Marshall & Sterling Insurance Named Official Sponsor of PNHS Children’s and Adult Hunter Championships

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania National Horse Show is proud to welcome Marshall & Sterling Insurance as the official sponsor of the Penn National Children’s and Adult Hunter Championships, to be held during the 2023 PNHS, October 12-22 at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA. 

“The Marshall & Sterling brand is one that we’re very proud to be aligned with, and we’re excited to welcome the company to our Pennsylvania National Horse Show family of sponsors,” said Susie Shirk, Executive Director of the PNHS. “The Children’s and Adult Hunter Championships were added to the PNHS in 2021 to give more exhibitors the opportunity to experience all that the horse show has to offer. Marshall & Sterling’s support allows us to continue to host these classes – and to make the Harrisburg experience a special one for all of our Children’s and Adult competitors.”

Laurie Barna and Hundred Acre, the 2022 PNHS Adult Amateur Hunter Grand Champions. Photo by Andrew Ryback Photography

The Penn National Children’s and Adult Hunter Championships, sponsored by Marshall & Sterling Insurance, include full divisions for Adult Amateur Hunters 18-35, 36-49 and 50 & Over and for Children’s Hunters 14 & Under and 15-17.

Both the Children’s and Adult Hunters culminate in their own $10,000 Penn National Finals, with the $10,000 Penn National Adult Hunter Final to be held Friday, October 20, and the $10,000 Penn National Children’s Hunter Final to be held Saturday, October 21. 

“Harrisburg has been a destination I’ve enjoyed my whole horse show career,” said Donald Graves, President of Marshall & Sterling’s EquiSport Division. “The walls of those arenas hold some great horse show memories, not just for myself, but also for several of the equestrians on our Marshall & Sterling staff. We are all proud to support a long-standing tradition in offering the exhibitors more of the horse show they love.”

Since 1864, Marshall & Sterling Insurance has been the name synonymous with outstanding insurance coverage and customer service. Marshall & Sterling provides exceptional insurance coverage with unparalleled service and support for their valued clients. As an employee-owned company, Marshall & Sterling’s pride in ownership drives the company to be an insurance agency unlike any other.

Marshall & Sterling’s Equisport Division specializes in personalized plans that encompass a full range of extensive equine, farm and ranch insurance coverage options. To learn more about the Marshall & Sterling EquiSport Division, visit

Marshall & Sterling’s insurance offerings are also available through another trusted partner of the PNHS, The EMO Agency. Learn more about all that the EMO Agency has to offer at