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Audi of Lexington Returns as Official Car of the CP National Horse Show; Sponsors Leading Jumper Rider Award

Written by: Courtesy of Client
Client: National Horse Show http://www.nhs.org
Release Date: 2015-05-04

Lexington, KY - May 5, 2015 - - The CP National Horse Show returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY on October 27th through November 1st, 2015 and once again, one of Lexington's most popular and successful car dealerships, Audi of Lexington, returns as the Official Car of the 2015 CP National Horse Show. In addition, they will be presenting the highly competitive Leading Jumper Rider award again this year.

 

Just recently, the organizers of the 2015 CP National Horse Show revealed that the show has been chosen as one of only seven events that will comprise the East Coast division of the all-new Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League. The North American League begins in August of this year across seven East and seven West Coast venues in three countries: the United States, Mexico and Canada. The 14 events that will host legs of the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping™ North American League were selected after a rigorous screening process from a long list of 25 applicants.

 

This year's show will offer over $850,000 in total prize money. The International and Open Jumpers will feature $560,000 in total prize money, including the $250,000 CP National Horse Show Grand Prix, CSI-W 5*. In the Junior and Amateur Owner Jumpers Division, there will be $100,000 in prize money, and $200,000 in prize money will be offered in the AA rated Hunter Division.   

 

The beautiful Audi Q7 will go to this year's Leading Jumper Rider at the CP National Horse Show

 

One again, Audi of Lexington will provide, for a year, the use of a brand new Audi Q7 to the Leading Open Jumper Rider at this year's show. Previous winners include Great Britain's London Gold Medalist Nick Skelton, American stars Lauren Hough and Christine McCrea in 2012, Belgium's Nicola Philippaerts in 2013 and Beezie Madden was the winner last year.

 

The Audi Q7 will be awarded to this year's Leading Open Jumper Rider following the main event, the $250,000 CP National Horse Show Grand Prix on Sunday afternoon, November 2nd.  

 

Audi of Lexington, located at 3000 Pink Pigeon Parkway in Lexington, is a premier dealer of Audi automobiles.

 

With Audi, progress is the driving force behind everything they do. It is the result of meticulous design, exhaustive testing and inspired engineering. And ultimately, it is the birthright of every car they build. This year, a new generation of progress is taking hold at Audi of Lexington.

 

"Audi of Lexington enjoys sponsoring organizations of the highest quality and that is why we choose to annually support and sponsor the CP National Horse Show," said Chad Kemmish, General Manager of Audi of Lexington. "This horse show continuously brings forth the highest level of competition a perfect fit for Audi."

 

"Our thanks once again to Audi of Lexington for their continued support of our efforts at the CP National Horse Show," said Mason Phelps, the President of the National Horse Show Foundation. "Alex Boone and his family continue to be huge supporters of equestrian events at the Kentucky Horse Park and we're honored that they've chosen to support the CP National Horse Show for another year."

 

Beezie Madden won the CP Grand Prix last year and the Audi Leading Rider Award - photo by Shawn McMillen

 

The National Horse Show is one of the North American Riders Group's (NARG) top-rated American equestrian events and the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame's Horse Show of the Year for the fourth year in a row.

 

The 2015 CP National Horse Show takes center stage on October 27th through November 1st, 2015 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

 

Founded in 1883 at the original Madison Square Garden, the National Horse Show is America's oldest indoor horse show, firmly established as a major fixture on the national and international sports and social event calendars. The National Horse Show Association's primary activity is the annual production of the National Horse Show and all ancillary events. Over the years, the National Horse Show has provided financial aid to many worthwhile charities.


For more information on the National Horse Show Association of America, Limited, please visit www.nhs.org.

 

 

2015 CP National Horse Show Fast Facts 

 

What:

 

The CP National Horse Show is a week-long championship event featuring "AA"-rated hunters, open jumpers, junior/amateur jumpers, and the ASPCA Alfred B. Maclay Finals. The event will run October 27th through November 1st, 2015, indoors in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, site of the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games.

 

Parking:

 

The Kentucky Horse Park has waived the normal parking fee during the National Horse Show. Parking is free. While dogs are permitted at the Kentucky Horse Park on a leash, no dogs are allowed in the Alltech Arena during the NHS.

 

Directions:

 

The Kentucky Horse Park is located at 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511. The KHP is 8 miles northeast of Lexington at Exit 120 on Interstate 75.

 

Information:

 

2245 Stone Garden Lane Lexington, KY 40513

 

Cindy Bozan

 

email: cindy@nhs.org 

 

Phone: (859) 608-3709

 

Fax: (866) 285-9496

 

 

Email:

 

Cindy@nhs.org 

 

 

Website:

 

www.nhs.org

 

 

Shopping:

 

Vendors offering equestrian equipment, apparel, jewelry and home furnishings are located in the Alltech Arena.

 

Additional Contacts:

 

Vendors - Matt Morrissey at matt.morrissey@stadiumjumping.com or call (941) 915-3457

 

VIP Table Sales - Cindy Bozan at cindy@nhs.org Phone: (859) 608-3709

 

Advertising and Program Sales - Susie Webb at susie@nhs.org or 301-520-6162

 

Sponsorship - Mason Phelps at mpjr@phelpsmediagroup.com or 561-753-3389

 

or

 

Susie Webb at susie@nhs.org or 301-520-6162

 

 

Hotels:

 

HILTON - DOWNTOWN - 859-231-9000 - Approximately 6 miles

 

CLARION HOTEL (formerly Holiday Inn North) - 859 - 233-0512 - Approximately 4 miles

 

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES BY MARRIOTT - 859 -977-5870 - Approximately 4 miles

 

FOUR POINTS SHERATON - 859-259-1311 - Approximately 4 miles

 

LA QUINTA - 859-231-7551 - Approximately 4 miles

 

KNIGHTS INN - 859-231-0232 - Approximately 4 miles

 

EMBASSY SUITES - 859-455-5000 - Approximately 4 miles

 

MARRIOT GRIFFIN GATE - 859-231-5100 - Approximately 4 miles

 

RESIDENCE INN - 859-231-6191 - Approximately 5 miles

 

COURTYARD BY MARRIOT - 859-253-4646 - Approximately 5 miles

 

HOLIDAY INN GEORGETOWN - 502-570-0220 - Approximately 6 miles

 

RAMADA INN - 859-299-1261 - Approximately 6 miles

 

RED ROOF INN - 859-293-2626 - Approximately 6 miles

 

HAMPTON INN - 502-867-4888 - Approximately 6 miles

 

SUPER EIGHT - 502-863-4888 - Approximately 6 miles

 

MICROTEL INN & SUITES - 502-868-8000 - Approximately 6 miles

 

 

For further information on housing in the Lexington area, we invite you to visit:

 

 www.visitlex.com 

 

 

ww.georgetownky.com 

 

 

Management:

 

Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC

P. O. Box 11428

Lexington, KY 40575-1428

859-233-0492 (phone)

859-233-0495 (fax)

 

email: hakshows@earthlink.net 

 

website: www.kentuckyhorseshows.com 

 

Horse Show Secretary:

 

Cindy Bozan

859-608-3709

Email: Cindy@nhs.org 

 

 

NATIONAL HORSE SHOW MEDIA CONTACT:

 

Re: News and Information:

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12012 South Shore Blvd

Suite 105

Wellington, FL 33414

561-753-3389 (phone)

561-753-3386 (fax)

pmginfo@phelpsmediagroup.com 

 www.phelpsmediagroup.com 

 

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