The Baroque Horse of the Midwest is a show horse association created with several goals for its membership. The Baroque Horse of the Midwest is dedicated to education with respect to, and the promotion, showing and exhibition of the Baroque Style Horse of all bloodlines. To preserve classical equitation, and to educate those interested in the type of horse from the 16th and 17th centuries that were bred and trained from the Baroque Era till present day. Here in the Midwest, the most commonly known baroque style of horses are the Andalusians,Half Andalusians,Friesians, and Partbred Friesians The Baroque Horse of the Midwest takes pride in producing quality shows that are licensed thru US Equestrian with licensed judges, stewards and technical delegates so that all exhibitors follow a set of established rules and are judged in a consistent manner. The Baroque Horse of the Midwest is affiliated with The International Andalusian Lusitano Horse Association (IALHA), The International Friesian Show Horse Association (IFSHA) and US Equestrian and currently host classes for these affiliates during our shows. In addition we offer Opportunity Classes that are open to horses of all breeds. The foundation of our association is built on the camaraderie of our members and exhibitors. We welcome youth, adult amateurs and professionals. Our shows are a great place to bring your youngsters for their first outing, or to put some miles on your seasoned competitor. We currently host 2 shows each summer at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. The first show of the season in held in May over the Memorial Day Weekend. The Baroque Horse of the Midwest hosts the Region 3 Championships for IALHA and the Region 5 Championships for IFSHA during the July show. If you are looking for a venue to show, you are welcome at The Baroque Horse of the Midwest!