Dates Set for the 2013 Alltech National Horse Show

Two-time Olympic gold medalist McLain Ward jumps to victory in the 0,000 Alltech National Horse Show Grand Prix during the 2012 Alltech National Horse Show.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist McLain Ward jumps to victory in the 0,000 Alltech National Horse Show Grand Prix during the 2012 Alltech National Horse Show.

WHAT: An American equestrian tradition, the Alltech National Horse Show will return to the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park Oct. 29-Nov. 3, 2013, with the nation’s top-performing equestrians and a week filled with fun for everyone in the Bluegrass.  In addition to a world-class equestrian sport, the show brings families together with activities including a free Halloween trick-or-treat, The Biggest Loser 5K/15K/1 Mile RunWalk, a Barn Night for horse crazy youth, and a showcase of Kentucky’s authentic cuisine and culture.

WHO: Former Olympians and world champions competing on the North American show circuit will enter the ring for a variety of events and classes, including Saddlebreds in competition, the $250,000 Alltech Grand Prix, the $50,000 LIFEFORCE Elite™ Puissance and the ASPCA Alfred B. Maclay Finals for youth competitors.

WHEN: Oct. 29 – Nov. 3, 2013
WHERE: The Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway  Lexington, KY 40511
 
MORE: In its first year in Kentucky, the Alltech National Horse Show was named the No. 1 horse show in America by the North American Riders Group, and it returned in 2012 with an even higher score from this group. For two consecutive years, the show has been named Horse Show of the Year by the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame. In 2013, the show received the Heritage Competition designation from the United States Equestrian Federation. In conjunction with the show, Alltech will host a line-up of community festivities at the Alltech Arena. Admission to the show is free during daytime events. Tickets for evening events will go on sale in mid-August. For more information, visit www.alltechnationalhorseshow.com.
 
Founded in 1980 by Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech improves the health and performance of animals, plants and people through natural nutrition and scientific innovation. With more than 3000 employees in 128 countries, the company has developed a strong regional presence in Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle-East, Africa and Asia. For further information, visit www.alltech.com. For media assets, visit www.alltech.com/press.
 
Alltech is the proud title sponsor of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy. For more information about these prestigious global championships, visit www.alltechfeiweg2014-normandy.com.




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