Location: Kentucky Horse Park Address: 4089 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY, Lexington, KY 40511 Website
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Known as “The Best Weekend All Year,” the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event is a multi-day competition that features the world’s best horses and riders vying for their share of $400,000 in prize money, as well as a shot at the $350,000 Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing, which is awarded to any rider who wins the Land Rover Kentucky, Mitsubishi Motors Badminton and Land Rover Burghley Four Star Events in succession. Land Rover Kentucky is one of only six annual Four Star Three-Day Events in the world and the only one in the Western Hemisphere. As the nation’s premier event, it also serves as the Land Rover/USEF CCI4* Eventing National Championship for the American riders.
“If you want the best seats in the house, you better buy your tickets as soon as they go on sale!” said Stewart Perry, president of EEI. “We had over 80,000 spectators at least year’s event – with more than 33,000 on Cross-Country day alone. Tickets and tailgate spots go fast, so I urge everyone to order early!”