KY Horse Park

Park Haunted by Halloween Happenings

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Cemetery Crawl: History and Mystery of the Kentucky Horse Park
How much do you really know about the Kentucky Horse Park? Are you thinking about equestrian events or the museums? Or perhaps you’re envisioning the miles of fencing and the picturesque landscaping dotted with hundreds of horses.

Do you think of duels? Or Native American attacks? Cholera or Civil War Generals?

Keeneland Feature on Man o' War

Big Red Man o' War logo

Keeneland recently published an article about Man o' War's 100th birthday celebration year, which is being observed by multiple equine organizations nationwide. The article was written for the Spring 2017 Keeneland Magazine and touches on the mighty Big Red's impact over the years, an enduring legacy which continues to evolve and grow 100 years after his birth.

Follow the link below to read the full article:
http://www.keeneland.com/sites/default/files/shared/293386/BigRed.pdf

LIVE Broadcast Scheduled for Road to the Horse 2017

Road to the Horse

This is not your ordinary broadcast! In true Road to the Horse fashion we’re exploding boundaries and exploring new territory by creating a cutting-edge experience for fans. For the first time ever, James and Cameron will be on hand throughout the live broadcast with a play by play recap, as well as educating fans on the rules and format of the event. They’ll also be interviewing a host of celebrities, past Road to the Horse World Champions and special guests.

Rolex Lake Featured by Smallwater Fishing

Smallwater Fishing

Smallwaterfishing.com is a website owned and operated by John Kirkland, a native of Lexington, Kentucky. In his recent post about Rolex Lake, he discusses the FINS fishing spot at the Kentucky Horse Park next to Rolex Stadium.

Follow the link below to read the full article:
http://smallwaterfishing.com/kentucky/ky-horse-park-rolex-lake-lexington-ky

Southern Lights Stroll Sets the Holiday Season in Motion

Southern Lights Stroll logo

Run, Walk or Stroll Through Annual Holiday Display in Heart of Horse Country

The 15th annual Southern Lights Stroll will take place on Thursday, Nov. 17, as the kick-off event for the annual Southern Lights holiday festival, presented by Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky Inc.  As the only evening of Southern Lights when the public is allowed to experience a major portion of the lighted route on foot, visitors may choose to run, walk or stroll their way through thousands of dazzling holiday lights on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park.

RRP Thoroughbred Makeover Featured by America's Best Racing

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America's Best Racing recently published an article about the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium being held at the Kentucky Horse Park. The event will take place from Oct. 27 – 30 and will pull from over 300 horses in 10 disciplines to determine the title for the Most Wanted Thoroughbred.

Attention Legacy Trail Users

Legacy Trail

Attention Legacy Trail users:  Although the new Legacy Trail extension running around the exterior of the Kentucky Horse Park looks complete, please be aware that final prep including important safety signage has not yet been installed at critical intersections, most notably at the main entrance to the Kentucky Horse Park. Until all work is complete, signage is installed and the trail is officially opened by the city, the trail extension remains CLOSED.  

We urge all trail users and vehicular traffic in the vicinity of the Kentucky Horse Park to use the utmost caution.