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Strathalbyn is a horse lovers paradise, you’ll find a racecourse, polo grounds, dressage competition grounds and a trotting track.

Riding schools also offer lessons to visitors and residents, and there are several riding clubs catering for all age groups.

Riding School

Horse & Carriage Tours

Race Club & Race Days

Strathalbyn Racing Club, Dry Plains Road, Facebook, Website

The Strathalbyn racecourse, on the southern edge of town is a picturesque spot, with expansive lawn areas surrounded by rose bushes. There are 16 race meetings held every year, including the well-known Strathalbyn Cup, Langhorne Creek Vignerons’ Day and Mary Potter Foundation Race Day.

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Go to the Strathalbyn District Map, to find the location of horse-related attractions.

Horse Clubs


Every year, on the Sunday of the Labour Day Long Weekend, the Strathalbyn Horses in Action Show Day is held. In 2017 the Horses in Action Show will be on Sunday 1 October at the polo grounds, Callington Rd, from 9am.