04.09.10

World-Class Entertainers, Clinicians Scheduled for Equine Village at 2010 Games

Posted in 2010 Games, Equine Village, Events, World Equestrian Games at 8:12 am by Thomas

Exhibits and Demonstrations Offered with Grounds Pass Tickets

LEXINGTON, KY—More than 50 of the world’s top performers and clinicians will showcase their talents and expertise during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

Entertainment, demonstrations, clinicians and lecturers will delight and educate spectators in the Equine Village of the Games grounds each day during the 16 days of the Games, which take place at Lexington’s Kentucky Horse Park September 25-October 10, 2010.

The Equine Village daily acts and 40+ exhibits will be available with a Grounds Pass ticket. Tickets will be available for purchase through www.alltechfeigames.com/tickets, on www.ticketmaster.com, at any Ticketmaster outlet, and via the Ticketmaster hotline at 1-800-745-3000. Grounds Pass tickets go on sale April 16.

The Equine Village will include daily demonstrations from Pat Parelli, Lynn Palm, and John Lyons, as well as daily exhibits including the Parade of Breeds, EquiMania, Molly the Pony, the NCHA mechanical horse and cow, the Native American Village and a pony petting area.

In addition, a limited number of performances by Stacey Westfall, Tommy Turvey and Mario Contreras will be offered in the Equine Village.

For a full schedule of activities, visit http://www.alltechfeigames.com/content.aspx?id=3956.

Grounds Pass tickets will be priced at $25 each, but from April 16 through May 31, as a special promotion, tickets will be available for $20. Each Grounds Pass will allow entry to the 2010 Games venue for the selected date of purchase.

To provide for an affordable, family-friendly event, admission for children 12 years of age and under will be free of charge when accompanied by a paying adult.

A limited quantity of Flex Grounds Pass tickets will be available for $30. The Flex Grounds Pass can be used for entry on any one day of choice, without selecting a specific date of attendance at the time of purchase. Grounds Pass tickets are available for 13 days during the Games, excluding the competition days of Endurance, Eventing Cross Country and Driving Marathon.  Spectators who wish to purchase admission for these competitions should visit www.alltechfeigames.com/tickets.

About the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games are the world championships of eight equestrian disciplines recognized by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). The Games are held every four years and this will be the first occurrence in the United States.

The Games will be broadcast on NBC Sports, which has marked the largest commitment to network coverage of equestrian sport in U.S. television history. The 2010 Games are expected to have a statewide economic impact of $150 million, and current sponsors include Alltech, Rolex, John Deere, Ariat International, Inc., Meydan and the University of Kentucky. For more information on the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, please visit www.alltechfeigames.com.