March 23-26, 2023

Lexington, KY

Congratulations Road to the Horse 2022 World Champion Mike Major

Mike Major claims the World Championship of Colt Starting at Road to the Horse 2022 aboard the 6666 Ranch gelding Yellowhouse Canyon. Major won both Round 1 and Round 2, earning a $5,000 bonus check for each round win. Dr. Glenn Blodgett took the honor of selecting a competitor of his choice, awarding the Jack Brainard Horsemanship Award winner in tribute of the late legend, Jack Brainard, to Mike Major.

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Road to the Horse 2023 Tickets On Sale Now!

Road to the Horse 2023 tickets are on sale now! Road to the Horse 2023 will take place at the Kentucky Horse Park on March 23-26.

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Road to the Horse 2022: Relive the Action Now

Rewatch the action from Road to the Horse 2022! Watch all rounds of Road to the Horse 2022 on Pluto TV. Watch Free. Anytime.

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Wild Card Challenge Tickets Coming Soon

The first dedicated Road to the Horse Wild Card Challenge will take place in the Cowtown Coliseum in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards on September 22-25, 2022. The event will feature six up-and-coming Wild Cards and colts from the legendary 6666 Ranch. Tickets will be available shortly. Stay tuned for updates.

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Scoring A Solid Foundation

Judging Components at Road to the Horse 2022 The purpose of Road to the Horse is to identify the superior colt starter who accumulates the highest score, across three days, during the competition. Judging focuses on the competitors and the effectiveness of their horsemanship methods as they communicate, educate and build a partnership with their […]

Results: Mike Major Takes Top Honors at Road to the Horse 2022

Road to the Horse 2022 made its triumphant return to the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena for the first time since 2019. Master colt-starters Brandi Lyons, Mike Major, Pat Parelli and Glenn Stewart treated fans to an educational journey and an amazing display of horsemanship as they formed partnerships with horses from the 6666 Ranch. […]

Road to the Horse 2022 Scores

Judges: Judge 1- Jeff Williams, Judge 2 – Richard Winters, Judge 3 – Jesse Westall, Judge 4 – Punk Carter, Judge 5 – Barbra Schulte Judged Criteria: Catching & Haltering | Saddling Preparation | Saddling | Introduction of Rider | Obstacle Preparation | Groundwork | General Interaction | Timing – Reward & Release | Forward […]