Pony Club Schedule of Activities During the 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

April 26, 2017 (Lexington, KY) – The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. is pleased to host a variety of events at the Rolex Three-Day Event in Lexington, Kentucky April 27-30, 2017. Come join Pony Club in the in the fun and excitement of Rolex!

Thursday, April 27th 

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Pony Club Booth Located in Sponsor Village

  • ShopPonyClub for logowear and gifts
  • Sign our Pin Pledge Banner and receive a Pony Club Proud Pin
  • Create your own Fan Sign to cheer on your favorite competitor!
  • Watch the live competition feed in the Pony Club Booth
  • Sign-up for daily drawings
  • Sign-up for free E-Membership
  • Sign-up for exclusive Pony Club Alumni Meet and Greet with Rolex riders and officials. (Open only to current USPC members D-3 H-M or above, age 12-20; names will be drawn at 5pm.)
9 a.m. – noon Dressage Test Begins Rolex Stadium
11:00 a.m. Flair© Equine Nasal Strips Demonstration at Pony Club Booth
12:45 p.m. Keeneland Pony Club Quadrille Walnut Ring
1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Dressage Tests Resume Rolex Stadium

Friday, April 28th 

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Pony Club Booth Located in Sponsor Village

  • ShopPonyClub for logowear and gifts
  • Sign our Pin Pledge Banner and receive a Pony Club Proud Pin
  • Create your own Fan Sign to cheer on your favorite competitor!
  • Watch the live competition feed in the Pony Club Booth
  • Sign-up for free E-Membership
  • Sign-up for daily drawings
9 a.m. – noon Dressage Tests Resume Rolex Stadium
10:15 a.m. Keeneland Pony Club Quadrille Walnut Ring
11:00 a.m. Flair© Equine Nasal Strips Demonstration at Pony Club Booth
12:30 p.m. Celebrity Games Challenge Round Walnut Ring
  Competing Celebrities:
o Madeline Backus
o Meghan O’Donoghue
o Colleen Rutledge
o Allie Sacksen
1:00 p.m. Prince Philip Cup Games – Round 1 Walnut Ring
  The Four Teams competing this year:
o   CAROLINA/MIDSOUTH/SOUTH REGIONS – DEMOLITION
o   MIDSOUTH REGION – TURN N BURN
o   SUNSHINE REGION – BUTTERFINGERS
o   MIDWEST REGION – IT’S A GAMES THING
1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Dressage Tests Resume Rolex Stadium
End of Competition USPC Media Internship – Press Conference (Essay contest winners only – closed to public.

Saturday, April 29th 

8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Prince Philip Cup Games – Round 2, followed by awards Rolex Stadium
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Pony Club Booth Located in Sponsor Village

  • ShopPonyClub for logowear and gifts
  • Sign our Pin Pledge Banner and receive a Pony Club Proud Pin
  • Create your own Fan Sign to cheer on your favorite competitor!
  • Watch the live competition feed in the Pony Club Booth
  • Sign-up for free E-Membership
  • Sign-up for daily drawings
10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cross Country Test (Horses will start ever four minutes. There will not be 1.5 hour lunch break.)
10:15 a.m. Keeneland Pony Club Quadrille Walnut Ring
After Cross Country Andrea Davidson book signing Brinelda and the Blue Pony at Pony Club Booth
End of Competition USPC Media Internship – Press Conference (Essay contest winners only – closed to public.)

Sunday, April 30th 

8:45 a.m.** Stadium Course Walk Meet at the Rolex scoreboard, where Pony Club graduate and course designer Richard Jeffery and Marc Donovan will lead this tour. Current Pony Club members only, late arrivals will not be accepted.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Pony Club Booth Located in Sponsor Village

  • ShopPonyClub for logowear and gifts
  • Sign our Pin Pledge Banner and receive a Pony Club Proud Pin
  • Create your own Fan Sign to cheer on your favorite competitor!
  • Watch the live competition feed in the Pony Club Booth
  • Sign-up for free E-Membership
  • Sign-up for daily drawings
11:30 a.m. Presentation of USPC Prince Philip Cup Teams Rolex Stadium
Noon Opening Ceremony – Keeneland Pony Club Flag Presentation. Rolex Stadium
1:00 p.m. Show Jumping Begins Rolex Stadium
3:00 p.m. Presentation of the Awards Rolex Stadium

**Tentative Times to be confirmed at the Pony Club booth in Sponsor Village.