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Glamour and Sport

The National Horse Show has been a showcase for excellence in American equestrian sport since its debut in 1883 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.

This exhibit showcases the National’s collection of trophies and highlights the events and people who led the way in making it the premier horse show in the U.S. for the last 128 years.

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. In 2011, the National Horse Show moved to the Kentucky Horse Park.