The World’s Championship Horse Show, one of the most prestigious Saddlebred shows in the world, returns to Freedom Hall August 18-25, and tickets go on sale June 20 at 10 a.m. The event is held in conjunction with the Kentucky State Fair.
Top Saddlebred horses from around the world take center stage during the show, with harness and Hackney ponies, roadster ponies and horses competing in the show ring as well. Divisions include three- and five-gaited, fine harness, Saddlebred pleasure, Equitation, Hackney/Harness pony and Roadster.
Show days, hours, parking and ticket prices vary. Gate admission to the Kentucky State Fair is required for all performances.
Show date Time Price
Aug. 18 7 p.m. $8
Aug. 19-23 6:30 p.m. $8
Aug. 24 6:30 p.m. $11
Aug. 25 7 p.m. $11
Aug. 19-25 Morning Free, upper-level seating only
Advance Parking $5
All-session seats are $168, and include Kentucky State Fair gate admission for all 14 performances, morning and evening.
Purchase tickets at the Kentucky Exposition Center Ticket Office; online at ticketmaster.com; by phone at 800-745-3000; or download the advance tickets order form at kyhorseshow.com/prices.
The World’s Championship Horse Show offers pay-per-view coverage. Each day of the show is broadcast live and available for purchase at $25 per day or $150 for the entire week.
For more information about WCHS and a schedule of competitive events, visit kyhorseshow.com.
The 2018 Kentucky State Fair is Aug. 16-26 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. For more information, visit kystatefair.org or find the Fair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or its blog.
-- via KY Venues Communication