Lexington, KY – May 6, 2022 – The premier horse show management company, Kentucky Horse Shows LLC, is proud to recognize the generous sponsors of the 2022 Kentucky Horse Shows season. Hosted at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, this year’s shows will kick off with the Kentucky Spring Horse Show which runs May 10 – May 15 and is immediately followed by the Kentucky Spring Classic May 17- May 22.
Horse showing will resume at the Kentucky Horse Park with the Kentucky Summer Horse Show held July 27 – July 31 and will be followed by the Kentucky Summer Classic on August 2 – 7, the Bluegrass Festival Horse Show which runs August 16 – 21 and will wrap up with the KHJA Horse Show which runs August 24 – 28.
During the summer weeks, the Kentucky Horse Park will also play host to several championships including the USEF Pony Finals, USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships and the USHJA International Hunter Derby Finals.
These shows would not be possible without the support of the returning and new sponsors of the 2022 Kentucky Horse Shows LLC show season.
The team at Kentucky Horse Shows, LLC wants to take a moment to acknowledge their supportive lineup of sponsors who make each horse show possible, especially Hagyard Equine Medical Institute whose longstanding partnership with Kentucky Horse Shows supports two grand prix classes during the 2022 Spring Series.
We will be highlighting all of these wonderful companies in future press releases and social media and encourage our competitors to extend their gratitude to these businesses as well while they are on grounds.
We are excited to welcome back Hagyard Equine Medical Institute as a 2022 sponsor for the Kentucky horse shows. During the 2022 Kentucky Spring Series, they are a returning sponsor of the $140,000 Hagyard Lexington Grand Prix held Saturday, May 14 and the $140,000 Mary Rena Murphy Grand Prix which will take place Saturday, May 21.
With unmatched knowledge and expertise, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute leads the way in equine healthcare. The institute offers a variety of specialty services such as acupuncture, chiropractic, ophthalmology, imaging and more to keep your champions feeling their best every step of the way.
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute is the oldest and one of the largest equine veterinary practices in the world- home to over 50 veterinarians. The institute offers a staff with qualifications unparalleled by any single non-university veterinary group. The facility, located across the street from the Kentucky Horse Park, boasts superior ambulatory services, the world-renowned Davidson Surgery Center, McGee Medicine and Fertility Centers, Hagyard Laboratory, Sports Medicine Center, hyperbaric medicine facility, and Hagyard Pharmacy. Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, a history of doing what best for your horses. For more information, please visit hagyard.com
Kentucky Horse Shows LLC Thanks Other Generous Sponsors
There are risks in the equine business, and Sterling Thompson Equine has tailored solutions to protect them all. Their professional team has over 30 years of experience working directly in the areas of:
- Equine Mortality
- Farm Owners’ Insurance
- Personal and Professional Liability
- Care, Custody, Control Coverages
Sterling Thompson Equine offers the best in coverage and service for the entire equine community. Their strategic alliances with insurance carriers allow them to place your coverage with some of the top-rated companies to protect even your most unique exposures.
Let Sterling Thompson Equine show you how they can protect your passions and investments. They can also help you with your non-equine commercial exposures, personal homeowner or auto coverages, and employee benefits needs. Sterling Thompson Equine are your one stop shop for all your insurance needs.
“Sterling Thompson Equine is proud to be a continued sponsor of the Kentucky Horse Show series,” shared Bizzie O’Leary, Advisor for Sterling Thompson Equine. “We enjoy supporting such an incredible show series and look forward to welcoming and working with all of the athletes who will be traveling to Lexington for the show series.”
Innovative and decidedly chic, Kentucky Horse Shows sponsor Voltaire Design is a French designer of sport saddles. Recognized for their lightweight and unique blue stripes, Voltaire Design saddles are designed and produced in France with the finest French leathers and are infinitely customizable.
Created in 2010 in the idyllic French town of Espelette, the brand opted to launch first in the United States. Voltaire Design has had huge success and is quickly becoming a must-have across the Atlantic.
The Made in France promise and technical aspects of our products quickly attracted some of the greatest American riders, including double Olympic champion Beezie Madden. With its success in the U.S., the brand then conquered other major countries in the equestrian world such as Germany, England, and of course, France. To learn more about Voltaire Design, please visit voltairedesign.com.
Hallway Feeds’ close proximity to the Kentucky Horse Park provides ample opportunity to utilize the freshest feed manufactured with time-honored commitments to high standards of quality and the latest scientific advancements from a drug-free, medication-free, worry free facility.
Combining a premium nutrition package with a professional level of dedication in horsemen and women provides equine athletes with the formula for success. Hallway Feeds is a returning sponsor of the popular $1,000 Adult Amateur Hunter and Jumper Classics for the 2022 season!
“Hallway Feeds is once again honored to be a part of the Kentucky Horse Show Series at the Kentucky Horse Park. We enjoy supporting the horse industry that we are so fortunate to have in our backyard during this time of year. We encourage all exhibitors to visit us at our mill this summer and see how our safe, scientifically and results proven horse feed is made,” said Hallway Feeds Director of Emerging Markets Morgan McQuerry.
NexGen Aviation LLC, is Lexington’s premier air transportation service provider. Nexgen is owned and operated by active Professional Pilots with thousands of hours of experience in both Corporate and Airline environments.
Conveniently located at the Bluegrass Airport, NexGen offers nationwide access to a modern fleet of light, medium, and heavy aircraft that meet and exceed commercial airline standards and hold gold safety ratings amongst third-party safety auditors so that you can fly with the ultimate luxury: peace of mind. NexGen will ensure that there are always top-class personalized transportation options to suit your needs to avoid the increasing time and hassle of airline travel and fly on your schedule at competitive pricing.
“At Nexgen Aviation, we know how busy equestrian competitors are and how important it is for you to have safe and timely travel plans,” shared President and Director of Operations, Dale Gillispie. “With service areas including New York, Florida, the Carolinas, and more, we look forward to being able to get your family to and from their destination safely and comfortably.”
KHS looks forward to a fun and safe spring show series. For more information on Kentucky Horse Shows LLC, please visit www.kentuckyhorseshows.com.