Masterson Equestrian Trust Foundation mission statement

Masterson Equestrian Trust Foundation is a non-profit foundation dedicated to the preservation of Masterson Station Park for use by all equestrian enthusiasts and to the improvement and enhancement of facilities and services available to the equestrian public. MET acts as an advocate for all MSP equine enthusiasts, thus strengthening Lexington’s distinction as the Horse Capital of the World.

All proceeds from MET hosted shows go right back into park preservation and maintenance. As always, we thank the community for your ongoing support to keep Masterson Station Park beautiful for all to enjoy!

Masterson Equestrian Trust named Official Charity for the 2024 Defender Three-Day Event

Click below to read the official press release

Organized by Equestrian Events, Inc. (EEI), the Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event presented by MARS Equestrian (K3DE), the EEI presented Masterson Equestrian Trust with a charitable donation in the amount of $20,000!

Photo from left to right: Jen Roytz, Erin Woodall, Shelley Ryan and Cathy Wieschhoff


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Who are the Friends of Masterson Equestrian Trust?                 
Friends of Masterson Equestrian Trust (MET) are individuals, organizations and companies that support Masterson Equestrian Trust Foundation’s mission to improve, maintain and protect open space and equine facilities at Masterson Station Park.

What will Friends of MET’s role be?  
Friends of MET are willing to lend support, when called upon, to ensure that the equine facilities at Masterson Station Park remain available for use by all horse enthusiasts, from casual horse lover to professional horsemen and horsewomen.  We share a common goal of ensuring the beautiful equine facilities and its open spaces will be around for future generations

Why should I become Friend of MET?
To show support for the unique equine facilities at Masterson Station Park and be an advocate for the benefits that the park provides to the equestrian community in central Kentucky and across the State.

How will the Friends of MET help the Park? 
Friends of MET, when called upon, will help support the equine facilities at Masterson by communicating in various ways, with elected officials, the press and the general public regarding the need to protect and maintain Masterson Station Park as a fully accessible, free, safe facility for horse enthusiast from all over the State, the Region and the Country.

When will Friends of MET act
Friends of MET will offer ongoing support and be ready to take action when specific challenges arise.

Where do Friends of MET come from? 
Masterson Station Park and the Equestrian Facility is located in the heart of horse country in Lexington, KY, however, the facilities are utilized by horse enthusiasts from all over the state and many other nearby states. Anyone who uses or appreciates the Park is welcome.

For more information or to sign up to become a Friend of MET, contact Shelley Ryan at [email protected]             




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