Kentucky Horse Park

Update: Kentucky Horse Park Offers Help to Hurricane Irma Evacuees

Article Updated September 7, 2017

Due to the overwhelming support and generosity of the Kentucky Horse Park staff, stalls are now being offered at no charge, on a first-come, first-serve basis for horses displaced by Hurricane Irma. 200 stalls are available now until September 17.

Several Kentucky Horse Park employees and volunteers have offered to work on their own time to fulfill the tasks required to accommodate for temporarily displaced horses.

Coggins test and health certificates are required.

Didi Mackenzie Wins Grand Amateur-Owner Hunter Championship Aboard MTM Inside Scoop

MTM Inside Scoop

After winning three over fences classes, placing second in the handy and coming in third in the undersaddle during the Amateur-Owner Hunter division, Didi Mackenzie and MTM Inside Scoop claimed the Grand Amateur-Owner Hunter Championship. Mackenzie of Flower Mound, Texas, and her 11-year-old gelding commanded both days of hunter competition and she was thrilled to receive the Grand Amateur-Owner Hunter Championship title, sponsored by Visse Wedell with Kirkpatrick & Companies.

Hunter Divisions Kick-Off on Opening Day of Kentucky Summer Horse Show

Kentucky Summer Hore Show

On the opening day of the Kentucky Summer Horse Show at the Kentucky Horse Park, top hunter competitors were eager to head into the Stonelea Ring to kick-off competition. On Wednesday morning, Tim Goguen aboard Belhaven Stables LLC's Perhaps led the way in the Green 3'6"/3'9" Hunter division after placing second in the first over fences round, winning the second over fences round and placing third in the under saddle. 

David Beisel and Sharn Wordley Top Jumper Competition on Opening Day of Kentucky Summer Horse Show

Beisel Award

On the opening day of the Kentucky Summer Horse Show, the Rolex Stadium played host to four show jumping classes that offered combinations the opportunity to warm up for an upcoming week of competition. David Beisel of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Sharn Wordley of New Zealand both achieved blue ribbons and set themselves up for a successful week of showing at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Pony Club Celebrates Festival 2017

Pony Club logo

The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. is pleased to host the 12th triennial Festival July 18-24, 2017, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Pony Club will welcome over 3,000 members, their families, friends, volunteers, and Pony Club leadership from across the country to Kentucky to enjoy competition, learning, and fun.

Kentucky Horse Park to Host Man o’ War Run for Big Red Aug. 5

Man o' War Run for Big Red

The Kentucky Horse Park will host the Man o’ War Run for Big Red 5K/10K on its scenic grounds in Lexington, Ky. Aug. 5 at 8 a.m.
Sponsored by UK Healthcare, the competitive 5K/10K is part of the Kentucky Horse Park’s season-long Man o’ War Celebration, presented by Windstream, which includes a series of events highlighting the life of the great racehorse in honor of his 100thbirthday.

BreyerFest at Kentucky Horse Park July 14-16

BreyerFest Gateway to India

BreyerFest® Gateway to India has announced its annual horse festival, which will take place at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington for the 28th consecutive year! The festival will begin on July 14 and run through Sunday, July 16. 

Friday and Saturday the festival will open at 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sunday from 9: a.m.-4 p.m. 

Kentucky Horse Park and Rood & Riddle Announce Man o’ War Look-Alike Contest

My Man o’ War Look-Alike image

The Kentucky Horse Park and Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital have joined together to create the My Man o’ War Look-Alike photo contest. This social media event challenges horse owners to submit photos of their horse recreating a famous photo of Man o’ War that is posted on the Kentucky Horse Park, Rood & Riddle, and Hats Off Day Facebook pages. The contest is open to any equine breed and gender. To be eligible, the horse must have a similar pose and/or likeness to Man o’ War, based on the photo shown on Facebook.

Kentucky Horse Park to Host Man o’ War Movie Night

KY Horse Park logo

The Man o’ War Celebration, presented by Windstream, continues at the Kentucky Horse Park with a special movie night on June 24 from 6-10 p.m. Sponsored by the Keeneland Kids Club, the event will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the famous racehorse and is part of a season-long series of Man o’ War-themed events hosted by the Kentucky Horse Park.