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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.

Please note that while we make every effort to present accurate information on our calendar, all listings are subject to change without notice. Contact the event organizer via the information provided in the calendar listing to verify events, times, prices, dates, and venues.

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September 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 05:00 PM

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 an ...Read More

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 09:00 AM to Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 05:00 PM

Man o' War: The Mostest Horse That Ever Was will run at the International Museum of the Horse from March 29, 2017 through November 1, 2017. Man o’ War is considered to be the success ...Read More

Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 09:00 AM to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 05:00 PM

The International Museum of the Horse follows the journey of Preston Dyer as he embarks on the second leg of his trip to the Middle East to seek out Arabian bloodstock to bring back to Americ ...Read More

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:00 PM to Sunday, September 03, 2017 - 06:00 PM

During the dog days of summer, the Kentucky Horse Park Campground will offer families many activities to appreciate. The Kentucky Horse Park will be hosting the annual Bluegrass Classic Dog S ...Read More

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 07:00 AM to Friday, September 29, 2017 - 05:00 PM

Instruction will include flatwork, jumping, crowd control, tactics, and search techniques.

Guest instructors are scheduled to include Jerry Mayo, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (retired), Me ...Read More

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club (​#KHPRunWalkClub) will meet on Mondays from June 5 to September 25 (except Labor Day). Check-in is between 5-8pm. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Vis ...Read More

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, October 01, 2017 - 05:00 PM

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 Stat ...Read More

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 04:30 PM to 10:00 PM

The KHP Foundation Battle in the Saddle is a celebrity team penning event benefiting the KHP Foundation. This event pairs two amateur team penning riders with a celebrity guest rider to deter ...Read More

September 2017