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January 15, 2016

Rolex Kentucky Increases Prize Money To $350,000

For the second year in a row, Equestrian Events Inc., producer of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by Land Rover, has increased the prize money for the sole CCI**** in the United States. 

The second consecutive $50,000 increase brings the 2016 purse to $350,000, with the winner receiving $110,000. Rolex Kentucky returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., Apr. 28-May 1.

May 22, 2015

Trading Aces: The Equitation Horse With Plenty Of Tricks Up His Sleeve


Trading Aces looks at home no matter what kind of saddle he's wearing.

May 22—Devon, Pa.

Trading Aces probably has the most varied career of any equitation horse at Devon.

April 29, 2015

The Dogs Of Rolex Kentucky

Margaret Campbell attended the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** last week for the first time, assisting a friend who was a vendor. She started to take photos of dogs who passed by the booth where she worked. “In short order I actually started talking to the owner, taking down the dog’s name and some information,” Campbell said.

April 26, 2015

What Does It Feel Like To Finish Your First Four-Star?

They say you never know if your horse is a four-star horse or if you’re a four-star rider until you’ve cantered through the finish flags on the final day. We asked a number of four-star first-timers from the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** over the weekend what it felt like to achieve that monumental goal.

April 26, 2015

Forty-One Horses Will Go On To Show Jumping At Rolex Kentucky

Lexington, Ky.—April 26  

Forty-two horses presented at the final horse inspection on a chilly Sunday morning at the Kentucky Horse Park, and of those, 41 will go on to show jumping.

There was a bit of drama early on amongst the international group when two British horses were held—William Fox-Pitt’s Bay My Hero (sitting fourth after cross-country) and Nicola Wilson’s Annie Clover (10th after cross-country). Both horses were pass upon re-inspection. Their teammate Francis Whittington didn’t present Easy Target.

April 26, 2015

My Ride Around The Rolex Course*

There are two ways to get to ride around the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** course. There’s the hard way, where you become an extraordinary horseman by putting your blood, sweat and tears into learning the sport for a decade or three, then carefully find, train and manage an amazing horse.

April 26, 2015

Watch Cross-Country Masters At Work At Rolex Kentucky

Cross-country day at the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** was full of drama, dashed dreams and awe-inspiring performances. Tim Price and Michael Jung solidified their places at the top of the leaderboard with masterful rounds and are now in first, second and third. Watch their trips...

Tim Price on Wesko...

April 25, 2015

Wofford’s Wisdoms: Terminating U.S. Dreams At Rolex Kentucky

It’s a good thing that the 2015 Rolex Kentucky event had such a strong foreign contingent because otherwise people would think that Derek di Grazia’s cross-country course was impossible.

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