Visit the Pennsylvania National Horse Show for top class jumping
- By Staff Writers
HARRISBURG, Pa.--The biggest stars of equestrian sport will soon be descending on Harrisburg as the Pennsylvania National Horse Show returns to the Farm Show Complex for its 77th year, Oct. 12-22.
One of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious equestrian competitions, the PNHS features more than 1,500 horses and many of the best riders from across the nation and the globe, all competing for more than $650,000 in prize money and esteemed championship titles.
Spectator admission for the horse show is free for the majority of the 11 days of competition, with tickets required for the show’s finale featured events, Team Night at the $30,000 Commonwealth Classic on Friday, Oct. 20, and the $100,000 Grand Prix de Penn National on Saturday, Oct. 21.
A few of this year’s highlights include:
Celebration of the Horse – Saturday, Oct. 14
From 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, all are invited to attend this free family fun day!
The Celebration of the Horse will feature arts and crafts, horse-drawn wagon rides, behind-the-scenes tours, face painting, educational displays, pony meet-and-greets, activities with Reins of Rhythm and more.