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Kentucky Horse Park


address  4089 Iron Works Pkwy.
 Lexington, KY  40511
phone (859) 233-4303
www.kyhorsepark.com/

Upcoming Events

Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club

Walking, Running
The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, June 4 to September 24, from with the exception of Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Each event night is free and open to people of all ages who would like to run or walk the park’s scenic grounds, each event is family-friendly, and leashed dogs are welcome.
running;walking
Event Info: (859) 259-4224
Ages: All ages
Price: free
Free
Event Website: www.kyhorsepark.com
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Schedule
 • Mon 7/23/18 at 5pm-8pm 
 • Mon 7/30/18 at 5pm-8pm 
 • Mon 8/6/18 at 5pm-8pm 
 • Mon 8/13/18 at 5pm-8pm 
 • Mon 8/20/18 at 5pm-8pm 
 • Mon 8/27/18 at 5pm-8pm 
 • Mon 9/3/18 at 5pm-8pm 
 • Mon 9/10/18 at 5pm-8pm 
 • Mon 9/17/18 at 5pm-8pm 
 • Mon 9/24/18 at 5pm-8pm 

Man o' War Run for Big Red

Running, Walking
Run or walk a 5K or 10K around the grounds of the beautiful Kentucky Horse Park and help us celebrate the legendary racehorse Man o' War, as well as our 40th anniversary! Cost: $25 for the 5K, $35 for the 10K, and $15 for children participants ages 7-12. Included in the race fee is chip timing and a commemorative Man o’ War-themed t-shirt, as well as a one-day pass to the Kentucky Horse Park. Awards will be offered to the top three male and female finishers, plus the top three finishers in various age groups of the 5K and 10K. This event is part of the Kentucky Horse Park’s season-long 40th Anniversary Celebration, and commemorates the significant impact the park has made locally, nationally, and internationally, over the past four decades.
running;walking
Event Info: (800) 678-8813
Ages: See website
Price: See website for details
Event Website: www.kyhorsepark.com
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 • Sat 7/21/18 at 8am-10am 

Kentucky Horse Park 40th Anniversary Family Fun Night

For the Family
Watch our resident equine idol, Odd Job Bob, star in the movie "The Greening of Whitney Brown" under the stars at Rolex Stadium. Includes kids' activities, giveaways, and a meet-and-greet with Odd Job Bob! $5 per carload.
family fun;horses
Event Info: (859) 281-7989
Ages: All ages
Price: $5 per carload.
Event Website: www.kyhorsepark.com
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 • Sat 7/21/18 at 5pm-8pm 

Kentucky Summer Horse Show

Equestrian
Top competition at the Kentucky Horse Park! This show includes the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, the $10,000 Under 25 Classic, the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic on July 26 and the $50,000 Rood & Riddle Kentucky Grand Prix on July 28!
equine;horses;horseshow
Event Info: (859) 233-0492
Ages: All ages
Price: See website for details
Event Website: www.kentuckyhorseshows.com
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 • Wed 7/25/18 - Sun 7/29/18 at 8am-5pm 

Hats Off Day

Animals, Community Event, For the Family
Hats Off to Kentucky’s Horse Industry Day (Hats Off Day) is the only day of the year that entrance to the Kentucky Horse Park is free. This popular event is a day of family-friendly events designed to celebrate the horse and will be held on July 28 from 4 to 10 p.m. This year is also the Horse Park's 40th anniversary. All festivities, including horse and pony rides, games, and show jumping competition, are also free. Hats Off Day is presented by Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, free admission sponsored by Central Bank and additional sponsorship by Zoetis,?Boehringer?Ingelheim?and other industry leaders.?
horse;family;children;nature;outdoor;fun
Price: FREE
Free
Event Website: hatsoffky.com/
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 • Sat 7/28/18 at 4pm-10pm 

Downunder Horsemanship – 2018 Walkabout Tour

Class/Workshop
At Walkabout Tours, horse trainer Clinton Anderson holds nothing back. He shares the ultimate goal of horsemanship with his personal horses and explains the training process, right from the start, by working with local problem horses. Step-by-step, he demonstrates how his training method helps real horses with real problems get real results. Whether you ride English or western or are a serious competitor or love to hit the trails, learn how Clinton uses the Method to develop respectful and safe horses. From problem horses and learning to build your confidence to advanced riding techniques and trick training, the weekend offers something for every level of horseman.
equestrian;sports;classes
Event Info: (888) 287-7432
Ages: See website
Price: See website for details
Event Website: www.downunderhorsemanship.com
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 • Sat 7/28/18 - Sun 7/29/18 at 8am-5pm 

Kentucky Summer Classic Kentucky Horse Show

Equestrian
World-class competition continues, with the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic and the $50,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix!
horses;equestrian;sports
Event Info: (859) 233-0492
Ages: All ages
Price: See website for details
Event Website: www.kentuckyhorseshows.com
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 • Tue 7/31/18 - Sun 8/5/18 at 8am-5pm 

Makers Mark Sip and Celebrate

Food/Tasting
It's an evening of bourbon-themed appetizers, bourbon tasting, and music in the courtyard. Tickets will be available closer to the event on the kyhorsepark.com homepage.
bourbon;music
Event Info: (859) 281-7994
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Event Website: www.kyhorsepark.com
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 • Fri 8/3/18 at 6pm-8pm 

USEF Pony Finals

Equestrian
Today, the US Pony Finals is the most prestigious and celebrated event of its kind in the United States. The Regular Hunter Pony and Green Hunter Pony Finals are a three-phase competition judging the pony’s conformation, way of moving and jumping ability. The Marshall & Sterling/US Pony Medal Final tests young riders, judging their ability to compete over a technical and demanding course of fences. The US Pony Jumper Championship was designed as a stepping-stone for junior riders who desire to one day move into the Grand Prix ring.
equine;horses;horseshow
Event Info: (859) 233-0492
Ages: All ages
Price: See website for details
Event Website: www.usef.org/compete/disciplines/hunter/usef-pony-finals
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 • Wed 8/8/18 - Sun 8/12/18 at 8am-5pm 

KHJA Horse Show

Equestrian
This 4-day hunter/jumper show is part of the Kentucky Horse Show 2018 series and draws local and out-of-state riders.
equine;horses;horseshow
Event Info: (859) 233-0492
Ages: All ages
Price: See website for details
Event Website: www.kentuckyhorseshows.com
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 • Wed 8/22/18 - Sun 8/26/18 at 8am-5pm 

Family Fun Night: Hall of Champions Show

For the Family
Families will be able to enjoy evening hours at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Kids Barn and International Museum of the Horse, as well as take part in other fun events and activities. $5 per carload. This night will feature a special Hall of Champions show at 6 p.m.!
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Event Info: (859) 259-4225
Ages: All ages
Price: $5 per carload.
Event Website: www.kyhorsepark.com
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 • Fri 8/24/18 at 5pm-8pm 

Pyramid Society Egyptian Arabian Event

Ethnic, Fair/Festival
So much more than just a horse show, this event features educational opportunities, the exciting Egyptian Breeders' Challenge, an elegant gala and art auction, unique shopping opportunities, and best of all, a chance to make new friends from around the world.
equine;horses;horseshow;culture
Event Info: (859) 231-0771
Ages: All ages
Price: See website for details
Event Website: www.theegyptianevent.com
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 • Wed 8/29/18 - Sat 9/1/18 at 8am-5pm 

Bluegrass Classic Dog Show

Animals
Five days of all-breed conformation and obedience competition sponsored by the Lexington Kennel Club Inc., the Northern Kentucky Kennel Club Inc., and the Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club Inc. The Bluegrass Classic will be holding Scent Work Trials at this year’s cluster, and also including Dock Diving, Lure Coursing Trials, Coursing Ability Tests, and adding AKC Canine Good Citizen Testing, Trick Dog and AKC Community Canine, AKC Owner-Handler Series, Canine Good Citizen Test, and much more!
dogs;tracking;training
Event Info: (859) 351-7631
Ages: All ages
Price: See website for details
Event Website: www.lexingtonkennelclub.com/
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 • Thu 8/30/18 - Mon 9/3/18 at 9am-5pm 

Park Equine Kentucky Classique Horse Trials

Equestrian
The Park Equine Hospital Kentucky Classique Horse Trials is a 3-day-eventing competition and a United States Eventing Association (USEA) sanctioned event. All levels will be competing in Dressage, Cross Country and Show Jumping.
equine;horses;horseshow
Event Info: (859) 621-2479
Ages: All ages
Price: See website for details
Event Website: www.kyevents.net/ky-classique-horse-trial
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Schedule
 • Fri 8/31/18 - Sun 9/2/18 at 8am-5pm