Date: Monday, 4 September 2023
Start of the market: 5:00 a.m., closing: 14:00 p.m.
Place: In the centre of the village of Elst.
Arrivals in 2019: 1360 horses and ponies
Arrivals in 2018: 1320 horses and ponies
Arrivals in 2017: 1225 horses and ponies.
Arrivals in 2016: 875 horses and ponies.
Aside from the Dutch Warmbloods and Frisians also many foreign horse and pony breeds are offered. See the pictures
Paddocks are available.
Market fees: No market fees are levied
Parking: There is a large parking lot for cars, cars with trailers and trucks close to the market.
Export: From 2021, a one-day exemption for horse markets will no longer be granted. The animals now have to be taken from the market to a location where they will stay for 48 hours before they can be exported in the usual way. This can be done after consultation between seller and buyer, for example from the seller’s company/home.
Read more about these regulations and the form to fill in here.
Animal welfare: Hay and water is available for the horses, animal-friendly treatment of the horses will be supervised.
Booth sale: Next to the market is a merchandise sale with approximately 200 booths.
Information: Via e-mail and during market hours at the market office.