LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, the U.S. is hosting the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™. Taking place at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, the impressive event spans 15 days and eight equestrian sports.
Kicking off with a spectacular opening ceremony on September 25, 2010, and ending with a closing ceremony on October 10, 2010, the games showcase everything from dressage (meaning "training" in French), eventing, driving, jumping, vaulting, reining and endurance to para dressage, which features the chance for equestrians with disabilities to compete alongside the pros, and are governed by the Federation Equestre Internationale.
Those coming to Lexington from out of town will enjoy a broad range of Lexington accommodation options including the chance to stay at the unrivaled Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa located only five miles from the park. Accommodations at this picturesque property are only available through the Alltech FEI Games website by visiting http://www.alltechfeigames.com/visitors/wheretostay.
Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa offers a secluded escape that boasts over 400 quaint yet fully-equipped hotel rooms. It's the perfect way to turn a trip to the horse park into a memorable autumn retreat.
Please visit http://www.alltechfeigames.com/ for more event information.
About Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
Enveloped by the rolling meadows of Bluegrass Country, one Lexington resort outshines other hotels in Lexington, Kentucky with its unmatched Southern hospitality and genteel ambiance. The Griffin Gate Marriott Lexington hotel is a true urban oasis, located close to area highways, yet secluded enough for guests to experience a scenic Lexington, Kentucky resort feel. Featuring the most meeting space of any Lexington, Kentucky hotel, Griffin Gate provides abundant choices for meetings and events. Choose from a climate-controlled pavilion, outdoor patio, golf course pavilion, traditional ballroom or the Mansion, a meticulously restored 19th century antebellum manor blending tradition and sophistication at this Kentucky horse park hotel. Don't forget to play some of the finest greens around at the Rees Jones-designed golf course, indulge in a treatment at The Spa at Griffin Gate, or relax poolside.
For more information or to make a reservation, call 800-391-6690 or visit www.griffingatemarriott.com.
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