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.

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

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
The first phase of the new Wheeler Museum exhibit is now open at the USHJA Headquarters....Read More.
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
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....Read More.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
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 successful race horse in American history....Read More.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 5:00pm
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 America....Read More.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 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.
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 7:00am to Friday, September 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
Instruction will include flatwork, jumping, crowd control, tactics, and search techniques....Read More.
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
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 Visitor Center....Read More.
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 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.
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 4:30pm to 10:00pm
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 determine who can pen the group of cattle in the quickest amount of time....Read More.
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
(These are identical one-day clinics)...Read More.

September 2017