The 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games will host its final series of Kentucky Cup Test Events during the annual Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Dressage, eventing and jumping competitions will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park from April 20 to 25.
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"This final series of test events will be an important test of the planning for many of the competition aspects of the Games," said Kate Jackson, vice president of competition for the World Games 2010 Foundation. "By hosting sessions of different disciplines on several days, we will really be able to test many of our procedures for the actual Games."
Kentucky Cup Dressage will begin the week of official test events. The schedule includes:
■ Tuesday, April 20: Dressage Grand Prix at 9 a.m.
■ Wednesday, April 21: Grand Prix Special at 10 a.m.
■ Thursday, April 22: Dressage freestyle at 7 p.m.
The freestyle competition April 22 is a ticketed event priced at $15. All Kentucky Cup Dressage events will be in the Outdoor Stadium. The two Grand Prix events are free.
The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, which is the test event for eventing at the Games, includes:
■ Thursday, April 22: Dressage at 9 a.m.
■ Friday, April 23 : Dressage at 9 a.m.
■ Saturday, April 24: Cross country at 9 a.m.
■ Sunday, April 25: Jumping at noon.
For more information about tickets and prices for the single and package tickets to the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, go to www.rk3de.org.
Kentucky Cup Jumping will complete the official test events for the 2010 Games. The schedule includes:
■ Friday, April 23: Warm-up class at 7 p.m.
■ Saturday, April 24: Jumping Grand Prix at 7 p.m.
■ Sunday, April 25: Speed class at 6 p.m.
Saturday's Jumping Grand Prix is a ticketed event priced at $20. Tickets to the Speed Class on Sunday are $15. All Kentucky Cup Jumping sessions will be in the Outdoor Stadium.
For more information on the World Equestrian Games, go to www.alltechfeigames.com.