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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. 

Museums

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

Admission

General Admission (Ages 13-61)  |  $20
Senior (Ages 62+)  |  $18
Children (Ages 6-12)  |  $10
Ages 5 and under  |  Free
Active Duty Military and Veterans with I.D.  |  $10
Daily Parking  |  $5

Visit Safely

Effective July 29th, visitors 6 years and older (regardless of vaccination status) will be required to wear face coverings while inside Executive Branch buildings/offices which includes the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, International Museum of the Horse, and Campground Store.
Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation. We hope to see you soon at the Kentucky Horse Park! 

Events

CKRH - Walk on for Hope 5K

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Join us for our second annual Walk on for Hope 5K at Central Kentucky Riding for Hope
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RK Gun and Knife Show - Sept

Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 09:00 AM to Monday, September 20, 2021 - 04:00 PM
Looking for a great way to spend a day or the weekend of September 18th - 20th? If you are a gun collector or a hunting enthusiast, the gun show at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY is a great place to spend some time
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KY National H/J Show

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 05:00 PM
Hunter/Jumper show held annually in Lexington, Kentucky at the Kentucky Horse Park
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News

Meeting Advisory: Kentucky Horse Park Commission

Article Updated September 10, 2021
LEXINGTON, Ky

EQUITANA USA Welcomes Horse Lovers October 1-3

Article Updated September 01, 2021
Tickets for long-awaited premier equestrian event on sale at equitanausa

Volunteer of the Month: Mary Scaffede

Article Updated September 01, 2021
Mary is a newer volunteer to the KHP Volunteer Program, starting in April 2021 and logging 121 hours in just 5 months! She has worked hard to earn the title “barn Mom” in the Breeds Barn, helping to prepare both horses and riders for the daily shows

Former First Lady of Kentucky Returns as 2021 EQUITANA USA Event Spokesperson

Article Updated August 05, 2021
Lexington, KY (August 5, 2021) – EQUITANA USA, the North American edition of the world’s largest equestrian exhibition and event brand, announced former First Lady of Kentucky Jane Beshear will return as the official spokeswoman for the world’s largest equine trade and exhibition show

The Park At a Glance

Kentucky Horse Park

4089 Iron Works Pike
​Lexington, KY 40511

Directions

(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


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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