Equine Events and Competitions

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 (North American Police Equestrian Competition) will be held on October 13-16, 2015 at the Kentucky Horse Park. The event is designed for Mounted Police Officers to showcase their units, be evaluated on their equestrian riding skill level, and take part in a competition designed to simulate what they may encounter while on patrol. This event brings officers and their horses together to display their trust and confidence to the public they are sworn to protect.

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Hosted by: 
KHP Mounted Police
Phone: 
859-509-1448

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.

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

The National Drive

Dates: 
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The National Drive is a 6-day event devoted to recreational equine driving. This event is the largest gathering of recreational equine drivers in North America. Highlighting the event is a series of clinics, demonstrations and private driving lessons featuring some of the nation’s most prominent clinicians and driving experts. Participants are able to drive their horses throughout the park from dawn until dusk. For more information on the National Drive please visit http://www.nationaldrive.net or call Mike Lyon at (931) 492-0154.

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Hosted by: 
The National Drive
Phone: 
(931) 492-0154

KY Classic Combined Drive Event

Dates: 
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Classic Combined Driving Event is a 4-day event. This year’s event will feature preliminary, intermediate, and advanced level divisions. The advanced-level competition is an FEI-level two-star (CAI**) event. The 2015 USEF National Championships for single, pair, and four-in-hand ponies will be taking place as well as the 2015 USEF National Pair Horse Championship. The event will also feature the Kentucky Classic Preliminary and Intermediate Championships. For more information on the Kentucky Classic Combined Driving Event please visit http://kentuckyclassiccde.com/ or call Kate Waley at (859) 987-3589.

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Hosted by: 
Kentucky Classic CDE
Phone: 
859-987-3589

The Kentucky Fall Classic Show

Dates: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 8:00am to Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Fall Classic Horse Show is a 3-day show for saddle/gaited horses. Classes that will be taking place include harness, pleasure, roadster, equitation, and breed-specific classes. The show is sponsored by United Professional Horseman's Association Chapter 9 and is used as their annual fundraiser. The show also annually benefits the Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital. For more information on this event please go to www.kentuckyfallclassic.com or call Chuck Walker at (859) 333-1406. Picture courtesy of www.kentuckyfallclassic.com.

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Hosted by: 
United Professional Horseman's Association Chapter 9
Phone: 
859-333-1406

Jump Start Horse Trials

Dates: 
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Jump Start Horse Trials is a 3-day-eventing competition. Riders will compete in Dressage, Cross Country and Show Jumping. This event features levels that are recognized by the United States Eventing Association, and/or the United States Equestrian Federation. All levels are sanctioned by the MidSouth Eventing and Dressage Association. All proceeds from the event benefit the Keeneland Pony Club. For more information on the Jump Start Horse Trials please visit http://www.keenelandponyclub.org. Photo courtesy of Mary Fike.

Hosted by: 
Keeneland Pony Club