About Us

Great Southwest Equestrian Center is a premier equestrian center and host to some of the most prestigious horse shows in the country, with 70,000 class entries each year. Breeds and disciplines showing at GSWEC include; American Saddlebreds, Arabians, Miniature Horses,  Dressage, Hunters/Jumpers and Reining, in addition to numerous other events such as the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Horse Judging and Go Texas contests.

Sitting on 65 acres in the Cinco Ranch area of Katy, TX; the equestrian center offers six barns with 650 permanent stalls and space for an additional 500 temporary stalls, three covered arenas, three covered warm-up/schooling rings, two lunging pads and four outdoor arenas. Three of the four outdoor arenas have world-class ESI and Otto Sport footing.


Improvements, upgrades and new additions!

  • LED lights installed in the Main Arena
    Video wall installed in the Main Arena
    Electronic Scoreboard installed in the Tellepsen Arena
    New stall mats in Barns B, C, D & E, in the 12’ x 12’ stalls in Barn A and 100 stalls in Barn AA
    New electrical outlets updates in Barns C & D
    Lunging pad by the Wheless Arena
    Lunging pad and schooling ring by the Tellepsen Arena
    Concrete and additional electrical service added to the vendor ‘Marketplace’ next to the Barn D ring
    Bathroom remodel in Barn C and by the concession stand in the Main Arena
    Bathroom updates in the Wheless Arena and backside of the Main Arena
    Full remodel of Life Is Good Café
    Additional viewing area and tables added in the Sponsors Club
    New photo backdrop areas outside of the Show Office and Main Arena in-gate

Stall Charts

Download Stall Charts for Barns AA – E.

Event Spaces

Event spaces for rent:



Renting Facility for your Horse Show

If you are a show manager and interested in holding your event at Great Southwest Equestrian Center, please contact our office for rental information.

We no longer offer arena rentals for trainers/individuals.

For more information on rates and availability,
please contact Amy Uniss-Coleman, General Manager at 281-578-7669 or auniss@gswec.com.

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