There are 15 days of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, and in addition to the equestrian competitions there are activities, entertainment opportunities and attractions. Louisville.com will be identifying the best of what the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games identifies as the Daily Must-Sees. To enjoy these non-competition activities you can get a Grounds Pass for $25 each day. Grounds Pass tickets allow entry to the games for the selected day of purchase but they do not grant access to competition venues or competition venue seating. You will need to purchase separate tickets for these events. And please verify the latest starting times at alltechfeigames.com.
Today’s events begin at 8:30 a.m. with the para-dressage world championship in the Covered Arena. According to the website for the games, the para-dressage discipline “provides riders with physical disabilities the opportunity to compete in high performance equestrian sport along side able bodied riders from all over the world. For the first time in the history of equestrian sport, para-dressage will be included in the World Equestrian Games in 2010 held in Lexington, Kentucky, at the Kentucky Horse Park. The experience of qualifying for and competing at the highest level offers each rider the chance to represent their country regardless of their disability.” Part two of this event will get underway at the 1 p.m.
The team competition for the jumping world championship also beings today, with part one will starting at 10 a.m. and part two at 2:30 p.m. Tickets for these events are still available.
In an attempt to enjoy these events for the least amount of money, check out Craigslist Lexington. There are several offers for tickets at greatly reduced prices.
Photos: Courtesy Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
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