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Claire Campbell and Roll Call

The "hurry up and wait motto" is all too familiar to people who frequently horse show. Waiting around all day to compete when you're currently in the lead from the first day can make even the most laid-back people nervous.

Genevieve Munson and Bluebelle, one of the 10 clear combinations | Photo Copyright Shawn McMillen Photography

The US Pony Jumper National Championships got underway Thursday evening in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. The riders and their ponies competed in the Welcome Class, which served as Phase I of the Individual Championship. In the class, competitors with clean rounds or equal faults remain equal.

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LexGo recently published a feature titled "From ‘Free’ to Faith: Jonathan Butler Follows His Jazz Heart" about the artist's upcoming show at the Kentucky Horse Park campground during the ninth annual Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest. The show is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 13.

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The first championship titles of the US Hunter Pony Championship presented by Sallee Horse Vans were claimed Wednesday as the Large Regular Hunter Ponies and the Small Green Hunter Ponies completed their final phases of competition in the 2016 US Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Caroline Passarelli and So Enchanted

For Caroline Passarelli, her sixth time at the U.S. Pony Finals proved to be the charm, as the young rider earned her first championship aboard So Enchanted in the Small Green Pony division with a total score of 1052.4 points.

Mimi Gochman and Storyteller

The U.S. Pony Finals, a prestigious event that many young riders eagerly try to qualify for during their careers, is well underway at the scenic Kentucky Horse Park. Between the rolling green hills and the sprawling pastures, this show set in horse country is anything but ordinary.

Mimi Gochman and Storyteller

Mimi Gochman kicked off her fifth year at U.S. Pony Finals with a win aboard Fair Play Farm's Storyteller in the Large Pony Model and a third-place finish in the Large Pony Under Saddle, heading into day two of competition sitting in the lead with 521.8 points.

Caroline Passarelli and So Enchanted

Fourteen-year-old Caroline Passarelli rounded out the first day of U.S. Pony Finals with back-to-back blues in the Small Green Pony Hunter division with her mount, So Enchanted.

FCPS teacher pep rally

The Alltech Arena was the ONLY site for the largest and most exciting pep rally of the year for the Fayette County Public Schools!

Thousands of teachers and administrators celebrated the opening day of the 2016 school year with an “All In!” commitment to making this the best school year ever!

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The Kentucky Horse Park is proud to showcase new green areas at the park. While it may seem like these gardens are just to spruce up a previously paved area of the park, there is a much more exciting reason behind them.