The National Horse Show is proud to announce new Equitation Championships to be held in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. The new classes will include age group equitation classes as well as three championship events.

The first day of competition will feature the National Horse Show KHJA Equitation Championship starting at 6 pm. The day will also see three sections of age-related equitation classes – for riders ages 14 -17, along with an adult equitation division.

Day two of the National Horse Show will feature the two championship classes, THIS National Horse Show Adult Equitation Championship and the Hamel Foundation National Horse Show 3’3” Equitation Championship.

Competition will culminate on November 4 with the ASPCA Maclay National Championship. Considered one of the most prestigious championship events, the ASPCA Maclay Horsemanship class has been held since 1933, and it is one of the most prestigious competitions for junior riders in the United States. Among previous winners are some of the biggest names in equestrian sport including William Steinkraus (1941), Frank Chapot (1948), George Morris (1952), Leslie Burr Howard (1972) and Nicole Shahinian Simpson (1992). Most recently, it was Madison Goetzmann who earned the championship during the 2017 National Horse Show. 

 

Saturday, October 27 - 8 am
Under 14 Equitation Flat

Under 14 Equitation O/F

14 - 15 Equitation Flat

14 - 15 Equitation O/F

16 - 17 Equitation Flat

16 - 17 Equitation O/F

Adult Equitation Flat

Adult Equitation O/F

6 pm
National Horse Show KHJA Equitation Championship

Sunday, October 28 - 7:30 am
THIS National Horse Show Adult Equitation Championship

Hamel Foundation National Horse Show 3’3” Championship

 

Sunday, November 4 - 7:00 am

ASPCA Maclay National Championships