Eventers O'Connor, Severson Available for Book Signing at Rolex

World-renowned Olympians David O'Connor and Kim Severson will sign copies of Eclipse Press' revised edition of Olympic Equestrian at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event tradeshow at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

Both riders are featured in the book. Severson will sign on Thursday, April 24, from noon to 1:00 p.m., and O'Connor will sign on Friday, April 25, from noon to 1:00 p.m. For the signings, visit Blood-Horse Publications at booth #71, which is located inside the tradeshow pavilion in the indoor arena.

The autograph sessions are limited to copies of the book. No other memorabilia or materials will be autographed. Equine enthusiasts and fans of O'Connor and Severson can purchase a copy of the book for $25 at the booth for autograph purposes.

Read an excerpt from Olympic Equestrian.  

O'Connor has won numerous international riding competitions as well as the gold medal for the U.S. in the 2000 Olympic Games held in Sydney, making him only the third American to win the individual gold in an equestrian competition. He is only the second American to have won the Badminton Horse Trials. O'Connor currently sits as the president of the U.S. Equestrian Federation.

Severson rocketed into the international spotlight in 2002 by winning the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** and competing on the gold-medal-winning U.S. team at that year's World Equestrian Games. She won the individual silver medal and led the U.S. eventing squad to a team bronze at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

About Blood-Horse Publications

Blood-Horse Publications is a multimedia publishing company that traces its roots to 1916. Its flagship publication, The Blood-Horse, is the leading weekly Thoroughbred racing and breeding news and information magazine. In addition, Blood-Horse Publications also publishes the award-winning The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care, a monthly equine health care magazine and recipient of the 2005 American Horse Publications General Excellence Award; TBH MarketWatch, a newsletter for Thoroughbred investors and recipient of the prestigious Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX) for 2006 and 2005; the official Kentucky Derby and Breeders' Cup souvenir magazines; Auction Edge; and Keeneland magazine. In addition, Blood-Horse Publications also publishes equine-related books and videos under the Eclipse Press banner, and operates a family of award-winning Web sites including BloodHorse.com, BloodHorseNOW.com, TheHorse.com, StallionRegister.com, and ExclusivelyEquine.com, the official store of Blood-Horse Publications.

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