Donkeys and mules needed for state fair

Columbia, SC - COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – The South Carolina Donkey and Mule Association is partnering with the SC State Fair to host the SC State Fair Donkey and Mule Show, and is in need of more donkey and mule entries.

The show will take place on Oct. 22 – 23 at the SC State Fair in Columbia. Pre-registration is required for those who wish to participate in the show and the registration deadline is Oct. 1.

Entry fee is $5 per class and stalls are $10 per stall.  Negative Coggins test must be presented at entry.

The donkey and mule show offers payback of $40, $30, $20 and $10 for classes with three or more entries. The Sunday Open Fun Show offers a payback percentage along with $500 in added money for specified classes.

The SCDMA sponsors a dinner for the exhibitors on Friday night as well as a money wagon race in the Fun Show on Sunday.

For those interested in pre-registering for the SC Donkey and Mule Show, visit

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