Patrick Boyle

Patrick Boyle is the owner of Showplace Productions (, one of the top horse show management and production companies in the country. He produces competitions year round at Ledges Sporting Horses and Lamplight Equestrian Center, both in Illinois, plus special events like grand prix and hunter derbies around the region. Showplace expanded to the West, taking over management of the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, Colorado. Boyle takes pride in producing what are widely considered the highest quality horse shows in the Midwest and he goes to great lengths to keep his shows exhibitor friendly.

Pat is a USEF “R” judge, course designer, and trainer in addition to being a show manager. He travels as a judge to winter shows in California and Florida where he enjoys seeing the top horses from around the country and keeps up with services and events hosted by other shows.

Boyle credits his father’s work ethic and his experience on the family’s horse farm with influencing his career. Pat’s down-to-earth style and caring mentality ensures his popularity as a horse show manager, judge and trainer.

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