Lexington, KY - March 31, 2014 - The National Horse Show is pleased to announce the dates and locations for this year's ASPCA Maclay Regional competitions. The horse shows' qualifying classes determine which riders will compete in the Alfred B, Maclay ASPCA National Championship, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky on November 2, 2014.
The ASPCA Maclay Horsemanship class has been held since 1933, and it is one of the most prestigious competitions for junior riders in the United States. Its winners are some of the biggest names in equestrian sport. Previous winners include: William Steinkraus in 1941, Frank Chapot (1948), George Morris (1952), Leslie Burr Howard (1972), Stacia Klein Madden in 1987, and Nicole Shahinian Simpson in 1992. The 2012 ASPCA Maclay National Championship winner was Jacob Pope, and in 2013 Lillie Keenan was named the winner.
The following Regional competitions will be qualifiers for the National Championship. Please contact the appropriate regional horse show for a prize list.
Region 1 - Northeast (CT,MA,ME,NH,RI,VT) - SEPTEMBER 21
Fairfield County Hunt Club, Fairfield, CT
Region 2, East (NJ,NY,PA) - SEPTEMBER 13
Old Salem Farm, North Salem, NY - 914-669-5610
Region 3, Southeast (AL,DC,DE,FL,GA,MD,MS,NC,SC,TN,VA,WV) - SEPTEMBER 21
Southeast Medal Finals. Jacksonville, FL - 904-993-2053 firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 4, Midwest (IL,IN,KY,MI,OH) - SEPTEMBER 20
Kentucky National, Lexington, KY - 615-838-7560 email@example.com
Region 5, Central (AZ,IA, KS, LA,MO,MN,ND,NE,OK,SD,TX,WI) - SEPTEMBER 13
St. Louis National Charity, Lake St. Louis, MO - 314-308-1162 firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 6, Mountain (AZ,CO,NM,UT) - SEPTEMBER 13
Colorado Springs Fall Classic, CO - 818-679-5776 email@example.com
Region 7, Northwest (AK,ID,MT,OR,WA,WY) - SEPTEMBER 13
NorthWest Autumn Classic, Monroe, WA - 360-805-6711 DIANJNSN@aol.com
Region 8, West (CA,HI,NV) - SEPTEMBER 13
Blenheim Fall Tournament, San Juan Capistrano, CA - 949-443-1841 firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the ASPCA Maclay National Championships and its qualifiers as well as the National Horse Show, please visit www.nhs.org.