Equine Events and Competitions

National Dressage Pony Cup

Dates: 
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The National Dressage Pony Cup event takes place at the KY Horse Park on September 5th and 6th. The National Dressage Pony Cup is held in conjunction with MSEDA Dressage at the Park I & II.

For more information, please visit http://www.dressageponycup.com/pony-cup-annual-show.html.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
National Dressage Pony Cup
Phone: 
(513) 302-6344

Oleika Shriners Rodeo

Dates: 
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 6:00pm to Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 10:00pm
Event Description: 

We welcome you to the 6th Annual Oleika Pro Rodeo!  We are proud to now be the new home of the IPRA National All Region Finals!

Join us on November 18 & 19 to cheer on 90 of the best cowboys and cowgirls in the country as they compete in bareback and saddle broncs, calf roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, team roping, cowgirl breakaway roping and bull riding!

Come early when the doors open at 6 pm The rodeo will begin at 7:30 pm.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
Oleika Shriners

US Dressage Finals

Dates: 
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 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 2016 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.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
USDF
Phone: 
859-971-2277

CP National Horse Show

Dates: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 8:00pm
Event Description: 

The CP 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 CP 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 CP National Horse Show please visit http://www.nhs.org or call (561) 753-3389.

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

Hagyard MidSouth Three-Day Event and Team Challenge

Dates: 
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 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

Civilian Equine Sensory Training Clinics

Dates: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

October 1 - October 2, 2016    8am-5pm

(These are identical one-day clinics)

The clinics are hosted by the Kentucky Horse Park and the Lexington Mounted Police Unit. National and international instructors will provide training in obstacle, sensory and equitation techniques. The clinic, grounded in natural horsemanship fundamentals, is done in-hand and under saddle. Training is conducted in a controlled environment geared to improving the confidence of both horse and rider. All breeds of horses and riding disciplines are welcome. (Must be 18 years old to participate.)

Guest instructors are scheduled to include the Kentucky Horse Park Mounted Police, Lexington Mounted Police, Megan Lau: Maryland National Capital Park Police-MC, Toronto, Canada Mounted Police.

Click here for more information.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-299-5744

National Mounted Police Colloquium

Dates: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, September 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Horse Park and the Lexington Mounted Police Unit host the annual Mounted Police Colloquium at the Kentucky Horse Park. National and International instructors are brought in to train both police and civilians in various types of training to include equitation, jumping, crowd control and sensory techniques. This event brings together people and horses from all around the country to learn new techniques, share ideas, and train their amazing horses. Training is always conducted in a controlled environment geared to improving the confidence of both the horse and rider.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
KHP Mounted Police
Phone: 
(859) 509-1448

Kentucky Dressage Association Fall Classic

Dates: 
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 8:00am to Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 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

CKRH Halloween Trail Ride & Used Tack Sale

Dates: 
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 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