Event Dates: April 23 to 26, 2020.

Awards

2019 Awards and Gifts

OVER $420,000 IN PRIZE MONEY

 
The Kentucky Three-Day Event Perpetual Trophy

A hand engraved silver tureen from 1875 will be awarded to the owner of the winning horse.

The Kentucky Three-Day Event perpetual trophy is maintained in the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park. A commemorative silver cup from L.V. Harkness will be presented to the owner of the winning horse by Land Rover North America.

 
Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event Champion Vehicle

Land Rover North America will also award the triumphant rider with the keys to a 12-month lease of a Land Rover Discovery. The keys to the car will be awarded to the winning rider by Jaguar Land Rover North America, following the Show Jumping finale.

 
Rolex Watch U.S.A will award a Rolex Steel and Yellow Gold Oyster Perpetual Timepiece to the winning rider of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.

 
MARS EQUESTRIAN Best Turned Out Horse Award

MARS EQUESTRIAN will be awarding the Best Turned Out Horse Award to a competitor during the 2019 event. The prize will consist of a prize cooler for the horse and a prize for the horse’s groom and will be awarded by representatives from MARS EQUESTRIAN and Buckeye Nutrition.

 

Breeder of the Winning Horse

A silver conus vessel on an ebony wood base provided by L.V. Harkness will be awarded to the breeder of the winning horse. The perpetual trophy is maintained in the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park. A contemporary glass bowl will be presented to the breeder of the winning horse by L.V. Harkness.

 
Highest-Placed International Rider

A silver claret on a custom round base provided by L.V. Harkness will be awarded to the highest-placed international rider. The perpetual trophy is maintained in the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park. A contemporary glass bowl will be presented to the highest-placed international rider by L.V. Harkness.

 
Highest-Placed Sole/Owner Rider

A cut crystal vase on a walnut base provided by L.V. Harkness will be awarded to the highest-placed rider who is also the sole owner of the horse. The perpetual trophy is maintained in the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park. A contemporary glass bowl and cooler will be presented to the highest-placed rider who is also the sole owner of the horse by L.V. Harkness.

 
Highest-Placed Youngest Rider

A silver scallop bowl featuring horse heads on each side provided by L.V. Harkness to the highest-placed youngest rider. The perpetual trophy is maintained in the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park. A contemporary glass bowl will be presented to the highest-placed youngest rider by L.V. Harkness.

 
The Zeppa International Trophy

An original design by Melissa Zeppa, this trophy will be presented to the horse-and-rider combination determined by the ground jury to have made the best presentation in the first and third horse inspections. The groom of the winning pair will receive a pewter treasure box and a Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day souvenir garment from Equestrian Events, Inc.

 
The Kentucky Cup

A specially designed Louisville stoneware tumbler will be presented to competitors upon completion of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event five times and for each multiple of five completions. The Kentucky Cup was presented for the first time in 2008 to competitors who completed the competition 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30 times.

 
Groom’s Awards

The groom of the winning horse will receive $500, a pewter treasure box and a Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event souvenir garment from Equestrian Events, Inc.; $200 and a Ceramic by Ouisha from Susan Domonkos in honor of her mother, Jane Ginn, who served as her faithful horse trials groom through the years, and $250 from Nanette and Tink Eichell of Stamping Ground, Ky. Equestrian Events, Inc. will award $350 to the groom of the second-placed horse and $150 to the groom of the third-placed horse.

 
The Jockey Club Highest-Placed Registered Thoroughbred Award

$100, cooler, and ribbon for highest placed. Saddle pad and ribbon for second highest (reserve).

 
Memento Trophies

Pewter apple boxes, donated by Equestrian Events, Inc., will be presented to the 2nd and 3rd-place finishers.

 
Ribbons

Championship Ribbon, 1st Place

Place Ribbons, 2nd through 20th Place

 
Cash Prizes

1……….$130,000                      11……….$6,000

2……….$62,000                        12……….$5,000

3……….$45,000                        13……….$4,000

4……….$38,000                        14……….$3,500

5……….$28,000                        15……….$3,100

6……….$19,000                        16……….$2,900

7……….$14,000                        17……….$2,700

8……….$12,000                        18……….$2,500

9……….$10,000                        19……….$2,300

10……..$8,000                        20……….$2,000

 
Further prizes of ribbons and $1,000 each for every fourth starter of 80.

 
US Equestrian CCI5* National Championship Trophy

The US Equestrian CCI5* National Championship trophy, the Roger Haller Perpetual Trophy, will be awarded to the top-placed eligible U.S. rider. The perpetual trophy is maintained in Lexington, Ky., at the US Equestrian Headquarters and will be presented by the president of US Equestrian. A silver picture frame and a navy cooler will be presented to the champion by US Equestrian. A red cooler will be presented to the reserve champion. Ribbons 1st-10th place.

 
United States Equestrian Team Foundation Pinnacle Cup

The United States Equestrian Team Foundation’s Three-Day Pinnacle Cup will be awarded to the top-placed eligible U.S. rider. The perpetual trophy is maintained in Gladstone, N.J., and will be presented by a United States Equestrian Team Foundation Honorary Life Trustee. The winner will be presented with an engraved bowl commemorating the award.

 
The Dubarry of Ireland Nations Team Challenge

To foster a friendly team competition during the individual competition at the CCI5*-L level. Rosettes will be given to the top 4 teams. $20,000 in prize money to be distributed as follows:
3 teams                       4 teams

1st– $10,000                 1st-$8,000

2nd-$6,000                   2nd-$6,000

3rd-$4,000                   3rd-$4,000

4th-$2,000

 
Equis Sportsmanship Award

The Equis Sportsmanship Award, voted on by the Land Rover Kentucky competitors, will be awarded to one competitor who throughout the competition exemplifies the spirit of the event, serves as a good role model for the sport, respects others and overall exudes a positive demeanor and attitude. The winner will be presented with a gift from luxury clothing and tack brand Equis Boutique.

 
EQUISTRO OLDEST HORSE COMPLETING AWARD

Equistro, a division of Vetoquinol USA, will be awarding a cooler and a stirrup-adorned ice bucket from L.V. Harkness to the Oldest Horse Completing the Land Rover Kentucky Three Day Event. A representative from Equistro will be presenting the award.

 
FLAIR, LLC

FLAIR Protect and Perform™ Award will give $1,500 to the highest-placed horse-and-rider pair using FLAIR® Strips during both the Cross-Country and Stadium phases of the competition.

 
Shapley’s Groom’s Award

This award goes to the groom of the horse deemed by the judges to be the best groomed for the Show-Jumping phase of the competition. The winning groom will receive a cash prize and products from Shapley’s Superior Equine Grooming Products Company.

 
Dubarry of Ireland ‘Best Dressed’ Award

The recipients of the Dubarry Ireland fashion award will each win a pair of Dubarry boots. A panel of judges will select the best turned-out and dressed male and female competitor at the first horse inspection.

 
Completion Mementos

A double old fashioned glass with the Kentucky Three-Day Event logo satin etched and signifying “CCI5*-L 2019 Competition Completed” will be presented by Equestrian Events, Inc. to the rider of each horse that completes the competition.

 
Trade Fair Merchant and Sponsor Gifts

The following sponsors and Trade Fair Vendors participating in the 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event have donated prizes for the top 20 Prize Draw and gifts for all competitors. Equestrian Events, Inc. thanks these sponsors and vendors for their generosity and support of the event and its competitors. Allotment of the Top 20 Prizes is determined by draw.