For the second consecutive year Rolex Riders will visit the Kentucky Children’s Hospital. The riders are in Lexington, Kentucky to compete in the 2013 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event and Kentucky Reining Cup. The Following riders will visit the patients at Kentucky Children’s Hospital on Tuesday March 23 at 1:00PM:
· Event riders who competed in the 2012 London Olympic Games:
o Phillip Dutton, Boyd Martin and Will Coleman of the United States and
o Hawley Bennett-Awad of Canada
· And 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 EventPresented by Bridgestone 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 information on the Professional Riders Organization is available at www.professionalriders.org.