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Enjoy live equine presentations! The park's daily schedule includes the Parade of Breeds, Big Barn Stall-Side Chat, the Hall of Champions Show, and the Derby Winner Nightcap. 

Camp with Us

Camp with Us

Our campground offers 260 spacious sites with 50/30/20 amp electric and water. All sites are 55' paved back-ins with fire rings and picnic tables. Two dump stations are provided, as well.

Employment

Employment

Join the our team! The Kentucky Horse Park is seeking applications for full-time and seasonal positions in many different areas.

Upcoming Events

View the Event Calendar for a complete list of events coming to the Kentucky Horse Park and Alltech Arena! 

Events

Robert Murphy Hunter Jumper Show

Thursday, July 07, 2022 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 05:00 PM
USEF "B" rated Hunter Jumper Horse show
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KDA Summer Classic I & II

Friday, July 08, 2022 - 07:30 AM to Sunday, July 10, 2022 - 05:30 PM
Walnut and Annex Arenas - The purpose of the KDA is to promote and strengthen the art and sport of Dressage in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
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Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show

Monday, July 11, 2022 - 12:01 AM to Saturday, July 16, 2022 - 10:00 PM
Created in 1937, to help fund the Junior League's community works project, the horse show has grown to be the world's largest outdoor American Saddlebred show and the first leg of the Saddlebred "Triple Crown"
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News


May Day Maddness Exhibit Now Open at the International Museum of the Horse

Article Updated May 11, 2022
The Madden party was the place to be seen on the eve of the Kentucky Derby

Meeting Advisory: Kentucky Horse Park Commission

Article Updated March 16, 2022
LEXINGTON, Ky

1994 Kentucky Derby Winner Go For Gin Dies at the Kentucky Horse Park

Article Updated March 09, 2022
Champion Thoroughbred Go for Gin died Tuesday, March 8, due to heart failure at the Kentucky Horse Park, where he had lived since retiring from stud duty in June 2011

The Park At a Glance

Kentucky Horse Park

4089 Iron Works Pike
​Lexington, KY 40511

Directions

(859) 259-4200
(800) 678-8813

Winter Season
Ends April 3, 2023

OPEN: Wednesday-Sunday 10 am - 4 pm
Closed Monday & Tuesday


Main Season
April 6 - October 31, 2022

OPEN: Wednesday-Sunday, 9 am - 5 pm EST
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays


Closed

Thanksgiving Eve & Day
Christmas Eve & Day
New Year’s Eve & Day

Kentucky Horse Park passes include the next day free with the exception of major events and holidays.


Main Season
March 31 - October 31, 2021

Adults: $20
Senior: $18 (62+)
Military $10 (with ID)
Children: $10 (6-12) 
(Ages 5 & under, Free)

Daily Parking: $5

OPEN: Wednesday-Sunday, 9 am - 5 pm
CLOSED: Monday & Tuesday


Winter Season
Beginning November 3, 2021

Adults: $12
Children: $6 (6-12) 
Senior: $10 (62+)
Military $6 (with ID)
(Ages 5 & under, Free)

Daily Parking: $5

OPEN: Wednesday-Sunday 10 am - 4 pm

CLOSED: Monday & Tuesday, Thanksgiving Eve & Day, Christmas Eve & Day, New Year's Eve & Day 

"Quintessential Kentucky!
If you're looking for a nice day in a park, make it this one. The scenery is gorgeous, and there's something for everyone, whether your a horse-lover or just an outdoor enthusiast. There are iconic landmarks for Secretariat, Man O' War and others. There are museums and traveling exhibits that change all the time. The live shows are fun, and you can even take a ride! It really is one of the most enjoyable places to visit, especially for the authentic Kentucky experience."


– Bethany O.

"This was probably the best place I’ve ever toured. Fantastic exhibits and history. Loved all the statues and being able to interact with the horses. Thank you for making a bucket list item an amazing experience." 

– Megan R.

"This place is one in a million! The people at the horse park could not be kinder! Everyone we encountered was friendly, informative, and genuinely happy to be there speaking with the public. The park is absolutely gorgeous and extremely well kept. It’s amazing to have the opportunity to interact with such phenomenal horses. This is the perfect venue for dog shows and other events!"

– Lindsay F.

"The Kentucky Horse Park is my favorite tourist attraction here in Kentucky. I have a special love for this place since I love horses, but if you know nothing about horses, it is the perfect place to experience them for the first time. There is so much to see and do. You can always catch an event of some kind. This is a great location for families and for local Kentuckians, too. There are both indoor and outdoor attractions. Once you come, you will want to come back again and again to see what is new and to visit your favorite horses."

– Sarah C.

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