The 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games have the greater Kentucky area and the world abuzz with excitement. This once in a lifetime opportunity for people to attend this magnificent equestrian event in the United States will occur at the Kentucky Horse Park located in Lexington, Kentucky from September 25th – October 10th 2010.
This is the first time the FEI World Equestrian Games have been held outside of Europe and also the first time that eight out of ten FEI disciplines will be held at one location. This will truly be a remarkable event that will bring thousands of people to witness showmanship, riding styles and events by competitors from all over the world.
Tickets range in price for daily events and seating. A fully detailed schedule of the WEG events can be viewed at the official website, or call 1-888-934-2010. Ground passes may also be purchased for $25 per day, with children under 12 getting in free. A ground pass will allow guests to explore the WEG and all that is has to offer (but is not a reserved ticket to above events).
The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games event schedule is as follows:
Reining Sept 25-30
Endurance Sept 26-27
Dressage Sept 27-Oct 1
Eventing Sept 30-Oct 3
Jumping Oct. 4-9
Vaulting Oct. 6-10
Driving Oct 7-10
Para Dressage Oct 5-10
Besides an impressive horse show there will be other venues as well.
This gallery of horse items will satisfy shoppers from all walks of life and interests. For those looking for a trinket as a souvenir from their once in a lifetime experience, to the horse enthusiast looking for the latest nutrition and riding gear, folks will be able to satisfy their shopping needs.
The Equine Village
Throughout the Kentucky Horse Park there will be events and opportunities for guests to enjoy different breeds of horses, riding disciplines, and demonstrations.
The Kentucky Experience
This is an interactive gallery that will hope to bring the sights, sounds and tastes of Kentucky to all that have come to the World Equestrian Games. Guests will enjoy food, bourbon, wine, art, highlights of Kentucky regions to visit, and much, much more. There will be a variety of musical artists performing from orchestras, symphonies, a children’s theater group, as well as string, country, and bluegrass bands.
Kentucky native Jon Carloftis, an award-winning garden designer and author, has designed two amazing flower gardens just for this event. He is the owner of Rockcastle River Trading Company in Livingston, Kentucky and his gardens have been featured in magazines such as Southern Living, Martha Stewart Living, and Country Gardens
This once in a lifetime chance to experience the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games of 2010 surely will please the thousands of people embracing the horse as a versatile athlete, equine enthusiasts and the remarkable atmosphere the Kentucky Horse Park will provide.