The Fall Harvest Show showcases the Arabian, Morgan, and Friesian breeds. Classes include sport horse in hand, stick horse, tandem riding, showmanship, halter classes, liberty classes, driving classes and breed championships. Competition begins on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. in the Outdoor Ring next to the Covered Arena. On Sunday competition begins at 9:00 a.m. in the Covered Arena. For more information on the Fall Harvest Show please go to www.puremorab.com.
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The International Grand Championship Rocky Mountain Horse Association Show is a Class A Rocky Mountain Horse Show. More than 300 horses will be shown in this event. Classes that will be displayed include equitation, saddleseat, breed demonstrations, and a stallion row. The Grand Champion classes will take place on Saturday evening. Also at this event will be the opportunity for the public to ‘Ride a Rocky’.
This year for the RMHA 30 year anniversary, the International Championship Show will feature a Stallion Parade that will be held on Saturday September 10th at 1:00pm. Each stallion entered will be performing a 2 minute exhibition. Also featured will be a Stallion Row Showcase, as well. Visitors will be welcome to walk the barns and visit the stallions. (Please do not touch stallions without permission.) Visit the RMHA booth or the KY Horse Park entry gate for a list with stallions entered & stall locations. This is a great opportunity for visitors to the park to experience the temperament of the breed up close and personal while meeting many of the stallions.
Please also note that there will be a certification event, as well, during the show. Examiners will be available at the horse park to certify horses on September 7th, from 3-5 PM. You must provide the ORIGINAL registration papers for the horse to be certified. This certification will take place near the exit gate of the arena. Please contact Elsie Hatcher at email@example.com if you have a horse to be certified, and you will be given a time slot between 3pm and 5pm. If you bring four photos (front, rear & both sides) and the correct fee, you will be able to complete the application for certification at the on-site RMHA office, and your horse will qualify to show.
For more information on the International Grand Championship Rocky Mountain Horse Association Show, please go to https://www.rmhorse.com/welcome or call Suzie Buchanan at 859-243-0260.
Photo courtesy of Steve Faust, pixbysteve.smugmug.com.
Now that online ticket sales have concluded, individual daily tickets are for sale on-site for $18 per person. Multi-day packages that include exclusive items may be available, as well, while supplies last.
BreyerFest is the annual model horse festival and horse fair for Breyer model horses. This event brings together fans, vendors, and stars of Breyer horses. Horses that have been portrayed as Breyer model horses will be present for demonstrations and photo opportunities. Crafts and kids activities are also available as well as plenty of shopping opportunities.
BreyerFest guests will meet Breyer’s first Brazilian Mangalarga Marchador portrait horse and the Celebration Horse is Imperador das Aguas JM, a Mangalarga Marchador imported straight from Brazil and the ideal breed ambassador. This is the only time Imperador’s release of the mold will take place in the U.S. until 2019. Some free activities include creating your own Breyer model in miniature, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, magic shows, and more! There will also be arena performances, seminars on horses and Breyer model horse collecting, workshops, the BreyerFest Marketplace, and more! A full schedule is available at http://www.breyerhorses.com.
Note: To accommodate the extra traffic from BreyerFest fans, the park will have an additional entrance gate open Friday through Sunday, from 6:30 a.m. to about noon, on Iron Works Pike between the main entrance and the Kentucky Horse Park Campground entrance. This entrance will be appropriate for guests approaching from Newtown Pike as it is just west of the campground, before the main entrance. Guests approaching the park from I-75 or Georgetown Road should use the main entrance.
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.
This is the 22nd year that they are presenting The Bill & Betty Zekan Memorial Youth Show, which is scheduled for Wednesday June, 29 at 8:00 a.m. in the Youth Ring with a full slate of youth classes. This show also includes Open Qualifying Classes, Region XIV Championships, and A.H.A Arabian Breeders Sweepstakes.
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 7-11 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 contact Chris England at (502) 321-0698 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds go to support the Kentucky High School Rodeo Association.
$10.00 for adults
$5.00 for students
Free for kids under 5
The Snowball Series Mounted Games is a mounted games regional MGAA 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 email@example.com. Photo courtesy of Butch Housman.
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.
Snowbird Dressage is a Kentucky Dressage Association sanctioned Dressage show. For more information on Snowbird Dressage, please contact Julie Congleton at 859-846-4889 or go to www.kentuckydressageassociation.com. Photo courtesy of PhelpsPhotos.