UK Markey Cancer Foundation
holds the distinction of being named the official charity partner for this year’s event. While receiving all of the proceeds from ticket sales as well as a 5k charity run to help unite the community with the participants of the horse show.
Established in 1978, the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation was formed in effort to reduce the cancer mortality rate in the state of Kentucky which boasts the highest numbers in the country. Working alongside researchers across a variety of cancer fields, the foundation seeks to put their resources toward funding the most promising research.