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UPHA American Royal National Championship Horse Show

November 6-11, 2023

Hale Arena

Kansas City, MO

NEW FOR 2023!

  • MO/KAN classes are now known as Missouri, Kansas, and Iowa classes with the addition of Iowa to UPHA Chapter 5.  Horses must be owned by a Missouri, Kansas, or Iowa resident and must have shown at three Missouri, Kansas, or Iowa shows, in a total of six classes.

  • Exceptional Challenge Cup rider practice is mandatory and there will only be one practice per class.

  • Host of the UPHA Adult Challenge Cup National Final and the USEF Saddle Seat Adult Amateur Medal Final.


Click here for the 2023 Prize list


Saddlebreds, Roadster, Hackney Ponies, American Royal Saddle Seat Equitation

Heather Boodey, Franklinton, NC

Paul Boone, Concord, NC

Adam Clauson, Bonnieville, KY

UPHA Challenge Cup Championships and UPHA Exceptional Challenge Cup

Mary Lou Carrick, Gaffney, SC

Renee Lavery, Simpsonville, KY

Cindy Mugnier, Kittery Point, ME

USEF Saddle Seat Medal Final

Heather Boodey, Franklinton, NC

Betsy Boone, Concord, NC

Dwayne Knowles, Kutztown, PA


VIP tables and box seats are offered to prior purchasers first, then to the waiting list.  Please contact Ashlyn Justice at



We count on you -- the exhibitors, trainers, breeders, and enthusiastic fans -- to keep this horse show at the very top. Please know your participation is critical to the success of the horse show, and all support is appreciated.  Please consider supporting the UPHA American Royal National Championship Horse Show with a donation.  Thank you for your support!

Click here for a PDF of the sponsor form

Click here to donate online

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