New to The Royal Showcase?

The American Royal is proud to host The Royal Showcase - Youth & Open Horse Show each year. The Royal Showcase is an all-breed show that features classes in youth and adult divisions, including a 7 & Under Walk-Whoa Division. Exhibitors compete in a number of diverse classes including Showmanship, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunt Seat Equitation and Ranch Riding. The Royal Showcase offers great 1st place awards and high point awards in each division.

Royal Showcase Information





Registration for the Royal Showcase is now open!


Arriving at the American Royal

Exhibitors will enter through the Livestock Gate on the west side of the American Royal Building (southwest corner of complex). To access the Livestock Gate, turn right onto State Line Road instead of turning left into the Lot A Gate from American Royal Drive. Follow State Line Road around the viaduct until reaching the Livestock Gate. All health papers including Equine Event Participation Declaration, negative coggins, and 30-day health certificate must be presented at the check in trailer before entrance into the facility. All trailers without paperwork will be asked to pull into a holding area or asked to leave until health papers are presented. After unloading, all trailers are to be parked in a designated area in Lot-A.

American Royal's Payout Policy - The Royal Showcase - Youth & Open

No association mandating payout schedule, however we follow USEF’s 30 day rule.

To Help You Plan Your Stay

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