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post #1 of 10 Old 01-19-2011, 10:13 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone Been to a Rolex K3DE?

Anyone Been to a Rolex K3DE( Kentucky 3-Day Event) in Lexington, Kentucky? I got to go in 2004 and it was a blast. The Horse Park is an outstanding place to see. Got to spend 4 days there. There were 2 days of Dressage, one day of Cross Coutry Jumping and one day of Stadium Jumping. If ever anyone gets the opportuntiy to go you will really enjoy it.
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post #2 of 10 Old 01-19-2011, 10:56 AM
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Yes! My first year was last year when William Fox-Pitt and Cool Mountain took the crown.

I will be going again this year (And years to come) fortunately because I live 15 minutes away from the Horse Park now!

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I wish so very strongly that we lived closer to Lexington or Kentucky in general. I'd go every year in that case, but the cost of tickets and 4 day passes has gone up since I went. In '04 the only seating that required a ticket was the Stadium Jumping. Now I know that a ticket is required for the Dressage tests. I flew from Springfield,MO to Cincinnati,OH then catch a flight to the Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. When I got there I met up with a bunch of friends(about 30 of them) from another Board I belong to. My Brit friend from London was there and we shared a motel room and a rental car. Another of our friends rented an RV and had it set-up in her Horse park camp site.
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post #4 of 10 Old 01-19-2011, 06:58 PM
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I live somewhat close so I've been four times..
The past two years I have volunteered in the Rolex K3DE shop and in return gotten general admission tickets.

I absolutely LOVE rolex.. and agree. Everyone should go if they get the chance!! :)
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post #5 of 10 Old 01-19-2011, 07:22 PM
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I'm going to try going this year.
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post #6 of 10 Old 01-19-2011, 09:01 PM
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I would love to. A girl I ride with qualified and I would love to go see her ride but there's no way that would happen =( I wish I would have gone back when I lived on the east coast.
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post #7 of 10 Old 01-19-2011, 10:04 PM
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Well, if I had been a working student with my trainer last year I might've had a chance to go! However she just retired and bred her four star mare last year, lol. Maybe in a couple years she'll be able to go again with one of the very promising young horses she currently has in work for their owners, we'll see! :P

I'd love the chance to go watch Rolex, it would be a lot of fun!

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post #8 of 10 Old 01-23-2011, 04:36 PM
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I went 3 times a few years ago AND I LOVED IT! i definitely agree that everyone should go once in their life! its an amazing experience and there is nothing like it! I love the shopping :) and of course watching all the amazing riders! I can't wait till i graduate from college so I can go again!
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post #9 of 10 Old 01-23-2011, 04:54 PM
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I went about 6 years ago or so. It was really fun. I loved watching the cross country. And its horse shopping heaven. Unfortunately it happens only a few weeks before the Kentucky Derby, which we go to every year, and I really can't afford to take two trips that close together. Especially considering that Rolex turns me into a shopaholic.

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post #10 of 10 Old 01-23-2011, 05:25 PM
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no but I have been to, Badminton and to Burghley!

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