|Thursday, August 22, 2013
You are Invited to Experience Kentucky During the Alltech National Horse Show
The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, Phelps Media Group, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and the United States Hunter Jumper Association Offer the First Annual "Kentucky Experience" during the Alltech National Horse Show
A partnership of the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, Phelps Media Group, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and the United States Hunter Jumper Association are pleased to offer an exciting new way to experience the Alltech National Horse Show and Central Kentucky. This experience will include free tours of famous Bluegrass area horse farms, a free tour of the world renowned Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, free admission to all sessions of the Alltech National Horse Show, a free reception at the USHJA Museum, including an opportunity to meet some of the star riders of the hunter jumper world before the ring events on Friday night and an opportunity to meet Harry De Leyer, former trainer of Hall of Fame Showjumper Snowman!
This exciting experience will give anyone who signs up at roodandriddle.com/kyexperience free general admission tickets to the Alltech National Horse Show for the duration of the show.
"Our hope is that, by opening the doors of the horse show to everyone who signs up for the Kentucky Experience, people will get to experience the pinnacle of equine sport and the Horse Capital of the World" — said Dr. Tom Riddle of Rood & Riddle, the official Equine Hospital and Veterinary Pharmacy of the Alltech National Horse Show.
On the morning of Friday, November 1, 2013 the Kentucky Experience will open the gates of some of the Bluegrass region's most famous horse farms to all participants as a part of the Kentucky Experience Bus Tours. All Kentucky Experience participants will board buses at the Kentucky Horse Park and then be taken to some of Kentucky's most famous horse farms where they will be shown around the barns and grounds to see world famous Thoroughbred stallions. Following the farm tours, participants will be walked through the world famous Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital to see the care that is given to the best of the best. Participants will then be taken back to the Kentucky Horse Park where they will able to watch the horse show or visit the world class shops and restaurants that accompany it at their leisure.
The Rood & Riddle Sport Horse Symposium will be held on Friday afternoon at the Horse Park and Kentucky Experience Participants will be given tickets to attend this always sold out event.
Friday night the United States Hunter Jumper Association will open the doors of their museum to host all Kentucky Experience participants for a light cocktail reception preceding a night of world-class showjumping in the Alltech Arena. During this reception, participants will have a chance to meet star riders from both the hunter and jumper world!
|Contact: Alex Riddle