With it’s wide open spaces, small nooks and laneways, this historical precinct boasts an event centre like no other.

We have many visitors to ‘Maydale Reserve’ and these include people transporting horses.  (Follow our Facebook page for opening times, during this period).


We NOT taking bookings on a Saturday night til June 1st.  If you wish to book around a Saturday night, you can do so on the tab below.  AFTER HOURS AND WEEKEND ACCESS MAP



CASUAL bookings for horse stables and camping is available for short stopovers for transporters of livestock/horses.

SHOW SEASON Stable & camping bookings for the Horsham Show and Wimmera Show season are to be made via www.nominate.com.au.

FACILITY FEE  If you are meeting a horse specialist at the Maydale Reserve (this is private land owned by the Horsham Ag Society) or travelling with horses and need a break between long distance driving, you are welcome to use our facilities to water and exercise your ponies.  We also have a straw pit if you need to clean out your float.  To ensure this service can continue we have a facility fee of $10.00 and it’s payable prior to arriving (out of hours) or pop into the office Tuesday – Thursday between 10am – 5.30pm).   Please phone ahead if your arrival is out of office hours so we can provide you the access code to the grounds and toilet.


Nestled in the heart of Horsham, with the grounds overlooking the Wimmera River, The Cattle Shed is the perfect venue for your special event.  Step inside and immediately you will feel a special kind of connection to a piece of living history in its rustic surrounds.  With stunning backdrops, the surrounding stables and rustic buildings at the Horsham showgrounds are unique and perfect for weddings CLICK HERE for more details

Just 3.5 hours from Melbourne and 2 hours from the SA border, The Cattle Shed is a must visit when you book a tour of the historic showgrounds through the Horsham Ag Society.


The Maydale Pavilion is the biggest shed in Horsham which hosts sheep sales, expos, wedding ceremonies, music festivals and shows, including the annual agricultural show.  The Cattle Shed, Stockmens’ Beer Garden and other areas on the grounds are available for hire.  For special events, corporate and private events at Maydale Reserve, please chat with our Venue Manager, Joss on 0422 805 144.


Wimmera Poultry Club

Western Vic Equestrian Club


The Horsham Ag Society is the auspicing body which hosts the Grand Annual Horsham Agricultural Show, the 150km Feast, the Wimmera Autumn Merino Sheep Show and so much more. The Society is the caretaker of half of the Horsham Showgrounds – not including the Horsham Greyhound Club, grandstand, track and arena.

A fully functioning workshop hosts an array of casual staff, volunteers and job seekers, engaged through a variety of employment programs to give people opportunity to upskill and prepare for permanent employment.