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WKYT Partners with Alltech for the First-Ever Kentucky Gathering

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – CBS broadcast affiliate WKYT has joined as an Official Media Partner for Alltech’s first-ever Kentucky Gathering, a celebration of the state’s horses, heritage and hops at the Alltech Arena from Oct. 29-Nov. 3. Proud traditions of the Bluegrass state will be celebrated through world-class equestrian sport at the Alltech National Horse Show; family-friendly activities including bouncy castles, face painting and pony rides; and a tasting experience featuring local artisan foods, brews and spirits called “Savor Kentucky.”

“WKYT is proud to partner with Alltech for the Alltech National Horse Show,” said Chris Mossman, WKYT general manager. “We are excited to be the exclusive television Media Partner for the first Kentucky Gathering and look forward to adding to the buzz that this event will bring to our community.” 

As the exclusive local broadcast television Media Partner, WKYT will champion the Kentucky Gathering through promotions and participation during the week-long festival of events. Official Media Partners of the Kentucky Gathering will receive special recognition for their support during prime-time equestrian events inside the Alltech Arena.

“With the help of our friends at WKYT, more Kentuckians are learning about the equestrian excitement of the Alltech National Horse Show, the local flavors at Savor Kentucky and the free family activities area that are all part of the Kentucky Gathering,” said Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech. “Alltech welcomes WKYT as an Official Media Partner for this new fall tradition.”

Kentuckians will gather this fall to celebrate three proud traditions deeply rooted in the Bluegrass state – horses, heritage and hops. Alltech will host the first-ever Kentucky Gathering, Oct. 29-Nov. 3, at the Alltech Arena on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park. The week-long festival includes the world-class equestrian sport of the Alltech National Horse Show; the Biggest Loser RunWalk on Nov. 2; delectable craft foods, spirits and brews at the Savor Kentucky experience on Nov. 1-2; a children’s play area with bouncy castles, face painting and pony rides; and much more to entertain the entire family. For more information, visit

An American equestrian tradition, the Alltech National Horse Show, Oct. 29-Nov.3, has reached its stride in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. Reserved for the year’s top talent on the North American show circuit, the Alltech National Horse Show opens the ring to a variety of equestrian classes and disciplines, with events including the $250,000 Alltech Grand Prix, the $50,000 LIFEFORCE Elite™ Puissance and the ASPCA Alfred B. Maclay Final for youth competitors. For more information, visit