Hund & Pferd Dortmund

08. - 10. November 2024 | Champions exhibition and trade fair for horse lovers

The "Hund & Pferd" Fair, an annual event taking place in the fall, attracts numerous animal enthusiasts from all over the world to the halls of Messe Dortmund. Organized by the Association for German Canine Behaviour (VDH) e.V., this fair is one of the largest and most diverse of its kind in Germany, dedicated to showcasing a wide range of topics and activities centered around the world of dogs and horses..

Within the expansive halls of Messe Dortmund, a venue known for its modern facilities and its capacity to host a variety of events, the "Hund & Pferd" Fair combines the allure of these two beloved animal species. Visitors can embark on a journey of discovery through various dog and horse breeds, accompanied by impressive demonstrations and competitions that exhibit the skill, beauty, and versatility of these animals.

A particular focus of the fair is on education and shopping opportunities. With countless booths offering everything from high-quality dog and equestrian accessories to specialized feed, the event serves as a marketplace for top products, including custom-made saddles, state-of-the-art horse trailers, and a variety of dog accessories. Expert advice is also available to ensure that pet owners and animal lovers find the best products and services for their needs.

What sets the "Hund & Pferd" Fair apart from other fairs are its special events and shows. Highlights like "Dogs & Fun", the "Day of the Dog", and the prestigious "German Winner Show" provide participants and spectators with unique experiences. These events are not just platforms for demonstrating training, agility, and harmony between humans and animals, but they also celebrate the deep bonds and shared joy these animals bring to their owners.

The fair experience is rounded off with a high-quality show program specifically tailored for dog and horse enthusiasts. From breathtaking dressage performances to dynamic agility competitions, the shows invite visitors to admire the diverse talents of these animals and perhaps even discover new interests or passions.

Overall, the "Hund & Pferd" Fair in Dortmund is an essential event for anyone interested in the well-being, activities, and culture surrounding dogs and horses. It offers an unparalleled opportunity to experience community, expand knowledge, and share the joy that these wonderful animals bring into our lives.

The Hund & Pferd will take place on 3 days from Friday, 08. November to Sunday, 10. November 2024 in Dortmund.

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08.11.2024 - 10.11.2024*
Friday - Sunday, 3 days
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Local time:
13:13 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Messe Dortmund,
Im Rabenloh, 44139 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
Verband für das Deutsche Hundewesen (VDH) e. V
Westfalendamm 174
44141 Dortmund, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)231 565000
Fax: +49 (0)231 592440
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Past editions:
  • 03. - 05. November 2023
  • 14. - 16. October 2022
  • 11. - 13. October 2019
  • 16. - 18. November 2018
  • 13. - 15. October 2017
  • 14. - 16. October 2016
  • 16. - 18. October 2015
  • 17. - 19. October 2014
  • 08. - 10. December 24

Fair location:

Messe Dortmund,
Im Rabenloh, 44139 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Product groups: agility, breed horses, drive, Icelandic, leisure riding, pleasure horses, Purebred, rescue dogs, riding master, sport horses, western horses, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Hund & Pferd taking place?
The Hund & Pferd fair takes place in Dortmund, at the Messe Dortmund.

When is the Hund & Pferd taking place?
Visit the Hund & Pferd from 08. - 10. November 2024.

How often does the Hund & Pferd take place?
The Hund & Pferd takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Hund & Pferd?
The Hund & Pferd is an exhibition for Dogs, Horses and Equestrian.