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.

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


31 May - 01 June

Alycia Burton Inspirational Training Show

Main Arena

Performer, trainer and motivational speaker Alycia Burton is coming to QSEC with her famous horse Classic Goldrush for 2 special events:  - Wednesday 7pm: "Training Show/Performance" - Join Alycia Burton and her famous horse Goldrush for an inspirational training show. Alycia mixes performing, training and invaluable life skills for youth into an inspirational night for the whole family. - Thursday 8pm: Night Seminar."A Successful Life" - Can our dreams and passions REALLY be turned into a paid job ? Join us as Alycia shares her own story on following her dreams, leaving school early, how to get your dream job, the reality of being self-employed and the lessons she wished someone could have told her. PERFECT for youth, suitable for the whole family.

For more information
Free Riding NZ website


June 2017


03-04 June

BWPC Western Event AA Show

Main Arena

Burpengary Western Performance Club will hold their AA Show at QSEC in June.

For more information
Janelle Harvey
Ph: 0424 539 164
janelledharvey@hotmail.com


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


17-18 June

Caboolture Dressage Group - 2* Regional Championships

Main Arena & Outdoor Arena Complex

Run by the Caboolture Dressage Group, this major event will be held in the two covered arenas, as well as the OAC.

For more information
Karen Herald
Ph: 0419 588 559


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

Dust off those belt buckles; polish the boots and don't forget your cowboy hat - its rodeo time! QSEC's Rodeo Round-Up returns once again to transform the Main Arena into a full blown rodeo spectacular! Gates will open earlier in 2017 to ensure you don't miss a minute of rodeo action. Come see an all-round rodeo featuring the Barrel Race, Steer Wrestling, Breakaway Roping, Saddle Ride, Bareback Ride and the toughest and most adrenaline packed 8 seconds in sport - the Open Bull Ride. There will also be a multitude of junior events, so make sure you get along to support our rising rodeo stars!

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


09 July

Queensland Riding Pony State Stud Show

Main Arena

The RPSBS Ltd. Qld. Committee hosts its annual State Riding Pony Stud Show featuring a full Youngstock and Adult Riding Pony led and ridden program for show ponies, show hunter ponies and over-heights. This is a qualifying show for the Champion of Champion Shows to be held in September and features the Newcomer Championship Final for 2016-2017 Newcomers.

For more information
Eleanor Gerry
Ph: 0409 710 953
eandtgerry@gmail.com
RPSBS Ltd. Qld. Committee website


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


16 July

An Intimate Masterclass with Charlotte Dujardin

Main Arena

Charlotte Dujardin is coming to Queensland to present a Dressage Masterclass through the levels from young horse to Grand Prix. Be enthralled as Charlotte steps you through her training method that has proved so successful at producing dressage horses who move with such elegance that it looks like they are performing all by themselves. A wonderful communicator, who is very clear with her directions to the rider, Charlotte provides everyone with the opportunity to learn. Everyone will leave with tips on how to improve the performance of their own horses and themselves.

For more information
Event page


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


11-13 August

Caboolture World Cup Qualifier

Main Arena

The Caboolture World Cup Qualifier for showjumping will be held at QSEC over 3 days. 

For more information
Ken Jensen
Ph: 0418880019


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


01-03 September

2017 QLD State Canine Disc Championships

Main Arena

The state championships return to QSEC for another year. Dogs and their owners can compete in disc throwing in several categories.

For more information
caninediscaustralia@gmail.com
Canine Disc Australia website


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
Vanessa Roach
Ph: (02) 6762 6444
qhorse@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


29 September - 01 October

Show Horse Council of QLD- Horse of the Year

Main Arena

Show Horse Council of Qld. Annual State Show, Horse of the year.

For more information
Sean Aylett
Ph: 0438 118 267
hanleypark73@gmail.com


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

2017 Australian Adult Amateur Dressage Championships

Main Arena

The inaugural 2017 Australian Adult Amateur 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


23-26 November

Caboolture Kennel Club - Spring Spectacular Dog Show

Main Arena

Queensland's largest non-Brisbane dog shows held over 3 evenings and 1 morning. These all breed dog shows feature most breeds with approximately 1,000 dogs daily, international judges and exhibitors travelling from all states of Australia.If you want to buy a purebred dog, this is your chance to meet breeders, owners and the dog breeds themselves. 

For more information
Nadia Attridge
Ph: (07) 5428 3420
classicyds@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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