Lexington, KY – Aug. 22, 2017 – The CP National Horse Show is proud to maintain a long-standing relationship with Brook Ledge Horse Transportation as the Official Equine Ground Transportation Provider for this year’s event at the Kentucky Horse Park on October 31- November 5, 2017.
In business for over 55 years, Brook Ledge Inc. is one of the largest Horse Transportation companies in North America and is proud to have achieved the Department of Transportation’s highest safety rating. Brook Ledge was founded in Oley, PA, Brook Ledge Inc. and has expanded to include terminals on farms in Lexington, KY and Ocala, FL as well as basing vans in New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Long Island NY, New England and South Florida.
Brook Ledge Horse Transportation also offers domestic flights and can facilitate international flights through wholly owned subsidiary, Horse America. Transportation is available to and from the airport to ensure the well-being of your horse throughout the process.
Brook Ledge and the people behind the family owned and operated company are committed to providing the most outstanding service possible in horse transportation. From shipping famous show and racehorses, including Triple Crown Champion, American Pharoah, to pasture companions and faithful steeds, Brook Ledge understands that whether your horse is a companion or a champion they are all equally important and this is why they treat each horse with the highest care and attention.
“We are so proud to welcome Brook Ledge back as our official equine ground transportation provider,” said Mason Phelps Jr., President of the National Horse Show Association. “When you think of quality and reliable horse transportation, the name that comes to mind is always Brook Ledge and we are proud to have a relationship with them that has spanned six years.”
In addition to operating full service maintenance shops in Oley, PA and Lexington, KY, the company has been building custom horse vans at the Oley facility for the last 25 years. Their trailers are designed for maximum comfort and safety. The fabrication is a trade secret; they can guarantee that no other carrier has vans like theirs. Over the years they have evolved to be the safest and most comfortable state of the art horse vans on the road. Some of the features that distinguish Brook Ledge from the rest include Air Ride trailers (& tractors), wide doors, lower ramps for ground loading, insulated trailers to keep cool in summer and warm in winter, single, double and box stall configurations and better ventilation with Dutch doors and windows on fronts, backs, and sides. Their trucks also include full roof wells for storage of equipment and closed circuit video from van to tractor for everybody’s peace of mind.
“It is an honor to continue our partnership with the National Horse Show,” said Andrea Gotwals of Brook Ledge. “We look forward to providing all of the competitors with the highest standard of care and customer service while they attend the 2017 National Horse Show.”
With $810,000 in prize money offered, this year’s CP National Horse Show has been designated a CSI-W 4* show by the FEI and the International Open Jumpers will compete for almost a half a million dollars in prize money. For the sixth year in a row, The National Show Hunter Hall of Fame has named the CP National Horse Show the ‘Horse Show of the Year’. In 2017, the top-rated hunter sections have a total purse of $195,000. In addition, the CP National Horse Show will once again host the prestigious ASPCA Maclay Horsemanship Championships.
For more information on the National Horse Show Association of America, Limited, please visit www.nhs.org
For more information about Brook Ledge, visit their website.