The Aiken Horse Show - Since 1916

Show Information

We welcome you to 108th Aiken Horse Show in the Hitchcock Woods and invite you to take part in one of Aiken’s most historic events.

Due to the extremely fragile footing, schooling will not be allowed in the ring. Hand-walking will be allowed from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. daily. Schooling fences will be provided in the designated schooling area. Classes and divisions may be split, combined, or cancelled at the discretion of the management.

An entry’s eligibility will be at the discretion of the rules and regulations delegates or the show directors.

The Hitchcock Woods Foundation and the Show Directors will not be responsible for any accident that may occur to any animal, person, or property, and the exhibitor shall hold the Hitchcock Woods Foundation and the Show Directors harmless and indemnify them against any legal proceedings arising from any such accident.

Under South Carolina law, an equine activity sponsor or equine professional is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in an equine activity resulting from an inherent risk of equine activity pursuant to Article 7, Chapter 9 of Title 47, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976.

If you have never shown in the Aiken Horse Show in Hitchcock Woods and would like help with logistics, course expectations, etc., as well as tips to make your experience more enjoyable for you and your horse, please call Dana Massey at 803-599-0400. Carpooling is encouraged due to limited parking.

Trailer parking will be available at the Stable on the Woods parking lot, 2200 Dibble Rd., the “Wavy Wall” on South Boundary Avenue below the museum, and the Green Boundary field. Water will be provided at the ring for your horse.
Please bring your own bucket.

Exhibitors who donate their prize money back to the Foundation, will be acknowledged with an IRS tax letter from the Foundation office. Thank you in advance for your generosity.

**Admission donation for trail maintenance is $10 per car/day or $25 for all 3 days ~ we encourage purchasing parking passes in advance at the office March 25-28. Passes can also be purchased at the entrance gate on show days.**