Equine Events and Competitions

The Spirit of the Horse: A Holiday Extravaganza

Dates: 
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 7:00pm to Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 10:00pm
Event Description: 

The Spirit of the Horse: A Holiday Extravaganza is an original equine entertainment production that is performed by the KYB-GPE Equine Theater Production Company. The show tells a holiday-themed story on horseback in an hour-long production designed to entertain all ages. Featuring Kim and Yvonne Barteau of KYB Dressage and Three-Time USDF Horse of the Year and USEF National Champion GP Raymeister. Guests can also purchase ‘meet and greet’ tickets to see the horses backstage and receive a barn tour. For more information on The Spirit of the Horse: A Holiday Extravaganza, please go to http://www.kybdressage.com/tickets/index.html. Photo courtesy of FireandEarthPhoto.com. Show time is 7pm each night.

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Location: 
Hosted by: 
KYB-GPE Equine Theater Production Co.
Phone: 
312-593-4466

US Dressage Finals

Dates: 
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The United States Dressage Finals is the national championship competition for the United States Dressage Federation. The US Dressage Finals will be split into Open and Amateur divisions. Each division will hold classes from Training Level to Grand Prix Freestyle. A non-championship competition will also take place, USDF Dressage in the Bluegrass which will be a qualifying competition for The 2015 Great American/USDF Regional Championships and USDF/Dover Adult Amateur Medal Program. The USDF Dressage in the Bluegrass will have USEF and FEI classes with Training Level to Grand Prix Level exhibited. General admission is free, and VIP seating may be purchased on-site. For more information on the United States Dressage Finals please call the United States Dressage Federation at 859-971-2277, or go to www.usdf.org.

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Hosted by: 
USDF
Phone: 
859-971-2277

CKRH Halloween Trail Ride & Used Tack Sale

Dates: 
Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Event Description: 

The Central Kentucky Riding for Hope Halloween Trail Ride and Used Tack Sale are events to benefit the Central Kentucky Riding for Hope. The Halloween Trail Ride allows riders to ride over park grounds that are not usually open to riders. A costume class and ride-a-thon will also take place during the event. The used tack sale allows people to buy and sell tack. For more information on the CKRH Trail Ride & Used Tack Sale please visit http://www.ckrh.org/htr.html or call (859) 231-7066.

Hosted by: 
Central Kentucky Riding For Hope
Phone: 
(859) 231-7066

National Horse Show

Dates: 
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 8:00pm
Event Description: 

The National Horse Show is a 5-day hunter/jumper event. The event will feature a full array of hunter divisions, Junior & Amateur Owner Jumpers, the top Open Jumpers from the USA and around the world, and the Maclay National Championship. The National Horse Show in is consistently ranked as one of the top shows in the United States by the North American Riders Group (NARG) and last year was voted Horse Show of the Year by the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame. For more information on the National Horse Show please visit https://www.nhs.org or call (561) 753-3389.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
National Horse Show
Phone: 
(561) 753-3389

USMGA Fall Finale - US Championship Final

Dates: 
Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

For 25 years the United States Mounted Games Association has provided opportunities for riders of all ages to enjoy games on horseback and to compete internationally as well as in the United States.

The United States Mounted Games Association was formed to inspire, encourage interest, and increase participation in Mounted Games in the United States. Their mission is to increase the number of riders involved in Mounted Games, improve the quality and number of our United States competitions, and to enhance the image of equestrian games as a spectator sport. USMGA aims to provide niche in equine sports by making Mounted Games, a relatively inexpensive horse sport, available to the general public for the advancement and understanding of the equine industry.

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Hosted by: 
USMGA

Hagyard MidSouth Three-Day Event and Team Challenge

Dates: 
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 8:00pm
Event Description: 

The Hagyard MidSouth Three-Day Event and Team Challenge is a 3-day eventing competition. This event is USEA and USEF sanctioned. The three disciplines that will make up the competition are dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. For more information on the Hagyard MidSouth Three-Day Event and Team Challenge please go to http://www.hagyardmidsouth.com or call Mary Fike at (859) 621-2479. Photo courtesy of Sara Davidson.

Hosted by: 
MSEDA
Phone: 
(859) 621-2479

The North American Police Equestrian Competition

Dates: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 7:00am to Friday, October 16, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The NAPEC has brought together an opportunity for every mounted police department in North America to be able to attend a competitive event to showcase the skills of their departments.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
KHP Mounted Police
Phone: 
859-299-5744

KHP Foundation Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning

Dates: 
Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 4:30pm to 10:00pm
Event Description: 

The KHP Foundation Battle in the Saddle is a celebrity team penning event benefitting the KHP Foundation. This event pairs two amateur team penning riders with a celebrity guest rider to determine who can pen the group of cattle in the quickest amount of time. Sponsorships are available for the event, and the public can come and watch for an admission price. For more information on the KHP Foundation Battle in the Saddle please go to http://khpfoundation.org/programs/featured-events/celebrity-team-penning or call (859) 255-5727.

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Hosted by: 
KHP Foundation
Phone: 
859-255-5727

KY Dressage Association Fall Classic

Dates: 
Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Dressage Association Fall Classic is a KDA recognized Dressage show with classes from introductory level to grand prix level. For more information on the Kentucky Dressage Association Fall Classic please go to www.kentuckydressageassociation.org or call (859) 276-8993. Photo courtesy of Phelps Photos.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
KDA
Phone: 
(859) 276-8993