September 2014 Issue - page 4

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September 2014
PENNSYLVANIA EQUESTRIAN
The Pennsylvania National Horse Show
October 9 – 18, 2014
Overview
...
to the 69th Pennsylvania National Horse Show, held at the
State Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA October 9 – 18, 2014.
Competition in the main arena begins early and continues throughout
the day and evenings, usually with only a short dinner break. Find
your seat in the main arena to watch the competition and special
attractions. Outside the arena, browse and shop on the concourse
mall and beyond, enjoy the family activities and indulge yourself at
one of the many food stands. Each day is unique so it is important to
check the schedule. Special Promotions are posted on the website:
. Purchase tickets at the door, online at www.
PAnational.org or by telephone at (717) 770-0222.
Saturday, October 11th – The Medal Schooling classes will begin at 5 am, followed by
Pony divisions mid-morning, and Leadline. The Randolph College USEF National Junior
Jumper Individual Finals will be held Saturday afternoon, followed by the Medal Schooling
class.
The Claire Mawdsley Scholarship and Rider Recognition Program is new in 2014. It re-
wards exhibitors in the Junior Hunter Divisions who attend a traditional "brick & mortar" high
school on a full-time basis. There will be four scholarships, awarded to the top-placing eligible
exhibitor in each section of Junior Hunters.
The Pre-Green 3’ Hunter Division will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, October 14 and
15. This, paired with the Pre-Green 3’3” Division, will count toward the Pre-Green Incentive
$15,000 Stake. Many thanks to Peter Pletcher for sponsoring this championship!
Jumper classes will be held Wednesday through Saturday, October 15 through 18. High-
lights include Wednesday’s Dash for the Cash, the $40,000 PA Big Jump on Thursday, the
$33,000 Keystone Classic on Friday and the $85,000 Grand Prix de Penn National on Saturday
October 18. All evening jumping classes begin at 7:30 pm.
New for 2014...
You're invited...
Sunday October 12 is a full day of equitation competition in The Pessoa/USEF Hunter Seat
Equitation Medal Finals, presented by Randolph College. Shown here is 2013 winner Lily
Keenan.
Photo credit: © alcookphoto.com
General Admission:
October 9 – 13
Regular - $12
Students & Seniors (65+) - $7
Children under 6 admitted free in
General Admission seats.
October 14
Admission is
FREE
(donations to the PNHS
Foundation gladly accepted)
October 15, 16 & 17
Regular - $15
Students & Seniors (65+) - $10
Children under 6 admitted free
in General Admission seats.
October 18
Regular - $20
Students & Seniors (65+) - $10
Children under 6 admitted free in
General Admission seats.
Reserved Seats:
October 18 - $50, $40 and $25
717-770-0222
Tickets
The Harrisburg Kiwanis Youth Foundation supports youth
programs and has been a “partner” of the Pennsylvania National
Horse Show since 1945. Grants from the 2013 show went to:
▪ American Red Cross (Susq. Valley)
▪ ARC of Dauphin and Lebanon Counties
▪ Big Brothers/Big Sisters
▪ Boy Scouts - Keystone Area
▪ Caitlin's Smiles
▪ Dauphin County 4-H
▪ Dauphin County FFA
▪ Foundation for Free Enterprise
▪ Little League Baseball
▪ Pennbrook United Church Manna Food Pantry
▪ Ronald McDonald House
▪ Salvation Army
▪ United Way of Capital Region
▪ YMCA Camp Curtain
▪ YWCA of York - Camp Cann-Edi-On
▪ YWCA of Greater Harrisburg
Community
Proceeds from the Pennsylvania National
Horse Show go to The Pennsylvania
National Horse Show Foundation, a
501(c)(3) Charitable Corporation, and the
Harrisburg Kiwanis Youth Foundation.
Since its beginning, the
Pennsylvania National Horse
Show has raised more than $1.5
million for charity.
The Pennsylvania National Horse Show Foundation was created in 1999 to support equine and
educational programs. 2013 grants were awarded to:
▪ Beyond Wishes Therapeutic Riding
Program
▪ Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center
▪ Chasing Rainbows
▪ Days End Horse Rescue, Inc.
▪ Equi-Librium
▪ Greystone Manor Therapeutic Riding
▪ Hope Springs Equestrian Therapy, Inc.
▪ Ivy Hill Foundation, Inc.
▪ Leg Up Farm
▪ Quest Therapeutic Services, Inc.
▪ Sebastian Riding Associates
▪ Seven Star Horse and Family Center
▪ Shane Center for Therapeutic
Horsemanship, Inc.
▪ Slippery Rock University Foundation
▪ Special Equestrians, Inc.
▪ Special People United to Ride
▪ Talbot Special Riders, Inc.
▪ Triangle Therapeutic Riding
Center, Inc.
▪ York County SPCA
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