Omaha, Nebraska – March 27, 2017 – The FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017 promises to be one of the most exciting events ever in the city and with the addition of the FREE Educational Horse Expo, it will also be the most fun! This unprecedented addition to the World Cup Finals features fantastic family entertainment FREE fromWednesday, March 29 through Sunday, April 2.
Equestrian sports’ most prestigious annual indoor championship for jumping and dressage horses, the FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017 has attracted the world’s top riders and horses representing 27 countries, including Olympic, World and European Champions. They will compete for the coveted titles in front of 60,000 fans from all 50 states and 20 countries.
- The Demonstration Arena, sponsored by Colorado State University, offers educational demonstrations throughout the day with the Runza Gallery of Breeds, Riding Style Museums, Durham Museum, Omaha Children’s Museum, Henry Doorly Zoo, Blacksmith Shop, Wheelwright, and The Tack Room and U.S. Pony Clubs.
- Equimania! This Canadian-based organization features youth education stations and interactive displays including anatomy, dental, evolution, skeleton in motion, Tree of Life, Digestive tract, nutrition and water, horse behavior and colors, grooming, safety.
- The Mutual of Omaha Bank Theater Classroom will host ongoing presentations of domestic and international short films and documentaries from the 2016 Equus Film Festival as well as a selection of horse related programs
The event’s unique Boutique Shopping Village and Tailgate Lounge were designed specifically around the warm-up arena so that visitors will be able to browse, shop, and dine while watching the world’s elite competitors warm up their horses. More than 150 vendors will be on hand boasting wares ranging from top-of-the-line equestrian products for horse and rider, barn equipment and FEI World Cup™ merchandise to stunning jewelry, beautiful artwork and the latest in fashions. Spectators will be able to shop-till-they-drop while enjoying all the action!
Thursday thru Saturday night, the Horse Expo will be hopping with live music, food and drink, pony races and high-end shopping will entertain the crowd until 11:00 p.m. each evening. It promises to be a tailgate party on the grandest scale!
World class riders and horses, family fun and superb shopping make the FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017 and the FREE Educational Horse Expo an unforgettable experience for one and all!
Tickets Still Available
A range of ticket packages are still available for the Finals in Omaha! Single-Session tickets for either Jumping or Dressage range from $45 – $85 depending on the session and location. All-Session ticket packages include seats for five events in either jumping or dressage. The best seats in the house are the VIP Tickets in the first 5 rows which include access to the VIP Hospitality Lounge throughout the event! The VIP Hospitality Lounge will feature full meals, open bar, live music, concierge service and other amenities, all included with each VIP ticket.
For more information about the FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017 and to purchase tickets, please go to www.OmahaWorldCup2017.com,