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Pennsylvania National Horse Show Foundation Donates Record Amount to 2023 Grant Recipients

Pennsylvania National Horse Show Foundation Donates Record Amount to 2023 Grant Recipients

Harrisburg, PA – Each year, the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS) Foundation makes grants available to therapeutic riding and equine rescue organizations. Now, the success of the 77th annual Pennsylvania National Horse Show – held in October 2023 – has allowed the Foundation to make its largest grant contributions to date, awarding more than $75,000 […]

Joe Alfano, Dr. Csaba Magassy and McLain Ward Inducted into Pennsylvania National Horse Show Hall of Fame

Joe Alfano, Dr. Csaba Magassy and McLain Ward Inducted into Pennsylvania National Horse Show Hall of Fame

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania National Horse Show proudly inducted Joe Alfano, Csaba Magassy and McLain Ward into the PNHS Hall of Fame, sponsored by The Wheeler Family, during this year’s horse show, held October 12-22, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA. Since 2013, and thanks to the support of The Wheeler […]

Five New Penn National Jumper Champions Named to Conclude 2023 Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Five New Penn National Jumper Champions Named to Conclude 2023 Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Harrisburg, PA – The 2023 Pennsylvania National Horse Show came to a close on Sunday, October 22, with the Penn National Jumper Championships marking the conclusion of 11 days of top-caliber hunter, jumper and equitation competition in Harrisburg, PA. Throughout the day on Saturday, October 21, and Sunday, October 22, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show […]

Maggie King Crowned the Winner in USEF/NCEA Junior Hunter Seat Medal Final – East

Maggie King Crowned the Winner in USEF/NCEA Junior Hunter Seat Medal Final – East

Harrisburg, PA –Thirty-five aspiring collegiate equestrians took on the United States Equestrian Federation/National Collegiate Equestrian Association Junior Hunter Seat Medal Final – East on Sunday, October 22, at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, and at the end of three phases, Maggie King of Spring, TX, emerged victorious.   All of the junior competitors in the […]

Emilie Beasley and Debonair are Best in Children’s Hunters, Presented by Marshall & Sterling

Emilie Beasley and Debonair are Best in Children’s Hunters, Presented by Marshall & Sterling

The Grand Children’s Hunter Championship, presented by Marshall & Sterling, is going home to Virginia with Emilie Beasley and her winning mount, Debonair. Beasley and her 10-year-old Hanoverian kicked things off in the Children’s Hunters 15-17 with a win in the over fences on Friday, October 20, and they returned on Saturday to only better […]

McLain Ward and First Lady Continue Their Reign Over $100,000 Grand Prix de Penn National

McLain Ward and First Lady Continue Their Reign Over $100,000 Grand Prix de Penn National

Harrisburg, PA – In a thrilling conclusion to open jumper competition at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, McLain Ward rode First Lady to the win in the $100,000 Grand Prix de Penn National, presented by Forrester Farm Equipment, for the second year in a row. Ward and the 10-year-old Oldenburg mare, owned by Robin Parsky, […]

Callie Seaman Secures Grand Adult Hunter Championship, Sponsored by Marshall & Sterling

Callie Seaman Secures Grand Adult Hunter Championship, Sponsored by Marshall & Sterling

Harrisburg, PA – October 21, 2023 – Five new champions and two grand champions were crowned in the Penn National Children’s and Adult Hunter Championships, presented by Marshall & Sterling, on Friday and Saturday, October 20-21, 2023, at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, PA. Earning the Grand Adult Amateur Hunter Championship – after […]

LifeVac Therapeutic Riding Championships Headline Foundation Friday

LifeVac Therapeutic Riding Championships Headline Foundation Friday

Harrisburg, PA – Foundation Friday, held on Friday, October 20, at the 2023 Pennsylvania National Horse Show was headlined by the LifeVac Therapeutic Riding Championships featuring 23 riders from across Pennsylvania. Established in 1999, the PNHS Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports equine rescue and therapeutic riding programs, with annual Foundation grants allowing for […]

McLain Ward and Kyrlanthe Capture Victory in Their U.S. Debut at Pennsylvania National Horse Show

McLain Ward and Kyrlanthe Capture Victory in Their U.S. Debut at Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Harrisburg, PA – McLain Ward debuted a new mare, Kyrlanthe, at this week’s Pennsylvania National Horse Show, and on Friday, October 20, the pair made the debut week a winning one in the $30,000 1.30m Commonwealth Classic. Kyrlanthe was just recently imported to the U.S., and the PNHS in Harrisburg, PA, marks the 8-year-old mare’s […]

Laura Chapot and Christian Coyle Claim Welcome Wins at Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Laura Chapot and Christian Coyle Claim Welcome Wins at Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Harrisburg, PA – Laura Chapot and Christian Coyle are used to frequent trips to the winner’s circle at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, and they both returned there on Thursday evening, October 19, as they topped the $30,000 1.45m Welcome and the $15,000 1.30m Welcome, respectively.  Chapot’s victory came aboard Chandon Blue, an 18-year-old Oldenburg gelding that […]