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2020 National Horse Show To Remain at Kentucky Horse Park

Lexington, Kentucky, USA – September 5, 2020 – The entry deadlines for the 2020 National Horse Show are quickly approaching. Scheduled to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park from October 23 – November 1, the National Horse Show is looking forward to hosting top equestrian sport in a safe environment for all competitors. This year, strict COVID-19 protocols will be enforced for all participants. Also, in response to exhibitor feedback and to ensure maximum flexibility, the Kentucky Horse Park is working with The National Horse Show to allow the use of all outdoor rings and the covered arena in addition to the Altech. Thus ensuring us all options with safety and weather factoring decisions.

There is just over one week for competitors entering the Equitation Championships, hunters or Junior and Amateur Owner Jumpers to submit their entries. Below are all entry deadlines:

ASPCA Maclay Finals, Hunters and Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumpers 

Entries must be completed before midnight on September 11, 2020

Equitation classes held on October 25-27 


Entries must be completed before midnight on 
September 11, 2020

International Open Jumper Division

Entries must be completed before midnight on October 2, 2020

To learn more about advertising, entry requirements, the Leo Conroy Equitation Grant, the ASPCA Maclay Regionals and National Championship, as well as FEI specifications, please visit nhs.org.


Please check the nhs.org website regularly for event updates. Any questions regarding the event and changes to rules and regulations may be addressed to Cindy@nhs.org. We look forward to seeing our competitors in the fall and being able to continue the tradition of this historic and prestigious American horse show.

The 2020 National Horse Show is offering over $300,000 in prize money as an FEI CSI 4*-W designated event. The National Horse Show $50,000 Hunter Classic along with the ASPCA Maclay Finals, The Hamel Foundation National Horse Show 3’3” Equitation Championship and Taylor Harris Insurance Services Adult Equitation Championship have made the National Horse Show a must-attend event for equestrians around the world as the finale to their summer equestrian seasons.

Source: Press release from National Horse Show

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