The Silverama Region 14 Arabian Championship is a 5-day Arabian horse show event comprised of a youth show and the championship for the 14th Region of the Arabian Horse Show Association. The 14th region includes Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. The best Arabian horses in the region will be competing in a wide variety of classes, encompassing almost every discipline. For more information visit www.aha14.com or call Cindy Clinton at 937-962-4336.
The Bluegrass Classic is a 4-day Quarter Horse Show. This event is AQHA, NSBA & KyQHA approved. A wide variety of classes will take place during this event, from Halter classes to English and Western Pleasure classes to Jumping and Contesting classes, almost every discipline will be represented. For more information visit http://www.kyqha.com/pages/shows, or contact Cathy Oyster at (859) 887-0033.
Photo courtesy of AQHA
Join us June 2-6 for the world's largest showcase of the Egyptian Arabian horse! General show seating and non-ticketed activities are free with Kentucky Horse Park admission.
Held annually at here at The Kentucky Horse Park, The Egyptian Event boasts world-class halter and performance competition, superb shopping, expert-led seminars, live and silent fund raiser auctions, and fun social activities for all ages! Come feel the desert wind blowing across the heart of horse country ... "it's more than just a horse show, it's an EVENT!"
There are daily spectator focused events which are free with park admission. Spectators have the opportunity to meet the competitors, shop the trade fair, watch stallion auctions and much more! For more information, visit http://pyramidsociety.org/egyptian-event.
The Kentucky High School Rodeo Association and the Kentucky Junior High School Rodeo Association join together for the Kentucky Invitational High School Rodeo. The events taking place during this rodeo are Bareback Bronc Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Tie-Down Calf Roping, Bull Riding, Breakaway Calf Roping, Goat Tying, Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, and Ribbon Roping. Participants from Indiana and West Virginia will also be competing against the Kentucky competitors. This rodeo serves as the last qualifying rodeo for the high school participants before the state finals, and it is the state finals for junior high school participants. For more information go to http://www.kyhsra.com or call Mike McConnell at 270.965.5752. All proceeds go to support the Kentucky High School Rodeo Association.
For more information on the Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse Association please go to http://www.kmsha.com/index.htm or call (859) 225-5674. Photo courtesy of Deep Meadow Farm.
The Snowball Series Mounted Games is a mounted games schooling competition. Competitors are able to compete beginner novice, novice, intermediate, masters, fossils, and green pony divisions. Rides will compete in teams, pairs, or a three-rider pony pair in the games. This event is part of the Snowball Series, riders can compete in all of the competitions and receive awards at the conclusion of the series. For more information on the Snowball Series Mounted Games please contact Linda Caddel at 859-621-2383 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Photo courtesy of Butch Housman.
This Snowbird Dressage event has been cancelled. This listing is being left on the calendar to inform interested parties that the event will not be held as scheduled.
Snowbird Dressage is a Kentucky Dressage Association sanctioned Dressage show. The series will include USEA classes with the February and March shows, offering more excitement for competitors and spectators alike. Introductory, Training, First, Second, and Third and above levels will be exhibited. For more information on Snowbird Dressage, please contact Julie Congleton at 859-846-4889 or go to www.kentuckydressageassociation.com. Photo courtesy of PhelpsPhotos.
Come out to the Kentucky Horse Park in the covered arena November 22nd and 23rd for an exhilirating weekend of Women's Arena Polo. Included with park admission.
Saturday, November 22nd
Games at 8am & 10am
Sunday, November 23rd
Consolation game at 10am
Watch UK take on rivals UofL in some friendly polo competitions at 11:30am
Finals match at 12pm
Bring your family and friends to the horse park and cheer on your favorite teams. Enjoy an exciting and fast-faced sport with music, food, and drinks.
Stick around after the finals for the award ceremony for players and ponies.
The University of Kentucky is conducting the State 4H Horse Judging Contest which will serve as a qualifying event for the Southern Regional 4H Horse Judging Contest. 4H members are given 4 live horses to judge for a particular purpose, they must judge the horse based on confirmation and in-hand movement. The participants must rank the 4 horses from best suited to least suited for the particular purpose and reasons on why they made that choice must also be listed. For more information on this event contact Amy Lawyer at 859-257-7501.