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Kentucky Horse Park

4089 Iron Works Pkwy., Lexington, KY

Phone:
1-(859)-233-4303

Website:
www.kyhorsepark.com/

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Extreme Mustang Makeover

Animals,Equestrian

Come watch trainers compete for $125,000 in cash and prizes. Created and presented by the Mustang Heritage Foundation, the purpose of the Extreme Mustang Makeover competition is to showcase the beauty, versatility and trainability of the American Mustangs. These event features mustangs aged 3-6 that have had little to no human contact. Approved trainers are paired with a mustang and have about 100 days to gentle and train it to compete in classes in handling, conditioning, pattern and trail riding. The Top 10 will compete in a freestyle finale on Saturday. At the conclusion all of the horses will be available for sale to the public.

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• Wed 6/19/19 - Sun 6/23/19 at 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

MidSouth PC Horse Trials Rally

Equestrian

Hundreds of competitors are expected to compete in Dressage, Cross Country, and Show Jumping. The MidSouth Horse Trials is also an Eventing competition, and it is open to outside competitors. Vendors will also be on site for this competition.

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• Wed 6/19/19 - Sun 6/23/19 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lexington Carriage Classic Pleasure Driving Show

Equestrian, Classes/Clinics

This 3-day driving event includes a show, educational seminars, driving-at-will, and social activities. The show is a USEF-approved local competition, and features competitions in Coaching, Pleasure and Show.

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• Thu 6/20/19 - Sun 6/23/19 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club

Running, Walking

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, May 6 through July 29 but not Memorial Day May 27. 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. May music entertainment includes May 6 – Kevin Dalton; May 13 – Chelsea Nolan; and May 20 – Derek Isaacs.

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• Mon 6/24/19 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Man o’ War 5K - 10K

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. Registration takes place online until June 27, then on site beginning 7 am on race day. After the race, the top male and female finishers in their age groups will receive awards. Walkers, strollers and dogs on short leashes are welcome! Free parking. Ages 7 – adult.

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• Sat 6/29/19 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Silverama Region 14 Arabian Championships

Equestrian

Known as one of the “toughest” shows in the Arabian Horse community, in terms of competition, this show has garnered praise and compliments from exhibitors nationwide for the quality of the facility – the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky – and the professionalism of those working to see that the show is one of the best in the country. And the Region 14 Championship event is also known as a show where you can bring your family, children and horses and take pleasure in a safe and relaxed atmosphere dedicated entirely to THE HORSE.

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• Wed 6/26/19 - Sun 6/30/19 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kenny Woods Gun and Knife Show

Expo/Trade Show

This Lexington gun show is held at Kentucky Horse Park and hosted by Kenny Woods Gun Shows. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed.

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• Sat 6/29/19 - Sun 6/30/19 at 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club

Running, Walking

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, May 6 through July 29 but not Memorial Day May 27. 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. May music entertainment includes May 6 – Kevin Dalton; May 13 – Chelsea Nolan; and May 20 – Derek Isaacs.

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• Mon 7/1/19 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

KDA Summer Classic I and II Show

Equestrian

This Level 3 Kentucky Dressage Association combination show provides dressage riders and their horses with the opportunity to compete at both nationally recognized and local level shows, and the Kentucky Horse Park provides spectators the opportunity to see excellent horses and riders compete in world class surroundings.

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• Sat 7/6/19 - Sun 7/7/19 at 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

KDA Summer Classic I and II Show

Equestrian

This Level 3 Kentucky Dressage Association combination show provides dressage riders and their horses with the opportunity to compete at both nationally recognized and local level shows, and the Kentucky Horse Park provides spectators the opportunity to see excellent horses and riders compete in world class surroundings.

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• Sat 7/6/19 - Sun 7/7/19 at 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Robert Murphy Hunter Jumper Show

Equestrian, Baseball

A four-day B rated horse show, around 250 horses are shown at this event annually, with all ages and all levels of hunter and jumping competition on display.

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• Thu 7/4/19 - Sun 7/7/19 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Bill Bradley Memorial Reining Show

Equestrian

This 4th of July Celebration features awesome reining competition to honor a wonderful man and a fabulous foundation. Youth to Adult, pro and non-pro, all levels of competitors will provide 5 days of exciting competition. This NRHA Show at the Alltech Arena also serves as a benefit for the Reining Horse Foundation.

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• Wed 7/3/19 - Sun 7/7/19 at 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club

Running, Walking

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, May 6 through July 29 but not Memorial Day May 27. 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. May music entertainment includes May 6 – Kevin Dalton; May 13 – Chelsea Nolan; and May 20 – Derek Isaacs.

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• Mon 7/8/19 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

83rd Annual Junior League of Lexington Charity Horse Show

Equestrian

Created in 1937 to help fund the Junior League's community works project, the horse show has grown to be the world's largest outdoor American Saddlebred show and the first leg of the Saddlebred "Triple Crown.” Today, the show attracts approximately one thousand world recognized competitors from the U.S. and Canada, has raised over four million dollars for charitable and civic organizations in Central Kentucky, and generates over $5 million in revenue for local merchants each summer. The Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show has truly made a tremendous impact in Saddlebred industry as well as in our local community. We encourage everyone to come out with family and friends and watch some of the finest American Saddlebreds.

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• Mon 7/8/19 - Sat 7/13/19 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

BreyerFest

Community Event

Breyer makes the world's most realistic and authentic model horses and accessories for play, collecting, customizing and showing. Enjoy a weekend dedicated to celebrating Breyers at BreyerFest. 973-633-5090; WEBSITE. KY Horse Park

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• Fri 7/12/19 - Sun 7/14/19 at

BreyerFest

Fair/Festival

Bring home a horse of your very own! Learn more about horses and the model horse community from industry experts. Join us for the 29th annual BreyerFest - a family vacation that you will never forget! This year, BreyerFest is Off to the Races, exploring all types of horse racing, from flat track to endurance! The Celebration of Horses evening show is a two-night event, and the Presidents’ Choice Super Dogs will be showing off their tricks. This is a fast-paced show that is sure to please all ages!

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• Fri 7/12/19 - Sun 7/14/19 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Champagne Run at the Park

Equestrian

Cross Country, Dressage and Show Jumping! – See it all at this Champagne Run event.

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• Fri 7/12/19 - Sun 7/14/19 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club

Running, Walking

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, May 6 through July 29 but not Memorial Day May 27. 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. May music entertainment includes May 6 – Kevin Dalton; May 13 – Chelsea Nolan; and May 20 – Derek Isaacs.

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• Mon 7/15/19 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
• Mon 7/22/19 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rood & Riddle Grand Prix / Hats Off Day

Equestrian

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is the proud sponsor of the Rood & Riddle Kentucky Grand Prix, a premier show jumping competition held annually at the Kentucky Horse Park for the past 25 years, with a $50,000 grand prize! The Kentucky Grand Prix provides spectators with the excitement and drama found only in the most competitive sporting events. Top-level show jumpers are guaranteed to impress the crowd as they soar over thirteen, 5-foot fences. Join us and witness the athletic ability of Grand Prix Show Jumpers and the teamwork of horse and rider! And on the same day, Hats Off to Kentucky's Horse Industry Day is a celebration of the horse and its impact on the state of Kentucky. The day offers fun family and top competition at the Kentucky Horse Park!

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• Sat 7/27/19 at 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

KY Hunter Jumper Summer Horse Show

Equestrian

Top competition at the Kentucky Horse Park! This show includes 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 27!

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• Wed 7/24/19 - Sun 7/28/19 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club

Running, Walking

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, May 6 through July 29 but not Memorial Day May 27. 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. May music entertainment includes May 6 – Kevin Dalton; May 13 – Chelsea Nolan; and May 20 – Derek Isaacs.

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• Mon 7/29/19 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

KY Hunter Jumper Summer Classic

Equestrian

Another round of world-class competition, with the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby and the $50,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix!

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• Tue 7/30/19 - Sun 8/4/19 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

National Horse Show

Equestrian

The National Horse Show, a 6-day hunter/jumper event consistently ranked by the North American Riders Group as one of the top shows in the United States, takes place at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park beginning Oct. 26. Each year, the National Horse Show welcomes Olympians and World Champions from across the globe, as well as the nation’s top junior riders. This year, the show hosts one of only seven Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping qualifiers on the East Coast and the prestigious ASPCA Maclay Finals. 859-608-3709; WEBSITE. KY Horse Park

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• Sat 10/26/19 - Sun 11/3/19 at

Southern Lights Stroll – Presented by the KHP Foundation

Community Event

Lace up, head out and help The Kentucky Horse Park turn on the lights! The Kentucky Horse Park invites you to help set the Holiday Season in motion as you join the 2019 Southern Lights Stroll on Thursday, November 14th at 6:30pm (competitive 5K), the stroll/walk starting immediately after. Imagine seeing the holiday lights on foot, set in the magnificent surroundings of the Kentucky Horse Park. This year you can team up with 3 Way Racing to provide chip timing for the competitive 5K race, complete with awards. Additional activities include complimentary Mini Train Rides and refreshments! KY Horse Park

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• Thu 11/14/19 at - 6:30 PM

Southern Lights – Presented by the KHP Foundation

Community Event

The annual Southern Lights Holiday Festival takes place at the Kentucky Horse Park. With three full miles of lights, this family-friendly festival has an eye-popping, selfie-worthy array of holiday displays. Drive through the lights, then enjoy park activities: local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, pony and camel rides, an exotic petting zoo and more. Browse the Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop and see the Bluegrass Railroad Club Model Trains! KY Horse Park

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• Fri 11/15/19 - Tue 12/31/19 at