From the moment you drive into the parking lot of the PA Farm Show Complex, exhibitors and spectators alike are likely to notice many positive changes and upgrades to the PNHS experience! Here is some of what can be expected this year: 

Increased Opportunities and Prize Money for Exhibitors

★ $650,000 in prize money, with more money offered in the junior and pony hunter divisions than ever before​

★ $10,000 Winners Stake classes for all junior, amateur-owner, pony and professional hunters 

★ USEF 6* 1.30m and 1.45m Jumper classes, featuring the $100,000 Grand Prix de Penn National 

★ Expanded 3' & 3'3" Green Hunters

★ Full divisions for children’s and adult hunter and jumper competitors and $10,000 classics for the children’s hunters, adult hunters, children’s jumpers, adult jumpers and the low junior/ amateur-owner jumpers 

★ Age-group equitation warm-up classes, to be held in addition to a Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final warm-up round

New Riding Arenas

★ An additional competition arena and schooling ring and a larger Harrisburg Coliseum schooling ring 

★ New footing in all four riding arenas and the lunging area 

Exhibitor Hospitality and Amenities 

★ The show office has been moved to the main lobby, to allow ample space and a new lounge space for exhibitors and families

★ New box seats with ringside cocktail and food service. (Find more information and reserve yours here!)

★ A revamped shopping experience in a designated vendor village, featuring a college fair and local and equestrian vendors alike 

Fresh Dining 

★ The new C&J Stable at the North Lobby Grill will offer coffee and breakfast and lunch items from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. View the new menu here

★ A bar and ring-side bistro seating located next to the Coliseum Schooling Ring

★ A brand-new catering team offering more on-site dining options than ever before

★ Graze & Go Cafe - an all-new restaurant replaces old concession stands on the concourse, offering to-go or sitdown dining options