Rolex 2012 Diary and Photo Gallery

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Diary by Sarah Miller and Kim MacMillan, MacMillan Photography & Media Services,, 260-468-2392

Photos by MacMillan Photography Associates: Nicole Bierman, Kristin Crowe, Jen Emig, Deanna Kochensparger, Margaret MacGregor, Allen & Kim MacMillan, Sarah Miller, Hannah Wormgoor.

Introduction by Kim

The 2012 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI**** presented by Bridgestone will be a gateway for a selected few riders to the London Olympics this summer. The event, which offers over $250,000 in prize money and prizes, is also the USEF CCI**** Eventing Championship. In addition, the winning rider is eligible to compete for the Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing, which awards $350,000 to the rider who consecutively wins the Rolex Kentucky Event, the Mitsubishi Badminton Horse Trials and the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.



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  • Katie Lindsay’s Fond Look at Rolex 2012

    by Katie Lindsay, Cross Country and Chief Area Steward

    Used with permission of USEA Area IV As Cross Country and Chief Area Steward for Rolex, I am privileged to witness first hand some of the things that make
  • 2012 Rolex Kentucky – Sunday, April 29 – Stadium Jumping

    Stadium Jumping

    by Sarah
    William Fox-Pitt and Parklane Hawk
    pass the final inspection Sunday morning.
    Margaret MacGregor/MacMillan Photography
    The final day of Rolex competition doesn’t start for the crowds until the afternoon, although there is plenty to do
  • 2012 Rolex Kentucky – Saturday, April 28

    Eventing Cross-Country & World Championship Reining Freestyle Competition

    by Sarah
    Boyd Martin and Otis Barbotiere.
    Allen MacMillan/MacMillan Photography
    I hiked out to my chosen first jump for today (# 22a,b,c – the HSBC FEI Classic Normandy Bank)  in
  • 2012 Rolex Kentucky – Saturday, April 28 Early Morning

    Early Morning, XC Course Walk

    by Sarah One of the best perks of coming before cross-country day is the opportunity to do a course walk. Where else can you learn that a 3’11” jump with a 6’6” spread
  • 2012 Rolex Kentucky – Friday, April 27
     Dressage, Day Two and Reining CRI3*
    by Sarah
    Allison Springer’s dressage ride.
    Margaret MacGregor/MacMillan Photography
    The competition and the feeling in the Park really stepped up today. The audience for dressage seemed larger this year and the riders
  • 2012 Rolex Kentucky – Thursday, April 26

    Dressage, Day One

    by Sarah

    Karen O’Connor’s dressage ride.
    Allen MacMillan/MacMillan Photography
    This year’s Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event got off to a cool, misty start, before blooming into a warm sunny day. There is a feeling of easy
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