The 2019 Therapeutic Riding Championships will take place on Foundation Friday, October 18th at The Pennsylvania National Horse Show in the Main Arena at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA. Initiated in 2016, Foundation Friday is the setting for 2 Riding Championships – Assisted and Unassisted – and the presentation of the Foundation "Therapy Horse of the Year" Award.

Riders compete for PNHS ribbons and a trophy. Riders also receive a gift bag full of donated products from sponsors and vendors. 

Riders may qualify for these championship classes by competing at any one of the following qualifying events:

June 29– Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Assoc (CATRA),
                    Twin Brooks Show Grounds, 7440 Linglestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA
August 3 – Friendly Horseman’s Club, 260 Kline Rd, Denver, PA
September 7 – Leg Up Farm, 4880 North Sherman St, Mount Wolf, PA

Participants in any of these designated shows / classes will be invited to compete in the Therapeutic Riding Championships at this year’s Pennsylvania National Horse Show.


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