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National Mounted Police Colloqium

Dates: Monday, September 25, 2017 - 07:00 AM to Friday, September 29, 2017 - 05:00 PM
Event Description:

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

Guest instructors are scheduled to include Jerry Mayo, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (retired), Megan Lau (Maryland National Capital Park Police-MC), Toronto, Canada Mounted Police, and U.S. Border Patrol.

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Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:KHP Mounted Police

Civilian Equine Sensory Training Clinics

Dates: Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, October 01, 2017 - 05:00 PM
Event Description:

(These are identical one-day clinics)

The clinics are hosted by the Kentucky Horse Park and the Lexington Mounted Police Unit. National and international instructors will provide training in obstacle, sensory and equitation techniques. The clinic, grounded in natural horsemanship fundamentals, is done in-hand and under saddle. Training is conducted in a controlled environment geared to improving the confidence of both horse and rider. All breeds of horses and riding disciplines are welcome. (Must be 18 years old to participate.)

Guest instructors are scheduled to include the Kentucky Horse Park Mounted Police, Lexington Mounted Police, Jerry Mayo, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (retired), Megan Lau: Maryland National Capital Park Police-MC, and Toronto, Canada Mounted Police.

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If you experience difficulties registering while using a mobile device, please try to register while using a desktop machine. You will receive a confirmation email when registration and payment are completed. Please contact Anne Anderson for more information at 859-299-5744 or annependeranderson@gmail.com.

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Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 859-299-5744

UPHA Chapter 9 Kentucky Fall Classic Horse Show

Dates: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, October 07, 2017 - 05:00 PM
Event Description:

The UPHA Chapter 9 Kentucky Fall Classic Horse Show is a 3-day show for saddle/gaited horses. Classes that will be taking place include harness, pleasure, roadster, equitation, and breed-specific classes. The show is sponsored by United Professional Horseman's Association Chapter 9 and is used as their annual fundraiser. The show also benefits the American Saddlebred Museum. For more information on this event please go to www.kentuckyfallclassic.com or call Chuck Walker at (859) 333-1406. Picture courtesy of www.kentuckyfallclassic.com.

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:United Professional Horseman's Association Chapter 9
Phone: 859-333-1406

CP National Horse Show

Dates: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, November 05, 2017 - 08:00 PM
Event Description:

The CP National Horse Show is a 5-day hunter/jumper event. The event will feature a full array of hunter divisions, Junior & Amateur Owner Jumpers, the top Open Jumpers from the USA and around the world, and the Maclay National Championship. The CP National Horse Show is consistently ranked as one of the top shows in the United States by the North American Riders Group (NARG). For more information on the CP National Horse Show please visit http://www.nhs.org or call (561) 753-3389.

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:CP National Horse Show

US Dressage Finals

Dates: Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 05:00 PM
Event Description:

The United States Dressage Finals is the national championship competition for the United States Dressage Federation. The US Dressage Finals will be split into Open and Amateur divisions. Each division will hold classes from Training Level to Grand Prix Freestyle. A non-championship competition will also take place, USDF Dressage in the Bluegrass which will be a qualifying competition for The 2017 Great American/USDF Regional Championships and USDF/Dover Adult Amateur Medal Program. The USDF Dressage in the Bluegrass will have USEF and FEI classes with Training Level to Grand Prix Level exhibited. General admission is free, and VIP seating may be purchased on-site. For more information on the United States Dressage Finals please call the United States Dressage Federation at 859-971-2277, or go to www.usdf.org.

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:USDF
Phone: 859-971-2277

Kentucky Horse Park Rodeo

Dates: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 07:30 PM to Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:30 PM
Event Description:

The inaugural Kentucky Horse Park Rodeo will take place on Friday, November 17, 2017 and Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. The rodeo is expected to take place between the times of 7pm and 10pm.

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 859-259-4200

36th Annual Kentucky Book Fair

Dates: Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Event Description:

Since its inception in 1981, the Kentucky Book Fair has been connecting readers and authors in a celebration of shared passion and mutual interest: the importance of reading and writing. Each year, more than 170 local and national authors participate in the event, signing their latest books and meeting readers from Kentucky and surrounding states. KBF Kids Day, open to schools all over the Commonwealth, gives hundreds of Kentucky students the opportunity to interact with authors through a series of engaging presentations. Kentucky Book Fair programs are free and open to the public; KBF Kids Day programs require registration.

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: General
Hosted By:Kentucky Humanities
Phone: 859 257-5932

Cheer Elite Classic

Dates: Saturday, December 02, 2017 - 08:00 AM to 06:30 PM
Event Description:
  • An Ultimate Series Champion Qualifier, this cheer event features all-star, school and dance teams from across the country.
  • Doors open at 7 am
  • 8 am -6:30 pm
  • $8 admission fee
Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Non-Equine Events
Hosted By:

KHSAA State Cheerleading Competition

Dates: Friday, December 08, 2017 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 05:00 PM
Event Description:

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Competitive Cheer Championships is a high school cheerleading competition on December 8th and 9th, 2017. Divisions will be split in size: small, medium, large, and super large. There will also be a coed division. For more information on the KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championship please call KHSAA at 859-299-5472 or go to www.KHSAA.org. Photo courtesy of KHSAA.org.

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Non-Equine Events
Hosted By:KHSAA
Phone: 859-299-5472

KAPOS

Dates: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Event Description:

The date for the KAPOS State Elementary and Middle School Competitions have been set for Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.  Competition times are listed as Eastern Standard Time.   All elementary and middle school cheer teams are encouraged to participate in their regional competitions which must be completed by Friday, December 1.  Regional winners will advance to the state competition.  For more information visit kapos.org

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Non-Equine Events
Hosted By:
Website: kapos.org

KY Invitational Truck & Tractor Pull

Dates: Thursday, January 04, 2018 - 07:00 PM to Saturday, January 06, 2018 - 10:00 PM
Event Description:

The 7th Annual Kentucky Invitational rolls into Alltech Arena on January 4, 5, and 6.  Admission is $20 (kids under 6 free).  For more information visit www.kentuckyinvitational.com.

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Non-Equine Events
Hosted By:

Lexington RV Show

Dates: Friday, January 19, 2018 - 01:00 PM to Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 05:00 PM
Event Description:

AN RV SHOW FOR RV ENTHUSIASTS!

OVER 150 MAKES AND MODELS TO CHOOSE FROM!

Featuring the very latest makes and models of recreational vehicles from all the nation’s top manufacturers.  Special factory rebates, financing, and on the spot loan approval makes this show a cannot miss for the serious RV enthusiasts!

That’s not all……

The show will feature a huge parts and accessories exhibit, along with campgrounds, tow vehicles, and everything you may need for your next RV vacation.

Seminars, features, and entertainment will set this show apart from all others in the state.

There is something for everyone at the LEXINGTON RV SHOW!

Ticket Prices: $8 Adults; Kids under 12 Free

For more information visit www.lexingtonrvshow.com

 

 

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Non-Equine Events
Hosted By:

Kentucky After Christmas Sale

Dates: Friday, February 02, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, February 03, 2018 - 05:00 PM
Event Description:

Live/onsite multi-breed gaited equine auction specializing in pleasure Tennessee Walking Horses. 

Welcome and anticipated entries include the following: Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse, Racking Horse, Tennessee Walking Horse, Missouri Fox Trotter, Rocky Mountain Horse, United Mountain Horse, National Spotted Saddle Horse, Spotted Saddle Horse, American Gaited Mule. 

Entry deadline Jan. 19, 2018

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:Horse Sales L.P.

Governor's Prayer Breakfast

Dates: Tuesday, February 06, 2018 - 07:30 AM to 09:30 AM
Event Description:

The Governor's 52nd Annual Prayer Breakfast will be Tuesday, February 6 from 7:30 am to 9:30 am at the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena.

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: General
Hosted By:Governor's Office

Bulls, Bands and Barrels

Dates: Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Event Description:

An evening of bull riding, barrel racing and country music! 

Bulls, Bands and Barrels features some of the best bulls and bull riders in the Southeast, as well as some of the fastest equine to ever go around a three-barrel pattern. The event will also rock Alltech Arena with popular music artists Tyler Childers and Muscadine Bloodline. 

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:

KHSAA State Wrestling Championships

Dates: Friday, February 16, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 05:00 PM
Event Description:

The 55th KHSAA State Wrestling Championships will be held at Alltech Arena Feb. 16-17. Visit www.khsaa.org for more information.  

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Non-Equine Events
Hosted By:
Phone: 859-299-5472
Website: www.khsaa.org

Central Kentucky Home Expo

Dates: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 05:00 PM
Event Description:
The 2018 Central Kentucky Home Expo will be an all-new home building & improvement show like never before!  

Exciting New Features Include:
  • The Expo will be featured on the Alltech Arena Floor
  • Tiny Home Village
  • Make Your House a Home for a Lifetime:  Home Modification Options
  • Smart Home Central
  • More to come!

If you are thinking about remodeling or new home construction, then the Central Kentucky Home Expo is your destination for the latest and hottest ideas!
Central Kentucky Home Expo - Event Details
Location KY Horse Park Alltech Arena (4089 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511)
Dates & Times:
  • Friday, February 23:  4pm - 8pm
  • Saturday, February 24:  10am - 5pm
  • Sunday, February 25:  11am - 4pm 
Tickets:  $5/adult, under 12 free
  • Tickets can be purchased at the event
  • Free parking
  • Handicap accessible
Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Non-Equine Events
Hosted By:

Blue Grass Trust Antiques & Garden Show

Dates: Friday, March 02, 2018 - 10:00 AM to Sunday, March 04, 2018 - 05:00 AM
Event Description:

Beautiful regional show, 70+ Quality Dealers of antiques, fine art, garden & floral design, silver, jewelry, rugs, prints, maps & more, complimentary daily lectures, ala carte cafes & bars.

Daily tix @ door: $20; Run of show tix: $30, fundraiser for Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation. GALA Preview Party March 1, 6-9 p.m.  

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Non-Equine Events
Hosted By:The Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservations
Phone: 859-253-0362

Cheer Elite Best of the Best National Championships

Dates: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Event Description:

This OPEN NATIONAL COMPETITION is a battle between all of the Top Scoring teams, Grand Champions and Ultimate Champions from all of our events this season.   

It is also open to all other teams that want to join in the fun!!! We will have a GREAT COACH'S HOSPITALITY ROOM! 

All teams participating in this competition receive a trophy, regardless of score and number of teams in their division. Other awards that will be given are Grand Champion, Ultimate Champion, Specialty Awards, Spirit Award and Coach of the Year Award as well as the participant's favorite Top Gun Awards and TONS OF MEDALS, TROPHIES AND BANNERS.  We will also be giving out RINGS to the Ultimate Champion winners!! We look forward to your participation, and helping us increase the donations for the Greenhouse 17 Shelter !! 

Admission $8

Parking $5/per car load

All Star Cheer Teams:  

$45/competitor, $45/crossover

School Cheer Teams:  

$45/competitor for the 1st routine, 

$12/competitor for each additional routine 

(sideline & 2 1/2 min; sideline & fight song, etc.)

Dance Teams: 

$45/competitor for the 1st routine, $12/competitor for each additional routine (pom & hip hop, etc.)

Solo/Duet/Stunt groups:  $60/competitor

School Cheer will compete on mats.

Dance will compete on marley.

All Star Cheer will compete on spring floor.

We look forward to seeing you this year!!  

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Non-Equine Events
Hosted By:Cheer Elite

Road to the Horse

Dates: Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 06:00 PM
Event Description:

A vision of Steven and Tootie Bland, Road to the Horse was created with passion and perseverance. Steven and Tootie were believers in a message they wanted to share with the world. The message: create a relationship which is based on a foundation of trust with the horse, and everything else can be accomplished. Fans at Road to the Horse, follow the journey and witness an accumulation of a lifetime of passion and knowledge be put to the test as elite clinicians from around the world face off for the coveted World Championship of Colt Starting title. Fans witness partnerships develop before their very eyes, they witness the setbacks and witness the triumphs, as competitors build a relationship with an untouched 3-year-old American Quarter Horse which will then be put to the ultimate test, where only one can walk away with the World Championship of Colt Starting title.

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:Ride the Remuda
Phone: 3257365000

Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo

Dates: Saturday, April 07, 2018 - 12:00 AM to Monday, January 01, 0001 - 12:00 AM
Event Description:
The Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo is hosted annually by Cowboy Up for a Cure Inc., The UK Chapter of FarmHouse Fraternity, The UK Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta and the UK Rodeo Team.

Since 2014, these four group have worked together to host the annual, professional style Rodeo.

The 2018 Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena, Saturday, April 7, 2018.

If you would like to be a sponsor of this year's event, please contact us.

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:Farmhouse Fraternity

Kentucky Spring Premier Horse Show

Dates: Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 02:00 AM to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 12:00 AM
Event Description:

Held in the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena, the Spring Premier Horse Show is charity driven show, the KY Spring Premier has held silent auctions, pitch a pig contests and other efforts to raise money for such charities as Thursday’s Child and the American Saddlebred Museum.

The show provides a laid-back atmosphere while allowing exhibitors a first class horse show in a beautiful setting. There is nothing more beautiful than Kentucky in the springtime and no place on earth is more spectacular than the Kentucky Horse Park.

We hope you will come join us at the Kentucky Spring Premier American Saddlebred Horse Show. The three-day full schedule includes a wide range of performance classes for Saddlebreds, Hackneys, and Road Horses.  

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:

Alltech Kentucky Night

Dates: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Event Description:
Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: General
Hosted By:
Phone: 859.881.2251
Website: www.alltech.com

American Truck Historical Society Annual Convention

Dates: Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 04:20 PM to Saturday, June 03, 2006 - 06:00 PM
Event Description:

For more information, visit www.aths.org. 

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Non-Equine Events
Hosted By:American Truck Historical Society
Website: www.aths.org

Lexington Rodeo

Dates: Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:00 AM to Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 12:00 AM
Event Description:

For more information, visit www.lexingtonrodeo.org

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:Lexington Rotary Club
Phone: 859-577-2575

Extreme Mustang Makeover

Dates: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 12:00 AM to Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 12:00 AM
Event Description:

Visit www.extrememustangmakeover.com for more information. 

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:Mustang Heritage Foundation
Phone: 512-869-3225

American Haflinger Registry National Sporthorse Show

Dates: Thursday, July 05, 2018 - 12:00 AM to Sunday, July 08, 2018 - 12:00 AM
Event Description:

Visit www.haflingernationals.com for more information. 

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Hosted By:American Haflinger Registry
Phone: 315-246-2269

Downunder Horsemanship - 2018 Walkabout Tour

Dates: Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:00 AM to Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:00 AM
Event Description:

At Walkabout Tours, horse trainer Clinton Anderson holds nothing back. He shares the ultimate goal of horsemanship with his personal horses and explains the training process, right from the start, by working with local problem horses. Step-by-step, he demonstrates how his training method helps real horses with real problems get real results. Whether you ride English or western or are a serious competitor or love to hit the trails, learn how Clinton uses the Method to develop respectful and safe horses. From problem horses and learning to build your confidence to advanced riding techniques and trick training, the weekend offers something for every level of horseman.

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Educational Classes
Hosted By:Downunder Horsemanship Ranch
Phone: 888-287-7432

Bluegrass Classic Dog Show

Dates: Friday, August 31, 2018 - 12:00 AM to Tuesday, September 04, 2018 - 12:00 AM
Event Description:

For more information and registration info, visit www.bgclassic.org. 

Event Location: Alltech Arena
Event Category: Non-Equine Events
Hosted By:Lexington Kennel Club