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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. 


The International Museum of the Horse's 60,000 square feet of permanent exhibitions are dedicated to showcasing the relationship between horses and humans through time. 

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.

Saddle Up

Saddle Up

Explore the park's paddocks by horseback! Trail rides and pony rides for the kids can be reserved inside the Visitor Center the day of your visit. 

Visit the Kentucky Horse Park

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


General Admission (Ages 13-61)  |  $16
Senior (Ages 62+)  |  $14
Children (Ages 6-12)  |  $8
Ages 5 and under  |  Free
Active Duty Military and Veterans with I.D.  |  $8
Daily Parking  |  $5


Kentucky Spring Classic

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, May 23, 2021 - 04:00 PM
Takes place in Covered Arena, Hunter Jumper Complex, Rolex Stadium, and Walnut Ring
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KDA Spring Warm Up

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 04:00 PM
Venue: KHP Rolex ArenaJudges: Tami Batts “S” Judge, Cheryl Holekamp “S” Judge, Debbie Riehl-Rodriquez “S” Judge\TD: Fran Cross USEF “R” Judge For more information, visit www
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MayDaze Horse Trials

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, May 30, 2021 - 04:00 PM
Event takes place in Hunter Jumper Complex, Walnut Ring
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Special Meeting Advisory: Kentucky Horse Park Commission

Article Updated May 06, 2021
Special Meeting Advisory:  Kentucky Horse Park Commission Special Commission meeting set for May 7, 2021 LEXINGTON, Ky

Meeting Advisory: Kentucky Horse Park Commission

Article Updated January 08, 2021

The Park At a Glance

Kentucky Horse Park

4089 Iron Works Pike
​Lexington, KY 40511


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

Main Season
March 31 - October 31, 2021

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

Winter Season
November 4, 2020 – March 30, 2021

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


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: $16
Senior: $14 (62+)
Military $8 (with ID)
Children: $8 (6-12) 
(Ages 5 & under, Free)

Daily Parking: $5

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

Winter Season
November 4, 2020 – March 30, 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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