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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Land Rover 2016 Fast Facts

2016 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

WHAT:  CCI4* (Concours Complet Internationale) The highest level of an Advanced Three-Day Event. 

WHERE:  Kentucky Horse Park - Lexington, KY

WHEN:  April 28 - May 1, 2016

GENERAL PURPOSE:  To provide a competition annually that by its scope and demand affords the U. S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) the opportunity to evaluate candidates seeking competition or development grants or to be named to a U.S. team representing this country in international championships.

Hot Action Trumps Cold Weather at the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena

Beat the winter blues and enjoy hot competition in the heated Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park this weekend Feb. 13 and 14. Watch fierce equestrian competition and stay comfortably indoors this weekend when the United States Mounted Games Association hosts its annual Winter Wonderland. The action starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday as riders from around the United States show their skills at jousting at targets, picking up rings with swords, and vaulting on and off their mounts in team relay races.

2016 Seasonal Parking Passes Are Available

2016 seasonal parking passes are currently available for the Kentucky Horse Park. At a price of $50, this represents a significant savings for those who will be attending multiple events at the park, since the daily parking rate is $5/day and $15/event.

To obtain a 2016 seasonal parking pass, download this form, complete it, and return it to the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center.

Hunter Hayes at Alltech Arena During RK3DE

There’s an exciting addition to the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event weekend! Country music sensation Hunter Hayes will be giving a concert in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday evening, following Cross-Country. We’re giving you early notice so you can purchase tickets before seats sell out! Please go to www.hunterhayes.com, click on the "Tour" section at the top of the landing page, then click on the link for the April 30 concert.

Equestrian Events, Inc., Increases Prize Money Again for Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

For the second year in a row, Equestrian Events, Inc. (EEI), producer of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Land Rover, is increasing the prize money for America's only Four-Star Event.

The second consecutive $50,000 increase brings the 2016 purse to $350,000, with the winner receiving $110,000. Known as the "Best Weekend All Year," Rolex Kentucky returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April 28-May 1.

Trainers Sought for 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover

The Retired Racehorse Project is seeking applications from trainers, according to an article published by the Horse titled "RRP Seeks 500 Trainers for 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover."

To read the full article, please follow this link:
http://www.thehorse.com/articles/36949/rrp-seeks-500-trainers-for-2016-thoroughbred-makeover