Alltech Arena

Derby Celebration of Hope

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Event Description: 

This is a special Horses and Hope event, held to honor breast cancer survivors, to raise breast cancer awareness among fans, and to provide breast cancer education and mammography screening to horse industry workers.

Hosted by: 
Horses and Hope

Kentucky Reining Cup

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 8:00am to Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The crown-jewel of the annual FEI Reining schedule, the $120,000 Kentucky Reining Cup is held in conjunction with the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event and offers the world's most elite reining athletes and the industry's best reining horses an opportunity to shine before large, educated crowds of reining fans as well as international attention.

Hosted by: 
Equestrian Events, Inc.

Farmhouse Rodeo

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Event Description: 

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 Farmhouse Rodeo is a fundraiser on behalf of their charitable efforts.

Gates open at 6pm
Rodeo begins at 7:30pm

Hosted by: 
Cowboy Up for a Cure

Kentucky Spring Premier Classic Saddlebred Show

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 12:00pm to Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 8:00pm
Event Description: 

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.

Thursday April 9, 2015 – 2:00 PM
1.    Three Gaited Park Pleasure
2.    Open Road Horse
3.    Three Gaited Park
4.    Three Gaited Amateur Rider/Limit Horse
5.    Junior/Limit  Fine Harness Horse
6.    Three Gaited Three Year Old Park Pleasure
7.    Hackney Pony Open
8.    Limit Five Gaited Pleasure
9.    Denver Junior Three Gaited
10.    Amateur Three Gaited Park
11.    English Pleasure Hunter Seat Open Rider
13.    Amateur Three Gaited
14.    Five Gaited Show Pleasure
15.    Amateur Roadster Pony
16.    English Pleasure Saddle Seat Open Rider
17.    Five Gaited – Amateur Rider/Limit Horse
18.    ASB Western Country Pleasure
19.    UPHA Pleasure Challenge Cup – Rider 17 & Under
20.    Amateur Fine Harness
21.    Denver Junior Five Gaited
Thursday April 9, 2015 – 6:00 PM
Bluegrass Select Series
1SS   ASB Country Pleasure – Adult/Junior Exhibitor
2SS   Amateur Three Gaited
3SS   ASB Five Gaited Show Pleasure – Adult/Junior Exhibitor
4SS   ASB Three Gaited Show Pleasure – Adult/Junior Exhibitor
5SS   Amateur Five Gaited
Friday April 10, 2015 – 2:00
22.    Junior Three Gaited Park Horse
22A  Amateur Ladies Gaited
23.    Ladies Three Gaited
24.    Three Year Old Fine Harness
25.    ASHA Junior Exhibitor Driving Challenge Show Pleasure Driving
25A.  ASHA Junior Exhibitor Driving Challenge  Country Pleasure Driving
26.    Open Pleasure Driving
27.    Junior Three Gaited Park Pleasure Horse
28.    Harness Pony Open
29.    Roadster Horse Under Saddle
30.    ASB Country Pleasure Driving
31.    Saddle Seat Equitation-Adult rider
32.    Ladies Five Gaited
33.    Hackney Pony Pleasure Driving
34.    Three Gaited Park Limit Horse
35.    ASB Adult English Country Pleasure
36.    ASB Show Pleasure Driving
37.    Saddle & Bridle William Shatner Western Pleasure
38.    Amateur Five Gaited
39.    Three Year Old Three Gaited Park
40.    Five Gaited Show Pleasure Novice Horse
41.    Three Gaited Show Pleasure
42.    Five Gaited Limit Horse
Friday April 11, 2015 – 6:00 PM
42A. Lead Line-Western or English
43.    Junior Exhibitor Country Pleasure
44.    Five Gaited Pony
44A.  Ladies Amateur Three Gaited 
45.    ASB Country Pleasure Novice Horse
46.    Junior Exhibitor Three Gaited Park
47.    Junior Exhibitor Country Pleasure – Novice Rider
48.    Junior Exhibitor Road Pony
49.    Open Western Pleasure
50.    Junior Exhibitor Three Gaited
51.    Three Gaited Show Pleasure Novice Horse
52.    Junior Exhibitor Five Gaited rider 13 years and under
53.    Three Gaited Pony
54.    Five Gaited Country Pleasure
55.    Junior Exhibitor Three Gaited Show Pleasure
56.    Junior Five Gaited
57.    Junior Exhibitor Three Gaited Show Pleasure – Novice Rider
58.    Roadster To Bike - Amateur
59.    Junior Exhibitor Five Gaited rider 14 – 17 years of age
Saturday April 11, 2015 – 9:00 AM
A1   Academy Adult Pleasure Rider – Walk/Trot/Canter
A2   Academy Equitation Adult – Walk/Trot/Canter
A3   Academy Pleasure Rider 14-17 Walk/Trot/Canter
A4   Academy Equitation 14-17 Walk/Trot/Canter
A5   Academy Pleasure Rider 13 & under Walk/Trot/Canter
A6   Academy Equitation 13 & under Walk/Trot/Canter
A7   Academy Pleasure Rider Adult W/T
A8   Academy Equitation Adult W/T
A9   Academy Pleasure Rider 14-17 years old W/T
A10 Academy Equitation 14-17 years old W/T
A11 Academy Pleasure Rider 11-13 years old – W/T
A12 Academy Equitation 11-13 years old – W/T
A13 Academy Pleasure 9 & 10 years Old – W/T
A14 Academy Equitation 9 & 10 years Old – W/T
A15 Academy Pleasure Rider 8 years & under – W/T
A16 Academy Equitation 8 years & under – W/T
A17 Academy Horsemanship – On Lead 8 & Under W/T
 A18... Academy Pleasure – On Lead 8 & Under W/T
A19…  Academy Horsemanship – On Lead 6 & Under Walk Only
A20…  Academy Pleasure – On Lead 6 & Under Walk Only
A21... Academy Horsemanship – Rider 6 & Under Walk Only without Lead
A22…  Academy Horsemanship – Rider 6 & Under W/T Only without Lead
A23... Academy Reinsmanship – Driver any age

Saturday April 11, 2015 – 2:00 PM
60.    UPHA Challenge Cup Walk/Trot – Rider 10 years and Under
61.    Equitation Stake
62.    Five Gaited Show Pleasure Championship
63.    ASB Show Pleasure Driving Championship
64.    TBA
65.    Amateur/Junior Exhibitor Park Stake
66.    Three Gaited Stake
67.    English Pleasure Saddle Seat Championship
68.    Junior Exhibitor Five Gaited Stake
69.    ASB Country Pleasure Driving Championship
70.    Three Gaited Park Stake
71.    Roadster Pony Stake
72.    Adult Three Gaited Show Pleasure Championship
73.    English Pleasure Hunt Seat Championship
74.    Junior Exhibitor Three Gaited Stake
75.    ASB Five Gaited Country Pleasure Championship
76.    Amateur Five Gaited Stake
77.    ASB Western Country Pleasure Championship
78.    Junior Three Gaited Park Pleasure Horse Championship
79.    ASB Junior Exhibitor Country Pleasure Championship
80.    Hackney Pony Pleasure Driving Championship
82.    Amateur Three Gaited Stake
83.    Fine Harness Stake
84.    ASB Junior Exhibitor Show Pleasure Championship
85.    Three Gaited Park Pleasure Stake
86.    ASB Adult Country Pleasure Championship
87.    Roadster To Bike Stake
88.    Five Gaited Stake

Hosted by: 
Kentucky Spring Premier Horse Show

H’Artful of Fun

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Event Description: 

An annual fundraiser, celebrating its 25th anniversary, H’Artful of Fun supports the creative and educational arts and science programs provided by the Living Arts & Science Center for over 40,000 Central Kentuckians each year.

This year’s H’Artful of Fun event will be held at the Alltech Arena Exposition Center at the Kentucky Horse Park on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 7 p.m. From feathers to sequins, from bright colors to lively entertainment, the LASC’s “A Night in Rio” will set the stage for a fun-filled, unique evening of fabulous entertainment, delicious appetizers and desserts, wine, beer, bourbon tastings, and incredible art.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Living Arts & Science Center
(859) 252-5222

Road to the Horse

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Event Description: 

Road to the Horse International 2015 celebrates the 12th anniversary of the world champion colt starting competition with the most extravagant competition yet in Lexington, Kentucky. Taking over the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, March 26-29, 2015, Road to the Horse is an exclusive horsemanship experience that combines valuable education and thrilling entertainment.

Road to the Horse 2015 Line Up
Chris Cox
Jim Anderson from Canada
A Wild Card

It is known that a Wild Card will step up into the 2015 International competition, but will it be an American or a Canadian? One of seven Wild Cards will earn the right to go up against some of the best trainers from around the world to compete for the coveted title of World Champion Colt Starter. Who do you think it will be?

Hosted by: 
Ride the Remuda Productions

Blue Grass Trust Antiques & Garden Show

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 11:00am to Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Blue Grass Trust’s Antiques & Garden Show will open Friday, March 6th at 11:00 am, a one-hour snow delay.

The date of the Gala Preview Party has been changed FROM Thursday night TO Saturday night, March 7, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. The suggested attire is weather-appropriate and boots!

All other show hours and events remain the same.

Friday 11 am to 5 pm, Saturday 10 am to 5pm, Gala Preview Party 6 to 9 pm, Sunday 12 noon to 5 pm.

More than 80 Quality Exhibitors, Designer and Garden Vignettes, fine antiques and art, gorgeous gardens and flowers, cool collectibles, vintage silver, stunning jewelry and more.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Blue Grass Trust

New Home & Remodeling Marketplace

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 4:00pm to Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 4:00pm
Event Description: 

If you are thinking about remodeling or new home construction, then the New Home & Remodeling Marketplace is the place to go to get all your questions answered! The 2015 show will feature a plethora of certified professional members of the Home Builders Association of Lexington ready to help you make the building and remodeling projects you have dreamed of become your reality!  


The Professional Builders and Remodelers that are members of the Home Builders Association of Lexington (HBAL) are represented at the show have all met the strict business and educational requirements needed to become a member of the HBAL. When doing business with a Professional Builder, Remodeler, or Associate Member of the HBAL you can rest assured that you have selected the best in the industry to help you with anything you might need for your home.

The 2015 New Home & Remodeling Marketplace is the place to see all the latest products and design ideas. If you can dream it, HBA professional members can design it and build it so you can be living the dream!

Friday, February 27: 4pm - 8pm
Saturday, February 28: 9am - 5pm
Sunday, March 1: 11am - 4pm

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Home Builders Association of Lexington

KHSAA - State Championship Wrestling Meet Postponed to March 10-11

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 9:00pm
Event Description: 

The State Wrestling Meet has been postponed to March 10 – 11.

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The Kentucky After Christmas Sale

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 10:00am to Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
Event Description: 

The 2015 edition of The Kentucky After Christmas Sale will be the 30th consecutive year we have operated this outstanding sale. We take pride in being the first event of the Tennessee Walking Horse industry season. During the sale, we provide a large selection of the finest Tennessee Walking horses available. With many opportunities available to buy and sell, we are sure you will find exactly what you are looking for with our sale. Our sale is formatted to provide quality services to all the consignors and bidders.

Broodmares, pleasure, trail, plantation, two year olds, and show horses are all offered at this auction. Each year the final portion of the auction is reserved for our Spotlight edition. This is a group of show horses that have achieved exceptional success in the show ring. Over the years the Spotlight edition has offered many World Grand Champions and Reserve World Grand Champions. It provides a unique opportunity to purchase some of the most accomplished and capable horses in our industry.

The 2015 Kentucky After Christmas Sale will be Friday, February 6th and Saturday, February 7th.

Hosted by: 
Horse Sales, L.P. and The Kentucky After Christmas Sale, Inc.