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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. 

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KHJA Horse Show - August - Canceled

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 07:00 AM to Sunday, August 23, 2020 - 01:08 PM
Learn more at http://www
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USEF Junior Hunter National Championship - Canceled

Sunday, August 23, 2020 - 07:00 AM to Monday, August 24, 2020 - 10:20 PM
Established in 2001, the USEF Junior Hunter National Championship showcases the best junior hunters in the nation while providing riders opportunities to meet and spend time with competitors from all over the country
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USEA American Eventing Championships

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 07:30 AM to Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 07:30 AM
The USEA American Eventing Championships is the annual national championships for every level of eventing from Beginner Novice to Advanced
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Bluegrass Classic Dog Show - Canceled

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Monday, August 31, 2020 - 05:00 PM
Parking fee for the Kentucky Horse Park – All Dog Show exhibitors pay only ONE entry fee
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EQUITANA USA’s 2020 Exhibition Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Article Updated August 04, 2020
Inaugural equestrian professional and enthusiast exhibition turns focus to 2021 Kentucky Horse Park debut Norwalk, CT (August 3, 2020) -- Due to increased concern over public safety resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, EQUITANA USA’s live three-day celebration of the horse is canceled for 2020

Meeting Advisory: Kentucky Horse Park Commission

Article Updated July 10, 2020

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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