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CP National Horse Show bringing five-day hunter/jumper event to Kentucky Horse Park

The CP National Horse Show, a 5-day hunter/jumper event consistently ranked by the North American Riders Group as one of the top shows in the United States, takes place at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park beginning Tuesday, Oct. 31. A full array of hunter divisions, Junior & Amateur Owner Jumpers, the top Open Jumpers from the USA and around the world, and the Maclay National Championship...

CP National Horse Show announces new ASPCA Maclay Grant to honor Leo Conroy

The CP National Horse Show, set to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park Oct. 27-Nov. 1, has announced the establishment of the all-new Leo Conroy Maclay Grant.   Created to commemorate Leo Conroy’s loyalty and dedication to the National Horse Show and to the ASPCA Maclay Finals, the Leo Conroy Maclay Grant will be awarded to up to five Maclay riders who demonstrate a financial need in order...

Mason Phelps goes extra lengths to make long-running National Horse Show shine

Mason Phelps almost missed his first National Horse Show after he got caught sneaking into the 1967 event in Madison Square Garden. Phelps is now president and producer of the storied equestrian event. (Photo by Elizabeth Adams)   By Elizabeth Adams KyForward correspondent   To get to Madison Square Garden in New York City for his first National Horse Show in 1967, a young Mason Phelps hitched...