2017 - Schedule of Events


2017 Prize List - Click Here

Monday, July 3rd – Opening Night Kick Off

  • Join us for the 81st year of the Charity Horse Show at the historic Red Mile.  Food, drinks, shopping, and more! 
  •  Evening Session (6:30 PM)

Tuesday, July 4th – Family Night

  • Stick Horse Race (5:30 PM) - $5 per entry
    • Sign up at the gate.  Don’t forget your stick horse!  Stick Horses will also be available for purchase at the Junior League Boutique in Gaited Gallery.
  • Bounce House, Face Painting and FREE pony rides with admission.  Bring the whole family out for fun!
  • Morning Session (9 AM)
  • Evening Session (5:30 PM)

Wednesday, July 5th – Honoring our Heroes & First Responders

  • All military service and first responding men and women receive FREE admission.
  •  Morning Session (9 AM)
  • Evening Session (5:30 PM)

Thursday, July 6th – Paint the Red Mile Pink & Solstice Retirement Party

  •  Paint the Red Mile Pink
    • Wear pink to raise awareness about the fight against breast cancer.
  • Solstice Retirement Party
    • Help us celebrate the retirement of the Grand Champion horse, Solstice.  Live Music by Tony and the Tan Lines
  • Morning Session (9 AM)
  • Evening Session (6:30 PM)

Friday, July 7th – Exhibitor Party

  • Join us to celebrate our 81 years at the Red Mile with live music in the infield by The Big Maracas.  Free Admission to the party!
  • Morning Session (9 AM)
  • Evening Session, Thursday Night Classes have been moved to tonight at 6:30 (Friday night sessions will now be held at 3:00 on Saturday, see below!)

Saturday, July 8th – 4th Annual Dog Show, New Venue Tour & Championship Night

  • 4th Annual Dog Show (10 AM) @ The Red Mile by the Round Barn
    • Open to all mutts, senior dogs, pedigree dogs, and dogs of all kinds!  Different “classes” will compete for blue ribbons and bragging rights.
    • Doggie bags with treats for 1st place winners
    • List the classes:
      • 1. Puppy (age 12 months and under)
      • 2. Costume
      • 3. Mutt
      • 4. Lap Dog
      • 6. Pedigree
      • 7. Trick Dog
      • 8. Senior Dogs (age 10 and over)
      • 9. Open and Amateur
      • Entry fee is $5 for class 1-8 and $10 for class 9
  • 11 AM – 2 PM – Kentucky Horse Park’s Rolex Stadium Tour Provided by Horse Show Manager Kent Moeller & Ladies from the 2018 Horse Show Board

    You’re Invited!  The ladies of the Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show Board invite you to come out to the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, July 8th, anytime from 11 AM – 2 PM to tour the Rolex Stadium, the site of the 82nd Charity Horse Show.  Show Manager Kent Moeller will be there to answer questions, as well as the 2018 Horse Show Chair and 2018 Boxes Chair.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Look for Kent and the Ladies at the entrance to the Rolex Stadium and for updates on the Horse Show Facebook page as to their set-up location with the refreshments. 

    Click Here to view a map of the Kentucky Horse Park.  The Rolex Stadium is the letter “K” on the map and we recommend parking in the lot labeled “TP” if you are not able to drive right up to the stadium itself.  Check our Facebook page on Saturday morning for real-time updates.

  • Friday Night Sessions moved to Saturday start at 3 PM.
  • Saturday Night Sessions will begin 30 minutes after the 3 PM classes end.
Information Regarding Horse Show Webcast

The final four classes of the THURSDAY EVENING SESSION will begin at 3:00PM EST on Friday 7/8. Those will be available on the *Thursday* page of the webcast to Thursday ticketholders.

The original FRIDAY EVENING SESSION will be available on the Friday page of the webcasts to Friday ticketholders. This will run after the four Thursday classes are finished.

The TRIPLE CROWN CHALLENGE will be available on BOTH the Thursday and Friday pages to Thursday AND Friday ticketholders. It will run after the Friday Evening Session.

The original SATURDAY EVENING SESSION will be available on the Saturday page to Saturday ticketholders. It will run as close to the normal start time as possible (6:30PM).

If anyone needs to get in contact with Richfield due to a question or problem with the live stream, the best and fastest way to get help is to message them directly on Facebook. If Facebook is not an option for you, email us at rvproad@gmail.com. If you’re having trouble with your Cleeng account specifically, Ritchfield can help you faster if you include the email address of your account in your initial message.