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Ready to experience the top Lexington attractions for kids and adults alike? Meet legends at the Hall of Champions, see interesting breeds at the Breeds Barn Show, and more!

Jimmy Winkfield

Black Horsemen of the Kentucky Turf

The IMH’s latest exhibit, which opened April 1, celebrates the influential contributions of African Americans to the horse industry in Kentucky.  

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.



The Kentucky Horse Park is seeking applications for interim (seasonal) positions in many different areas. Please follow the link for more information on how to apply.

Plan your visit...

Making plans to visit the Kentucky Horse Park? Find current information about the reopening of the Park, the daily schedule, and what you can experience here! Even during these times, we are committed to the Park's mission – to celebrate the history of our relationship with horses through education, exhibition, engagement and competition. 

Welcome back to the Kentucky Horse Park!


USPC Festival 2020, Presented by SSG Riding Gloves - Canceled

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 12:00 PM to Monday, July 20, 2020 - 05:00 PM
The week-long Pony Club Festival is held every three years at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY
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KHJA- Kentucky Summer

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 08:00 AM
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Hats Off Day - Canceled

Saturday, July 25, 2020 - 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Hats Off to Kentucky's Horse Industry Day is a celebration of the horse and its impact on the state of Kentucky
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Kentucky Summer Classic

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, August 02, 2020 - 05:00 PM
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The Park At a Glance

Kentucky Horse Park

4089 Iron Works Pike
​Lexington, KY 40511


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

November 6, 2018 – March 31, 2019

Open Wed – Sun, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Closed Mon & Tue

April 1, 2019 – November 5, 2019

Open daily, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time


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

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

November 4, 2019 – March 31, 2020

Adults: $12
Children: $6 (6-12) 
Senior: $10 (62+)
Military $6 (with ID)
(Ages5 & under, Free)

OPEN: Wednesday-Sunday 9am-5pm

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

April 1 – November 1, 2020
(April 23-26, 2020 - Kentucky Three-Day Event ticket required)

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

OPEN: Daily 9am-5pm

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"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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