2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event
THE ONLY FOUR STAR THREE-DAY EVENT IN THE AMERICAS
Because horse and rider combinations compete in World Championships and Olympic Games at the Four Star level, the ability to train and test themselves at this level on an annual basis is critical to developing strong individuals and teams for those contests.
While not every combination that competes at the Four Star level will be chosen to represent the U.S. or, in the case of foreign riders, their own country, the Rolex Four Star Championship, $200,000 in prize money and a Rolex Watch make the competition important in its own right. Additionally for U.S. riders, the USET Foundation CCI**** Championship for the Pinnacle Cup marks the high point of any U.S. rider's career.
To win Rolex Kentucky sets a horse and rider apart and they become members of that upper echelon who are winners of a CCI****. Simply to finish also puts them in select company.
ONE OF THREE EVENTS IN THE ROLEX GRAND SLAM OF EVENTING
The Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing awards $250,000 to the Rider who can win the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in England the first weekend in May and the Burghley Land Rover Horse Trials in England the first of September in succession. In its 5th year in 2003, Pippa Funnell of Great Britain became the first Grand Slam winner with wins at Kentucky on Primmore's Pride, Badminton on Supreme Rock, and Burghley on Primmore's Pride, taking the $250,000 prize that most had thought impossible to win. When the next Grand Slam winner will burst onto the Eventing scene is anyone's guess.
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The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Tribunal has taken its decision in the case of alleged horse abuse committed by Mrs. Amy Tryon on her horse Le Samurai while participating in the cross-country phase of the 2007 Rolex Lexington Kentucky 4
The International Equestrian Federation (FEI) held the hearing at its headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland on June 25, 2007 from 09:00am-4:30pm, in the case of alleged abuse at the Lexington CCI4* event, in Kentucky involving U.S. rider Amy Tryon an
PHOENIX – May 23, 2007 – Record setting crowds were in attendance at magnificent Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky, April 26 – 29, for this year’s Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Farnam.
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The Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event cross-country course designer, Mike Etherington-Smith, has begun a new role as the Director of Sport for British Eventing. Etherington-Smith has been involved the sport for many years as a rider and later as a cours
Jerome and Rebecca Broussard’s gelding, La Samurai (Sparky), who sustained an injury to his near fore suspensory ligament while partnered by Amy Tryon on the cross-country course at the 2007 Rolex, Kentucky Three Day Event was euthanized on May 4, 20
The Rolex 3 day Event, one of the most prestigious eventing competitions in the world, was held this past weekend in Lexington, Kentucky. After the dressage on Friday and the spectacular cross-country on Saturday, the American rider Kristin Bachman t
Lexington, KY – May 1, 2007 – American rider Phillip Dutton was awarded the USET Foundation’s Pinnacle Cup Trophy on Sunday afternoon at the 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI****, held April 26-29, 2007. The Pinnacle Cup is given to the highes
Top Rider Sara Mittleider will be signing autographs at the Gallops Saddlery/FITS booth during the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event horse show.
FITS breeches (www.FITSriding.com) are the featured product line at the Gallops Saddlery exhibit at the R
See all the action from the most exciting equestrian event in the country! For just $7.99 you get all four days of coverage of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Farnam on NBCSports.com. You can enjoy dressage on Thursday and Friday, the
The 2007 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, April 26-29, will deliver the world’s first full, live, end-to-end webcast of an international three-day event. This year’s competition is an International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Qualifying Competition an