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These events bring together people and horses from all around the country to learn new techniques, share ideas, and train their amazing horses. Training is always conducted in a controlled environment geared toward improving the confidence of both the horse and rider. 

38th Annual National Mounted Police Colloquium

Kentucky Horse Park, Alltech Arena
September 11-16, 2023

 colloquiumInstruction will include flatwork, jumping, crowd control, tactics, and search techniques.

Guest instructors to be announced

If you're experiencing difficulties registering while using a mobile device, please try to register while using a desktop machine.


Sept. 11: Arrival

Sept. 12-13: Classes

Sept. 14-15: Competition

Sept. 16: Move-out


Registration will be limited to the first 100 paid applicants. You are not registered until payment or purchase order has been received. Online registration and payment are preferred.

Horse and Fee Options

OPTION 1: $250 - Without horse

OPTION 2: $425 - With your horse. $400 - Early-bird discount PRIOR to July 1st

OPTION 3: $350 - Group rate of 8 or more.
(Contact [email protected] for group registration.)


Horse stall space (1 per horse)
Hospitality Room at Hotel
Coffee & Donuts: Tuesday-Friday
Lunch: Tuesday-Friday
Barbecue and Awards: Friday Night

Bedding can be pre‐ordered through Dever Show Services at 859‐233‐9702. Exhibitors should contact Dever Show Services at least 24 hours prior to their arrival to make arrangements.


Stalls available September 11-16, 2023
$25.00 per day early arrival/late departure
$25.00 per tack stall
Exceptions must be prearranged with Captain Lisa Rakes at [email protected]


Home2 Suites by Hilton (270 Tiger Way Georgetown, KY 40324) will be the host hotel. Each room has a kitchenette with a full size refrigerator, pull-out sofa to a full bed in a living area, hotel recently constructed, and has a lot of food options around the hotel. There is an indoor pool, outdoor seating, grills, and a gas fire pit with the seating under a veranda. A continental breakfast will be offered 6:00- 7:00 am every morning.

$129 per night + tax

Reserve by August 11 and mention you are with the Mounted Police Colloquium for this rate. (502) 570-4663


Click here to register with payment online now! (preferred method)


You will receive a confirmation email when registration and payment are completed. Please contact Captain Lisa Rakes for more information at 859-259-4250 or [email protected].


Listed below are the horsemanship test forms:

Colloquium Equitation Test Card 1

Colloquium Equitation Test Card 2

Colloquium Equitation Test Card 3

Colloquium Equitation Test Card 4

Colloquium ENGLISH Horsemanship Test

Colloquium GAITED Horsemanship Test

Colloquium WESTERN Horsemanship Test

Judging Criteria for Horsemanship Test


Mounted Police Civilian Equine Sensory Training Clinics

Kentucky Horse Park, Alltech Arena
Saturday & Sunday, September 16 & 17, 2023

(These are identical one-day clinics)

Must be 18 years old to participate.

Hosted by the Kentucky Horse Park Mounted Police and the Lexington, KY Mounted Police Unit, the clinics feature national and international instructors who provide obstacle, sensory, and equitation training for horse and rider.

We welcome horses of all breeds (gaited and non-gaited) and riders from all riding disciplines with western or English tack. Our riders typically have a wide range of riding skills and experience and may range in age from 20s to 60+. 

If you experience difficulties registering while using a mobile device, please register using a desktop computer. You will receive a confirmation email when registration and payment are completed. Please contact Anne Anderson for more information at 859-299-5744 or [email protected].

 Sunday Sept. 17th clinic has spots 
Saturday Sept. 16th clinic is FULL (waitlist availability - contact clinic organizer)

Click here to register for the Civilian Clinic with payment online now!