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Jenny Karazissis and Puissance R

For Jenny Karazissis, making the journey to Kentucky from Calabasas, California has already proven to be worthwhile. Karazissis and Puissance R bested a field of 132 top-caliber entries to win round one of the 2016 USHJA Pre-Green Incentive Championship at the Bluegrass Festival Horse Show on Tuesday.

Dog Trotting

DogTrotting.net, a global travel blog for dog lovers, recently published an article about a visit to the Kentucky Horse Park, highlighting the park's dog-friendly grounds and policies.

Team Sandtastic of Sarasota, FL, under the direction of course designers Bobby Murphy and Danny Moore create incredible sand sculpture jumps for the 2016 USHJA International Hunter Derby.

Championship Week will feature the USHJA Pre-Green Incentive and International Hunter Derby Championships

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TOPSinLex.com recently published features on both Laura Prewitt and Jonathan Lang of the Kentucky Horse Park.

In July, Prewitt became the park's new executive director, and Lang became the park's new deputy executive director.

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Danny Moore and Bobby Murphy

The Lexington Herald-Leader and WTVQ have released online coverage for the USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship, which is part of the Bluegrass Festival Horse Show and is scheduled to take place at the Rolex Stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, August 20th.

Bailey Doloff and Wishlea Star Dasher  (Shawn McMillen Photography)

The 2016 US Pony Jumper National Championships, held as part of the US Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm, came to an exciting conclusion on Saturday night with Individual titles up for grabs.

Caroline Passarelli, winner of the 2016 Marshall & Sterling/US Pony Medal Finals (Shawn McMillen Photography)

A week of competition at the 2016 US Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm came to a close Sunday with the most coveted award of the championship. The Marshall & Sterling/US Pony Medal Finals took place in the Alltech Arena with 182 riders vying for top honors in front of judges Scott Hofstetter and Jack Towell.

The US Hunter Pony Championships presented by Sallee Horse Vans came to a close on Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park. Medium Regular Hunter Ponies went to task in the Walnut Arena in their Over Fences phase to determine the 2016 Champion.

The Medium Green Pony Hunters boasted a grand total of 67 entries on the fourth day at the U.S. Pony Finals, and it was Kyla Sullivan aboard Back Country Farm's Not So Secret that reigned supreme. Sullivan was also reserve champion on Thursday in the Small Pony Hunters with A Dream Come True, owned by DK-USA Sporthorse LLC.

The pony jumpers continued on Friday during the 2016 U.S. Pony Finals, and it was the combined team of Zones 5 and 6 that rose to the challenge to capture the team gold in the Phase II Team Championship competition.