Rolex Three-Day Event opens Thursday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Horse fans will get more than their fill of equine events as the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event kicks off Thursday, April 23.

The event, being held at the Kentucky Horse Park is one of only 6 three-day events in the world ranked at a four-star level, and the only one held in the United States.  Event organizers estimate 78,000 spectators from across the globe will attend the event.

The Olympic-level sport features three areas of competition: dressage, cross-country, and stadium jumping.  There will also be a Celebrity Reining Saturday featuring Olympic athletes competing for a prize, as well as the Twilight 5K Run to benefit Horses and Hope, Rolex’s official charity partner.

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