Canterbury Showplace |
Dressage | Western Dressage | Barrel Racing |
Reining | Halter
Canterbury Showplace is a beautiful equestrian center near Gainesville, FL, and is home to
some of Florida's best horse shows. The facilities have a variety of events throughout the year including
dressage, eventing, and barrel racing. Some favorite events include the Spring Driving Extravaganza, 4H Open All Breed Show, and
multiple shows from
Horse Shows in the Park.
Canterbury Showplace jumps and courses are some of the best in the country with horse owners from all over the nation coming to compete.
Full Service Facility
Canterbury Showplace is also a full service facility for local horse owners and people wanting to learn to ride. People can bring their horses to Canterbury to ride around the beautiful facilities. There is also schooling available to teach everything from
cross country to show jumping. If you travel long distances for training or events, there is RV camping available and many
Any horse clubs in the area can come and rent out Canterbury spaces for their own training and competitions. The owners have made many improvements through the years to make the riding experience better for patrons and competitors.
All Weather Show Rings
The show rings are useable in all types of
weather including large rainfalls. A new fiber
placed on some of the rings soaks up the moisture,
making it easy to ride on even after a heavy rain
storm. This prevents slippage by the horses.
Covered Arena | Clubhouse
Canterbury Showplace has covered arena
seating for more than 2,000 and a first-rate
clubhouse with show office and celebration area,
three outdoor rings and five show barns with 200
holding stalls. The Canterbury Showplace is one of
the top equine show places in the United States.