Frequently Asked Questions


When do entries need to be submitted to ensure I get a stall?

Entry due dates are listed on each horse show entry form, although we encourage you to submit your entries as early as possible. For all entry-related questions, please email Sally Hudson:

How can I make a change on my entry from if I already sent it in?

For all entry form and show office questions, please email Sally Hudson:

Where do I send my entry form?

Please send all forms to:
1 Ivy Street
Monterey, CA 93940

What is the Friendship Series?

The friendship series is a non-rated horse show that is hosted on Saturday & Sunday at all of Sonoma Horse Park’s shows. Divisions range from Walk, Trot up to the 2’6”. Since these divisions are not rated, no memberships of horse show associations are needed.


How can I subscribe to Sonoma Horse Park’s email list?

You can either send your request to Ashley Herman: or visit our website, www. and click the ‘Sign Up Now’ button on the top right.


Do you offer internship opportunities?

Yes, we offer internships starting in early Spring through September of Sonoma Horse Park’s show season. To inquire, please email

How do I become a sponsor at Sonoma Horse Park?

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor at Sonoma Horse Park please contact Ashley Herman, Additionally, Sponsorship Directories can be downloaded here:


Can I bring my dog to the horse shows?

Yes, dogs are allowed on site, but MUST be kept on a leash at ALL TIMES. This is for the safety of the riders and the horses.

What food is available on site?

If you have VIP tickets, famed caterer, Preferred Sonoma Catering serves breakfast and lunch daily at each show. For the general public, Bruno's On Fourth serves breakfast and lunch everyday, from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. We also have a gourmet coffee vendor who offers fresh pastries for breakfast and delicious sandwiches and salads everyday for lunch. Every Saturday, we have a wood-oven pizza food truck.

Does Sonoma Horse Park have handicapped access and facilities?

Yes, Sonoma Horse Park is fully accessible for the handicapped.

What’s the weather like at Sonoma Horse Park?

Sonoma Horse Park’s location gives the horse park a wide range of weather. A typical day at Sonoma Horse Park can begin chilly; the San Francisco fog hangs over the park until it burns off in the afternoon. The afternoons are warm especially in the summer months. In the late afternoons the breeze can pick up and the temperature will cool down.

Is there a charge to simply come watch?

There is no charge to come to Sonoma Horse Park to watch or park.