We are pleased to invite you to the 72nd Pennsylvania National Horse Show presented by the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund from October 132 - 21, 2017 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, with the inaugural ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place on October 11 at 11:45 a.m. This year’s prestigious and premier event will host award-winning male and female Junior and Adult competitors vying for eight national championships, include exciting new theme days for all ages to participate in. For a complete daily calendar of events, visit the SCHEDULE and TICKETS page. Below are some key highlights of special events being held:
“Saddle Up Against Hunger” – October 12-20: PNHS teams up with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. Attendees purchasing tickets AT THE DOOR and bringing two nonperishable food items, preferably peanut butter, will receive a $5 discount.
“Family Fun Day” – Saturday, October 14: Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the PNHS! Enjoy story hour featuring two award-winning authors: Cynthia Sudor and Lois Smith, Pony Rides, Chipper the Trick pony, a Petting Zoo, Mascots and more! Children can make their own "Pool Noodle Pony" to take home!
“Hunt Night” – Monday, October 16: Come and enjoy an evening of elegant fox hunting competition.
“Welcome Jumpers! Wednesday” – Wednesday, October 18: Daily admission is FREE for all ages for the ENTIRE DAY AND EVENING! Jumper competition starts with a $10,000 Dash for the Cash evening jumping class.
“Pony Up for Pink” and “Celebrity Challenge” – Thursday, October 19: Attendees are encouraged to wear pink in support of PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) and proceeds benefit the PBCC. Survivors receive FREE admission! $40,000 Pennsylvania Big Jump evening class.
“Foundation Friday” – Friday, October 20: Afternoon Therapy Classes and Therapy Horse of the Year Award Presentation. $35,000 Keystone Classic evening Jumping class.
“Grand Prix Saturday” – Saturday, October 21: $100,000 Grand Prix immediately followed by an Audience Course Walk and Autograph Session on the Arena Floor.
Happy hour will occur daily with specialty drink, Dapple Apple by PNHS Official Resturant Partner, Susquehanna Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar. Proceeds from every sale of the Dapple Apple and the Horse Show benefit the PNHS Foundation supporting equine therapy and rescue programs.
We hope you’ll join us in covering this family fun-filled event!
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