2020 Colorado State Fair Horse Shows to be Live-Streamed for the First Time

PUEBLO, Colo. – The Colorado State Fair is proud to host the 4-H State Championship Youth Horse Show and to provide live-streaming of this year’s events taking place over four days. Young riders ages 8-18  will compete in four distinct disciplines for premium money, class awards, and High Point Awards.

Additionally, riders will participate in a Parade of Colorado Counties and High School Senior Recognitions to close the 2020 horse show events.

The following events will be streamed live on the Colorado State Fair website:

Competitive Events
Gymkhana Horse Show – Friday, September 4 at 12 p.m.
Ranch Horse Show – Saturday, September 5 at 8:30 a.m.
Western Horse Show – Sunday, September 6 at 8:30 a.m.
English Horse Show – Monday, September 7 at 8:30 a.m.

Parade of Counties
Saturday, September 5 at 6:30 p.m
Riders from 25 Colorado Counties will parade through the arena with their county banners on Saturday, September 5 at 6:30 p.m.

2020 Graduated High School Senior Presentations
Saturday, Sept. 5th, following the Parade of Counties
Each participating graduated senior will be celebrated with recognition in the arena and an official photo.

The fairgrounds are not open to the public this season. Competitive events are operating in close coordination with local and state health officials with strict indoor and outdoor health protocols in place, including limited guests accompanying youth competitors.

Tickets for the 2021 Colorado State Fair will be available for purchase on September 10. FAQs related to the modified 2020 State Fair can be found here. Photos of the 2019 fair are available here. Additionally, visit the Colorado State Fair websiteFacebook page @colostatefair, or call 719-561-8484 for the latest updates and information.

The mission of the Colorado State Fair is to create an entertaining, inspiring, and educational inter-generational experience highlighting the preservation, promotion and exposition of our State’s vibrant and diverse agriculture, industry and culture. The State Fair is a division of the Colorado Department of Agriculture.


By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.