The 2016 CP National Horse Show concluded on Sunday with Hunter Holloway of Topeka, Kansas, claiming her second consecutive equitation championship of the year in the prestigious ASPCA Maclay National Championship, presented by Chansonette Farm.
Four rounds of competition at the 2016 CP National Horse Show stood between the nation’s top Under 25 competitors and the victory in the $100,000 USEF Under 25 National Championship presented by Deeridge Farms, Elm Rock LLC, the Strauss Family and Kasowitz, Benson, Torres and Friedman LLP.
The CP National Horse Show featured a different style of show jumping competition on Friday evening with the $35,000 Salamander Hotels and Resorts Accumulator Class CSI4*. Local groups were invited out for "Barn Night" to watch as Leslie Howard (USA) and Peter Howard's Donna Speciale took the top prize of the evening.
Equestrians won’t be the only ones competing during the CP National Horse Show at the Kentucky Horse Park. This year a 5K race will be held concurrently to raise funds for MiracleFeet, an organization that seeks to eradicate untreated clubfoot.
There will be a special meeting of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting will be held at the Hospitality Tower of the Rolex Stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park to include a Visioning Session with key stakeholders.
Equnews recently published an article titled "Caelinn Leahy Named Show Jumping Hall of Fame Rider of the Month." The Show Jumping Hall of Fame, which is located at the Kentucky Horse Park, named Caelinn Leahy, of Highland Park, IL, as the September winner of the award due to her accumulation of the most same-horse competition points for the mont
America's Best Racing recently published an article about the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium being held at the Kentucky Horse Park. The event will take place from Oct. 27 – 30 and will pull from over 300 horses in 10 disciplines to determine the title for the Most Wanted Thoroughbred.
Annual Southern Lights Holiday Festival Returns as Seasonal Highlight
The Kentucky Horse Park begins its winter season with new hours of operation and family events for the holiday season. From Nov. 7 until March 14, the park will be open Wednesdays through Sundays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WDRB recently published an article about the Kentucky Horse Park's Cemetery Crawl Halloween tour. Ashlee Chilton, Education Coordinator of the International Museum of the Horse, and Chase Medved, Museum Assistant of the International Museum of the Horse, are spearheading the tour and were interviewed for the WDRB feature.
The Horses and Hope Cancer Screening Van will be at the Kentucky Horse Park on October 28, 2016 from 10am until 2pm.