Christin McCrea speaks about the Alltech National Horse Show and the Alltech Grand Prix.
Christine “Chris” McCrea is in Lexington, Kentucky competing at the Alltech National Horse Show. She was also here in 2011 for the show’s inaugural edition in its new home. McCrea will be riding Romantovich Take One in this evening’s $250,000 Alltech Grand Prix. The pair won team and individual gold at the 2011 Pan American Games.
Lyndsey Jordan is a two-time National Reining Horse World Champion and U.S. Equestrian Federation gold medalist. Her dad and grandfather trained racehorses in the Bluegrass and she grew up riding every day on a 100-acre horse farm in Georgetown, Kentucky. Lyndsey started competing on reining horses when she was only ten years old and won her first World Championship at age 13.
The Alltech National Horse Show got off to a great start today at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena. The six day competition includes hunter, jumper and equitation divisions, but it’s not just about horses. In fact, there are fun family activities planned throughout the week.
Affordable Fun for the Entire Family
Daytime admission is completely free. Kids 12 and under get in free during the evening competitions as well. The show features entertainment, shopping, food and special event days, including: