Alltech Arena

The Harness Horse Festival

Dates: 
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 8:00am to Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Harness Horse Festival is an event for all horse enthusiasts, regardless of breed, and will take place at the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena with an overarching goal of connecting communities in the equine world. This 2-day open breed event is free to the public and will be packed with clinics, demonstrations, stable and prospect promotions, a vendor’s marketplace, a benefit auction, Breyer Horse Children’s Activity Center, and added entertainment provided by the famous Percheron Thunder roman riding. Horses and ponies will be presented in harness, multiple hitches, roadster, under saddle, in hand, prospects and breeding stock.

Featuring:
Jackpot Futurity Auction
Stallion Row
Farm and Stable Promotions
Percheron Thunder
Harness Horse Festival Marketplace
Breed Demonstrations and Clinics

Friday, March 13, 2015
Opening Announcements - 9:00 am
Vendor & Marketplace opens - 9:00 am
Equine Reproduction Clinic - By Dr. Scott Bennett - 9:15 am
Farrier Clinic - By Jon Panky - 10:00 am
Braiding/Harness Fitting - 10:45 am
Percheron Thunder (Roman Riding) - 11:30 am
Demonstrations in Arena (In Hand, Under Saddle, Farm Promotions, Combined Driving)  11:45 am
Break and Visit Vendors, etc. - 1:30 pm
Resume Demonstrations in Arena (Starting with Sterling Graburn) - 2:15 pm
Stallion Parade (Stallions for Futurity Auction can show with offspring) - 5:30 pm
Fundraiser Auction (to donate items contact Dennis Helmuth, Robert Hershberger & Christian Lengacher) - following Stallion Presentation
Close with Percheron Thunder with Wagon

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Opening Announcements - 8:15 am
Special Clinic TBA - 8:30 am
More Clinics TBA - 9:00 am
Demonstrations in Arena (In Hand, Under Saddle, Farm Promotions, Combined Driving) - 9:30 am
Stallion Futurity Auction (selling in alphabetical order) - 11:00 am
Percheron Thunder (Roman Riding) - following Stallion Futurity Auction

Click the link for more details! 

http://www.theharnesshorsefestival.com/

Location: 
Hosted by: 
American Dutch Harness Horse Association
Phone: 
260.350.0988

2015 Kentucky Invitational Truck & Tractor Pull

Dates: 
Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 7:00pm to Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 11:00pm
Event Description: 

Admission is $20.

Thursday January 1st Classes:
      Pro-Stock 4WD Trucks
      6000 Limited Light Super Tractors
      2.6 Diesel Trucks
     10,000 Hot Farm Tractors
     Super Modified 2WD Trucks
        **Taking Top 4 of Each Class to Advance to Finals
       ^^Show time 7:00 pm EST

Friday January 2nd Classes:
     Pro-Stock 4WD Trucks
     6000 Limited Light Super Tractors
     2.6 Diesel Trucks
     10,000 Hot Farm Tractors
     Super Modified 2WD Trucks
     6500 Modified Tractors
        **Taking Top 4 of Each Class to Advance to Finals
         ^^Show time 7:00 pm EST
     
Saturday January 3rd Midday Classes:
     4300 Light Pro-Stock Trucks
     Economy Hotrod Tractors
     Super Stock 4x4 Trucks
     Super Modified 4WD Trucks
     Pro-Stock 2WD Trucks
         **There is NO finals for these classes.
          ^^Show time 11:00 am EST 

Saturday January 3rd Night Classes
"The Finals"
     Pro-Stock 4WD Trucks
     6000 Limited Light Super Tractors
     2.6 Diesel Trucks
     10,000 Hot Farm Tractors
     Super Modified 2WD Trucks
     8500 Pro-Farm Tractors
     6500 Modified Tractors
         ^^Show time 7:00 pm EST

Location: 
Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
KTPA Pulling Series
Phone: 
270-849-5784

NO TRICK-OR-TREATING AT NATIONAL HORSE SHOW

Dates: 
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 8:00pm
Event Description: 

In order to avoid conflicting with many local trick-or-treating schedules, there will be no trick-or-treating at the National Horse Show at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena tonight, Oct. 31.  
 
The National Horse Show will be hosting its second annual Barn Night tonight, a Halloween competition between youth and equestrian groups who exhibit the best costumes and best spirit during the evening.  Groups must be registered to win, and a number of prizes will be awarded.  Admission to the National Horse Show is $8 in advance/$10 at the door on Friday night, after 6 p.m. Children 12 and under are free.
 

Location: 
Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
National Horse Show

W. Thomas & Virginia Buckner Estate Auction

Dates: 
Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 10:00am to Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Estate of W. Thomas and Virginia Buckner of Lexington and Bourbon County Auction will feature many unique items. Features include antique coin silver, antique furnishings, family jewelry, porcelains, oil paintings, quilts, brass and more. There are no reserves for this auction. The auction will start on 10:00 am on Saturday and 2:00pm on Sunday in the North Exhibition Hall in the Alltech Arena. For more information on the auction please visit www.caswellprewittrealty.com.

Location: 
Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Caswell Prewitt Realty

Special Olympics Kentucky State Equestrian Competition

Dates: 
Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 8:45am to 3:00pm
Event Description: 

One of the most unique Special Olympics events anywhere, the Special Olympics Kentucky State Equestrian Competition brings more than 60 riders of all ability levels from throughout Kentucky (and some from Ohio) to compete in dressage, equitation, showmanship, and working trails disciplines. Once again this year the Competition will be held at Alltech Arena. For more information contact Camille Allen at callen@soky.org or 502-695-8222.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
Special Olympics Kentucky
Phone: 
502-695-8222

KyKickFest 2

Dates: 
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Event Description: 

KyKickFest 2 will take place in the Kentucky Horse Park's North Exhibit Hall located inside the Alltech Arena and will feature raffles and door prizes.

Tickets:

  • $6 in advance $10 at the door
  • Free Parking

 
Hours:

  • 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
     
Location: 
Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
KyKickFest
Phone: 
859 982-9685

Cowboy Up For A Cure Rodeo

Dates: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to Friday, April 18, 2014 - 9:00pm
Event Description: 

The Farmhouse Fraternity will host the Cowboy Up for a Cure rodeo on April 17 – 18 at the Alltech Arena. They will be sanctioned by the National Cowboy Association. Tickets are $10 presale, $12 at the door.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
The Farmhouse Fraternity