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Saddlebred Judges for Pennsylvania National Horse Show Announced




The Pennsylvania National Horse Show is pleased to announce its judging line-up for the upcoming show being held Oct. 18-21. Renee Lavery of Sharon Center, Ohio will judge the full schedule of classes for Saddlebreds, roadsters and Hackney and harness ponies

 

The National Horse Show “Good Hands” Saddle Seat Equitation Championship will be judged by a three-judge panel for the first time in the five years that it has been held at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show. Lavery, Linda Murray of Lexington, Ky., and John Whalen of Monroe, N.C., comprise the panel that will judge the Good Hands Finals.

The show holds the American Saddlebred Horse Association Northeastern Regional Championships. All horses owned by residents of Zones 11 and 12, which stretches from Virginia to Maine, are eligible for the championships. The horse that places the highest in the following stake classes and is owned by a resident of Zone 11 or 12 will be crowned the Northeastern Regional Champion.

Championships will be awarded in the following classes:

Amateur and Open Five-Gaited
Amateur, Open and Junior Exhibitor Three-Gaited
Amateur and Open Park Horse
Amateur and Open Fine Harness
Adult and Junior Exhibitor Show Pleasure
Five-Gaited Show Pleasure
Show Pleasure Driving
Adult and Junior Exhibitor English Country Pleasure
Western Country Pleasure
Country Pleasure Driving

 

Winners will be awarded a championship neck ribbon and a victory pass.


The PNHS also has added a saddle seat equitation championship to complement the Good Hands. The PNHS Equitation Challenge, open to all saddle seat equitation riders except those who make the final Good Hands cut, will be held Friday night, Oct. 20, one of the highest attendance nights of the show.

For more information, visit the show’s web site at http://www.panational.org/.

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