Charles Owen and Airowear will return as sponsors of the 2018 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI4* April 26-29, 2018 and are looking forward to a weekend of professional fittings and world class eventing!
The event coincides with the start of BETA Safety Week, an exciting annual event that celebrates equestrian safety. We invite everyone who comes to Kentucky to bring their helmets and body protectors to have them refitted with a free safety check in celebration of BETA Safety Week. Find our expert fitters on Booth #28 in Sponsor Village.
We’ll also be offering professional fittings for new helmets and body protectors throughout the competition with the opportunity to purchase new safety gear from our vendors on site: SmartPak Equine, Wise Choice Tack and VTO Saddlery.
Don’t miss the opportunity to experience our full range of products in one place. Featuring innovative safety technology to protect riders in all three phases, Charles Owen and Airowear have gear for eventers of all ages. No matter what you’re interested in, we have what you need! Design your own custom Ayr8®, try on the dazzling new eLumenAyr, see the difference a removable liner makes in our Ayr8® Plusand Pro II Plus models, experience the upgraded 4Star harness buckle, or be fitted for the incredible AyrPS air protection system.
If you’re not planning to attend the event this year, we’ll be sharing updates on our social media channels and our Charles Owen and Airowear blogs. Be sure to follow along so you don’t miss a minute of the #safety365 experience!
About The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event
Heralded as the best weekend all year, the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event is the only CCI4* event held in the western hemisphere and is a highlight for top international riders every year. It is been held annually since 1998 on the final weekend of April. Learn more at http://www.kentuckythreedayevent.com.
Like most professionals, I tend to do gridwork for most of the winter, before transitioning to coursework through the competition season. I find this exercise to be a good middle ground exercise as you have a little bit of a gymnastic combined with two easy bending exercises to set you up well for doing courses.
In 1993, Stephen Bradley had something to prove. It was the year after the Barcelona Olympic Games where Bradley had two unexpected refusals at the water complex. “It was very disappointing and a huge learning curve for me,” said Bradley. Little did he know, his path to redemption would result in winning the Burghley Horse Trials CCI4* (now CCI5*-L) – a victory so great that only two Americans have achieved: Bruce Davidson Sr. in 1974 and Bradley in 1993.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has approved additional modifications to the USEF Rules For Eventing in accordance with a resolution approved by the Board of Directors to address issues related to the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The full listing of rule modifications related to COVID-19 impacts can be viewed by clicking here.
It is with great disappointment and sadness that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials due to the coronavirus outbreak.