Dan James and Guy McLean certainly proved to be no underdog in Road to the Horse International 2012 as they battled together to defeat some of the world’s toughest competition. This time James is throwing his name into the hat to match against his former teammate vying for the title of Road to the Horse 2013 International champion. Each trainer will represent themselves as well as their country by challenging each competitor’s determination, talent, patience and composure.
The three-day World Championship of Colt Starting is moving to the Alltech Arena in the Kentucky Horse Park at Lexington, Ky. The event, a united part of the natural horsemanship revolution, will be held March 15-17, 2013. Nowhere else can you watch top clinicians compete to ride an untouched colt in just a few short hours except at Road to the Horse.
“This event sets the bar for horsemanship and entertainment and I feel very proud to be a part of such an elite group of horsemen,” says James.
Born in Queensland, Australia James began his lifelong passion for horses at six weeks old when he first sat on a horse. Breaking his first horse at 14 years of age brought a new understanding and opened a world of opportunities. James has travelled the world learning many equine disciplines, from show jumping and cutting to roman riding. Not only will the audience be able to watch James take a colt from inexperienced and untouched to a sound, willing partner, they will also be able to listen to him work through his problems aloud. James’ real passion lies in horsemanship and showmanship and always brings a bit of entertainment to his shows and clinics.
“Guy McLean, I know, is going to be hungrier than ever to come back next year to compete and it’s going to be kind of tough to go up against my old teammate. I’m looking forward to the opportunity of showcasing once again my skills and horsemanship and sharing my methods with the audience that’s going to be here,” Says James.
Tickets for Road to the Horse 2013 are on sale now. More information about the event can be found at www.roadtothehorse.com.
Guy McLean, one half of the Australian duo that swept Road to the Horse International 2012, announces his bid for Road to the Horse gold in 2013, this time by himself.
Road to the Horse 2013 will bring horseman from around the globe to compete in the World Championship of Colt Starting. Unlike the team format of 2012, these horsemen will represent their countries as individuals. As the first of four competitors to be announced, McLean will carry the Australian flag and has his sights on once again being on top of the world. The remaining 2013 International competitors will be announced one by one in upcoming weeks.
In just three days inexperienced colts transform into willing partners. Clinicians work through the process using their own style of natural horsemanship giving spectators a chance to learn from the best in the world, all in one place.
The event will expand into the AllTech Arena inside the Kentucky Horse Park on March 15-17, 2013. Tickets for this electrifying event are on sale now at roadtothehorse.com and are going fast. Don’t miss out on the hottest ticket in the equine world!
The Kentucky Horse Park, renovated for the 2010 World Equestrian Games, was designed to host events like Road to the Horse. The site has hosted a multitude of national and international equine events and boasts an on-site campground, nearby racehorse farms and historical sites. With these
Producer Tootie Bland is excited that Road to the Horse is on the road to Lexington. She calls the Kentucky Horse Park a “world-class facility” and a perfect place for the event’s many supporters to explore and enjoy.
Road to the Horse Nation members will also benefit with “Legacy Seating” in Lexington, which will allow them to find their home away from home at Road to the Horse. Seats chosen for the 2013 event can be retained in their name for years to come. No more hassles to insure they get the best seats in the house.
For more information and tickets to the Road to the Horse International 2013 at the Kentucky Horse Park visit www.roadtothehorse.com.