The Thoroughbred Lovers’ Guide to the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 20, 2022

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The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) is back to the bluegrass and can’t wait to celebrate the Thoroughbred all weekend long with a series of actives and opportunities perfect for those who love OTTBs!

Retired Racehorse Project Booth, presented by StressLess
Booth #130 in the Covered Arena
Thursday through Sunday
Shop OTTB gear, pick up your free copy of Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine, bid in the Spring Mini-Auction, and learn about our programs.

Limited Edition Thoroughbreds of the Kentucky Three-Day Poster, presented by Absorbine
Booth #130
Thursday through Sunday, signing with Laine Ashker during Friday lunch break
Each year, this collectible poster celebrates an iconic Thoroughbred who has campaigned at the 5* level of eventing. The 2022 poster featuring Laine Ashker’s Anthony Patch is free with a purchase or donation at the RRP booth, while supplies last.

Spring Mini-Auction, presented by Absorbine
Booth #130
Monday through Saturday
Bid online but browse items in person at our booth! The Spring Mini-Auction features a unique array of items specially curated for the Thoroughbred lover. Auction link opens on Monday, April 25 and closes on Saturday at 4 PM: https://www.32auctions.com/RRPSpring2022

Ironwoman Cross Country Course Walk with Elisa Wallace, presented by Buckeye Nutrition
Starts at Fence 1
Thursday at 3:30 PM
Strap on your walking shoes and get the inside scoop on tackling this big cross-country course from international eventing rider and 2018 Thoroughbred Makeover Champion Elisa Wallace. She’ll cover the whole course!

RRP Demos:

Picking Prospects for Eventing with Laine Ashker
Walnut Ring
Friday at 2:30 PM
International eventing and dressage rider Laine Ashker shares key insights on her evaluation process when looking at off-track Thoroughbred prospects.

Starting Your OTTB Over Fences with Richard Lamb
Walnut Ring
Saturday at 3:30 PM
Learn from leading coach and clinician Richard Lamb about the best training tools and exercises when starting your OTTB over fences.

RRP Cross-Country Tailgate
S278, adjacent to Steeplechase Infield Tower
All day Saturday
Join us on cross-country day for drinks, refreshments, games and giveaways! Tag a photo of your signature drink glass in an epic spot in the Horse Park with the hashtag #CheersToTheTB and we’ll choose our favorite to win $75 in RRP Store credit.

Make the most of your Thoroughbred weekend by joining our friends for farm tours and open houses:

New Vocations Open Barn & BBQ
719 Dolan Lane, Lexington
Friday 5:30-8:30 PM
A celebration of Thoroughbreds in second careers! Enjoy tours, a meet-and-greet with the horses, demonstrations, and a delicious BBQ meal. Tickets required: see newvocations.org for details.

Horse Country Tours
Head to VisitHorseCountry.com and tour your favorite breeding farms and industry services: use code RRPMEM22 for 10% off any regularly-offered public tour.

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