Kentucky Horse Park

Two IHSA Museum Exhibits Open at Kentucky Horse Park during Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association National Championships

Two Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association exhibits will open in May at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington in conjunction with the IHSA National Championships, May 5-8, at the Alltech Arena, and 2016-2017 launch of the Golden Anniversary season celebrating 50 years since the founding of IHSA in 1967 by then 18 year-old Fairleigh Dickinson University (NJ) student, Robert E. 'Bob' Cacchione.

IEA National Finals Begin Tomorrow at Kentucky Horse Park; More Than 600 Riders to Compete for Championship Titles

Interscholastic Equestrian Association logo

Lexington, Ky. – April 19, 2016 – More than 600 of the nation’s leading middle school and high school equestrians are currently converging on the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, as the 2016 Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) National Finals prepare to get underway on Wednesday, April 20 and continue through Sunday, April 24.

Field of Four Teams Ready to Compete in the 2016 Prince Philip Cup Games at Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

United States Pony Clubs logo

The United States Pony Clubs, Inc. will once again hold the Prince Philip Cup Mounted Games competition at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. The 2016 Prince Philip Cup Games will mark the competition’s 16th consecutive year it will be hosted during the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. The event will feature 4 teams from across the country. The tentative competition schedule is:

Kentucky Spring Horse Shows CSI3* Prize List Now Available Online

Kentucky Spring Horse Shows' management company, Kentucky Horse Shows LLC, is pleased to announce that the hunter/jumper competition's prize list is currently available online. The prize list and entry form are posted at, and hard copies are available by request by emailing Entries for the Kentucky Spring Horse Shows CSI3* close on Tuesday, March 29.

Brass Hat Coming to the KY Horse Park

On May 8th, the Kentucky Horse Park will play host to the annual Thoroughbred Horse Show Association. This year, grade I winner Brass Hat will be part of the action, and Blood-Horse recently ran a feature article on the upcoming event.

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High Hope Steeplechase To Feature Ladies Side Saddle Races

High Hope Steeplechase

On Sunday, May 22, 2016 the 48th running of High Hope Steeplechase will take place at the Kentucky Horse Park. In addition to the traditional National Steeplechase Association race card, the day will also feature the inaugural running of a new series of Ladies Side Saddle Races. Sponsored by Keene Ridge Farm, the Side Saddle activities will begin at noon with a formal parade of ladies riding aside, sporting their appointment wear & period costumes! The parade will be followed later in the day by a Ladies Side Saddle flat race, and Ladies Side Saddle race over fences.

Equine Blog Features Road Trip to Kentucky Horse Park

Kentucky Horse Park entrance

The Kentucky Horse Park is proud to be a prime destination for tourists traveling through the state of Kentucky. Laura Wolfe of recently posted a new blog piece on her family's experience at the park last summer.

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Man o' War Featured by America's Best Racing

Man o' War

Man o' War was unquestionably the most famous Thoroughbred who ever lived. He dominated his competition like no other horse. 99 years after Man o' War's birth, Terry Conway recently wrote an article on "Big Red" for America's Best Racing.

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Third Annual Cowboy Up For A Cure Rodeo

Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo logo

The Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo will take its third ride at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7pm.

Gates open at 6pm, with a variety of activities planned for the whole family. WBUL will be providing live entertainment while families can visit the inflatable village, face painting booths, roping and riding demonstrations andany one of our 15 vendor sponsors.

Award-winning, professional rodeo entertainment will be provided again this year by 3 Bar J Rodeo of Union City, Indiana.