The Spring Warm Up show and the Annual Dressage Show combine for the first events of the season for the Kentucky Dressage Association (KDA). This event will feature United States Dressage Federation (USDF), United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), and International Federation of Equestrian Sports (FEI) sanctioned classes. Introductory level tests all the way up to Grand Prix level tests will be on display as well as suitability, Para-equestrian, and freestyle classes. For more information, please visit http://www.kentuckydressageassociation.org or call 859-276-8993.
Equine Events and Competitions
The Kentucky Spring Classic is the second leg of Kentucky Spring Horse Show 2016 series. This hunter/jumper event draws some of the best riders in the world. For more information, please visit http://www.kentuckyhorseshows.com or call 859-233-0492.
The Kentucky Spring Horse Show is a 5-day hunter/jumper show, and is the first part of the two part Kentucky Spring Horse Show 2016 series. This event draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians. For more information, visithttp://www.kentuckyhorseshows.com or call 859-233-0492.
Shows are geared for Thoroughbreds just starting their show careers with entry-level divisions in multiple disciplines, including dressage, combined training, hunter/jumper, and in hand. They provide an affordable opportunity to give your Thoroughbred valuable show experience while helping rescue organizations place Thoroughbreds in new homes.
The Park Equine International Polo Cup 2015 will be held at the Man O' War Field at The Kentucky Horse Park. Join us for a great afternoon of polo.
The 2016 Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) National Finals will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky April 20-24, 2016. It is expected that over 600 youth equestrians will qualify to compete at the National Finals. These young riders will have won in their regions and zones across the United States after competing against more than 12,000 other riders to make it to the Finals. The national Individual Champions will be presented throughout the competition and national Team Champions will be pinned on the final day of the competitions. The event will be held in the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena. Riders, their families and friends, vendors and spectators should expect five days of showing from Wednesday through Sunday, an educational symposium with speakers Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Founded in 2002, the IEA has more than 12,000 middle and high school student-riders across the United States. The IEA was organized to promote and improve the quality of equestrian competition and instruction available to middle and secondary school students and is open to public and private schools and barn teams. Its purpose is to set minimum standards for competition, provide information concerning the creation and development of school associated equestrian sport programs, to generally promote the common interests of safe riding instruction and competition and education on matters related to equestrian competition at the middle and secondary school levels. For more information, please view the IEA website at: http://www.rideiea.org.
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.
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.
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.
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
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