On Saturday, February 2 the Kentucky Horse Council will be sponsoring a day of equine educational fun at the Kentucky Horse Park in the Alltech Arena called Kentucky Round-Up. The day ends with a concert by country music star John Michael Montgomery at 7 pm. There is something for everyone, those just wanting to learn more about horses to the experienced equestrian.
Activities include demonstrations in the arena, door prizes worth $1,000’s, vendors, safety symposium, exhibitors, Kid’s Corral with fun games, The Stable where everyone can pet or groom a horse or take a pony ride, clinicians, classes on various equine topics are just a few of the activities being offered.
The schedule of events is as follows:
Tickets available at the door
Vendors and concessions available
Horse Demonstrations begin
Speaker Series Begins
New Horse Owners
For Advanced Horse Owners
Kids Corral Open
Last demonstration and class
5:00PM – 6:30PM
Kentucky Horse Council membership banquet
Doors open for Concert
7:00PM – 9:30PM
John Michael Montgomery Concert
Opening Act: Danny Frazier Band
Special complementary tickets are available for youth groups or organizations. Individual Kentucky Horse Council members get one free complementary daytime ticket. Family memberships of the Kentucky Horse Council get two daytime complementary tickets. Business and Association memberships of Kentucky Horse Council get two free complementary tickets.
The John Michael Montgomery Concert requires a separate ticket purchase than a Daytime ticket only purchase. Kids under 12 are free.
Tickets are as follows:
Daytime ticket only prices for adults (excludes evening concert): In advance - $10.00. Tickets purchased in advance will be available day of event at will call table.
Day of Show- $15.00
Kids under 12 are admitted free.
John Michael Montgomery Concert tickets general admission (Includes daytime admission) - $25 or $35
For all ticket information or to purchase tickets go here.
For more information on the Kentucky Round-Up event go to the Kentucky Horse Council’s website here.
This event benefits the following charities: Kentucky Horse Council Youth Programs, New Beginnings Therapeutic Riding, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Bluegrass, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana
The Kentucky Horse Park is located at 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, Kentucky 40511.
Photo: Courtesy of the Kentucky Horse Council