The Champagne Run Horse Trials, an event that has been running for 20 years at the Kentucky Horse Park, returns July 12-14!
The Champagne Run Horse Trials will have more than 400 competitors from 24 different states competing. Four Star and Rolex Kentucky riders will be part of the competition, as well as those in the lower divisions. On Friday, July 12, from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, there will be Dressage and Show Jumping. On Saturday there will be Cross Country jumping from 7:30 – 6:00 pm. There will also be Dressage in the Dressage Complex from 5:00 pm – 4:00 pm and Stadium Jumping in the Claiborne ring from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm. Sunday runs will feature lower level Cross Country and Stadium Jumping from 7:30 am – 2:00 pm.
There will be a trade fair on Stonelea Road with vendors from several states where exhibitors and spectators may shop for equine related products and souvenirs.
For more information about the Champagne Run Horse Trials, call Maggie Wright at (859) 621-2478 or visit www.champagnerun.com.
Date & Time:
July 12-14, 2013 – 7:30 am – 6:00pm
Included in Kentucky Horse Park general admission, horse show-only rate available
Location & Parking: Hunter Jumper Complex, Dressage Complex and the Cross Country Course
Parking Available in the Main Parking Lot
The Octoberfest Horse Trials by Champagne Run farm in Lexington are this weekend, October 27-28. Octoberfest is a fun schooling show for many new riders as well as experienced riders who will be bringing out green horses.
Dressage and Stadium Jumping will be held on Saturday, and Cross Country will be held on Sunday. Some 200-300 horses will be shown over the two days, some dressed up just for the special costume competitions (hey, it is Octoberfest after all!), creating a fun and friendly atmosphere for the new competitors. www.champagnerun.com
Included in Kentucky Horse Park visitor admission, available at the Visitor Center
Main Visitor Parking Lot
Saturday - Dressage in Dressage Complex (starts 8:00 am)
Saturday - Stadium Jumping in Hunter/Jumper Complex (finishes by 5:30 pm)
Sunday - Cross Country on Cross Country Course
Saturday, October 27, 8:00 am to 5:30 pm (approx.)
Sunday, October 28, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm (approx.)