Agricenter ShowPlace Arena Hosting National Walking Horse Association


October 6, 2017

Agricenter ShowPlace Arena Hosting National Walking Horse Association


MEMPHIS, TN --- From October 2 through 7, the National Walking Horse Association competition will be going on at ShowPlace Arena in the indoor and outdoor arenas.  This national competition attracts over 200 contestants from 18 states.  They compete in categories of dressage, trail pleasure, country pleasure, park lite, western dressage, trail obstacle, pleasure driving, and others.

National Walking Horse Association show manager Sue Fanelli said, “The NWHA is so very pleased to be able to come to Memphis for our national show.  Agricenter ShowPlace Arena has been super accommodating and we have a lovely venue to show our naturally gaited horses.”

ShowPlace Arena Manager, Jamie White added, “We are honored the NWHA chose ShowPlace Arena to host their national competition and we look forward to continuing our relationship with them.” 

This event has an economic impact of over $200,000 for the local economy. Spectators are welcome and admission is free.  Click here for the schedule:

ShowPlace Arena, run by Agricenter International, averages 212 event days and draws more than 200,000 visitors annually. Equestrian shows, fairs, circuses, and rodeos all use the arena.  With the modular flooring, the arena is also ideal for trade shows, concerts, and graduations. 


Agricenter International, the education, agribusiness, research and agricultural hub of the Mid-South has a $524 million annual economic impact on the region, hosts over 1.3 million visitors annually, and has educated tens of thousands of students.  For more information visit or call 901-757-7777. 


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