The State Fair of Texas offers many great demonstrations throughout the fair for the purpose of agricultural education and entertainment. Below are descriptions of the demonstrations offered in the livestock area.
DALLAS MOUNTED POLICE UNIT is housed in the Pan American barn at the fairgrounds year around. Due to the daily routines involved with the care and upkeep of the horses, fair time barn visitation times vary but are usually accessible most days in the mid afternoon and early evening hours. When open for visitation, officers will be there to meet and greet fairgoers and to answer your questions. Equine demonstrations will also be provided on Mondays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the ranch arena.
DALLAS K-9 POLICE UNIT will have shows taking place in the ranch arena on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. FREE.
MILKING PARLOR Watch and learn as cows from nearby farms demonstrate modern procedures in the milking parlor. Daily shows .Sponsored by Southwest Dairy Museum. FREE.
GYPSY HORSES will be the focus of interesting, educational, fun and exciting performances in the Pan Am Barn and Ranch Arena. The shows will take place Friday- Sunday on September 27-29 and October 18-20 at 1 p.m, 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Be sure and stop by the stall area to see the horses and meet their owners. Bring your camera and questions! FREE
CRITTER FITTER is a demonstration of what is going on in the barns around you. Animals must be “fitted” with a haircut and a bath before being sent into the show ring and at this demonstration, located inside Big Tex’s Barnyard, we explain exactly what this entails. Demonstrations are daily at 11am 1 p.m. 3 p.m. 5 p.m. FREE. MOO U GUIDED LIVESTOCK TOURS is a comprehensive tour of the livestock area at the State Fair of Texas. Stops include Big Tex's Barnyard, Livestock Barns, and much more! Tours take place every 15 minutes and start at the corner of Nimitz Dr. and Martin Luther King Blvd. FREE. ROCK MOUNTAIN HORSES will be back again at the State Fair of Texas. Be sure and watch at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. or 5 p.m. Fridays- Sundays for an exciting show. The Rocky Mountain Horses will be at the fair October 4-6 and October 11-13 in the Ranch Arena. FREE