The cancelled 5* Land Rover Kentucky Three Day Event is back on the calendar this afternoon after a mighty seven-day fundraising effort.
The couple was accused by a former student and have been placed on the U.S. Center for SafeSport interim suspension list.
At the 11th hour, $423,917 had been raised in a last-ditch endeavor to revive the cancelled 5-Star Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event.
A grass-roots fundraising push is under way to save the cancelled event, led by show jumper Brian Murphy of Ireland.
While Covid restrictions sidelined this important event on the FEI calendar for the second year in a row, it is expected to return in 2022.
A second cancellation this year could jeopardize the future of North America’s first five-star and the organization that runs it.
The hot topic at a recent USEF forum was the World Equestrian Center and its unrecognized series of shows scheduled for winter 2021.
WEC’s 12-week winter season will run with free stalls and recognition from the National Snaffle Bit Association.
The National Snaffle Bit Assoc. will regulate most January-March competitions at the new facility in Ocala, including a $250,000 grand prix.
Riders are devastated that one of their favorite three-day events may not run again because of a controversy about its name.