For more information on the Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse Association please go to http://www.kmsha.com or call (859) 225-5674. Photo courtesy of Deep Meadow Farm.
Equine Events and Competitions
The show provides a laid-back atmosphere while allowing exhibitors a first class horse show in a beautiful setting. There is nothing more beautiful than Kentucky in the springtime and no place on earth is more spectacular than the Kentucky Horse Park.
The Spring Bay Horse Trials are the first United States Equestrian Federation competition in the area for the new year for riders from novice to preliminary level and for horses that may be new to the sport of eventing as well. Dressage and Stadium Jumping will be held on Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park. Approximately 250 horses have been entered to compete over the two days, with seven states and Canada represented in the registrations. Dressage will start at 8am in the Dressage Complex and stadium jumping will start at 10am in the Hunter Jumper Complex. Cross Country will be held Sunday at Masterson Station Park.
For more information, contact Mary Fike at 859-621-2479 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Included in Kentucky Horse Park general admission, horse-show only rate available
Main Visitor Parking Lot
Cowboy Up For A Cure, Inc. (CUFAC) is a non-profit organization that provides funding to benefit children with various forms of pediatric cancer. The Cowboy Up For A Cure Rodeo is a fundraiser on behalf of their charitable efforts. Tickets are available through the Cowboy Up For A Cure website: http://www.cowboyupforacure.org/home/the-cowboy-up-for-a-cure-rodeo/.
The New Vocations Charity Thoroughbred Show will take place in the Hunter Jumper Complex.
The MidSouth Eventing and Dressage Association (MSEDA) Dressage in the Park is a 3-day dressage show. This event draws competitors from Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, Georgia, and Florida, and around 100 to 150 horses compete in the event. The National Dressage Pony Cup will also be held during this show, ponies of all breeds are able to participate. The levels offered are Training thru Grand Prix. For more information on MSEDA Dressage in the Park, please go to http://www.mseda.org/, or contact Susan Posner at 859.221.3462. Photo courtesy of Lesley Ward.
The International Grand Championship Rocky Mountain Horse Association Show is a Class A Rocky Mountain Horse Show. More than 300 horses will be shown in this event. Classes that will be displayed include equitation, saddleseat, breed demonstrations, and a stallion row. The Grand Champion classes will take place on Saturday evening. For more information on the International Grand Championship Rocky Mountain Horse Association Show, please go to https://www.rmhorse.com/welcome or call Gene Brock at 859-243-0260.
Photo courtesy of Steve Faust, pixbysteve.smugmug.com.
The Park Equine Hospital Kentucky Classique Horse Trials is a 3-day-eventing competition. This is a United States Eventing Association (USEA) sanctioned event. All levels will be competing in Dressage, Cross Country and Show Jumping. For more information on the Park Equine Hospital Kentucky Classique Horse Trials please visit http://kyevents.net/ky-classique-horse-trial/ or call Mary Fike at 859-621-2479. Photo courtesy of PhelpsPhotos.com.
The Kentucky Hunter Jumper Association Horse Show is a 4-day hunter/jumper show, and is part of the Kentucky Horse Show 2017 series. This event draws local and out-of-state riders.
For more information, visit http://www.kentuckyhorseshows.com or call 859-233-0492. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Munson.
BreyerFest is the annual model horse festival and horse fair for Breyer model horses. This event brings together fans, vendors, and stars of Breyer horses. Horses that have been portrayed as Breyer model horses will be present for demonstrations and photo opportunities. Crafts and kids activities are also available as well as plenty of shopping opportunities.
Some free activities include creating your own Breyer model in miniature, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, magic shows, and more! There will also be arena performances, seminars on horses and Breyer model horse collecting, workshops, the BreyerFest Marketplace, and more! A full schedule is available at http://www.breyerhorses.com.