F.A.Q.

When and where is Road to the Horse 2023?
Road to the Horse 2023 will take place on March 23-26 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. The World Championship of Colt Starting competitors will compete for their share of over $100,000+ in cash and prizes.

Are Road to the Horse 2023 tickets on sale to the public?
Yes. You may purchase your tickets online or by calling Etix at 1.800.514.3849

Are VIP Tickets Available?
Road to the Horse 2023 is offering a VIP Experience to a limited number of ticket holders. VIP Tickets are now sold out for 2023 Learn more here.

To be added to the waitlist in the event any become available please email [email protected]

Ticket Questions:

Are tickets good for the entire event?
The ticketed Championship event runs from Friday March 24 to Sunday March 26, 2023. Thursday March 23 is a bonus (free) day for fans to enjoy educational clinics, and to meet the 6666 Ranch Remuda. All Thursday activities are free to the public and no event ticket is required. To help you plan your travel, historically, Thursday activities start at noon. The main championship event commences in the mornings and is complete by 5pm. Sunday activities conclude at approximately 4pm.

Does a child need a separate ticket?
Children under the age of 2 years old do not need their own ticket, if they will be seated on their guardian’s lap. Children over the age of 2 years old, who will occupy a seat of their own, will need a separate ticket for entry.

Can I exchange my seats?
No, tickets can not be exchanged, and are nonrefundable. However, your RTTH 2022 tickets are worry-free. Should the event be cancelled due to local government COVID regulations, your ticket will be refunded.

Are tickets refundable? 
No, tickets can not be exchanged, and are nonrefundable. However, your RTTH 2023 tickets are worry-free. Should the event be cancelled due to local government COVID regulations, your ticket will be refunded.

Are tickets refundable if the competitor lineup changes?
Tickets are non-refundable due to a competitor substitution. Similar to the player lineup changing on a football team, tickets are purchased to the event in its entirety, rather than a dedicated appearance of a specific competitor. Questions can be directed to [email protected]

What do I do if I can’t find my tickets?
When you purchased tickets, you were assigned a Transaction ID and you selected a PIN. When you wish to have a ticket re-issued because you have lost or misplaced it, go to the Main Page and click on “Reissue tickets that have been lost or stolen .” You will be prompted to enter your Transaction ID and your PIN. The system will then invalidate the ticket that was lost or stolen and create a new ticket for you to print. The new ticket will be available for printing as it was when you first purchased it. The old ticket has been canceled and cannot be used. If it is presented at the venue, it will be invalid. You may also call 1800-514-3849 to have your tickets re-issued.

General Questions:

What side of the arena will my favorite clinician be?
Over the course of the 3 days the clinicians will be working in different round pens, which are set to provide all seats with the best views possible.

Is there a fee to park at the Kentucky Horse Park?
Yes. Parking is $15 per weekend pass but RTTH Roadies will park for free, by showing their ‘postcard’ that will be mailed to them. Parking is on a first come, first serve basis, so get there early for the best spots.

What are the health regulations and/or restrictions at the Alltech Arena during Road to the Horse 2023?
Road to the Horse 2023 will adhere to local health regulations and guidelines as set by the local government and the Kentucky Horse Park. For the latest information, please visit the Kentucky Horse Park here.

Do hotels have special Road to the Horse Rates?
Yes, be sure to mention you will be attending Road to the Horse when you book your rooms. For a list of hotels visit the Road to the Horse lodging page.

How do I become an Exhibitor?
Please visit the exhibitor page for more information.

How do I become a Sponsor?
Please contact [email protected]

How do I become a competitor?
Each year, we look for the top horse trainers, who use kind methods to effectively teach both horses and horse owners. Education and integrity are our primary goals. Participating clinicians must also be eloquent and lively speakers and great entertainers. To learn more about being a competitor at Road to the Horse as a competitor or a Wild Card click here.

Do you need volunteers?
You must be over 21 years of age and available during the entire event and 2 days prior to.

Roadie Questions:

What is a Road to the Horse Roadie Member?
A Road to the Horse Roadie member is an annual membership with special perks for Road to the Horse fans. Roadie members have the ability to buy their tickets early, obtain Legacy Seats that allow them to keep the same seats year after year, special discounts on Road to the Horse merchandise, early entry into the event and special close up parking.

What if my Roadie membership expires after I purchase my tickets but before the event?
Your membership will have to be renewed before the event in order to take advantage of the many benefits.

As a Roadie Member how many tickets can I purchase?
Only Roadie members can purchase up to 8 tickets.

As a Roadie Member, do tickets have to be in each attendee’s name?
No, as a Roadie Member you can purchase up to 8 tickets in your name and give to whoever you want.

What is a Legacy Seat Holder?
A Legacy Seat Holder is an active Roadie member who wishes to purchase the exact same seats they had at a previous year’s event.

I’m a Roadie and I’m having trouble logging into Etix to purchase my tickets.
How to Log Into Your Etix Account to Purchase Your Legacy Seating:

  1. Click the ticket link located in the email you received from RTTH
  2. Enter your Etix username and password (In most cases your username is the email address you used to purchase your RTTH seats the previous year).
  3. If you forgot your password or have never set one up, click “Having trouble logging in?” next to password box. At the top of this page you’ll see the option to enter your username and click “Reset Password” under the “Forgot your password” header. Once you click “Reset Password” you will be sent password reset instructions via email that will include a temporary password. This password will expire in 10 minutes. You’ll now be able to login to your account.

If you are still having trouble call Etix at 1.800.514.3849 for assistance or to purchase your Legacy Seats by phone.

As a Roadie Member how many tickets can I purchase?
Roadie members can purchase up to 8 tickets during the Legacy and Early Access purchasing period & a maximum of 2 VIP Experience tickets per Roadie Membership.

As a Roadie Member how many guests can I bring with me during the ‘early entry’ period during the event?
Roadies can bring one (1) guest with them, during the early entry period, during the event.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact the Road to the Horse Office at (325) 736-5000 or [email protected]