The 2016 CP National Horse Show returns to the Bluegrass State on November 1-6, 2016 at the world-famous Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. In addition to the top rated hunters and the ASPCA Maclay National Championship, the show features world-class International, Open, Junior and Amateur-Owner Jumpers competing for the biggest prize money on the United States indoor tour.

While the lodging choices are numerous in the Lexington area, the CP National Horse Show invites you to stay with our Official Host Hotel, the Clarion Hotel. The Clarion is one of the closest hotels to the Kentucky Horse Park, located at 1950 Newtown Pike in Lexington. The hotel is holding a block of rooms especially for competitors and families of the CP National Horse Show. We invite you to get in touch as soon as possible as the rooms set aside for the show won’t last long. Mention the CP National Horse Show when booking at the Clarion.

Clarion Hotel Lexington
1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY, 40511, US
Phone: (859) 233-0512 Fax: (859) 231-9285

When booking a guest room at the Clarion Hotel in Lexington, you can feel at home in relaxing guest rooms with a variety of amenities near the Kentucky Horse Park.

You’ll find plenty of other sites and activities nearby, some of which include Rupp Arena, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Keeneland Race Track, University of Kentucky and the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

The Clarion is also near The Red Mile Race Tracks, Lexington History Center, Mary Todd Lincoln House, American Saddlebred Museum, Jean Farris Winery, Equus Run Vineyards, Georgetown College, Commonwealth Stadium, Fayette Mall and Transylvania University.

Flying in to Lexington? The Clarion Hotel is less 10 minutes from the Blue Grass Airport and several restaurants, grocery stores and bars throughout the area.

You can always depend on the Clarion’s pet-friendly Lexington conference center hotel to deliver full-service amenities like a delicious free breakfast, which is very popular with competitors, free wifi and of course, free airport transportation.

With nearly $800,000 in prize money offered, the 2016 edition of the CP National Horse Show has again been designated a CSI-W 4* show by the FEI. The International Open Jumpers will compete for over a half a million dollars 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.

The world’s best international competitors return for the 2016 CP National Horse Show, which will take place November 1-6, 2016 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.

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.

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  • Clarion: (859) 233-0512

  • Marriott Griffin Gate: (859) 231-5100

  • Embassy Suites: (859) 455-5000

  • Residence Inn: (859) 231-6191

  • Courtyard Marriott: (888) 253-4646

  • Four Points Sheraton: (859) 259-1311

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