Local celebrities to saddle up for fifth annual Battle in the Saddle

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- Local celebrities will saddle up for this year's Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning Event.

The event pairs 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.

Some of the local celebrities participating will be WKYT Anchor Andrea Walker, DeAnn Stephens, award-winning jockey P.J. Cooksey and many more.

The fifth annual Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning Event will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Covered Arena on Friday, September 29, 2017. Concessions will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the competition will follow at 7:00 p.m.

General admission is $10 per person, with children 12 & under admitted free with the purchase of an adult ticket. General Admission tickets may be purchased at the door.

All proceeds from the benefit event will support the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation – a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing, expanding and improving the Kentucky Horse Park.

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