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Villa Louis Carriage Classic

September 11, 2020 - September 13, 2020

A carriage driver puts her horse through the paces in the Gambler's Choice event
A nattily dressed couple driving their horse-drawn carriage at the annual Villa Louis Carriage Classic
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521 N Villa Louis Rd - Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Information: 608-326-2721

Event Date Detail
Sep 11, 2020 - Sep 13, 2020. 10 AM – 4 PM

Come see the Midwest’s most elegant and lavishly-appointed equine sport driving at this 40th annual event! Some of the region’s finest horses and over 100 new and restored carriages compete in a variety of arena and cross-country events. Learn how this event descends from the Dousman era when the Villa Louis was known as the Artesian Stock Farm and was home to one of the Midwest’s finest racehorse farms. Admission includes tours of restored Villa Louis Mansion, Artesian Stock Farm & Antique Carriage Exhibits and carriage rides! 


One-Day: Adult $15, Child (5-12) $7.50, Children (<5) FREE.

Weekend: Adult $25, Child (5-12) $15, Children (<5) FREE.

Ticketed event. Members receive a 10% discount! Call to register.

  • History/Heritage Type
    • Re-enactments
    • State Historic Site
    • Wisconsin History
    • Historic Homes
  • Sports Type
    • Other
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

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