Ted Nicholson Chosen to Manage Park During Search for Permanent Executive Director

The following farewell letter from John Nicholson has been published in the 2014 edition of the Kentucky Horse Park Discover Horses magazine, and is being shared with you out of courtesy as John nears retirement as the park’s Executive Director on April 30.

KHP is proud to announce that the 2014 Governor’s Commemorative Derby poster was designed by Travis Robinson and James Shambhu, both of the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park, with images from the Woody Stephens’ collection.

The state of Kentucky is one of two finalists for hosting the 2018 World Equestrian Games, according to the Fédération Equestre Internationale, the presiding body over the games.

The International Museum of the Horse presents a new concept in special exhibitions with its opening of Equine Treasures of the Bluegrass.

Gene Carter is being featured on the Kentucky Personnel website today in recognition for his lifetime of work with horses here in Kentucky. Over the course of his 87 years, he has experienced so much within the equine business and serves as a human encyclopedia of knowledge.

Now in its fifth year, the Kentucky Horse Park Literacy Program promotes the love of the horse and the love of literacy by connecting horse-themed books, children and horses.

The Kentucky Horse Park announced today, March 17, 2014, that the Bluegrass Warhorses home game scheduled to be played Friday, March 21, has been canceled. The additional home games scheduled for April 5 and May 5 are also canceled at this time.

Horses Welcome Visitors for a New Season of Fun and Excitement

Funny Cide will be making an appearance at It's My Derby, a fundraiser for The Kentucky Derby Museum. It's My Derby will take place at Keeneland on April 18, 2014. Funny Cide's apearance is scheduled to take place from about 6 p.m.