Kentucky Horse Park

BreyerFest 5K Run/Walk

Dates: 
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Event Description: 

Join us for the Second Annual BreyerFest© 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 8:00am at the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena in Lexington, KY.

This year, BreyerFest is traveling to India, celebrating its diverse culture and landscape! The race includes commemorative T-shirts (guaranteed to all participants that register before July 3rd), chip timing, overall and age group awards, a DJ spinning upbeat, Bollywood-inspired dance music, post race snacks, cool Breyer door prizes, and new for this year, FINISHER MEDALS FOR THE 5K PARTICIPANTS!

We'll also have an untimed 1 mile fun run/walk for those not interested in the full 5K (3.1 mile) distance. If you can't make the race but want to support the cause (Old Friends) you can register as a Virtual Runner/Walker and we'll send you your commemorative race T-shirt and finisher medal.

Strollers and dogs on fixed length leashes are permitted. We ask these participants to start toward the middle or back of the pack so we don't have congestion at the start of the race.

Click Here for Sign Up Information!

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Hosted by: 
Breyer Animal Creations®
Phone: 
800-413-3348

Youth Riding Camp - Summer Break

Dates: 
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 8:30am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
Event Description: 

The Youth Riding Camp Summer Break Edition will take place June 12th through the 16th at the Education Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park. The camp includes activities that teach children about the basics of horsemanship and stable management. Campers also get to participate in horseback riding mounted games, arts & crafts, and more. The camp is open for children ages 8 to 16. For more information about the camp and to register, please visit http://www.kyhorsepark.com/visit/kentucky-horse-park-youth-riding-camp.

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Hosted by: 
KHP Equine Education Office

Youth Riding Camp

Dates: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 8:30am to Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Event Description: 

The Youth Riding Camp Spring Break Edition will take place during April 3rd-April 7th at the Education Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park. For more information about the camp, please visit http://www.kyhorsepark.com/visit/kentucky-horse-park-youth-riding-camp.

Hosted by: 
KHP Equine Education Office

John’s Run Local 8K

Dates: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Event Description: 

Join us at the beautiful Kentucky Horse Park on May 13, 2017 to honor and commemorate John Sensenig’s 40 years of service to the local running community. John has been a fixture in the local running and walking community since opening his first local running shop in 1977. Year-in and year-out, John and his Run/Walk Shop has been at the forefront of creating a lively and local running/walking family. After a lifetime of service and as John begins to step back from the day-to-day running of the shop, John’s Run Local 8k has grown from the desire to celebrate all he has given to the local Lexington and Central Kentucky community.

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Hosted by: 
John’s Run Local 8K

Vintage Market Days

Dates: 
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Event Description: 

Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. Vintage Market Days® events are so much more than a flea market. Each Vintage Market Days® event is a unique opportunity for vendors to display their talents and passions in creative venues.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Vintage Market Days
Phone: 
(859) 300-1564

Vintage Market Days

Dates: 
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
Event Description: 

Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. Vintage Market Days® events are so much more than a flea market. Each Vintage Market Days® event is a unique opportunity for vendors to display their talents and passions in creative venues. A three-day pass is $10 while general admission for Saturday and Sunday is $5, and children under 12 years old get in free all weekend long.

Tickets are available now at https://vintagemarketdays.com/Market/lexington/events2. For more information, click on the below link, and go to the event page, like it, and share:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1179963152121151/

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Hosted by: 
Vintage Market Days
Phone: 
(859) 300-1564

Medals, Memories & Milestones: Great Moments in American Show Jumping

Dates: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The first phase of the new Wheeler Museum exhibit is now open at the USHJA Headquarters. The exhibit is open to the public and features items and stories from the Show Jumping Hall of Fame, as well as new materials loaned by riders, owners, grooms, and fans, telling the stories of legendary horses and people who have helped shape show jumping as an international and national sport. Many legendary horses are featured such as Idle Dice, Calypso, and Gem twist. The exhibit follows the history of the United States Equestrian Team from its founding in 1950 through the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. On the national scene, the exhibit highlights the growth and importance for riders, owners and spectators of grand prix series, such as those organized by the American Grandprix Association and the United States Grand Prix League. The exhibit will also feature the history of course design and fun facts about special classes such as the Puissance and bygone pairs and "doubles and trebles" classes. The Wheeler Museum is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

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Hosted by: 
United States Hunter Jumper Association
Phone: 
859-225-6700

Legends of the Saddlebred World: The Lives & Times of Tom & Donna Moore

Dates: 
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

Tom and Donna Moore were innovators and game changers in the Saddlebred industry, both as a team and separately. They fought their way to the top of the very exclusive world of Saddlebreds and put together several dynasties of show horses never before matched by a public training stable. Their names are synonymous with many world’s grand champions and a tradition of excellence. Featured in the exhibit are items and artifacts that belonged to Tom and Donna, including photographs, paintings, trophies, ribbons and memorabilia. The American Saddlebred museum is open daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and is included in the horse park admission fee.

Hosted by: 
American Saddlebred Museum & Gift Shop
Phone: 
859-259-2746

AKC Tracking Dog Test and Tracking Dog Excellent Test

Dates: 
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Event Description: 

The AKC Tracking Dog Test and Tracking Dog Excellent Test event is put on by the Lexington Kennel Club. These tests are the competition form of canine search and rescue. A scent track is laid with multiple changes of direction for the dog to follow to an item left at the end of the track. The dog will earn titles at the completion of each type of tracking test. Upon completion of the AKC Tracking Dog Test, the dog will receive a TD or Tracking Dog Title. Upon completion of the Tracking Dog Excellence Test, the dog will receive a TDX or Tracking Dog Excellence Title. For more information on the AKC Tracking Dog Test and Tracking Dog Excellence Test please call the Lexington Kennel Club at 859-272-2846, or go to www.lexingtonkennelclub.com. Photo courtesy of www.lexingtonkennelclub.com.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Lexington Kennel Club
Phone: 
859-272-2846