Lexington, KY – February 28, 2024 – Kentucky Horse Shows LLC is pleased to announce that the prize list for the 2024 Kentucky Spring Series in now available online. These two weeks of hunter/jumper competition will be returning to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, from May 7 – 12, 2024 and May 14 – 19, 2024. The FEI CSI3* show jumping events will feature both international and national competition for horses and riders of all levels at the magnificent venue which is nestled in the heart of horse country.

The first week of competition, the Kentucky Spring Horse Show, will kick off May 7 and will feature a FEI CSI3* rating. Highlights include Saturday’s $125,000 Hagyard Lexington Grand Prix CSI3*, as well as Thursday’s $62,500 Spring Classic CSI3* and Wednesday’s $31,500 Welcome Speed CSI3*. All three FEI classes will count for the Longines Ranking List and the Thursday and Saturday classes will also count for the Rolex/USEF Show Jumping Ranking List. In addition, the featured national classes will be the $35,000 Commonwealth Grand Prix, presented by Sterling Equestrian/Forest Hill, on Sunday, which will also count towards the Rolex/USEF Show Jumping Ranking List, and the $15,000 Under 25 Grand Prix to be held on Sunday, May 12.

The Kentucky Spring Horse Show will also be a World Champion Hunter Rider (WCHR) member event, where riders can earn points towards year-end awards, and has a USEF Premier Hunter rating. The week will feature three derby competitions including the $10,000 UHSJA International Hunter Derby presented by All Bizness Insurance, $5,000 Open National Hunter Derby and $5,000 Junior/Amateur National Hunter Derby.

Competition will continue the following week with the Kentucky Spring Classic, which will take place from May 14-19, also with a FEI CSI3* rating. Saturday will feature the $125,000 Mary Rena Murphy Grand Prix CSI3* presented by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, and FEI athletes will also have the opportunity to compete in the $62,500 Spring Classic CSI3* on Thursday and the $31,500 Welcome Speed CSI3*on Wednesday. Once again, all three FEI classes will count for the Longines Ranking List and the Thursday and Saturday classes will also count for the Rolex/USEF Show Jumping Ranking List. The featured national classes are the $35,000 Bluegrass Grand Prix, presented by Sterling Equestrian/Forest Hill on Sunday in the Rolex Stadium, which counts towards the Rolex/USEF Show Jumping Ranking List and the $15,000 Under 25 Grand Prix to be held on Sunday, May 19. Hunters will take center stage during the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby. Both weeks of the Kentucky Spring Horse Shows will offer WIHS and NAL qualifiers plus $12,500 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Classics, sponsored by Johnson Horse Transportation.

For more information on Kentucky Horse Shows LLC and the Kentucky Spring Horse Shows, please visit www.kentuckyhorseshows.com.

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