Media Alert: Credential Applications Now Open for 2021 National Horse Show (2)

Lexington, Ky. – September 20, 2021 – Media credential applications for the 2021 National Horse Show, set to take place in the Alltech Arena of the Kentucky Horse Park from October 27 to November 7, are now available online. As the oldest indoor horse show in America, the prestigious competition will once again host hunter, jumper and equitation sport throughout the event.

Any members of the media wishing to provide coverage of the event must apply and be approved for credentials beforehand. To apply for media credentials for the 2021 National Horse Show, click the link below:


Press credentials for the National Horse Show are limited and will be issued at the discretion of the management team. Admission to the press area is restricted to those issued 2021 National Horse Show press credentials. These credentials are issued to media representatives to facilitate pre-and post-show coverage of the event, with priority going to members of the press who have assisted in pre-show coverage for the year. For questions regarding press credentials, please contact Lenore Phillips at

The National Horse Show will not be allowing Private Client Photography during the 2021 competition. The official photographer, Shawn McMillen Photography, will be shooting all horses in the Alltech Arena and proofs will be available at Anyone found to be taking photos for profit during the competition will be immediately escorted from the event and unable to return. The National Horse Show appreciates everyone’s compliance during the 2021 competition.

The 2021 National Horse Show is offering over $350,000 in prize money as an FEI CSI4*-W designated event. The National Horse Show $50,000 Hunter Classic, $10,000 Child Hunter Classic and $10,000 Adult Hunter Classic, ASPCA Maclay Finals, The Hamel Foundation National Horse Show 3’3” Equitation Championship and the Taylor Harris Insurance Services Adult Equitation Championships have made the National Horse Show a must-attend event for equestrians around the world as the finale to their summer equestrian seasons.