Equine Events and Competitions

Lexington Polo Opening Tournament

Dates: 
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Description: 

Lexington Polo Opening Tournament - Sponsored byThe World Coaching Club

On Friday June 26th the match will start at 6pm (Man O War Field) and will feature antique and modern coaching carriages on display for the public during the match. Come enjoy a great day of polo and experience a rare opportunity to see the amazing carriages.

Hosted by: 
Lexington Polo
Phone: 
(202) 957-5050

Drive-Thru Wagering at KHP

Dates: 
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Event Description: 

Beat the crowd with our Derby Day wagering option and place your Kentucky Derby bets conveniently at The Kentucky Horse Park. Betting will open at 8 a.m. on Saturday. 

Kentucky Derby Day Wagering Options (Saturday, May 2):
The Kentucky Horse Park will have six drive-thru wagering windows available from  8 a.m. until the Derby post-time (approximately 6:24 p.m.).

Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-233-4303

Drive-Thru Wagering at KHP

Dates: 
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Event Description: 

Beat the crowd with our advanced wagering option and place your Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby bets conveniently at The Kentucky Horse Park. Betting will open at 8 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. 

Advance Wagering Options (Friday, May 1):
Kentucky Horse Park drive-thru wagering will open at 8 a.m. for advance wagering and remain open until 6 p.m.

Please note tomorrow's drive-thru availability, as well.

Kentucky Derby Day Wagering Options (Saturday, May 2):
The Kentucky Horse Park will have six drive-thru wagering windows available from  8 a.m. until the Derby post-time (approximately 6:24 p.m.).

Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-233-4303

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Dates: 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 6:00pm
Event Description: 

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event returns to Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, April 28-May1. The field includes dozens of riders from countries all over the world.

"Rolex Kentucky" is one of the world's most prestigious equestrian competitions, and is one of only six Four-Star Three-Day Events in the world and the only one in the Western Hemisphere. It is a part of the FEI Classics Series, which unites the top four-star international Eventing competitions from around the world, and also gives competitors a shot at the $350,000 Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing, which is awarded to any rider who wins the Rolex Kentucky, Mitsubishi Motors Badminton and Land Rover Burghley Four-Star Events in succession.

Known to fans as "The Best Weekend all Year," the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event offers  something for everyone:  the highest-level of equestrian competitors, tailgating, music, shopping, bourbon tastings, and, new this year, a 5K and a Commemorative Maker's Mark Bottle Fundraising Auction and Reception. Visitors also receive general admission to the Kentucky Horse Park, America's only theme park dedicated to horses.

Call (859) 254-8123 to order tickets.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
Equestrian Events, Inc.
Phone: 
859.254.8123

PMHA Fall Harvest Horse Show

Dates: 
Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 9:00pm
Event Description: 

The PMHA Fall Harvest Show showcases the Arabian, Morgan, and Friesian breeds. Classes include sport horse in hand, stick horse, tandem riding, showmanship, halter classes, liberty classes, driving classes and breed championships. For more information on the PMHA Fall Harvest Show please go to www.puremorab.com.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
PMHA
Phone: 
270-735-5331 or 502-535-4803

Open Flatwork Schooling at Alltech Arena Warm-Up

Dates: 
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 4:00pm to Friday, March 6, 2015 - 7:00pm
Event Description: 

During this time of inclement weather, the Kentucky Horse Park is pleased to offer the warmup of the Alltech Arena for open flatwork schooling of up to 15 horses per session (minimum of 7).

(Due to other events, the main floor of the Alltech and the Covered Arena are unavailable during this time frame.)

Times and dates offered: Thursday, February 26, Friday, February 27 and Monday, March 2 through Friday, March 6  - 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Cost - $20 per horse, payable either by credit card over the phone or by check on the night of schooling – no cash, please.

Please make sure that you bring health papers and negative coggins for each horse, as well as a signed liability waiver. Protective headgear is required for minors; recommended for all participants.

Please email Nicole Rivera at Nicole.Rivera@ky.gov to sign up for schooling so we can ensure that we fill in the slots on a first come, first serve basis.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
KY Horse Park

Open Flatwork Schooling at Alltech Arena Warm-Up

Dates: 
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 4:00pm to Friday, February 27, 2015 - 7:00pm
Event Description: 

During this time of inclement weather, the Kentucky Horse Park is pleased to offer the warmup of the Alltech Arena for open flatwork schooling of up to 15 horses per session (minimum of 7).

(Due to other events, the main floor of the Alltech and the Covered Arena are unavailable during this time frame.)

Times and dates offered: Thursday, February 26, Friday, February 27 and Monday, March 2 through Friday, March 6  - 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Cost - $20 per horse, payable either by credit card over the phone or by check on the night of schooling – no cash, please.

Please make sure that you bring health papers and negative coggins for each horse, as well as a signed liability waiver.  Protective headgear is required for minors; recommended for all participants.

Please email Nicole Rivera at Nicole.Rivera@ky.gov to sign up for schooling so we can ensure that we fill in the slots on a first come, first serve basis.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
KY Horse Park