Upcoming Events

The Kentucky Horse Park hosts a diverse selection of events. On any given weekend, visitors will find some of the most fun things to do in Lexington, including horse shows, rodeos, festivals, museum exhibits, shopping and more. If you're searching for fun family things to do in Lexington, check out our event calendar below for activities that will keep everyone entertained.

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September 2015

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 9:00am to Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 5:00pm
The International Museum of the Horse presents a new concept in special exhibitions with its opening of Equine Treasures of the Bluegrass....Read More.
 
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 9:00am to Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 5:00pm
The American Saddlebred Museum’s 2015 exhibit, Bits & Pieces of Saddlebred History: Recent Donations & Special Selections will feature new acquisitions to the permanent collection along with loans of unusual items from several collectors of Saddlebred memorabilia....Read More.
 
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 8:00am to Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 8:00pm
The Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse Association (KMSHA) and the Spotted Mountain Horse Association are both very passionate about their specific breeds. Both organizations strive to demonstrate the value and beauty of these mountain horses....Read More.
 
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 5:00pm
The MidSouth Eventing and Dressage Association (MSEDA) Dressage in the Park is a 3-day dressage show. This event draws competitors from Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, Georgia, and Florida, and around 100 to 150 horses compete in the event....Read More.
 
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 6:00pm to Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
Friday, 9/4 6:00 pm - Digital Scavenger Hunt Pick up list at the Campground store. The first three kids back to the store with pictures of everything on their list wins a prize....Read More.
 
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Riders are given the opportunity to school their horses on the famous Kentucky Horse Park cross country course. For a $35 fee, riders can school their horse for four hours on the course....Read More.
 
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Join us for the second annual Share Your Spare 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 9:00am at The Kentucky Horse Park to help raise awareness for kidney disease while emphasizing the need for more registered organ donors....Read More.
 
Monday, September 7, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
A new and FREE activity will begin at the park this summer! The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club will meet every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property....Read More.
 
Monday, September 7, 2015 - 5:30pm
Monday nights at 5:30pm from April 13 – October 26...Read More.
 
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 8:00am to Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 9:00pm
The 27th International Grand Championship Rocky Mountain Horse Association Show is a class A Rocky Mountain Horse Show. More than 300 horses will be shown in this event. Classes that will be displayed include equitation, saddleseat, breed demonstrations, and a stallion row....Read More.
 
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Wounded soldiers and their families have complicated issues to deal with. They have spent years in hospitals undergoing countless surgeries and displacing their families. A new home provides a new chapter. It aids in their recovery and allows them a better quality of life....Read More.
 
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
There will be a 1K for kids 12 and under (begins @ 8:30AM) and a 5K for all ages (begins @ 9AM). The 5K is a competitive distance verified course with chip timing. However, walkers are welcome! There will be water on the course, and times given at each mile....Read More.
 
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Fall Classic I Hunter Jumper Show is a 2-day hunter/jumper event. All ages and all levels of hunter and jumping competition will be on display at this event. For more information on the Fall Classic I Hunter Jumper Show please visit http://www.khja.org/....Read More.
 
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
The New Vocations horse show will take place in the Walnut Ring and Rolex Stadium. For a complete show program, please visit http://www.horseadoption.com/assets/ShowProgram.pdf....Read More.
 
Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
The Horses and Hope Trail Ride is an event benefitting the Horses and Hope charity which works with Kentucky’s equine industry to provide awareness, early detection through screening and treatment referral to women in the equine industry....Read More.
 
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
A new and FREE activity will begin at the park this summer! The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club will meet every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property....Read More.
 
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 5:30pm
Monday nights at 5:30pm from April 13 – October 26...Read More.
 
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 9:00pm
The Kentucky National Hunter Jumper Show is a 5-day event showcasing some of the best Hunter/Jumper competitions in the country....Read More.
 
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
The Franklin County Cross Country Invitational is a middle school and high school cross country meet. The meet is hosted by Franklin County High School. There will be a spectator fee for this event, the fee is $5. Divisions are split by gender, level, and distance....Read More.
 
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
A new and FREE activity will begin at the park this summer! The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club will meet every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property....Read More.
 
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 5:30pm
Monday nights at 5:30pm from April 13 – October 26...Read More.
 
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 7:00am to Friday, September 25, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Kentucky Horse Park and the Lexington Mounted Police Unit host the annual Mounted Police Colloquium at the Kentucky Horse Park. National and International instructors are brought in to train both police and civilians in various types of training to include equitation, jumping, crowd control a...Read More.
 
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Jump Start Horse Trials is a 3-day-eventing competition. Riders will compete in Dressage, Cross Country and Show Jumping. This event features levels that are recognized by the United States Eventing Association, and/or the United States Equestrian Federation....Read More.
 
Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
September 26-27, 2015    8am-5pm (These are identical one-day clinics)...Read More.
 
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 8:00am to Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Paso Fino Grand National Championship Show & Expo is a 6-day event dedicated to the Paso Fino breed. Fino, pleasure, and performance classes will be a part of the show schedule. There will also be special events and a trade show....Read More.
 
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
A new and FREE activity will begin at the park this summer! The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club will meet every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property....Read More.
 
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 5:30pm
Monday nights at 5:30pm from April 13 – October 26...Read More.
 
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 8:00am to Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Kentucky Fall Classic Horse Show is a 3-day show for saddle/gaited horses. Classes that will be taking place include harness, pleasure, roadster, equitation, and breed-specific classes....Read More.
 

September 2015