The Harvest Days Horse Show has been held each fall since 1967.
This show has become Florida's most popular state competition. The Harvest Days
Horse show features Saddlebreds, Morgans, Roadsters, and Ponies.
The Bob Thomas Equestrian Center is a modern and
facility that has been the home of many prestigious equestrian events including
the Winter Equestrian Festival and the Volvo International World Cup. The
facility features the following:
show arena (260'x120') and attached indoor warm-up ring
Lykes arena seats 3000 indoors
outdoor practice/warmup rings
center-aisle barns with stabling for 471 horses
barn has conveniently located water spigots and electrical outlets
barn has full restroom and shower facilities
partitioned wash racks
feedstore (for the horses!) and cafeteria (for you!)
located at the intersection of I-4 and 301
and experienced show committee
The show is sponsored by the Tampa Horse Show Association,
Inc., which uses show proceeds to benefit local charities. The current
charity is the Scottish Rite Foundation of Florida, which helps children with
language and speech disorders. Over the years, the Tampa Horse Show Association
has donated over $150,000 to their charities.