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Battle in the Saddle

Event Dates and Times

5:00 P.M.
Covered Arena Kentucky Horse Park
The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation is hosting the inaugural Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning Event at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Covered Arena on Sunday, July 14, 2013. All proceeds from the benefit event will support the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation – a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to enhancing, expanding, and improving the Kentucky Horse Park.

WHO: Celebrities in the Saddle include (subject to change):
Calvin Borel Three-time Kentucky Derby winning jockey
Derek Braun International Grand Prix rider & owner of Split Rock Farm
Patti Cooksey Legendary female jockey
Buck Davidson International Event rider
Pat Day Hall of Fame jockey
Joe Harper Reining horse trainer & competitor
Kevin Huber Punter for the Cincinnati Bengals
Charlie Lopresti Trainer of 2012 Horse of the Year, Wise Dan
Chris McCarron Hall of Fame jockey
Mal McGuire Reining horse trainer & competitor
Matthew Mitchell Head Women's Basketball Coach, University of Kentucky

WHAT: The Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning competition will pair two amateur riders with a celebrity guest rider to compete to see who has the skills and bravery to pen a group of cattle in the quickest time.

WHEN: Sunday, July 14, 2013
5:00 pm – Vendor Booths and Concessions Open
7:00 pm – Battle in the Saddle Competition begins
For more information, call the Foundation office at 859-255-5727 or visit: http://khpfoundation.org/battle-in-the-saddle-celebrity-team-penning.html.

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