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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event riders to visit Kentucky Children's Hospital

WHAT:
A visit to Kentucky Children’s Hospital by riders in town to compete in the 2013 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event and Kentucky Reining Cup.

WHEN:
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 1:00 pm

WHERE:
Kentucky Children’s Hospital, 800 Rose Street
Media parking is available in the UK HealthCare parking garage at South Limestone and Transcript Avenue.
Please meet UK PR representative at Concourse Level C.

OVERVIEW
A visit to patients at Kentucky Children’s Hospital by:
• Four Eventing riders who competed in the 2012 London Olympic Games:
• Phillip Dutton, Boyd Martin and Will Coleman of the United States
• Hawley Bennett-Awad of Canada
• Plus Lyndsey Jordan of Georgetown, KY, two-time National Reining Horse World Champion, who will be competing in the Kentucky Reining Cup.

Riders will bring Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event and Kentucky Reining Cup souvenirs.

The visit is sponsored by Equestrian Events, Inc., producer of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event and Kentucky Reining Cup, and by the Professional Riders Organization (PRO).

About the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Land Rover and the Kentucky Reining Cup
The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Land Rover is the Western Hemisphere’s only Four Star Three-Day Event. It features the world’s best horses and riders vying for their share of $250,000 in prize money and a shot at the $350,000 Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing. This year’s event, April 25-28, at the Kentucky Horse Park, features Olympic and World Equestrian Games medalists from Australia, Canada, Ecuador, Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand and the United States.

The Kentucky Reining Cup features an international Three Star Reining competition and the incredibly popular World Freestyle Championship on Friday and Saturday evenings, April 26-27, at Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Further event information is available at www.rk3de.org and at www.KentuckyReining.com.
Further information on the Professional Riders Organization is available at www.professionalriders.org.


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