Special Events


saturday, october 12 – 1-4 p.m.

Join us for a FREE day of family fun celebrating the horse! In addition to top-caliber equestrian competition, this special afternoon will feature pony rides, behind-the-scenes tours of the horse show, educational displays, face painting, arts and crafts, wagon rides and more!


Monday evening, October 14

The tradition and style of the hunt field are showcased in the ring on Monday night at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show. Each year, more than a dozen hunts from throughout the tri-state area compete for top honors in Field Hunter, Hunter Under Saddle and Hunt Team classes, as well as vying for the overall hunt team championship!

In addition to the competition, Hunt Night also features the crowd-favorite Parade of Hounds. Admission and parking are free.


Friday, October 18

Started in 2016, Foundation Friday is the setting for the LifeVac Therapeutic Riding Championships, as well as the presentation of the PNHS Foundation’s Therapy Horse of the Year Award. This special day honors the work of all of the PNHS Foundation grant recipients.


FRIDAY, october 18 – 6 p.m.

Join us on Friday, October 18, for the PNHS Team Night! Whether you’re a group of barn mates, an IEA team, a 4-H club, a soccer team, a Girl Scout troop – or truly a group of any kind – you’re invited to vie for prizes and be a part of the $30,000 Commonwealth Classic at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show!


The $100,000 Grand Prix de Penn National is the grand finale of open jumper competition each year! Watch as many of the biggest names in show jumping face off over fences set at 1.45-1.50m high. Stick around after the class for an autograph signing with the show’s top riders!