Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The 2016 Egyptian Event: Celebrating the Horse Without Borders - The Egyptian Arabian, A Global Ambassador

Lexington, Kentucky-April 18, 2016 - The 36th Annual Egyptian Event will be held June 7-11, 2016 at the beautiful Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, and will celebrate the international role that Egyptian Arabian horses have played throughout recent history.

Attendees from over 15 countries throughout North & South America, Europe, the Middle East and Australia travel to Lexington each year to enjoy the Event’s world-class competition, festivities, educational activities, camaraderie and of course, the world’s most beautiful horses.

Show chair, Lisa Cifrese states, “The Egyptian Event is the only show of its kind in America featuring international competition and presentations of the world’s top caliber Egyptian Arabian horses. Our members share a deep passion for the rich history and rare bloodlines of these horses, and often state that attending the Event each year is like coming home.”

Competitions and activities scheduled for this year’s Event include: halter and performance classes, championships and awards ceremonies, formal and casual socials, educational seminars, youth & family activities, unique shopping opportunities and auctions, liberty classes, a stick horse class and more. The Event will also feature a special Hall of Stallions and Breeders Pavilion at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Big Barn, where presentations and socials will be held throughout the week. The Hall of Stallions was a key feature in the Event’s early years, where top Straight Egyptian Arabian stallions were presented and celebrated, with many of them going on to achieve international champion status. This year’s attendees look forward to watching history recreated.

Special thanks to The Egyptian Event’s Signature Sponsor, Arabians Ltd. of Waco, Texas for their ongoing support of The Pyramid Society, The Egyptian Event and the Egyptian Arabian horse.

For a complete show schedule and spectator or participant information, visit www.theegyptianevent.com or call (859) 231-0771.

The Annual Egyptian Event is hosted by The Pyramid Society, a membership organization founded in 1969 by a handful of breeders in North America who were determined to protect the heritage of the Egyptian Arabian horse. Fortified by hard work, imagination, and a common interest, The Society today has hundreds of members throughout North America and around the world, numerous beneficial programs for its members, and executive offices at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.

For more information, contact:

Carol Aldridge
The Pyramid Society
4067 Iron Works Parkway, Suite 2
Lexington, KY 40511
Ph: (859) 231-0771

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