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The Tackeria Sponsors The National Horse Show

Written by: Carrie Wirth
Client: National Horse Show http://www.nhs.org
Release Date: 2014-10-28

Lexington, KY – October 28, 2014 – The National Horse Show is pleased to announce that The Tackeria will provide attire for the arena staff during the prestigious show which runs from Oct. 28-Nov. 2 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

“With their embroidery service and fantastic apparel options, The Tackeria was the ideal source for apparel for our crew,” said Mason Phelps Jr., President of the National Horse show Association. “The Tackeria is an iconic fixture in Wellington and they serve a national and international clientele on their popular website. We thank The Tackeria for their sponsorship.”

A family business with a friendly staff, The Tackeria will celebrate their 40th anniversary this coming year. The retailer founded by Tony Coppola, serves the hunter/jumper, dressage and polo disciplines with tack equipment, apparel, footwear and boots, gifts, supplies and much more. Plus, The Tackeria also provides convenient services including in-house tack repair, engraving, embroidery and stall mat and kick pad installation. 

There is good reason for The Tackeria’s longevity. With one of the most complete selections of equestrian equipment in the world, The Tackeria buyers find the best products made in the U.S. and import goods from all over Europe, the Far East and South America to create the best selection of quality items for customers.

The Tackeria is conveniently located on the corner of Pierson Rd. and South Shore at 13501 South Shore Blvd. in Wellington. It is adjacent to international competition at the Winter Equestrian Festival, Global Dressage Festival and the area's many polo fields.

For more information, call The Tackeria at (561) 793-2012 or (800) 882- POLO or visit www.tackeria.com.

About the National Horse Show

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.

With $755,000 in prize money offered, this year’s National Horse Show offers an International Open Jumpers with $460,000 in prize money, while the top rated hunter sections have a total purse of $195,000. Meanwhile, $100,000 in total is offered to the Amateur-Owner and U 25 Jumper sections.

For the fourth consecutive year, The National Horse Show received a top ranking from NARG, the North American Riders Group and was named the Show Hunter Hall of Fame Horse Show of the Year in four back-to-back years.

For more information go to: www.nhs.org

2014 National Horse Show Fast Facts

What: The 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.

Featured Highlights:

Thursday, Oct. 30 - Copernicus Stables $75,000 International Open Jumpers
Friday, Oct. 31- Barn Night – Area barns show their spirit in costume and compete for prizes and enjoy the Chasonette Farm $45,000 Gambler’s Choice Costume Class
Saturday, Nov. 1 – Canadian Pacific $250,000 Grand Prix, presented by the Harrison Family
Sunday, Nov. 2 – The Alfred B. Maclay National Championship Finals, Presented by Dover Saddlery

When: The event will run October 28 -November 2, 2014, competition begins daily at 8 a.m. and evening sessions begin promptly at 7 p.m.

Tickets: Tickets for the 2014 National Horse Show CSI-W 4* are available online at Ticketleap.com, the official ticket provider for this year’s event through midnight on Monday, Oct 27. Starting Tuesday, all tickets must be purchased at the door. Because online tickets are discounted 20 percent, it is worthwhile to plan ahead and purchase tickets now. Children 12 and under are admitted at no charge. Purchase your tickets for each prime-time show on Thursday evening, Friday evening, Saturday evening and Sunday daytime now at: http://nationalhorseshow.ticketleap.com/nhs2014/

Where: 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.

 

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