Equine Events and Competitions

KHP Celebrates Breeders' Cup

Dates: 
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 8:00am to Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

Walk-up and drive-thru wagering will be available at the Alltech Arena during the CP National Horse Show on Friday-Saturday, Oct. 30-31. Simulcasting on large screen televisions in the Gracie Street Garden will be broadcast inside the Alltech Arena both days of the Breeders’ Cup races on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30-31. Simulcasting will allow patrons to enjoy all the action at Keeneland while accessing the show jumping action at America’s most prestigious and longest running indoor horse show. Off-site wagering will open one hour before racing begins and close 30 minutes after the last race at Keeneland both days.

Admission to the CP National Horse Show is free on Friday, Oct. 30, until 6 p.m., then admission is $5 on Friday night and $10 for all day on Saturday, Oct. 31. Children 12 and under are free. Park admission is not required and parking will be free of charge all three days for this Breeders’ Cup option at the park. Gracie Street Garden will be open the same hours as the show serving breakfast items, wraps, sandwiches and other pub fare. 

The park will also be one of three designated Park-and-Ride Breeders’ Cup locations for ticket holders to be shuttled to Keeneland Oct. 29-31, and will be ADA handicapped accessible. For the Keeneland race event, Prelude to the Cup, on Thursday, Oct. 29, parking passes may be purchased online in advance for $15 per vehicle or onsite for $20. Breeders’ Cup parking passes on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30-31, may be purchased online in advance for $20 per vehicle or onsite for $25. Parking passes include complimentary shuttle service to and from Keeneland for all vehicle occupants, and free event programs each day.

Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

KDA Dressage Show

Dates: 
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The KDA Dressage Show will take place in the Dressage Complex and Covered Arena. Some of the show activities and events include the Vendor Progressive Party on Friday in Vendor Village and the KDA & NDPC Competitors’ Party and NDPC Award Presentation on Saturday in the Covered Arena mezzanine. The KDA & NDPC Competitors’ Party is open to all riders, trainers, grooms, family, and friends attending the KDA show. Time for all events will be in the show program and announced at the show. The events taking place on the weekend are:

July 8-9: 2016 KDA Summer Classic I & National Dressage Pony Cup

July 9: 2016 KDA Breed Show I & National Dressage Pony Cup Breed Show I

July 10: KDA Summer Classic II and the KDA Breed Show II and National Dressage Pony Cup Breed Show II

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

Fall Harvest Show

Dates: 
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 9:00pm
Event Description: 

The 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 Fall Harvest Show please go to www.puremorab.com.

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

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 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