Coveside Stables – Home of the Coveside Classic Horse Show

Coveside Stables hosts the annual Coveside Classic Hunter-Jumper Competition.  2019 marks the 11th Classic. We enter our second decade with just as much excitement as we did the first. The 2019 Coveside Classic takes place August 21 to 25, 2019.  Featuring five days of great competition in a friendly atmosphere, the 2019 Classic will feature the $5,000 Dexter Construction Hunter Classic, a $5,000 Hunter Classic, exciting Team Hunter events, and many other feature classes sure to challenge and delight our competitors.  We’ll have some new events to kick off the second decade! The Classic is the largest equestrian competition in the Atlantic provinces, and is the highlight of the competition season.


Welcome to the 2019 Coveside Classic!  Countdown is on!

Find the prize list here!


Find the entry form and stabling form here!

2019 Coveside Classic Entry and Stabling Form

Stay tuned for more exciting information about our events and sponsors.

NEW FOR 2019!  We strongly encourage you to enter online at horseshowsonline.  Online entries will enjoy a $10 discount on the administration fee.  Online entries save time for you and countless hours for our volunteers.  Online entries will be available soon and we will post a notice when the online system is ready for you!

Thank you to our fabulous 2019 Sponsors

We are pleased to acknowledge our 2019 Sponsors. The Coveside Classic depends on the generous contributions of these fabulous businesses and service providers:

 Directions to Coveside Stables

Coveside Stables in conveniently located on the outskirts of the beautiful seaside Village of Chester, Nova Scotia.  Take exit 8 on Highway 103, approximately 45 minutes from Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Approaching from Halifax, turn left at the exit towards Chester.  At the stop sign, turn left onto Highway 3, and then take the first right onto Haddon Hill Road. Please follows signs and attendants regarding trailer and spectator parking.

Map of Coveside Stables

2019 Coveside Classic Schedule

2019 Coveside Classic Schedule

 When the Classic gets underway, we’ll be posting results here. 
 Coveside Classic News will be posted here. 
Welcome Video

Check out this great welcome clip produced by our official photographer, Mark MacDonald, of Horsepower Photography! Thanks, Mark!