LRK3DE Fundraising Update: Donations Now Over $500,000

Photo by Leslie Threlkeld.

Donations have now reached $543,959 with one day left to raise enough funds to keep the 2021 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event in operation this April. Organizing body Equestrian Events, Inc. (EEI) began adding substantial private donations to the running total yesterday, and supported by nearly $200,000 of grassroots donations the total collected inches closer and closer toward the goal. Tax-deductible donations can be made through 6 p.m. EST today by visiting the To read more about the circumstances surrounding this unique situation, click here and here.

7:30 AM on Wednesday, February 10: Save 2021 Fundraising Update. We're on the final stretch! Let's bring this home💥

Posted by Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event on Wednesday, February 10, 2021

We’ve also seen riders and eventing stakeholders sharing their favorite memories of the event formerly known as Rolex Kentucky on social media, and sprinkled among those are additional offers to incentivize donations. Canada’s Kyle Carter, who headed up the 2017 Horses for Harvey fundraising drive, has offered up a day of cross country lessons at Barnstaple South (generously donated by owner Derek Strine) on February 23 for those who make donations ahead of this evening’s deadline.

My first Rolex in 1993 with Rumors.
As this is all a bit late to raise the money needed I will do a xc coaching day for…

Posted by Kyle Carter on Sunday, February 7, 2021

Here are some other favorite Kentucky memories collected from the eventing masses. While there are still many questions surrounding this year’s event and the future of the Kentucky Three-Day, the outpouring of support from the community has been quite strong despite these unknowns. Let’s make one final push to Save Kentucky 2021!



For all these reasons and more. Let try our best…

Posted by Jj Jayhawk Sillman on Thursday, February 4, 2021

Save Kentucky 5 ⭐️

You would not believe the amount of times we have been asked in the last few days “Why does it…

Posted by Sara Kozumplik Murphy on Wednesday, February 10, 2021

14 years ago I was gearing up for my first Kentucky on my beloved “Keep the Faith” and looked as though there was no way…

Posted by Hannah Sue on Tuesday, February 9, 2021

I am lucky enough to have decades of memories from the KY Three Day Event… one of my favorites was in 2007 when I was…

Posted by Max Corcoran on Tuesday, February 9, 2021

I wanted to share this message I got earlier today as an example and some inspiration. Thank you everyone that is…

Posted by Sara Kozumplik Murphy on Sunday, February 7, 2021

So I'm sure you're seeing all these beautifully nostalgic posts about why we need to save Kentucky. If you're here for…

Posted by Leah Lang-Gluscic on Tuesday, February 9, 2021