2020 National Horse Show Welcomes Taylor Harris Insurance Services as Returning Sponsor

Lexington, KY – Sept. 10, 2020 – The National Horse Show (NHS) is thrilled to host Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS) as a returning sponsor for the 2020 event set to take place at the Kentucky Horse Park from October 23 to November 1. As leaders in the United States and European equine insurance markets, THIS provides specialized insurance for all types of equine risk. THIS returns to the National Horse Show as the presenting sponsor for the NHS Adult Equitation Championship, event hospitality and has the distinction of being the Official Insurance Agency for the historic event.

“Taylor Harris is excited about the continuing opportunity of being a sponsor at the National Horse Show whilst recognizing that it will be the only indoor show in 2020,” shared Michael Taylor, the President of Taylor Harris Insurance Services. “With the chaos that has ensued since the start of this pandemic, we are grateful for the chance to support this great occasion whilst enabling the development of the safety measures that will allow us to enjoy the sport and we would like to congratulate the NHS Board of Directors and the leadership of the Kentucky Horse Park in creating this restructured event.”

Founded in 1987 to provide specialized insurance for all types of equine risk, Taylor Harris Insurance Services’ goal is protection for horses at all stages of life and peace of mind for owners. Whether the needs are straightforward or complex, for one horse or many, THIS works with their clients to make sure they are equipped with the insurance coverage that’s right for each individual case. THIS places all policies with the highest rated and most secure insurance carriers, which are also selected for their prompt and reliable claims settlement.

“The National Horse Show is fortunate to have such a strong relationship with Taylor Harris Insurance Services, and we are very grateful for their continued support during unprecedented times,” remarked Jennifer Burger, President of the National Horse Show. “The THIS NHS Adult Equitation Championships has grown to become one of our marquee events and we are looking forward to hosting it for yet another year.” 


The THIS NHS Adult Equitation Championship will include a preliminary round, a flat phase, and a final round featuring a minimum of fifteen riders. Esteemed judges will select a Champion and Reserve, and riders will receive ribbons through tenth place. All riders that participate in the Finals will receive neck gaiters sponsored by THIS, and the trainer of the winning rider will also be recognized with a specialized trophy.


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The 2020 National Horse Show is offering over $300,000 in prize money as an FEI CSI4*-W designated event. The National Horse Show $50,000 Hunter Classic along with the ASPCA Maclay Finals, The Hamel Foundation National Horse Show 3’3” Equitation Championship and the Taylor Harris Insurance Services Adult Equitation Championship have made the National Horse Show a must-attend event for equestrians around the world as the finale to their summer equestrian seasons.