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Children’s & Adult Hunters Steal the Show

Hunters took to the ring for the first time at the 2023 National Horse Show on Saturday evening, with the NHS $10,000 Children’s Hunter Classic and the NHS $10,000 Adult Hunter Classic taking place in the Alltech Arena. Each hunter classic brought forth horse and rider combinations competing over two

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Endless Opportunity in Equitation at the National Horse Show

Equitation week at the National Horse Show is in full swing. This week, the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park plays host to the Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS) NHS Adult Equitation Championships and the Hamel Foundation NHS 3’3” Championship presented by the Hamel Family Foundation, alongside age group

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Adults Take the Ring for the THIS NHS Adult Equitation Championship

The first Thursday at the 140th National Horse Show welcomed longtime sponsor and partner of NHS, Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS), back to the Alltech Arena for the highly anticipated THIS NHS Adult Equitation Championships. In the 18-24 section, it was the Reserve Champion of Wednesday’s Pérez & Bennett Adult

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First Four Champions of the 140th National Horse Show Crowned

The National Horse Show welcomed competitors and exhibitors back to the Alltech Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, for its 140th installment. The Pérez & Bennett Adult Equitation riders were the first to set foot in the ring and the first champions to be crowned this year at #NHS2023… To start the

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2023 Area Championships Results

Every year, thousands of junior riders hope to qualify for the ASPCA Maclay Finals held on the first Sunday in November at The National Horse Show each year. These junior riders compete for a chance to qualify for the Regionals by participating in Maclay classes at USEF Sanctioned horse shows

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The National Horse Show Honors Larry Glefke

Please join us in honoring Larry Glefke at the National Horse Show Wednesday, November 1st in the Rider’s Lounge 5pm April 9th, 1947 – September 15th, 2023 Born in Royal Oak Michigan Larry grew up in Michigan with an early introduction to horses through his father, who was an avid

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Non Pro Hunter Grants Available 2023 National Horse Show

Lexington, KY – Oct. 2, 2023 – The National Horse Show is proud to announce new Non-Pro Hunter Grants. These grants are open to children, adults, juniors and amatuers who wish to pursue their goals in the hunter ring. If awarded one of these grants, riders will be required to submit

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Junior Hunter Grant for the 2023 National Horse Show

Lexington, KY – Sept. 13, 2023 – The National Horse Show is proud to announce a new Junior Hunter Grant to support upcoming hunter riders that demonstrate a need for financial aid. This grant will provide the ability to further their show experience and training. The Grant is funded by the

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