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Kentucky Summer Series Prize List Now Available Online

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Kentucky Summer Series Prize List Now Available Online

Written by: Rebecca Walton
Client: Kentucky Horse Shows LLC http://www.kentuckyhorseshows.com
Release Date: 2015-05-08

Lexington, KY – May 8, 2015 – Kentucky Horse Shows LLC, is pleased to announce that the prize list is currently available online for the 2015 Kentucky Summer Series. The series features six weeks of competition, with four premier hunter/jumper events hosted by Kentucky Horse Shows LLC, and two championship competitions organized by the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). The prize list and entry forms are posted at www.kentuckyhorseshows.com.

The Kentucky Summer Series will kick off with the Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC), presented by Gotham North, scheduled for July 14-19, 2015 at the Kentucky Horse Park. The NAJYRC is the premier equestrian competition in North America for young equestrians. More information can be found at http://www.youngriders.org/.

The Kentucky Summer Horse Show is scheduled for July 22-26 and will include the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby sponsored by Hallway Feeds one of the five-event Hallway Feeds series, which will provide $15,000 in Leading Rider Bonuses.  Jumper highlights for the Kentucky Summer Horse Show include the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic, and the $50,000 Rood & Riddle Kentucky Grand Prix. The Hagyard Lexington Classic is part of a seven-class series, culminating with a $50,000 Leading Riding Award. The newest addition to the line-up will be the $25,000 Under 25 Grand Prix, held after the Bluegrass Classic on Sunday, July 26.

The series will continue with the Kentucky Summer Classic held July 28-August 2. The $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic will be held on Thursday, July 30, and then on Saturday, August 1, riders will compete under the lights in the Rolex Stadium in the $50,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix, sponsored by GGT Footings. The $5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby will also return on Saturday, August 1.

The US Pony Finals will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park August 4 - 9. More than 600 ponies that have qualified throughout the preceding year will compete for awards in Green and Regular pony sections, as well as the US Pony Medal Finals and the US Pony Jumper Championship. More information can be found at https://www.usef.org/_IFrames/breedsdisciplines/discipline/pony/ponyFinals.aspx

The third show of the Kentucky Summer Series is the Bluegrass Festival Horse Show. Bluegrass Festival hunter highlights include the USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship offering more than $180,000 in prize money in 2014, will be returning to Rolex Stadium, August 14-15. Also the USHJA Pre-Green Incentive Championship, August 11-13, which offered more than $186,000 in 2014, will be held in the Stonelea Ring. The show will also host the finale of the $5,000 USHJA Hallway Feeds National Hunter Derby Series, where the 2015 Leading Professional, Junior and Amateur riders will be announced as part of the $15,000 Leading Rider Awards. Jumper highlights include the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic and the $40,000 Bluegrass Festival Grand Prix, sponsored by Audi of Lexington.

Wrapping up the summer season will be the KHJA Horse Show held August 19- 23, 2015. The $10,000 Hagyard Welcome Stake will run Friday, August 21, and will be followed on Sunday, August 23, by the $30,000 KHJA Grand Prix.

For more information about the Kentucky Summer Series, please check the prize list on www.kentuckyhorseshows.com.

KENTUCKY HORSE SHOWS 2015 HORSE SHOW SERIES FAST FACTS

Events:
Kentucky Summer Horse Shows, USEF National Pony Finals, Bluegrass
Festival Horse Show and KHJA Horse Show, and the 2015 USHJA International Hunter Derby Finals.

What:
The Kentucky Horse Show LLC's 2015 series includes five weeks of top competition throughout the summer. These premier hunter/jumper competitions host the Hagyard Challenge Series with seven grand prix competitions that culminate with a Leading Rider Award, as well as the Hallway Feeds National Derby Series.

Where:
Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, KY, site of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. Home to the United States Equestrian Federation.

When:
NORTH AMERICAN JUNIOR & YOUNG RIDER CHAMPIONSHIPS – July 14-19, 2015

KENTUCKY SUMMER HORSE SHOW – July 22- 26, 2015
$25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic

$25,000 Under 25 Grand Prix
$50,000 Rood & Riddle Kentucky Grand Prix
$5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby

KENTUCKY SUMMER CLASSIC – July 28- August 2, 2015
$25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic
$50,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix sponsored by GGT Footings
$5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby

2014 USEF PONY FINALS - August 4-9, 2015

BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL HORSE SHOW - August 11-16, 2015
USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship
USHJA Pre-Green Incentive Championship
$25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic
$40,000 Bluegrass Festival Grand Prix sponsored by Audi of Lexington
$5,000 Hallway Feeds USHJA National Hunter Derby
WCHR Member Event

KHJA HORSE SHOW - August 19-23, 2015
$10,000 Hagyard Welcome Stake
$30,000 KHJA Grand Prix
$5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby

Sponsors:
A special thanks to the generous sponsors of the Kentucky Spring Horse Shows: Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Hallway Feeds, Hollow Creek Farm Audi of Lexington, Sleepy P Ranch, CWD, Farm Vet, Dietrich Insurance, Take2 Thoroughbred Program, and the Official Hotel The Clarion

Hours:
8am – 5pm daily

Parking:
Horse Show Exhibitors may purchase a weekly parking pass at the main Horse Park entrance for $15.00. Dogs are permitted at the Kentucky Horse Park on a leash.

Directions:
The Kentucky Horse Park is located 8 miles northeast of Lexington, Kentucky at Exit 120 on Interstate 75.

Information:
Before Show – (503) 510-8797, Email: hakshows@earthlink.net

During Show - Telephone: (859) 281-7979, Fax: (859) 231-6097
Stabling – Pat Duncan

Stable office – Before Show: (843) 269-4737, During Show: (859) 255-0605
Prize List Advertising - Email Cindy Bozan at cindy@kentuckyhorseshows.com or call (859) 608-3709
Vendors - Email Cindy Bozan at cindy@kentuckyhorseshows.com or call (859) 608-3709
Shownet – www.shownet.biz

Website: www.kentuckyhorseshows.com


Shopping:
Vendors offering equestrian equipment, apparel, jewelry and home furnishings are located adjacent to the Stonelea Ring.

Hotels:
CLARION HOTEL (http://www.clarionhotellex.com) (Formerly Holiday Inn North) – 859-233-0512 – Approximately 4 miles (OFFICIAL HOTEL)
Discover the place where elegant comfort in an ideal location meets excellent service and affordability. At the Clarion Hotel Lexington, you'll find well-appointed accommodations with options of double/doubles, double queens, king rooms or suites, exceptional amenities such as our free hot breakfast buffet, and Southern hospitality at its finest. The best hotel for Keeneland - Located in the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass Region—home of the Kentucky Horse Park, the Lexington Convention Center, University of Kentucky, and the Kentucky Bourbon Trail— our Lexington hotel is on Newtown Pike at Exit 115 on I-75, close to all the big attractions, and is the perfect place to stay whether you're here to get down to business or have some fun. Best of all, bring your furry friends for any trip because the Clarion Hotel in Lexington is also pet-friendly.

CAMPGROUND RESERVATIONS:
Reservations may not be made through the Horse Show office. To reserve a campsite at the Kentucky Horse Park for any of the horse shows, please call the Campground store at (800) 370-6416 or 859-259-4157 or email Ryan McGaughey at Ryan.mcgaughey@ky.gov.. Be specific as to the show name and the dates you wish to stay. Check-in time is 2:00 p.m. and checkout is 12:00 noon. You must make arrangements with the Campground store if you plan to arive earlier than 2:00 p.m. or stay later than 12:00 noon. Vehicles that are not removed from a campsite by check-out time will be towed.

Management:
Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC
P. O. Box 11428
Lexington, KY 40575-1428
859-233-0492 (phone)
859-233-0495 (fax)
email: hakshows@earthlink.net
website: www.kentuckyhorseshows.com


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