Kentucky Horse Park

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 equinebabbles.com recently posted a new blog piece on her family's experience at the park last summer.

Read the full blog article here:
https://equinebabbles.wordpress.com/2016/03/28/road-trip-to-the-kentucky-horse-park

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.

Read the full article here:
http://www.americasbestracing.net/en/the-latest/blogs/2013/03/18/man-o-war-the-measuring-stick-for-greatness/

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.

New Era for Country Heir Show Series Begins at Kentucky Horse Park

For more than 20 years, the Country Heir I and II Horse Shows have been a tradition at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Preparations for the 2016 shows are well under way, with grand expectations for the two week Premier competition, scheduled to run Wednesday, June 8 through Sunday, June 19.

Owner Frankie Stark has struck a unique balance with these shows, bringing together her loyal Ohio circuit following combined with some of the finest horses and riders from around the world.

USEF Career Fair to Be Held in Conjunction with IHSA Nationals

United States Equestrian Federation

The United States Equestrian Federation will host a career fair Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., in conjunction with the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association's (IHSA) National Championships. The IHSA National Champions will host over 500 college equestrians and their coaches, families, and friends. The career fair is an opportunity for students to be introduced to successful businesses within the equine industry and create avenues for relationships, internships, and career connections.

Fish Being Stocked at New Fishing in Neighborhoods Lake at KHP

Fishing in Neighborhoods

Rolex Lake at the Kentucky Horse Park is the newest addition to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ Fishing in Neighborhoods (FINs) program.

Kentucky has 40 specially-stocked FINs lakes open to the public in 25 counties to provide more fishing opportunities near major population centers. The aim of the program is to create quality fishing opportunities near cities of all sizes throughout the state. Rolex is a 5.6-acre lake located near Interstate 75 in Fayette County.

Blue Grass Community Foundation Teams with KHP and LFUCG on Public Art Project

Blue Grass Community Foundation

The Blue Grass Community Foundation is partnering with the Kentucky Horse Park and LFUCG for a public art project. Legacy Trail flags (also known as blazes) will be designed by selected artists, who will receive compensation for their work.

See below for the full article:
http://www.kyforward.com/blue-grass-community-foundation-seeking-qualified-artists-for-new-public-art-project

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Land Rover 2016 Fast Facts

2016 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

WHAT:  CCI4* (Concours Complet Internationale) The highest level of an Advanced Three-Day Event. 

WHERE:  Kentucky Horse Park - Lexington, KY

WHEN:  April 28 - May 1, 2016

GENERAL PURPOSE:  To provide a competition annually that by its scope and demand affords the U. S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) the opportunity to evaluate candidates seeking competition or development grants or to be named to a U.S. team representing this country in international championships.