The Thoroughbred Lovers’ Guide to the 2024 KY3DE

April 15, 2024

Photo by Captivation Photography

The RRP will once again have a presence at Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event! Mark your calendars for the following activities and demos during the event, April 25-28 at the Kentucky Horse Park:

SHOP

Shop the RRP Booth, presented by Ariat
All week, RRP Booth 106
Shop to support & wear your OTTB pride with new gear at the RRP booth!

Limited Edition Thoroughbreds of the Kentucky 3-Day Poster, presented by Triple Crown Nutrition
All week, RRP Booth 106
Each year this collectible poster celebrates an iconic Thoroughbred who has campaigned at the 5* level of eventing. The 2024 poster featuring Phillip Dutton & The Foreman is FREE with a purchase or donation. Visit Triple Crown Feed in booth #164 to learn about autograph signings with Phillip Dutton!

Support the RRP’s Fund-a-Need Campaign
All week, RRP Booth 106
Purchase the RRP’s “Rise & Grind” T-shirt and $5.00 of your purchase price go towards buying lunches and coffee for the 2024 Thoroughbred Makeover volunteers!

LEARN

Picking Prospects for Eventing with Alison O’Dwyer
Thursday, 1:00 PM, Walnut Ring
2023 Thoroughbred Makeover Champion trainer Alison O’Dwyer will share insights on how she evaluates conformation when selecting horses for Eventing.

Cross Country Course Walk with Allison Springer, presented by BUCKEYE Nutrition & SmartPak
Thursday, 3:00 PM, meet at 5* fence 1
Get the inside scoop on tackling this big cross-country course from veteran 5* event rider Allison Springer.

Jumping Exercises for Moving Up to Preliminary with Kyle Carter presented by Ride iQ
Friday, 1:00 PM, Walnut Ring
Featuring Thoroughbred Makeover graduates who have progressed in their training, Olympian, 5* rider & expert coach Kyler Carter shares valuable exercises for horses preparing to move up to the Preliminary level.

COMMUNITY

New Vocations 7th Annual Open Barn & BBQ
Thursday, 4 PM, 719 Dolan Lane, Lexington
A celebration of Thoroughbreds in second careers! Enjoy tours, a meet-and-greet with the horses, demonstrations, and delicious food and drinks. Free to attend! Learn more and RSVP HERE.

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