Kentucky Horse Park
PRESS CONFERENCE: Alltech National Horse Show

Press Release Date:  Monday, May 09, 2011  
Contact Information:  Cindy Rullman
859-259-4209
Cindy.Rullman@ky.gov
 


WHO:  The Kentucky Horse Park and the National Horse Show Association  

WHAT:  Announcement regarding new details for the Alltech National Horse Show.  Speakers will be Jim Gray - Mayor of Lexington, John Nicholson - Executive Director of the Kentucky Horse Park, Dr. Pearse Lyons, President and Founder of Alltech, Mason Phelps, Jr. - President and CEO of the NHS, John Walker - Board Member of the NHS and Chairman of the NHS Trophy Committee, and Hugh Kincannon, Co-Manager of the NHS.

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 11, 11am

WHERE:  The Farmhouse at the Kentucky Horse Park

WHY:  The National Horse Show is the country’s most prestigious indoor horse show.  It is moving to Kentucky for the first time after more than a century in New York.  The National Horse Show Association and Alltech have recently announced that Alltech will be the title sponsor.

HOW:  Members of the media, please park in the designated Press Conference area at the Alltech Arena and you will be shuttled by golf cart to The Farmhouse.  Any members of the media who can't make it to the park are invited to join us via conference call. Please call 800-244-9194. Use code 532484#.

This event is open to credentialed members of the media.

Please plan to stay for another media opportunity immediately following at noon in the Alltech Arena as 4,000 fourth graders from Central Kentucky enjoy The Black Stallion Show as part of the Black Stallion Literacy Project.  (When you enter the Alltech Arena, look for the volunteer with a Media sign).