Menlo Charity Horse Show 2017

Atherton, California, August 8–13 PHOTOS BY Alden Corrigan

The Menlo Charity Horse Show in Atherton, California, is one of the most photogenic events, and this year is no exception. Check out this gallery of images from the 2017 event.

Carol Wright & Risk It

Carol Wright & Risk It

Me and my pony
Inkwell (L) and Royal Court (R)

Inkwell (L) and Royal Court (R)

Slow For Riders
MCHS awards committee volunteer, Archie Cox (trainer of Sky Hawk) Center Court and owner Kristen Hiller, Laura Wasserman with her horse Sky Hawk, Dr. Darryl K. Hoffman MCHS Co-Chair Wendy Baum and John French

MCHS awards committee volunteer, Archie Cox (trainer of Sky Hawk) Center Court and owner Kristen Hiller, Laura Wasserman with her horse Sky Hawk, Dr. Darryl K. Hoffman MCHS Co-Chair Wendy Baum and John French

Widget Perpetual Trophy

Widget Perpetual Trophy

Pomegranate Seeds

Pomegranate Seeds

ELLA copy
Winner of the $10,000 Rhys Vineyards Ryman Memorial Speed Class Risk It & Carol Right with class sponsor Catherine Harvey (L) and Menlo Co-Chair Suzanne Rischman (R)

Winner of the $10,000 Rhys Vineyards Ryman Memorial Speed Class Risk It & Carol Right with class sponsor Catherine Harvey (L) and Menlo Co-Chair Suzanne Rischman (R)

Bloody-Mary-&-Mimosa-Bar-in-the-Mountian-Home-Stables-Sponsor-Tent

Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar in the Mountian Home Stables Sponsor Tent

Carol-Wright-&-Risk-It

Carol Wright & Risk It

ELLA-copy
Inkwell-(L)-and-Royal-Court-(R)

Inkwell (L) and Royal Court (R)

MCHS-Championship-director's-chairs
Me-and-my-pony

Me and my pony

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Pomegranate Seeds

San-Mateo-Mounted-Troup

San Mateo Mounted Troup

Sandhaven-Farm

Sandhaven Farm

Slow-For-Riders
Ventana-Farm

Ventana Farm

Widget-Perpetual-Trophy-

The Widget Perpetual Trophy

Winner-of-the-$10,000-Rhys-Vineyards-Ryman-Memorial-Speed-Class-Risk-It-&-Carol-Right-with-class-sponsor-Catherine-Harvey-(L)-and-Menlo-Co-Chair-Suzanne-Rischman-(R)-

Winner of the $10,000 Rhys Vineyards Ryman Memorial Speed Class Risk It and Carol Right with class sponsor Catherine-Harvey (L) and Menlo Co-Chair Suzanne Rischman-(R)-

Winner-of-the-$40,000-Stephen-Silver-Grand-Prix-Firestone-S-&-Kristin-Hardin

Winner of the $40,000 Stephen Silver Grand Prix, Firestone S and Kristin Hardin

The show was honored with the designation as a USEF Heritage Competition in 2012. Recognized as one of the finest equestrian events in the United States, Menlo is unique in that its origin and legacy is one of philanthropy.

Held at the Menlo Circus Club, the  Menlo Charity Horse Show offers exhibitors and spectators one of the best show experiences in the country. Nightly events combine the excitement of show jumping with the best of entertainment featuring casual dinners, and wine and beer tastings.

Started in 1970 as a one-day horse show, Menlo has a tradition of providing outstanding equine competition while raising much-needed funds for numerous charities including Planned Parenthood, Amigos De Las Americas, and Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.