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The Kentucky Horse Park Commission will meet on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting will be held in the North Exhibit Hall at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.  
 
AGENDA:
Meeting of Kentucky Horse Park Commission
 
Thursday, June 15, 2017
3:00 p.m. EDT

The legendary Man o’ War, one of America’s original sporting heroes, will be depicted in larger-than-life fashion via a 30’ x 30’ mural in downtown Lexington.

Sgt. Reckless

Maryjean Wall, a retired award-winning turf writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader for 35 years, just produced a new article for the newspaper titled "New statue will honor Korean War horse, Sgt. Reckless." The life-size bronze, named Sergeant Reckless, is scheduled to be installed at the Kentucky Horse Park some time in 2018.

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The United States Pony Clubs cordially invites the equine community to participate in the USPC Festival 2017 at the Kentucky Horse Park, July 22-24th. Registration for the 12th triennial event is now open and Pony Club encourages all to come learn and join the fun.

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The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, June 5 to September 25, from 5-8 p.m., with the exception of Labor Day, Monday, September 4.

99 Days of Summer in KY

The Kentucky Department of Tourism today announced the launch of 99 Days of Summer, an interactive section of the kentuckytourism.com website with 99 travel suggestions for the 2017 summer season, starting Memorial Day, May 29 and lasting through Labor Day weekend, September 4. 

2017 Kentucky Summer Prize List

The 2017 Kentucky Summer Horse Show Series prize list is now available.
 
Click the link to download the prize list:
2017 Kentucky Summer Horse Show Series prize list
  
Below is the list of highlights:
 

Emma Kurtz aboard Dr. Betsee Parker’s Dedication

On the final day of the Kentucky Spring Classic, talented junior rider Emma Kurtz claimed the Large Junior Hunter division championship as well as the Grand Junior Hunter Champion title aboard Dr. Betsee Parker’s Dedication.

Eugenio Garza and Armani SL Z

The atmosphere at the Kentucky Horse Park was electric on Friday night as fans came out to watch the $35,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic CSI3* as part of the Kentucky Spring Classic Horse Show.

Alma Bjorklund on S.I.E.C. Contessina

Alma Bjorklund and her own S.I.E.C. Contessina sped past the competition in Friday's High Junior/Amateur-Owner speed class during the Kentucky Spring Classic. Out of 33 total entries, Alma was one of only four riders able to navigate the speed course without accruing any faults.