THE UPHA/American Royal National Championship will be held November 7-12, 2022, in Hale Arena, Kansas City, Missouri. The championship horse show brings together the best of the best Saddlebreds, Hackney Ponies, Roadster Horses, and Saddle Seat Equitation riders from across the nation to compete to win over 50 National Championship titles and the accompanying beautiful floral blankets.
The prize list is now available and can be accessed below on the American Royal Association website: https://www.americanroyal.com/equine/national-championship/
The entry deadline is October 7, 2022.
Officiating at the 2022 UPHA/American Royal National Championship show will be:
Saddlebreds, Roadster, Hackney Ponies, American Royal Saddle Seat Equitation
James Cherry, Encinitas, CA
Shane Mullens, Versailles, KY
James Taylor, Medina, OH
USEF Saddle Seat Medal Final
Anne Judd, Lutz, FL
Christina Parker, Hortense, GA
Sandy Sessink, South Lyon, MI
UPHA Challenge Cup Championships and UPHA Exceptional Challenge Cup
Michael Craghead, Fresno, CA
Matt Lightner, Monroe, NC
Richard Wright, Fox Lake, IL
The American Royal is proud to be the host horse show for the $100,000 Standardbred Roadster 100 as well as the ASHBA Bill Wise Two-Year-Old Sweepstakes Fine Harness and Three-Gaited Park classes. They have added the UPHA Three-Gaited Park Classic Grand Championship to the UPHA Classic Grand Championship lineup and expanded the Hunter section to include a class for Junior Exhibitors.
-- via UPHA