Kentucky Three-Day Event 2023: What You Need to Know


The Kentucky Three-Day Event is an equestrian competition held annually in Lexington, Kentucky. It is one of the most prestigious and challenging three-day events in the world and is considered the "Grand Slam" of eventing. It has been held every year since 1978 and consists of dressage, cross-country, and show jumping tests. It is a popular event for spectators and riders alike, and is known for its exciting and challenging courses.



The Kentucky Three-Day Event has had a long and successful history of sponsorships. From Rolex to Land Rover, the event has attracted some of the biggest names in the world of equestrian sports. 

In 2018, the Kentucky Three-Day Event changed from Rolex to Land Rover as its sponsor. This was done to reflect the changing nature of the event and to better align the event with the lifestyle of the Land Rover brand. The move was also seen as a way to bring more attention to the event and to attract more sponsors. 

The Land Rover sponsorship of the Kentucky Three-Day Event has been a great success, with the event growing in popularity each year.

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Winners at Kentucky Three Day Event

The Kentucky Three-Day Event has seen some of the most legendary equestrian athletes competing for the champion title. 

It has had a long and storied history, with some of the most successful riders winning the competition. The first winner of the Kentucky Three Day Event was Bruce Davidson in 1978, riding the horse Mighty Tango. Since then, the event has been won by some of the most iconic riders in the world, including Mark Todd and William Fox-Pitt.

In more recent years, the event has seen some of the most talented riders in the world competing for the title. In 2017, the event was won by Boyd Martin, who also went on to win the 2018 World Equestrian Games. The 2019 event was won by Phillip Dutton, who also won the 2020 World Equestrian Games.


Why Attend? 

If you’re looking for an exciting day that offers something for everyone, then the Kentucky Three-Day Event is the perfect place to be! Not only does this event provide a thrilling competition for the more experienced equestrian enthusiast, but it also provides plenty of activities for those who are just getting started in the equestrian world. The Kentucky Three-Day Event is one of the most prestigious equestrian events in the world, and for good reason. Here are just a few of the reasons why you should attend this year:

First, the Kentucky Three-Day Event is an excellent opportunity to see some of the best riders and horses in the world compete. Bringing together some of the most talented riders and horses from all around the world, making it a great place to learn from the best. You’ll have the chance to watch some of the top riders compete and get an inside look at the competition.

Second, the Kentucky Three-Day Event offers a unique chance to experience the beauty of Kentucky’s horse country. From the rolling hills and lush pastures to the vibrant colors of the bluegrass, the Kentucky Three-Day Event is a great way to explore the beauty of the area. 


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Kentucky Three-Day Event 2023: Dates and Location 

April 27th-30th 2023

Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington

Cavaletti Collection will be at the Kentucky Three-Day event this year! 

Stand Number: Booth 20, 

Stand Location: Outdoor Trade Village

If you are at the event please feel free to come and say hello to us!