairmuledonkeyshow

Dairy Goat Show

In the Swine, Sheep, Goat Arena

Saturday, Oct. 19

  • 12:00 noon Junior Doe Show

Sunday, Oct. 20

  • 12:00 noon Senior Doe Show

Youth Meat Goat Show

In the Nutt Cattle Arena

Sunday, Oct. 20  - 12:30 PM

Come watch some of South Carolina’s finest youth prep their goats for a stiff competition in the show arena.