Frequently Asked Questions
Road to the Horse 2023 – Lexington, Kentucky
Road to the Horse 2023 will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park on March 23-26, 2023. Tickets are now on sale to the public. If you have any questions you can may call Etix at 1.800.514.3849 or email [email protected].
Roadies: Legacy Seat Holders – Purchasing Period 3/14/22 to 3/25/2022
Roadies: Open Purchasing Period 3/26/22
All Seats Open to the Public: 3/27/22
When is Road to the Horse 2023?
Road to the Horse 2022 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.
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.
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
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.
What is the schedule for Road to the Horse 2023 in Lexington?
The ticketed Championship event runs from Friday March 27 to Sunday March 29, 2023. Thursday March 26 is a bonus day for fans to enjoy educational clinics, and to meet the 6666 Ranch Remuda. All Thursday activities is 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.
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 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.
Are tickets good for the entire event?
Yes, a single ticket admits one person for all 3 days of the main event, Friday through Sunday.
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.
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.
Do you need volunteers?
You must be over 21 years of age and available during the entire event and 2 days prior to. Please call the Road to the Horse office for volunteer information.
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.
What is a Road to the Horse 2023 VIP Experience Ticket?
The VIP Experience Ticket offers one-of-a-kind exclusive VIP access to horsemanship’s most coveted event. Includes VIP Suite seating and benefits include daily lunch, non-alcoholic refreshments, drink tickets for beer, wine, or mixed drinks, RTTH celebrity meet & greet sessions, RTTH swag bag, VIP social gatherings, free parking, Official Event Program, and commemorative credentials! *10% Discount to RTTH Roadies on VIP tickets. Use Roadie promo-code at checkout.
How do I purchase a VIP Experience Ticket?
Road to the Horse 2023 VIP Experience Tickets are currently on sale. Please purchase VIP Experience tickets through Etix.
Are VIP Experience Tickets assigned seats?
VIP Experience Tickets permit VIP suite entry. You do not have an assigned seat. VIP guests can pick the suite and seat which best suits them.
What do the VIP Experience Seats look like?
Below is a photo from the Suite at the Alltech Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.
Road to the Horse – Wild Card Challenge, Fort Worth, Texas
When will the Wild Card Challenge in Fort Worth take place?
The Wild Card Challenge will take place in September in the Cowtown Coliseum in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards in Fort Worth, Texas.
Can I purchase tickets for the Wild Card Competition in Fort Worth in 2022?
Tickets for the Wild Card Competition in Fort Worth are not available at this current time. They will be released on June 13, 2022.
Road to the Horse General Information
How do I apply to compete at Road to the Horse?
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. For more information and an application form click here.
Road to the Horse Roadie Information
What is a Road to the Horse Roadie
A Road to the Horse Roadie is a Road to the Horse fan who wants the inside scoop, mixed with a little VIP treatment. Learn more about the benefits and join the Roadies here.
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:
- Click the ticket link located in the email you received from RTTH
- 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).
- 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.
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 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