By Danielle Henson Throughout Kentucky, thousands of 4-Hers and their trusty steeds work year-round to get ready for the State Horse Show. The show spans 7 days from July 2nd to the 8th and each day is packed with a variety of equestrian competitions. As a 4-H Horse Program Alumni, some of my fondest memories… Continue reading Head, Heart, Hands, Health — and Horses!
1,200 teams bring $38.5 million in economic impact. Two national girls basketball tournaments – Run for the Roses and Battle in the Boro – take to the courts in July at the Kentucky Exposition Center, with more than 1,200 teams competing. The tournaments are expected to draw 17,000 attendees and participants, and more than 1,000… Continue reading Girls Basketball Tournaments Hit Kentucky Exposition Center
2,000 horses, 8 days and $1 million in awards. The World’s Championship Horse Show (WCHS) returns to Freedom Hall Aug. 19-26 and tickets go on sale Wednesday, June 21 at 10 a.m. The event is held in conjunction with the Kentucky State Fair. Recognized as the richest and most prestigious Saddlebred show in the world,… Continue reading World’s Championship Horse Show Returns to Freedom Hall: Tickets Go on Sale June 21
Louisville community benefits from students’ skills and expertise. SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, the world’s largest showcase of skilled trades, returns to the Kentucky Exposition Center June 19-23. The event brings with it an estimated economic impact of $18 million to Louisville. More than 16,000 middle-school, high-school and college students; teachers; education leaders;… Continue reading 6,000 Career and Tech Students Compete during SkillsUSA Conference