The 2012 National Horse Show begins on October 30th, but on Sunday residents in downtown Lexington were given a sneak preview of the event.
Riders put on a demonstration Sunday afternoon in Downtown Lexington at Centre Pointe.
The show's president says Sunday's riders will not be performing in the national show.
Instead member of the USA Olympic Team that competed in London and 11 riders from Europe will take part in the event.
The Alltech National Horse Show runs from October 30th through November 4th at the Kentucky Horse Park.
The event is free to the public during the day, but there is a ticket charge at night.