Kentucky Horse Park

NBC’s Broadcast of the Rolex Three-Day Event Presented by Land Rover Reports Viewership for 2017 RK3DE

Rolex KY Three-Day Event

The 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Land Rover (RK3DE) took place April 26-29 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. As America’s only top CCI4* event and the Rolex/USEF CCI4* Eventing National Championship, the RK3DE saw a crowd of nearly 80,700 spectators gather to show their support for some of the world’s top horses.

$50,000 Hagyard Challenge Series Returns to 2017 Kentucky Horse Shows

Pablo Hagyard

The Kentucky Spring Horse Shows will be getting underway in May at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, and one of the highlight events will be the kick-off of the 2017 Hagyard Challenge series, sponsored by the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. The Hagyard Challenge series consists of seven grand prix classes to be held during the 2017 show series at the Kentucky Horse Park. Following the final event, a cash prize of $50,000 will be awarded to the rider accumulating the most points throughout the series.
 

Phoenix Rises To The Top at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover

Jessica Phoenix at RK3DE

Jessica Phoenix of Canada has ridden around the Kentucky Horse Park before, but never has she found herself sitting atop the standings after the first day of competition at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, presented by Land Rover. Phoenix and Don Good's Pavarotti sit in first on a score of 43.1. Nipping closely at their heels is Lauren Kieffer of the USA and Vermiculus (43.8) followed by France's Maxime Livio and Qalao Des Mers (44.6).
 

All-Star Field Ready for 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Land Rover

Photo of Buck Davidson and Petite Flower at the first horse inspection (Taylor Pence)​

The excitement of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Land Rover (RK3DE) is about to begin at the Kentucky Horse Park. Following the first horse inspection, 59 horse-and-rider combinations from nine nations will vie for top honors at America's only CCI4* event, which also serves as the Rolex/USEF CCI4* Eventing National Championship. For the first time in 2017, the Roger Haller Trophy, honoring the late, internationally-respected eventing official, will be awarded to the national champion. A field of 60 horses was presented at the first horse inspection, of which two were held.

America's Best Racing Feature on RK3DE

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America's Best Racing, which was created to increase the profile and visibility of North America’s best Thoroughbred racing events, posted an article about the 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, which is scheduled to take place at the Kentucky Horse Park from April 27-30, 2017. The article, written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog, has a particular focus on off-the-track Thoroughbreds competing at the event.

Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show Selects Kentucky Horse Park as 2018 Venue

Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show logo

The Junior League of Lexington is proud to announce the 2018 Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show will be held in the Kentucky Horse Park’s Rolex Arena. The Red Mile has been home to the Horse Show since its establishment in 1937 and next year’s move marks a historic change for this signature Saddlebred event and the Junior League of Lexington.

Meeting of Kentucky Horse Park Commission

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The Kentucky Horse Park Commission will meet on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting will be held in a meeting room on the lower level of the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park.  
 
AGENDA:
Meeting of Kentucky Horse Park Commission 
 
Thursday, April 20, 2017
2:00 p.m. EDT
Lower Level of the International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park 

 
1. Welcome and Call to Order from Chair – Tandy Patrick

Standardbred Canada Covers Ohio Standardbreds & Friends Visit to KHP

Standardbred Canada logo

Standardbred Canada, which is an incorporated non-profit organization whose mandate is to supervise, record, store and distribute information on all registered Standardbreds and to promote harness racing in Canada and beyond, posted an article about the appearance by the Ohio Standardbreds & Friends at the Kentucky Horse Park for a weekend of breed demos on April 21-23, 2017. The demos are scheduled to take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Gulfshore Life Features RK3DE in Snowbird Travel Article

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Gulfshore Life was started as a magazine and has captured the vibrant spirit, style and natural beauty of Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, from Fort Myers and Cape Coral down to Naples and Marco Island since 1970. The online magazine recently posted a feature on some noteworthy stopovers for snowbirds returning home in April. One recommendation is attending the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event (April 27-30, 2017) at the Kentucky Horse Park.