All things RRP at LRK3DE!
“The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) is back to the bluegrass and can’t wait to celebrate the Thoroughbred all weekend long, April 28-May 1, with a series of actives and opportunities perfect for those who love OTTBs!”
Retired Racehorse Project Booth, presented by StressLess
Booth #130 in the Covered Arena
Thursday through Sunday
Shop OTTB gear, pick up your free copy of Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine, bid in the Spring Mini-Auction, and learn about our programs.
Limited Edition Thoroughbreds of the Kentucky Three-Day Poster, presented by Absorbine
Thursday through Sunday, signing with Laine Ashker during Friday lunch break
Each year, this collectible poster celebrates an iconic Thoroughbred who has campaigned at the 5* level of eventing. The 2022 poster featuring Laine Ashker’s Anthony Patch is free with a purchase or donation at the RRP booth, while supplies last.
Spring Mini-Auction, presented by Absorbine
Monday through Saturday
Bid online but browse items in person at our booth! The Spring Mini-Auction features a unique array of items specially curated for the Thoroughbred lover. Auction link opens on Monday, April 25 and closes on Saturday at 4 PM: https://www.32auctions.com/RRPSpring2022
Ironwoman Cross Country Course Walk with Elisa Wallace, presented by Buckeye Nutrition
Starts at Fence 1
Thursday at 3 PM
Strap on your walking shoes and get the inside scoop on tackling this big cross-country course from international eventing rider and 2018 Thoroughbred Makeover Champion Elisa Wallace. She’ll cover the whole course!
Picking Prospects for Eventing with Laine Ashker
Friday at 3:30 PM
International eventing and dressage rider Laine Ashker shares key insights on her evaluation process when looking at off-track Thoroughbred prospects.
Starting Your OTTB Over Fences with Richard Lamb
Saturday at 2:30 PM
Learn from leading coach and clinician Richard Lamb about the best training tools and exercises when starting your OTTB over fences.
RRP Cross-Country Tailgate
S278, adjacent to Steeplechase Infield Tower
All day Saturday
Join us on cross-country day for drinks, refreshments, games and giveaways! Tag a photo of your signature drink glass in an epic spot in the Horse Park with the hashtag #CheersToTheTB and we’ll choose our favorite to win $75 in RRP Store credit.
Make the most of your Thoroughbred weekend by joining our friends for farm tours and open houses:
New Vocations Open Barn & BBQ
719 Dolan Lane, Lexington
Friday 5:30-8:30 PM
A celebration of Thoroughbreds in second careers! Enjoy tours, a meet-and-greet with the horses, demonstrations, and a delicious BBQ meal. Tickets required: see newvocations.org for details.
Horse Country Tours
Head to VisitHorseCountry.com and tour your favorite breeding farms and industry services: use code RRPMEM22 for 10% off any regularly-offered public tour.
About the Retired Racehorse Project: The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) is a 501(c)3 charitable organization working to increase demand for off-track Thoroughbreds in the equestrian world. In addition to producing the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium the world’s largest and most lucrative retraining competition for recently-retired racehorses, the organization also publishes Off-Track Thoroughbred Magazine, produces the Master Class retraining clinic series, and presents programming at major horse expos and events around the country. The RRP maintains an educational library of content to empower more equestrians to ride a Thoroughbred.
Contact: Kristen Kovatch Bentley
Retired Racehorse Project
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