Wednesday, August 25, 2010

World Equestrian Games to start in one month!

DATE: August 25, 2010
LEXINGTON, KY—30 Days to Go—With just one month to go until the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, ticket sales and hospitality purchases are ramping up as spectators from around the world prepare to witness world championship competition in eight equestrian sports.
Dressage Freestyle Price Level A has officially sold out for the world championship final on Friday, October 1. Less than 1000 tickets remain in Price Level B for that same event.
Additionally, less than 150 tickets remain in the Reining Individual Final on Thursday, September 30.
While tickets for finals rounds continue to sell most rapidly, tickets are still available for early sessions of competition in all eight disciplines. Many are available at a 30 percent discount through September 6. To purchase tickets, visit,, or call 1-888-934-2010.
The Games hospitality program has sold out of Champions Club tables for Jumping. Suites for the entire Reining competition are also sold out. For a full listing of hospitality options, including passes to the Makers Mark Bourbon Village and Champions Club seating at competitions, visit
As the Games are rapidly approaching, the Kentucky Horse Park is being transformed to host the world. Temporary seating at several venues has neared completion, many of the 300+ temporary structures have been built, and the Alltech Experience and Kentucky Experience pavilions are taking form.
In addition, national federations for 58 countries have submitted entries for the 2010 Games. Australia, Canada, Germany and the United States have entries for all eight disciplines.
Although the Games won’t commence with the Opening Ceremonies until September 25, athletes and horses will arrive at the Kentucky Horse Park beginning September 10.
Tickets and accommodations are still available. Visit for more information.
About the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games are the world championships of eight equestrian disciplines recognized by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). The Games are held every four years and this will be the first occurrence in the United States.

The Games will be broadcast on NBC Sports, which marks the largest commitment to network coverage of equestrian sport in U.S. television history. The 2010 Games are expected to have a statewide economic impact of $167 million, and current sponsors include Alltech, Rolex, John Deere, Ariat International, Inc., Meydan, Kentucky Ale, and Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital. For more information on the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games please visit,
Media Contact:
Amy Walker
Public Relations
Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
(Office) 859-255-2010 ext 235
(Cell) 859-669-0443