Event calendar

Events Calendar

QSEC is home to hundreds of events every year, providing world class facilities to the south east Queensland region. With one of the country's largest covered sand arenas, among a whole host of state-of-the-art facilities, the premier equestrian sport and multipurpose venue is home to everything from showjumping and dressage to music festivals and old school car shows.

If you are interested in attending an event or would like to see what's coming up this year, take a look at our calendar below. Alternatively, you can buy tickets online or contact us for more information.

March 2017


18-19 March

Wide Bay Regional Championships

Outdoor Arena Complex

This Interschool event sees youth riders compete in a number of categories across two days.

For more information
Karla Farrell
Ph: 0414560472
Equestrian Queensland event page


25-26 March

DRESSAGE QUEENSLAND YOUTH RIDER HIGH PERFORMANCE CAMP

Whole Venue

Dressage Queensland will host the Youth Rider High Performance Camp at QSEC. As this is a training camp, there will be no availability for spectators to attend.

For more information
Stephanie Neergaard
stephanie.neergard@live.com.au


April 2017


01-02 April

April Gold Cup

Main Arena

The Queensland Showjumping Club will host the April Gold Cup at QSEC.

For more information
Nicky Meredith
rogersms@bigpond.net.au


08 April

QLD DRESSAGE SERIES - MEDIUM TO GRAND PRIX OFFICIAL DRESSAGE

Main Arena

For competitors this event provides the opportunity to ride on the best available competition surfaces in QLD under our highest level judges, in a friendly and inviting atmosphere. For spectators, it is an opportunity to watch QLD riders compete at the higher levels of dressage. A relaxing day enjoying beautiful horses and wonderful dressage.

For more information
Leesa Murray
Ph: 0402 033 716
leesa_murray@optusnet.com.au


09 April

CDG OFFICIAL 1* DRESSAGE

Outdoor Arena Complex

For more information
Karen Herald
herald_adsl@hotkey.net.au


14-16 April

Dressage Unravelled Easter Camp

Whole Venue

This camp provides riders and their horses the opportunity to train with an exciting array of high profile coaches. The evenings will include some planned entertainment in an atmosphere of camaraderie with fellow dressage enthusiasts. For an all-inclusive price, participants will have 2 ridden/groundwork lessons each day, camping, stabling and entertainment. 

For more information
Sharon Harvey
Ph: 0411 836 890
info@dressageunravelled.com.au


22-23 April

2017 ARABIAN GALA EVENT

Main Arena

The Arabian Gala Event is an A Class Arabian Horse Show. Horses from all over Australia come to compete at this event. The show features Arabian & Arabian Derivative Halter & Saddle classes as well as a full Youth program. Saturday evening is the hotly contested ALL BREEDS event - The Golden Garland. This class is a freestyle saddle class (with certain compulsory moves) to music. Gold, Silver & Bronze garlands and prize money are up for grabs. Spectators are free and welcome.

For more information
Melissa Reid
Ph: 0418 715 193
reidriver@bigpond.com


May 2017


13 May

Festival of Dressage

Main Arena

Join us for the 10th anniversary with International Master Class presenter, Grand Prix competitor Debbie McDonald.

For more information
Festival of Dressage website


20-21 May

QRHA Jackpot Show

Main Arena

The Queensland Reining Horse Association will hold their Jackpot Show here at QSEC in May.

For more information
Lynda Gray
Ph: 0412 479 340
gm8@bigpond.com


June 2017


10-11 June

STUARTHOLME TRAINING CAMP

Outdoor Arena Complex

This event is a training camp and not open for spectators.

For more information
Anna Starosta
astarosta@stuartholme.com


24 June

QLD DRESSAGE SERIES - MEDIUM TO GRAND PRIX OFFICIAL DRESSAGE

Main Arena

For competitors this event provides the opportunity to ride on the best available competition surfaces in QLD under our highest level judges, in a friendly and inviting atmosphere. For spectators, it is an opportunity to watch QLD riders compete at the higher levels of dressage. A relaxing day enjoying beautiful horses and wonderful dressage.

For more information
Leesa Murray
Ph: 0402 033 716
leesa_murray@optusnet.com.au


25 June

Just Equus Foundation Clinic

Main Arena

Build confidence with your horse at this clinic. Cover common issues and problems and get real practical advice to assist with your learning and development.

For more information
Eva Biggs
Ph: 0418744134
Just Equus website


July 2017


01 July

QSEC's Rodeo Round-Up

Main Arena

Featuring everything from Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling and Breakaway Roping to Saddle Ride, Bareback Bronc Ride and the ultimate Open Bull Ride. With an undercover, open air arena you will feel the full atmosphere of rodeo life. With an after party with entertainment under the stars and full food and bar facilities, this night is the talk of the town!

For more information
info@qsec.com.au
Rodeo Round-Up event page


06-08 July

2017 AUSTRALIAN YOUTH DRESSAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Whole Venue

Please watch this space for more details to come!

For more information
Leesa Murray
Ph: 0402 033 716
leesa_murray@optusnet.com.au


12-15 July

BRISBANE CDI

The Brisbane CDI is Queensland's only International Dressage event, with a feast of entertainment for all equestrian lovers. 

For more information
Leesa Murray
Ph: 0402 033 716
leesa_murray@optusnet.com.au


17-23 July

PAINT HORSE WEEK & CHAMPIONSHIPS

Main Arena

South East QLD Paint Horse Week will come to QSEC. Spectators are free and welcome.

For more information
Maxine Albury
Ph: (07) 5464 1837
maxine.albury@bigpond.com


28 July - 05 August

QLD State Reining Show

Main Arena

The Queensland Reining Association will host the Queensland State Reining Show at QSEC.

For more information
Linda Gray
Ph: 0412 479 340
gm8@bigpond.com


August 2017


19 August

QLD DRESSAGE SERIES - MEDIUM TO GRAND PRIX OFFICIAL DRESSAGE

Main Arena

For competitors this event provides the opportunity to ride on the best available competition surfaces in QLD under our highest level judges, in a friendly and inviting atmosphere. For spectators, it is an opportunity to watch QLD riders compete at the higher levels of dressage. A relaxing day enjoying beautiful horses and wonderful dressage.

For more information
Leesa Murray
Ph: 0402 033 716
leesa_murray@optusnet.com.au


25-27 August

2017 QUEENSLAND STATE DRESSAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

For more information
Leesa Murray
Ph: 0402 033 716
leesa_murray@optusnet.com.au


September 2017


12-16 September

2017 TRANS TASMAN CHALLENGE - AUSTRALIAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION

Main Arena

Please watch this space for more details to come!

For more information
Robyn Lewis
Ph: (02) 6762 6444
robyn@aqha.com.au


22-24 September

QLD Indoor Showjumping Championships

Main Arena

The Queensland Showjumping Club will host the QLD Indoor Showjumping Championships at QSEC.

For more information
Nicky Meredith
rogersms@bigpond.net.au


30 September

QLD DRESSAGE SERIES - MEDIUM TO GRAND PRIX OFFICIAL DRESSAGE

Main Arena

For competitors this event provides the opportunity to ride on the best available competition surfaces in QLD under our highest level judges, in a friendly and inviting atmosphere. For spectators, it is an opportunity to watch QLD riders compete at the higher levels of dressage. A relaxing day enjoying beautiful horses and wonderful dressage.

For more information
Leesa Murray
Ph: 0402 033 716
leesa_murray@optusnet.com.au


October 2017


06-08 October

ADULT AMATEUR OWNER RIDER NATIONAL DRESSAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Main Arena

The inaugural Adult Amateur Owner Rider National Dressage Championships - 3 days of beautiful dressage at all levels for riders who own their horses and comply with the Australian Dressage rules defining an amateur dressage rider. 

For more information
Leesa Murray
Ph: 0402 033 716
leesa_murray@optusnet.com.au


November 2017


04 November

QSEC's Horse Home Show

Whole Venue

Equestrians and horse lovers canter into QSEC for a day of equestrian action at the 4th annual Horse Home Show. There will be plenty of horsing around fun happening with riding events, shows and shopping on the agenda.

For more information
info@qsec.com.au
Horse Home Show event page


18-21 November

Warwick Schiller Performance Horsemanship Clinic

Main Arena

Warwick, through his clinic riders, will demonstrate the thought process that all successful horse people use when working with their horses. Fence sitters are welcome and simply need to present to the registration table in the Main Arena on arrival.

For more information
Abbie Hunt
Ph: 0417 662 881
diamondgrove@hotmail.com


December 2017


09-10 December

Two Aussie Legends 2017

Main Arena

Clinton Anderson and Ian Francis return to QSEC for a 2-day presentation on horsemanship techniques. Tickets on sale soon! 

For more information
Virginia Lemon
Ph: 0427 134 665
ianfrancis@skymesh.com.au


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