Lexington, Kentucky - The Kentucky Reining Cup, which returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, April 25-27, is very proud to announce the addition of its newest media partner, Performance Horse Connection. Featuring coverage of the event from now through the final results, Performance Horse Connection offers unparalleled access to the inside track of this important event.
As the most high-profile event of the qualifying year for the FEI World Equestrian Games, the Kentucky Reining Cup offers a three-star $35,000 FEI Concours de Reining International (CRI3*), the $50,000 Kentucky Reining Cup Team Challenge, the $20,000 World Championship Freestyle Reining and an additional $15,000 for the Adequan/USEF National Open Reining Championship & Official Selection Trial for the US Reining Team at the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). Total prize money for the three-day event is a staggering $120,000.
The United States has won the team gold medal at every WEG since the inclusion of the sport of Reining in the FEI family in 2000, and they return to the international stage with their sights set on defending that title. As a result, the Reining industry, and indeed the entire equestrian community turns its eyes to the Kentucky Reining Cup to watch the US team take shape.
A true leader in bringing the sport of Reining to those interested in western horse sport, Performance Horse Connection is dedicated to promoting the horse sports of the American West. With one on one interviews with trainers, non-pros and youth, along with recaps and photos of many of the major reining events in the nation, plus full color advertisements from leading trainers, stallions and products, Performance Horse Connection will keep you "connected" to the world of Reining.
Held at the Kentucky Horse Park and in conjunction with Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, the Kentucky Reining Cup is a dynamic and exciting event that offers the opportunity to participate and enjoy Reining at the highest possible level, drawing top competitors and elite-level horses from around the globe. For more information, schedule of events and online ticket sales for the Kentucky Reining Cup, visit www.KentuckyReining.com