SPORT: Horse Show

For the first quarter-century of its history as a parade of sport and fashion, the National Horse Show, traditional premiere of the New York social season, was hampered by the fact that the horse was a standard means of conveyance. Not until the automobile removed its last stigma of practicality did the Horse Show really come into its own. Since the War, while the utility of the show horse has declined to the vanishing point, the glittering popularity of the Horse Show has enormously increased. New events, active and frivolous, replacing stodgy regiments...

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