Alachua County Acquires Agriculture and Equestrian Events Facility

Venue Also New Home for the Alachua County Agricultural Cooperative Extension

This month, Alachua County acquired the property formerly known as Canterbury Equestrian Showplace. This impressive facility located in Newberry is now the Alachua County Agriculture and Equestrian Center.

The venue features a covered arena with a seating capacity of 2,000 as well as a clubhouse and showroom. It is an ideal setting for equestrian and agricultural activities, festivals, trade shows, banquets and more. It will also be the home of the Alachua County Agricultural Cooperative Extension offices. Plans are underway for construction and improvements in the coming months.

Future events:

Intercollegiate Equestrian Association Show, February 29 – March 1, 2020

To schedule your visit, your next event or to obtain additional information please call 352-472-6758 or email

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