2017 PNHS Judges & Officials Announced

Posted on 06/21/2017

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – June 21, 2017 – The Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund, has announced the list of officials for this year’s show which returns October 12-21 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, the historic host venue since 1945.

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THE SCHEDULE IS HERE!

Posted on 05/03/2017

HARRISBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania National Horse Show is pleased to announce the details of the 2017 horse show schedule.  Held over ten days from October 12 through October 21, 2017, this year’s show will again be organized into a “Junior Weekend” and a “Senior Week”.

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2017 PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL HORSE SHOW ANNOUNCES MERGER

Posted on 04/04/2017

HARRISBURG, PA – Effective April 1, the Pennsylvania National Horse Show is pleased to announce the merger of its Association and 501c3 Foundation into a single entity, the Pennsylvania National Horse Show Foundation.  The Foundation will maintain its established 501c3 status and all contributions and sponsorships will enjoy the tax benefits associated with the merger. 

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Qualifying Shows for PNHS Therapeutic Riding Championship

Posted on 03/16/2017

2017 Pennsylvania National Horse Show Foundation Announces Show Dates for Therapeutic Riding Championship Qualifying Shows

HARRISBURG, PA - The Pennsylvania National Horse Show Foundation is pleased to announce the return of “Foundation Friday” – a day dedicated to promoting the Horse Show’s 501c3 charitable Foundation and the groups it serves.

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PNHS Foundation Grants Available

Posted on 02/09/2017

2017 PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL HORSE SHOW FOUNDATION GRANT APPLICATION AVAILABLE

HARRISBURG, PA - The Pennsylvania National Horse Show Foundation is pleased to announce that grant applications are now available on the Foundation website, www.PAnational.org.  The Foundation accepts grant applications through June 1, 2017 and makes awards throughout the summer. 

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It's a Wrap!

Posted on 11/08/2016

PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL HORSE SHOW COMPLETES INAUGURAL YEAR OF THERAPY RIDING CHAMPIONSHIPS AND THERAPY HORSE OF THE YEAR

Harrisburg, PA.- For the first time in its 71- year history, the Pennsylvania National Horse Show Foundation held year end Therapy Riding Championships and awarded its first ever, Therapy Horse of the Year. 

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Katie Cox Victorious in the $20,000 Under 25 Jumper Classic At Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/22/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October 22, 2016 - Katie Cox of Conroe, TX, and Hocus Pocus VH Hof Ter Heide, owned by KLC Investment Group, LLC, took home the blue ribbon in the $20,000 Under 25 Jumper Classic, the culmination of the inaugural running of the Under 25 division at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund. Hunter Holloway of Topeka, KS, was second on VDL Bravo S and Lucy Deslauriers, New York, NY, and Hamlet, owned by Lisa Deslauriers, was third.

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Coyle and Fortis Fortuna Win $100,000 Prix De Penn National

Posted on 10/22/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 22, 2016 -- Daniel Coyle of Ireland capped off a great week at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show Presented by the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund with a thrilling win on Fortis Fortuna, owned by Susan and Ariel Grange, in the $100,000 Prix De Penn National Presented by the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund.

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Morning De Reve Is In A Class By Herself in the NAL Low Jr/AO Jumper Final

Posted on 10/22/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 22, 2016 – Emily Smith from Valparaiso, IN, and Morning De Reve were the only ones out of a field of 24 to post double clear rounds to take first place in the $5,000 North American League (NAL) Low Junior/Amateur Owner Final at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show presented by the Lindsey Maxwell Charitable Fund.

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Dean Dignelli Triumphs in North American League Adult Jumper Finals At Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/22/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October 22, 2016 - In only his third year of riding, Dean Dignelli, 27, Katonah, NY, captured the win in the North American League (NAL) Adult Jumper Finals, presented by Smartpak, riding Redefin, owned by Heritage Farm, at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund. Phoenix Cooke, Chardon, OH, and Skys Burnin Blue were second and Joy Slater, Unionville, PA, was third on Oilean Uno, owned by Fat Chance Farm.

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Bailey Doloff and Wishlea Star Dasher Decisively Win NAL Children’s Jumper Final

Posted on 10/22/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 22, 2016 – Bailey Doloff, Sykesville, MD, who just turned 18, and his little dynamo, Wishlea Star Dasher, took the win in the $10.000 North American League Children’s Jumper Final sponsored by Equifit at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show presented by the Lindsey Maxwell Charitable Fund.

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Amateur Owner Grand Hunter Champion Was Custom Made For The Job

Posted on 10/22/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 22, 2016 –  Shaw Johnson Price, of Chestertown, MD, rode her Custom Made to victory in the Amateur Owner Hunter Riders 36 and Over and gained not only the division Championship, but the Grand Amateur Owner Hunter title at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show presented by the Lindsey Maxwell Charitable Fund.

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Leslie Burr-Howard Locks Up Two in a Row With A Win in $35,000 Keystone Classic At Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/21/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October 21, 2016 - Leslie Burr-Howard, Darien, CT, locked up two consecutive victories at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund, winning the $35,000 Keystone Classic, sponsored by Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar, with Donna Speciale, owned by Sudreau and Howard. For the second consecutive night, Irish rider Daniel Coyle took second place, this time on Tienna, owned by Susan Grange.

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Inaugural PNHS Foundation Therapeutic Championship Takes Center Stage

Posted on 10/21/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 21, 2016 – Friday night, the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by the Lindsey Maxwell Charitable Fund, opened the in-gate to the coliseum, and their hearts, to honor some very special horses and their riders, and one extraordinary horse, in particular, as Therapeutic Horse of the Year.  

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Carla is Just Grand

Posted on 10/21/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 21, 2016 -- Jaime Auletto, who hails from Philadelphia, PA, and Carla, who is owned by her mother, Suzanne, were named Amateur Owner 3’3” Grand Hunter Champion at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show presented by the Lindsey Maxwell Charitable Fund.

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Leslie Burr-Howard Wins By A Whisker In 'Big Jump'

Posted on 10/20/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October 20, 2016 - Less than a blink of an eye separated the top two in the $40,000 Pennsylvania "Big Jump", sponsored by Wilmington Trust - A Division of M & T Bank. Leslie Burr-Howard of Darien, CT, and Quadam, owned by Laure Sudreau, triumphed over Irish rider Daniel Coyle and Ridley, owned by Susan Grange, by 1/100th of a second in the first of three FEI events to be featured at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund.

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It Was All Fun

Posted on 10/20/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 20, 2016 – Fun and Scott Stewart made multiple trips to center ring at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by the Lindsey Maxwell Charitable Trust, picking up awards for Champion Green Conformation Hunter, Grand Champion Hunter and Leading Hunter Rider.

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Andrew Kocher Takes Top Two Spots in $10,000 Dash For The Cash At Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/19/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October 19, 2016 -Andrew Kocher was just hoping to have a couple of clear rounds in the $10,000 Dash for the Cash at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund. The State College, PA, resident never thought those rounds would be good enough for first and second place in the Wednesday night Open Jumper class, sponsored by Geraldine Nesbitt. 

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Best Regards and Jennifer Hannan Take the $15,000 USHJA Pre-Green Hunter Incentive Stake

Posted on 10/19/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 19, 2016 – Jennifer Hannan and Best Regards, owned by Patricia Fulchino,  won the $15,000 USHJA Pre-Green Hunter Incentive Stake at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show presented by the Lindsey Maxwell Charitable Fund.

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Amy Jo Magee and Little Lady Win Big in Sidesaddle Division At Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/18/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October 18, 2016 - Amy Jo Magee, Coatesville, PA, and Little Lady captured the Championship in the Sidesaddle Division, sponsored by Mr. & Mrs. Richard L. Hornberger, at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund. Seeya Layta, owned by Sharon MacDonald and ridden by Jocelyn MacDonald, were the Reserve Champions.

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Can’t Catch Catch Me at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/18/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 18, 2016 – Catch Me, a 9-year-old grey gelding, gets to add his name to an illustrious list of horses, including Riot Free and Showman, who have won the Grand Green Hunter Championship and the Kimberton Hills Challenge Trophy at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show presented by the Lindsey Maxwell Charitable Fund.

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Hunt Clubs Take Center Stage At Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/17/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October 17, 2016 - Farmington Hunt Club of Charlottesville, VA, defeated nearly two dozen teams to take home the Hunt Night Championship at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund. The club traveled four and a half hours to participate in the popular event.

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Samantha Ruttura Takes NAL Adult Hunter Final at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/17/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 17, 2016 – Amateur rider Samantha Ruttura, from Lloyd Harbor, NY, and her 8-year-old horse Quinn, won the coveted North American League (NAL) Adult Hunter Final at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund.  Their two round score of 167.0 garnered them the blue ribbon and the coveted Lisa A. H. Cudahy Perpetual Trophy. 

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2016 NAL Children’s Hunter Final Goes To Alexandra Cain and Camille

Posted on 10/17/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 17, 2016 -- Alexandra Cain, 17, from Olney, MD, and Camille owned by Louna Primm, were judged the best in the North American League (NAL) Children’s Hunter Final held at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show presented by the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund.  Their two round score of 161.50 gave them the top award and the coveted Laura Palmer Pickett Memorial Perpetual Trophy for 2016. 

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TJ O'Mara Wins Pessoa/US Hunter Seat Medal Final at Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/16/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October 16, 2016 -  T.J. O'Mara was in disbelief after taking top honors in the Pessoa/US Hunter Seat Medal Final, presented by Randolph College, at the at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund. The 17-year-old Rumson, NJ, resident moved up from fifth to first to win the coveted title. 

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Amazing Things Come In Very Small Packages at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/15/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 15, 2016 – Pony Hunters of all sizes took over the ring at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show presented by the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Trust.  The ponies and their pint-sized jockeys contested two over fences classes on Friday, and on Saturday saw the culmination of their efforts, with a class on the flat and one final round over fences to determine championship honors.

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It's All Gold For Katherine Strauss in the Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper Individual Championship

Posted on 10/15/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October 15, 2016 - In a nail biting fight to the finish, Katherine Strauss, 17, of Southampton, NY, took top honors riding All In, owned by Katherine Strauss, LLC, in the Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper Individual Championship at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund. The win was all the more special as she was competing in her final year as a junior rider.

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Zone 2 Defends Title to Take Team Gold in Neue Schule/USEF Prix des States Team Championship

Posted on 10/14/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October14, 2016 - The team from Zone 2 took home the team gold for the second consecutive year with the best possible score to win the Neue Schule/ USEF Prix des States Team Championship and Individual Championship Phase II at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund.  Zone 4 won the silver and the bronze went to Zone 5.

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First Time Is A Charm For Junior Hunters

Posted on 10/14/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October 14, 2016 - Brett Burlington, 17, of Miami, FL, and the Popish Farm entry, Due West, were awarded the Championship in the Large Junior Hunter 16-17. They amassed a total of 26 points over the two days of competition to earn the title at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund during the prestigious Junior Weekend of competition. Bergen Sanderford and Happenstance took the Reserve Champion title with 24 points.

 

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Sophie Simpson and Why Not Win Opening Phase of Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper Championship

Posted on 10/13/2016

Harrisburg, PA - October13, 2016 - Sophie Simpson and Why Not intimidated the competition jumping fast and fault-free early in the lineup to win the Individual Phase One of the Neue Schule/USEF National Junior Jumper Championship at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, presented by The Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund.

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Junior Hunters of Every Size Start The Show Rolling

Posted on 10/13/2016

Harrisburg, PA – October 13, 2016 – Junior Weekend is off to and running at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show with Junior Hunters competing in the first of their classes to determine champions for 2016.

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PENNSYLVANIA SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE JOINED CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA LEADERS IN FIRST-EVER RIBBON CUTTING TO KICK OFF 71st ANNUAL PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL HORSE SHOW PRESENTED BY THE LINDSAY MAXWELL CHARITABLE FUND

Posted on 10/12/2016

National Competition to begin October 13 and run through October 22 at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (October 12, 2016) — Today, during an official ribbon cutting ceremony, the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) joined Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell C. Redding and other Central Pennsylvania leaders to celebrate the beginning of one of the nation's most prestigious, premier equestrian competitions at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex. 

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You Spoke, We Listened: AO Jumpers Back

Posted on 07/05/2016

You Spoke, We Listened!

Due to popular demand, the PA National Horse Show WILL be reinstating the Amateur Owner Jumper Section into the 2016 schedule.  As you may know, the popular U25 Jumper Section has also been added to the competition schedule.

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The Pennsylvania National Horse Show Foundation Announces 2016 Strategic Plan

Posted on 06/22/2016

HARRISBURG, PA: The PNHS Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, is ramping up plans to build its base to expand financial assistance to the groups it supports and to raise awareness of the Foundation in the horse community.

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Welcome to the U25 Jumper Division

Posted on 06/01/2016

Pennsylvania National Horse Show Welcomes the U25 Jumper Division

HARRISBURG, PA - May 23, 2016 - The Pennsylvania National Horse Show is pleased to announce the addition of the highly-popular U25 Jumper Division to its 2016 lineup of classes.

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Don't Be Left Out

Posted on 02/25/2016

Don't be Left Out... Sponsor and Vendor Opportunities Available for the 2016 Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Harrisburg, PA - The 2016 Pennsylvania National Horse Show will be held October 13 - 22 at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pa. As the first of the official "Indoors" qualifying shows, Harrisburg presents the unique
opportunity for the first exposure of a sponsor or vendor to this elite audience of riders, owners and enthusiasts.

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PA National Horse Show Ups the Ante for 2016

Posted on 02/02/2016

HARRISBURG, PA. – The Pennsylvania National Horse Show is pleased to announce increased prize money and FEI designation for its 2016 show.  The Horse Show’s three FEI classes will all be designated as a CSI3*.  In addition, the 2016 Prix de Penn National will offer increased prize money of $100,000 - up from $85,000 in 2015.  The Grand Prix will be held October 22 – the final day of the 2016 Pennsylvania National Horse Show.

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New Leadership at the Top at Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 01/06/2016

HARRISBURG, PA - The Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania National Horse Show is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Susie Webb as the new Executive Director for the 70 year old horse show. 

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It's a Wrap for the 2015 PA National Horse Show

Posted on 10/29/2015

From a Zone 2 win in the Junior Jumper Championships to one of the largest Medal classes ever to a large enthusiastic crowd cheering Leslie Howard’s win in the Prix de Penn National, the 70th Pennsylvania National Horse Show is one for the books.

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Leslie Howard and Gentille Van Spieveld Win $85,000 Grand Prix De Penn National

Posted on 10/17/2015

Olympic veteran and World Cup winner Leslie Howard won the $85,000 Grand Prix De Penn National, the showcase event of the 70th Pennsylvania National Horse Show, and a class that the rider has never won before, on Saturday night riding Gentille Van Spieveld.

Only four riders managed to get around Designer Michel Vaillancourt’s 1.60 meter course. It wasn’t until the seventh horse in the order, that a clear round was posted on the scoreboard.  Peter Lutz, Goldens Bridge, NY, and Robin Du Ponthual, owned by Katherine Gallagher and Michael Meller was the first.  They were followed by the next in the order, Laura Chapot, Neshanic Station, NJ, with Quointreau Un Prince, jointly owned by the rider and McLain Ward.  It took five more rides before Canadian rider Jordan MacPherson with Aldine, owned by SVED Stables posted another fault free round.  Howard, the 14th rider on course, guided the nine year old bay gelding, owned by GJ Stable, to a faultless performance, making four to return to jump off against the clock.

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Mallory Vale and Mi Phone Win $15,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic

Posted on 10/17/2015

Mallory Vale of Williston, FL, and Mi Phone turned in the only clean round to claim the win in the $15,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic, sponsored by The Doubleday Foundation, at the 70th Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, PA.

A field of 19 horses tried the 12-jump, 15-effort 1.45m course designed by Michel Vaillancourt, with all accruing faults except for Vale and Mi Phone. "I really wanted to do well because I had two unfortunate rails in the Lows and I actually listened to my husband for once," she said referring to veteran Grand Prix rider Aaron Vale. "I actually listened today and everything we talked about played out right.

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Olivia Dorey And Ali Baba B Are The Best In $5,000 NAL Low Jr/AO Jumper Final Presented By Ultroz Inc.

Posted on 10/17/2015

Olivia Dorey, 23, from Sudbury.MA, and her horse Ali Baba B won the $5,000 North American League (NAL) Low Junior/Amateur Owner Jumper Final a the 70th Pennsylvania National Horse Show.

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Lindsey Tomeu and Bonapart Rule NAL Adult Jumper Final

Posted on 10/17/2015

Lindsey Tomeu of Wellington, FL, rode Bonapart to victory in the $10,000 North American League (NAL) Adult Amateur Jumper Final Presented by SmartPak at the 70th Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, PA.

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Skyllar Beckel and Lyons Creek Action Take $10,000 NAL Children's Jumper Final

Posted on 10/17/2015

Skyllar Beckel of New Albany. OH rode her Lyons Creek Action to victory in the $10,000 North American League (NAL) Children's Jumper Final Presented by EquiFit at the 70th Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, PA.

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Mandli Pilots Celina To Victory in $34,000 Keystone Classic

Posted on 10/16/2015

The featured event of the evening was the $34,000 Keystone Classic, a Longines World Ranking class, time first round speed format with fences set at 1.45 meters.  A field of 16 horse and rider combinations took to the ring to see who could run the fastest over a course of 15 obstacles.

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Balou Performs Admirably At Pennsylvania National HorseShow

Posted on 10/16/2015

Balou and Lisa Arena Davis, Penfield, NY,  were awarded the Amateur Owner 3’3” Grand Hunter Championship Friday at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show.

With consistent, high scoring  trips of 86 and 87 points over the two days of competition, Davis and Balou, an 11 year old Warmblood gelding, were able to win not only her age division, Amateur Owner 3’3” Riders 18-35 Years of Age Championship, but the Amateur Owner 3’3” Grand Hunter Champion title and the Art Dunphy Perpetual Trophy.

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Two In A Row For Irelands Conor Swail and Simba De La Roque

Posted on 10/15/2015

Conor Swail rode Simba De La Roque to victory Thursday night in the $40,000 Pennsylvania National “Big Jump” class at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show.  Swail bested a field of 22 to claim the victory.  Swail had won the Dash For Cash Speed class the night before with Simba De LaRoque.

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Lucador Is Perfection

Posted on 10/15/2015

When Dr. Betsee Parker’s 7 year-old German Oldenburg gelding Lucador enters the show ring it is almost a certainty that he will exit with a top ribbon. That premise held true at the 70th Anniversary Pennsylvania National Horse Show.  Lucador and rider Scott Stewart swept the Regular Conformation Hunter Division with four class wins out of the six classes contested.  For winning the division, Lucador received the Stocking Stuffer Challenge Trophy.

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Conor Swail and Simba de la Roque Dashed to Victory in Dash for Cash Open Jumper Class

Posted on 10/14/2015

Conor Swail of Wellington, FL dashed to victory on Simba de la Roque, owned by Susan Grange, in the $10,000 Dash for Cash Open Jumper class at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show.  The pair stopped the timers in 57.028 seconds going clear in the speed class on Wednesday. Laura Chapot of Neshanic Station, NJ and Quointreau Un Prince finished a fraction slower, going clear in 57.405.  Swail credits Simba's ability to cut corners as the key to success.

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XOXO Deserves Hugs And Kisses

Posted on 10/14/2015

The Pre-Green Hunters took to the ring today to show just how much they have learned and matured over the course of a year.  The 3’ Division was hard fought, with XOXO and Peter Pletcher battling every class with Jennifer Alfano and The Exchange.

When the dust settled, it was Pletcher and the stunning 4 year-old grey gelding, XOXO, owned by Forest Hill Farm, who emerged victorious.  They laid claim to the Championship title with a total of 36 points

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Kelsey Parisi and Indian Rain Dance Win A Home for Every Horse's Equine Comeback Challenge

Posted on 10/13/2015

Kelsey Parisi, 25, of Norristown, PA and Indian Rain Dance took top honors in A Home for Every Horse’s Equine Comeback Challenge at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show on Tuesday evening.  The pair may have been declared the victors but all eight horses in the competition could be considered winners since these former racehorses now have a chance at a new forever home.  

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Show Hunters Strut Their Stuff

Posted on 10/13/2015

Mindful and Kelley Farmer turned in two days’ worth of near perfect trips to claim the High Performance Hunter Championship at the 70th Pennsylvania National Horse Show.

Mindful continued his winning ways for Farmer, taking home two firsts and two seconds along with the Champion tri-color.  This duo has become familiar with picking up awards whenever they enter the ring.  Mindful has walked away with some of the biggest titles at some of the most prestigious horse shows in the country, and can now place the Cismont Manor Farm Challenge Trophy on the mantle.  Mindful will have his name inscribed next to such notable hunters as Touch The Sun and Rox Dene.

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Hunt Clubs Shine Under The Lights At The Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/12/2015

Hunt Clubs held the spotlight on Monday night at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show during Hunt Night, one of the most popular events of the Show. Sewickley Hunt in Sewickley, PA, located just outside Pittsburg, claimed the top three placings in the first event of the evening, the Field Hunter – Riders 35 Years of Age and Under class.  Two Hunt Team members captured the top three ribbons:  Mary Dubois rode Stonewall to first and second place with Flagmount Clover and Cindy McCullough was third with Summer Blueprint.

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Elizabeth Reynolds and Own the Moment Own the Win in the $10,000 North American League Adult Hunter Finals

Posted on 10/12/2015

Elizabeth Reynolds of Southampton, NJ and Own the Moment owned highest honors in the $10,000 North American League (NAL) Adult Hunter Finals at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show on Monday.  Reynolds could not believe her good fortune as this was her first time competing in the NAL Finals and she was riding the first horse she ever owned.

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Samantha Karp and Zentina B Take $10,000 North American League Children’s Hunter Final

Posted on 10/12/2015

Samantha Karp, 18, of Wellington, FL, is on a winning streak. With her mount, Zentina B, she won the $10,000 North American League (NAL) Children’s Hunter Final at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show.  The pair were also the year end point leaders in the East Coast Children’s Hunter Division of the North American League.

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Kelli Cruciotti Wins Pessoa/US Hunter Seat Equitation Medal Final at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 10/11/2015

Kelli Cruciotti of Elizabeth, CO, won the Pessoa/US Hunter Seat Equitation Medal Final at the 70th Annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show on Sunday.  The 17-year-old bested a field of 280 competitors, the third largest in the history of the Medal Finals.  Hunter Holloway, 16 of Topeka, KS, was named the Reserve Champion and Mckayla Langmeier, 15 of East Granby, CT, was third. For Cruciotti, winning the title was a dream come true.

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Pint Size Perfection

Posted on 10/10/2015

They might be pint sized but there is nothing small about the competition among the riders vying for top honors in the Pony Hunter Divisions at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show.

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Lucy Deslauriers Takes Gold in the Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper Individual Championship

Posted on 10/10/2015

Lucy Deslauriers is having one of the most amazing weeks of her life competing at the 70th Annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show.  Riding Hester, owned by Lisa Deslauriers, she clinched the gold medal in the Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper Individual Championship on Saturday, was a member of the gold medal winning team in the Neue Schule/USEF Prix de States Junior Jumper Team Championship and won the William C. Steinkraus Style of Riding award.

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Zone 2 Captured Team Gold in the Neue Schule/ USEF Junior Jumper Prix de States Team Championship

Posted on 10/10/2015

Harrisburg, PA - October 9, 2015 - The team from Zone 2 captured team gold with a stellar performance in the Neue Schule/ USEF Junior Jumper Prix de States Team Championship and Individual Championship Phase II at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show on Friday evening winning the competition with only a four fault team score. Zone 1 took the silver medal and Zone 4 won bronze.

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Kurtz and Colvin Win Big On Junior Hunters At PNHS

Posted on 10/09/2015

Harrisburg, PA – October 9, 2015 – Emma Kurtz and Victoria Colvin cantered off with all the division titles for Junior Hunters at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show.  Kurtz, who hails from Hudson, OH, won both the Small and Large Junior Hunter – Riders 15 and Under Champion ribbons, while Colvin. Wellington, FL, took the Small and Large Junior Hunter – Riders 16-17 Champion titles.

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Colvin and Cafino Jump To Victory

Posted on 10/08/2015

Victoria Colvin and Cafino Jump To Victory

Harrisburg, PA – October 8, 2015 - Victoria Colvin and Cafino, owned by Take the High Road, LLC, jumped to victory in the Individual Phase One of the Neue Schule/USEF National Junior Jumper Championship at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show on Thursday evening.  The 17 year-old resident of Wellington, FL was the fastest of the field of 29, stopping the clock in 58.393 more than six seconds faster than last year’s winner Lucy Deslauriers and Hester, owned by Lisa Deslauriers. Colvin was surprised at her blazing pace.

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Colvin and Ovation Lead The Junior Hunters

Posted on 10/08/2015

Victoria Colvin And Ovation Lead The Junior Hunters At The Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Harrisburg, PA -- October 8, 2015 – Victoria Colvin and Ovation stand poised to make history again at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show.  Last year they won the Small Junior Hunter – Riders 16-17 Division title for the fourth consecutive year.  With the Opening Day’s highest score, 92, the pair won the Small Junior Hunter - Riders 16-17, and are on their way to a possible fifth win of the division title, which concludes on Friday.

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Don't Miss the PA National Horse Show

Posted on 09/25/2015

LOVE HORSES? Don't Miss the PA National Horse Show, October 8 to 17th, 2015

Celebrating it's 70th Anniversary, the Pennsylvania National Horse Show will be held October 8th to 17th at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA.

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Morgan Stanley Partners with PA National

Posted on 09/02/2015

The Pennsylvania National Horse Show welcomes Morgan Stanley as an “Official Partner” of the 2015 Horse Show. From promotions to attract more spectators, to bringing musical entertainment and color guards for opening ceremonies, Morgan Stanley’s partnership will provide an injection of excitement to the Horse Show for spectators and exhibitors alike.

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Southern States Official Feed Supplier

Posted on 08/13/2015

The Pennsylvania National Horse Show is pleased to announce its new partnership with Southern States Cooperative making Southern States the “Official Feed Supplier” for the 2015 Horse Show.

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“And… they’re OFF!”

Posted on 08/07/2015

Eight trainers have chosen their equine partner for a 90-day transformation. The Equine Comeback Challenge is returning for a second year at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS). This event features rescue horse and trainer pairs

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Planning for the 2015 Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Posted on 07/16/2015

Hotels are selling out, so book NOW for the PA National Horse Show, October 8th through 17th, 2015. It's easy to book with an Official Hotel!

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Amazing Animal Photo Contest is Back!

Posted on 07/02/2015

From 40 participants in 2013, the Amazing Animal Photo Contest grew to over 70 entries in 2014 with even more expected for 2015. The Amazing Animal Photo Contest is returning to the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) for its third consecutive year.  

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Calling All Vendors!

Posted on 07/01/2015

Harrisburg, PA – Imagine boutiques and shops displaying clothing, jewelry, fine art, horse equipment, furniture and more to enthusiastic shoppers!

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English Riding Supply Expands at PNHS

Posted on 05/27/2015

HARRISBURG: English Riding Supply has been a long-time supporter of the Pennsylvania National Horse Show through their 20 year sponsorship of the Pessoa/US Hunter Seat Medal Final Presented by Randolph College. In addition, English Riding Supply has rewarded Pony and Junior riders with "Sportsmanship Awards" presented to the riders who "exhibit the highest degree of exemplary personal conduct with respect to good sportsmanship."

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You Asked...We Listened!

Posted on 05/21/2015

HARRISBURG – Over the past year, we have often been asked why Pennsylvania National Horse Show doesn't have the popular 3'3" Junior Division on its schedule. And while we were receptive to the idea of hosting another division, the already crammed time schedule - with Medal schooling and competition, Junior Jumpers, Individual and Team, 4 sections of 3'6" Juniors and three sections of ponies - just didn't allow for that possibility.

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How to Walk Away a Winner!

Posted on 05/12/2015

We have all seen the beautiful class and championship ribbons, the silver or crystal trophies and keepers and the mountains of in-kind awards given to division and class winners at major horse shows. But those aren't the only performances being highlighted at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show.

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Guess Who's Coming to Harrisburg??

Posted on 04/16/2015

A few hints.... Emmy Winning Television Star.....Celebrity Stylist..... Author......Fashion Designer... While his previous experience at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show was as a competitor, his role at this year's show will be Celebrity Judge. In addition to presiding over the Costume Leadline Class, he will also award his unique " Kudos" to a variety of vendors and products representing the best in fashion and style. 

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Raising the Hospitality Bar at PA National's 70th

Posted on 03/24/2015

Der Dau Raises 'Harrisburg' Exhibitor Hospitality to new Heights"A long-time vendor at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show at Harrisburg, Der Dau returns to the show in 2015 in a greatly increased capacity becoming both the "Official Custom Boot" of the PNHS as well as the Naming Sponsor of the "Balcony" located at the north end of the main competition ring.

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Vendors Come Home to the PA National in Harrisburg

Posted on 03/21/2015

Harrisburg, PA – Vendors are currently signing up for the 70th Pennsylvania National Horse Show, October 8th to 17th at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA.

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Once is Not Enough for Trump Lawn & Land

Posted on 03/04/2015

Last year, in addition to starting the "Indoors" series, Pennsylvania National also invited the outdoors in by partnering with Trump Lawn and Land to decorate the newly constructed Sponsor Balcony and Garden. The site of numerous evening events and receptions, trunk shows, Parents' Zone, Jumper draws and hospitality, the Balcony was accessed by a short stroll through the Trump Garden complete with..

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You Spoke, We Listened: AO Jumpers Back

Posted on 12/31/1969

You Spoke, We Listened!

Due to popular demand, the PA National Horse Show WILL be reinstating the Amateur Owner Jumper Section into the 2016 schedule.  As you may know, the popular U25 Jumper Section has also been added to the competition schedule.

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You Spoke, We Listened: AO Jumpers Back

Posted on 12/31/1969

You Spoke, We Listened!

Due to popular demand, the PA National Horse Show WILL be reinstating the Amateur Owner Jumper Section into the 2016 schedule.  As you may know, the popular U25 Jumper Section has also been added to the competition schedule.

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