Which new trophies are up for grabs at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event?

Zara Tindall of Great Britain and High Kingdom on their way to a third place finish in 2017 (photo: Michelle Dunn)

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Which new trophies are up for grabs at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event?

The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event, America’s only CCI4* competition, is delighted to announce that L.V. Harkness, the renowned purveyor of fine gifts, home accessories and trophies, will be providing new trophies and commemorative awards in partnership with the world-class event when it returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, April 26-29, 2018.

Located in the heart of downtown Lexington, L.V. Harkness & Co. offers a wide selection of equestrian-themed pieces, fine tableware, decorative home accents, and exquisite gift items including china and porcelain, silver, leather and crystal, as well as beautiful trophies of all styles. The boutique store is just 15 minutes from the Kentucky Horse Park and offers free parking!

As partner of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event (LRK3DE), L.V. Harkness is generously providing the following new trophies with engraving in addition to accompanying personalized awards:

  • Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Champion
  • Highest-Placed Rider who is also the Sole Owner of the Horse
  • Breeder of the Winning Horse
  • Highest-Placed International Rider
  • Highest-Placed Youngest Rider

Defending Champion Michael Jung of Germany and FischerRocana FST will be seeking their record fourth consecutive title and having their name engraved on a new L.V. Harkness trophy
(photo: Michelle Dunn)

“L.V. Harkness is well known for their beautiful trophies and I’m delighted that they have come on board as a partner with us,” said Stewart Perry, president of Equestrian Events, Inc. (EEI), organizer of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event. “It’s going to be an exciting event, and I can’t wait to see whose names are going to be engraved on each one!”

In addition to the new trophies, competitors at the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event will vie for $400,000 in prize money and will have a chance at the $350,000 Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing. This year’s LRK3DE will also be a qualifying selection trial for the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team that will represent the U.S. in the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games™ in September.

 


 

The Dubarry of Ireland Nations Team Challenge will be featured again this year, awarding $20,000 in prize money to the winning nation.

An exciting addition to the event this year is a $225,000 FEI CSI3* Invitational Show Jumping Grand Prix, to be held in Rolex Stadium on Saturday following the completion of Cross-Country. There will also be a $35,000 1.45m FEI ranking class, also in Rolex Stadium, after Friday afternoon’s Dressage. L.V. Harkness will provide the Grand Prix Perpetual Trophy and two commemorative awards for Champion of the Grand Prix.

Tickets for the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event can be ordered online here or over the phone (859-254-8123).

 

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