Mounted games are a fun and inexpensive way to enjoy equestrian competition playing relay games such as Bang-A-Balloon, Hi Lo, Hula Hoop, Socks and Buckets, Windsor Castle, and others.
Starting the weekend of January 12 and 13 the US Mounted Games Association will host a series of games competitions over a 5 weekend period this winter and spring at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. This series will culminate with the US Mounted Games Bluegrass Open on April 6 and 7 in the beautiful Rolex Stadium.
This competition is open to adult and youth divisions with different classes to suit the different skill levels for riders.
Admission for this event is included in the KHP admissions. Parking is in the main visitor parking lot except on January 12 and 13 when parking will be at the Alltech Arena parking lot.
The 2013 schedule for the series is as follows:
Saturday and Sunday, January 12 and 13, 2013 – Alltech Arena
Saturday, January 26, 2013 – Covered Arena
Saturday and Sunday, February 2 and 3, 2013 – Covered Arena
Saturday and Sunday, March 2 and 3, 2013 – Covered Arena
Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7, 2013 – Rolex Stadium
To find out more about mounted games and the US Mounted Games Association go their website here.
The Kentucky Horse Park is located at 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, Kentucky 40511.
Photo: Courtesy of the Kentucky Horse Park