Celebrating the 37th Annual
Festival of the Horse
Toyota Grand Parade of Horses
September 9th, 2017
Organized by: Georgetown Woman’s Club
– Horse Enthusiasts –
The Georgetown/Scott County community will be celebrating the 37th anniversary of the Festival of the Horse in 2017. The Georgetown Woman’s Club is proud to continue to coordinate the Festival of the Horse Toyota Grand Parade.
The Festival would like you to consider participating in this year’s Toyota Grand Parade, as well as Experience the Horse/Horse Games on Saturday and Sunday’s Horse Show. We would prefer you pre-enter for the Grand Parade, however a registration table will be available at Main & Military 3:00-4:30PM the day of the event. The entry form for the Grand Parade is available below for your convenience and must be returned by September 6, 2017. Once we receive your Parade registration, we will send a confirmation email or letter – indicating parade line-up, parking, etc. Interested participants, please call the Georgetown/Scott County Chamber of Commerce and ask for Laura, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., 502-863-5424.
On Saturday, September 9th the Georgetown Woman’s Club will host the annual Toyota Grand Parade featuring an all horse revue.
The parade includes saddle horses with riders, drill teams and horse-drawn vehicles.
We will continue the feature “Breeds” as an educational part of the parade.
Signage will be available for your breed based on a first-come-first-serve basis.
The signs will be provided by the Georgetown Women’s Club but you will need to provide a sign carrier.
Judging will be handled a little differently this year. All units will be judged between 4:00 and 4:45PM.
The judge will be reviewing units for 3 overall placement s- 1st – $150.00 – 2nd $100.00 and
3rd – $75.00. Winner will be presented checks and ribbons.
If you have any questions, please call Laura Toole at 859-338-2633.
FYI: Due to numerous complaints and the safety for all — we will not allow handouts of any kind this year including: candy, beads, ribbons, booklets, pamphlets or promotional materials. NO EXCEPTIONS!! You will be pulled from the parade.
If you have questions regarding health paper requirements – you may contact the Kentucky State Veterinarian @ 502-573-0282. Because of the unpredictable nature of a horse event, we have also included a waiver of liability, exempting the Festival, its coordinators, the Scott County Fiscal Court and the City of Georgetown from any lawsuits resulting in injury. All participants must sign the waiver below and include in their entry form submissions. If you register the day of the event, you will be required to sign a waiver. Please note these items are also needed if you plan to participate in the Experience the Horse/Horse Games, Saturday and the Horse Show on Sunday.