Kentucky National Indoor Horse Show Hosts $50,000 CSI-W Lexington Grand Prix in New Indoor Arena
RELEASE: September 9, 2009
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Jenny Ross Koning
On September 18, 2009, the Kentucky National Indoor Horse Show will make history with the $50,000 CSI-W Lexington Grand Prix. This World Cup Qualifier will be the very first grand prix held in the new indoor arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. The arena was constructed for the upcoming 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, as well as many future equestrian competitions at the park.
The $50,000 CSI-W Lexington Grand Prix will kick off at 7:30 p.m., and general admission tickets are free to the public. All spectators are welcome and are encouraged to fill the stands.
This show jumping event is also the final grand prix of the 2009 Hagyard Challenge Series, sponsored by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. The Hagyard Challenge Series is a summer-long competition that is composed of seven grand prix events. The leading rider of the entire series will win a $50,000 Leading Rider Bonus at the conclusion of the final class, the $50,000 CSI-W Lexington Grand Prix. General admission tickets are available through Hagyard veterinarians, as well as the Hagyard Pharmacy and through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hagyard Challenge Series is sponsored by the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, one of the top equine veterinary institutes in the country. Supporters of the $50,000 Leading Rider Bonus include: Holiday Inn Georgetown Hotel; Dean, Dorton, & Ford; Fifth Third Bank; Fort Dodge Animal Health; Hagyard Pharmacy; Kathleen Sullivan, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Turf Town Properties; Air 51 and Audi of Lexington.
For more information on the Kentucky National Indoor Horse Show or the Hagyard Challenge Series, please go to www.kentuckyhorseshows.com
Additional information on Hagyard Equine Medical Institute is available at www.hagyard.com