What is the Horse Fair?
The Horse Fair (Fickstutenmarkt) is a private event
that takes place irregularly in clubs in Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Mannheim, Amsterdam
New: Cologne. Here, willing mares offer themselves to stallions without ever
seeing their faces.
Like all horse fairs, this one has strict rules.
Before the event begins, every participant has to decide whether he wants to
take part either as a mare or as a stallion.
It is not possible to change roles once the market begins!
On the day of the fair, the mares arrive before the stallions. The naked
mares have their hands bound and are blindfolded.
Then the stallions appear and can fully inspect the shackled mares at their
When a stallion has decided on a mare, he leads the mare untied to a covering
place of his choice.
When the stallion has finished covering the mare, this mare is then available
for covering by other stallions.