COUNTRY STOREGet some shopping in at the North American Marketplace, located in the North Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center. You’ll find the latest in western wear and livestock gear.
RODEOTop cowboys and cowgirls compete for more than $80,000 in prizes – and the title of Regional Champion of the Great Lakes Circuit Rodeo.
LIVESTOCKNAILE accepts entries for 10 major divisions of livestock: beef cattle, boer goats, dairy cattle, dairy goats, draft horses, llamas and alpacas, market swine, mules and donkeys, quarter horses and sheep.
HORSE SHOWSHorses display their athleticism and riders demonstrate their skill and execution in events such as halter, reining, cutting and team penning.
Top Livestock Show Attracts Best of the Best
Agriculture industry converges on Louisville for premier exposition The North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) wrapped up its annual show at the Kentucky Exposition Center, ending a two-week run filled with top livestock competition and the North American Championship Rodeo. NAILE drew more than 25,000 entries with competitors, exhibitors and attendees from 48 states and […]
Lead Line; not your average fashion show
The Lead Line competition always packs the stands at the North American Livestock Exposition. This year was no disappointment, the crowd was eager to see the creative outfits put together by contestants. Inside and outside the ring, there were smiles across the faces of contestants and spectators. Lead Line competitions got their start in the […]
From advocacy to horsemanship, Miss Rodeo Kentucky is more than a beauty pageant
As the 2021 Miss Rodeo Kentucky begins, we set down with last year’s winner Kelsey Danielle McCrite to learn more about what it takes to be a rodeo queen. Kelsey hails from Murray, Kentucky where she grew up on a small family farm, showing horse, swine, beef and boer goats throughout her youth. Now the […]