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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-695-8222.
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.
- $6 in advance $10 at the door
- Free Parking
- 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
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.
The Spirit of the Horse: A Holiday Extravaganza is an original equine entertainment production that is performed by the KYB-GPE Equine Theater Production Company. The show tells a holiday-themed story on horseback in an hour-long production designed to entertain all ages. Featuring Kim and Yvonne Barteau of KYB Dressage and Three-Time USDF Horse of the Year and USEF National Champion GP Raymeister. Guests can also purchase ‘meet and greet’ tickets to see the horses backstage and receive a barn tour. For more information on The Spirit of the Horse: A Holiday Extravaganza, please go to http://www.kybdressage.com/tickets/index.html. Photo courtesy of FireandEarthPhoto.com. Show time is 7pm each night.
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The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Competitive Cheer Championships is a high school cheerleading competition. Divisions will be split in size: small, medium, large, and super large. There will also be a coed division. For more information on the KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championship please call KHSAA at 859-299-5472 or go to www.KHSAA.org. Photo courtesy of KHSAA.org.
The Holly Day Market is a 3-day winter holiday event. Hosted by the Junior League of Lexington, this event combines boutique-style holiday shopping with holiday events and activities designed to get customers into the holiday spirit. There is an admission fee which will go to the Junior League of Lexington. For more information on the Holly Day Market please call the Junior League of Lexington at 859-252-5727 or visit www.hollydaymarket.com. Photo courtesy of www.hollydaymarket.com.
The Mounted Police Civilian Sensory Training Clinic allows the public to train their own horses using the techniques that the mounted police horses are trained with. The clinic is grounded in natural horsemanship and will take place in-hand and mounted. Riders are able to work with their own speed and comfort level. There will be two clinics, one on the 17th and one on the 18th, and payment includes breakfast, lunch and a stall for each day. For more information on the Mounted Police Civilian Sensory Training Clinic please contact Anne Anderson at 859-299-5744 or email@example.com.
30th Annual Mounted Police Colloquium
October 13-16, 2014
Instruction will include flatwork, jumping, crowd control, obstacle training, police tactics and competition courses.
Guest instructors are scheduled to include the Kentucky Horse Park Mounted Police, Lexington Mounted Police, Jerry Mayo (retired) Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Megan Lau Maryland National Capital Park Police-MC, Ron Markland (retired) United States Park Police, and Pat Berkery (retired) Philadelphia Mounted Police.
Mounted Police Civilian Sensory Training Clinic
Kentucky Horse Park, Alltech Arena
October 17-18, 2014 8am-5pm
School your horse with the same sensory training techniques the mounted police use to train their horses. The clinic, grounded in natural horsemanship fundamentals, is done in-hand and under saddle. Riders work at their own speed and comfort level. All breeds of horses and riding disciplines are welcome. Must be 18 years old to participate.
The maximum number of participants will be 30 people per day, but there will be a waiting list in case of cancellations, to be called on a first come, first served basis. Cancellations 30 days out will receive a full refund; cancellations 29-10 days out will receive a $75 refund.
Please contact Anne Anderson for more information at 859-299-5744 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bluegrass Classic Dog Show is a 5-day dog show sponsored by the Lexington Kennel Club Inc., the Northern Kentucky Kennel Club Inc., and the Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club Inc. This show will include competition for more than 150 breeds, best-in-show competition, junior showmanship classes, and obedience and rally. AKC Owner-Handler Series, Canine Good Citizen Test, and a Meet the Breeds event will also take place Saturday and Sunday, plus a 4-H Dog Club Musical Program on Saturday. Admission to the show is $5 per carload, and Kentucky Horse Park parking is $5. For more information on the Bluegrass Classic Dog Show go to http://www.bluegrassclassicdogshows.org/ or call Bonnie Massie at 859-223-8873. Photo courtesy of www.bluegrassclassicdogshows.org.
The Ultimate Outdoor Expo is a 3-day event showcasing outdoor sports. Vendors will be displaying and selling outdoor sporting products such as hunting supplies, fishing tackle, ATV’s and guns. There will also be seminars and live demonstrations at the expo. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for kids if purchased at the gate. For more information on the Ultimate Outdoor Expo please visit www.ultimateoutdoorexpo.com or call Crystal Ryan at 859.621.0470.
Friday 4pm - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 8pm
Sunday 10 am - 6pm