Lexington, KY - February 24, 2015 - The Split Rock Jumping Tour, the new international show jumping show series modeled after top European shows and set to create an "unparalleled show jumping experience" in the U.S., has announced that General Admission Tickets are now on sale for its inaugural FEI 3* event, The Lexington International CSI 3*, taking place May 22-24, at Split Rock Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, the "Horse Capital of the World."
Tickets to the Split Rock Jumping Tour are $10 for a one-day pass, and $20 for a three-day pass. Children under 12 are admitted free of charge. General Admission tickets will include viewing world-class show jumping competition from stadium-style seating, as well as access to the Children and Family Festival, Food Trucks, Beer and Wine Garden, and Boutique Vendor Village. Gates will open at 7:30 am each day. Tickets can now be purchased directly from the Split Rock website at: www.SplitRockJumpingTour.com. Tickets purchased directly from the Split Rock Jumping Tour website will receive a food truck voucher included on the ticket. One-day passes will include a $5 voucher, and three-day passes will include a $10 voucher. Present ticket to food truck vendor to redeem.
"The Split Rock Jumping Tour shows will be a truly entertaining sporting event in every regard," said Derek Braun, Founder and President of Split Rock Jumping Tour. "We invite everyone to make their plans to be with us and to buy their tickets now to experience how we are taking the sport of show jumping to a whole new level!"
The Split Rock Jumping Tour will give competitors, sponsors and spectators an "Unparalleled Show Jumping Experience" by changing the way show jumping is presented in the U.S. Split Rock offers a world-class venue with a pristine grass jumping field, top prize money, extravagant awards and numerous first-class amenities for riders, horses, sponsors, and spectators, with close attention paid to every detail. Many of the nation's top riders have already confirmed their entries for the debut event, and more are committing to compete each day!
The event will be held at Split Rock Farm in Lexington, KY, "the Horse Capital of the World", and is sanctioned by the International Equestrian Federation ( FEI) as a 3* international competition that will allow riders to earn FEI points without having to travel to Europe.
The Split Rock Hospitality Experience will include private ringside tables, top-of-the line dining, Gala tickets, lounge seating, music, dancing, access to the VIP Spa Indulge Zone, and exclusive boutique shopping. The Split Rock Jumping Tour has partnered with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation in which a portion of proceeds from all sales of Split Rock Jumping Tour Hospitality packages will go directly to the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation to support their programs. Split Rock will also provide staff and patients of the Center with free tickets to attend the horse shows. For more information please visit: https://ukmarkey.org.