NOW OPEN! Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event (Apr 2024)


Event Date: Apr 24 – 28, 2024
Open Date: Feb 27
Close Date: Mar 26

Address: Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY [North of Lexington] From I-75: Exit 120. Other Highways: Watch for ‘Kentucky Horse Park’ signs. Enter at Main Gate of Park; take the second right off the roundabout onto Cigar Lane, drive directly to Stable Office located on Nina Bonnie Blvd.

USEF/USEA Recognized: CCI5-L,CCI4-S

Tentative Schedule:
Monday and Tuesday: Horses may arrive 8 am to 6 pm. Earlier or later arrivals must be cleared with Director of Competition and Veterinary Delegate. Horses must be on-site by 6pm, Tuesday April 23rd. Arrivals prior to Monday, April 22nd must be approved by Competition Director. PLEASE fill out form with your arrival information including all non-compete horses: 2024 Provisional Schedule: Wednesday:Competitor Briefing – 10 am Cross-Country open after briefing. CCI5*-L only- First Horse Inspection – 2pm Thursday: Dressage – CCI4*-S 8:00am; CCI5*-L 12:45pm Friday: Dressage – CCI4*-S 8:00am; CCI5*-L 12:45pm Saturday: Cross-Country Test -CCI4*-S 9:00am; CCI5*-L 1:00pm Sunday: CCI4*-S Horse Inspection -8:00am CCI5*-L Second Horse Inspection 8:00am, CCI4*-S Jumping Test – 11:00am; Awards to follow , CCI5*-L Jumping Test – 2:30pm; Awards to follow

Starting Times:
Provisional times available April 22nd at www.kentuckythreedayevent.comand on K3DE App. Definite times available April 24th, at www.kentuckythreedayevent.comone hour after completion of Horse Inspection.