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119th National Horse Show

Fast Facts

What: The 119th National Horse Show – America’s oldest horse show. The National is America’s most prestigious year-end championship show, offering the country’s top horses and riders a chance to decide the ultimate champions.

When: Tuesday, November 26 – Sunday, December 1, 2002.

Where: Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Center, Wellington, FL.

Directions: Approaching the show grounds from the Florida turnpike, take Exit #93 Lake Worth Blvd. Proceed west crossing over State 441, 5 miles to South Shore Blvd. Turn right onto South Shore Blvd. Continue for 1 mile and turn left onto Pierson Road (light). Turn left at Spectator Entrance (first left on Pierson Blvd).

Approaching from Interstate 95 take exit #49. Go west on Forest Hills Blvd. 11 miles to South Shore Blvd. Go west (left) on South Shore Blvd and follow to Pierson Road. Turn right onto Pierson Blvd. Then turn left into the Spectator Entrance (first left on Pierson Rd).

Tickets: General Admission tickets are available by phone at (800) 237-8924 or (561) 753-3389 with Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday adult admission is $10, seniors $7, and children under 12 free. Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, all admission is free. Grand finale Sunday tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for seniors and children 12 & under are free. Parking is free on all days.

Total Prize Money: Over $400,000.00

Major Corporate Sponsors: Adequan, Arrigo Dodgeland, Bainbridge, BET on Jazz, Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, Centerline Homes ”Equestrian Club”, Chesapeake Petroleum, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Equus Properties LLC, Farm Credit Bank, Florida Coast Equipment, Florida Coca Cola Bottling Company, Gallop Magazine, Hampton Inn, Horsewatch, Junior Riders Parents Association, Kilkenny Insurance, Lazcar International, Lexus, Palm Beach Post, Primedia, RE/MAX, The Mall at Wellington Green, Village of Wellington

Selected Judges: Hunter Judges have been selected from the nation’s top judges including: Sue Ashe of Wellington, FL; Ronnie Beard of Wellington, FL; Leo Conroy of Colts Neck, NJ; Matt Collins of Culpeper, VA; Mark R. Gregory of Ocala, FL; Walter “Timmy” Kees of Westport, Ct; Philip J. DeVita of Apopka, FL; George Schneider of Hot Springs, AZ, Chrystine Tauber of Pottersville, NJ.



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