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Officials Announced for the National Horse Show Indoor Championships



The National Horse Show Association of America (NHSAA) has announced additional officials for the National Horse Show Indoor Championships in Las Vegas, NV on November 19 to 23 at the Orleans Arena.

"We're very excited to invite Arabians, Morgans, Western, and Open Show English Horses to the National Horse Show Indoor Championships," stated manager Bob Bell. "And, we are very pleased to offer these competitors a chance to show under some of the finest officials in their disciplines."

Officiating in the Morgan division will be Richard Boule of Ocala, FL, James Lowry of Seymour, IL, and Ann E. Slomkowski of Northville, MI. Earlier this year, Boule judged the Delmarva Summer Classic and the Vermont Spring Classic. In 2002, Lowry officiated at the Key Classic Benefit Morgan Horse Show and the Mid Atlantic Morgan Horse Show. In 2002, Slomkowski judged the U.S. Saddle Seat World Cup Trials and the Citrus Cup Regional.

Melinda Moore of Harrodsburg, KY will judge the Open Show Horse English Classes. Moore officiated at the Midwest Charity, Oklahoma Centennial, and Raleigh Spring Charity Horse Shows in 2001, while in 2002 she judged the ASHAV Horse Show. Ann E. Slomkowski, Kent Kramer of LaCanada, CA, and Larry Lewis will judge the Western classes.

The NHSAA is managing three shows this year. Prior to the National Horse Show Indoor Championships, the Metropolitan National Horse Show will be held on October 29 to November 2 in New York City, NY. The final show of the three events organized in 2003 by the NHSAA is the National Horse Show Outdoor Championships in Wellington, FL from November 26 to 30. All three shows will be rated "AA" by the national federation. Started in 1883, this is the 120th year for the National Horse Show Association of America.

The entry closing date for the National Horse Show Indoor Championships is Tuesday, September 23. Prize lists and qualification information about all three shows may be downloaded from the Internet at the NHSAA website, www.nhs.org.

Tickets are now on sale for all three shows. Ticket order forms may be downloaded at the National Horse Show website at www.nhs.org. To order tickets, please write to The National Horse Show Box Office, Pier 92, 711 12th Avenue, NY, 10019 or fax your order form to (917) 591-9082 or (212) 977-8826. At this time, advance orders may only be accepted through the mail or by fax.

Further information may be obtained by contacting the National Horse Show Association of America, PO Box 386, Greenvale, NY 11548, telephone (516) 484-1865, e-mail NationalHS@aol.com, or by consulting the official website at www.nhs.org. Additional details may also be obtained by contacting show manager Bob Bell at bbell@classiccompany.com.

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