Kentucky Horse Park

Kentucky Horse Park Commission Meeting

Dates: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission will meet on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

The meeting will be held in a meeting room on the lower level of the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park.  
 
AGENDA:
Meeting of Kentucky Horse Park Commission 
Thursday, April 20, 2017
2:00 p.m. EDT
Lower Level of the International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park 

 
1. Welcome and Call to Order from Chair – Tandy Patrick
2. Approval of Minutes of March 16 Commission Meeting
3. Consideration of proposed Ground Lease with the United States Equestrian Federation
4. Discussion regarding Strategic Plan
5. Consideration of proposed Response of the Commission to Report from Kentucky State Auditor issued on 2/22/17
6. New Business
 NEXT FULL COMMISSION MEETING:  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017, 3:00 P.M. IN NORTH EXHIBIT HALL, ALLTECH ARENA
 

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-233-4303

Girls on the Run Central Kentucky

Dates: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Event Description: 

At Girls on the Run we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event. The race begins at 9:00am, and packet pickup is available on Friday 4/21 4-6 PM at Howard Curry Shoes ( 2535 Nicholasville Rd) or Saturday 4/22 7-8:30 AM at Kentucky Horse Park (4089 Iron Works Parkway).

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Girls on the Run Central Kentucky
Phone: 
(859) 268-4687

Man o' War Movie Night - Sponsored by Keeneland Kids Club

Dates: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Event Description: 

Spend an evening with your family at the Kentucky Horse Park for a special price! Two equine-themed movies will be shown in the park's theatres (Secretariat and Spirit), with children's activities, events, and International Museum of the Horse exhibits also offered. $5 per carload for parking.

  • Free pony rides: 6-8 p.m.
  • International Museum of the Horse and Kids Barn open: 6-9 p.m.
  • Showings of Secretariat and Spirit at 6:15 and 8:15 p.m. in Visitor Center theatres 
  • Parade of Breeds show: 7 p.m.
  • Food trucks & Alltech “Mostest Wheat Ale”

Click below to view the flyer:
Poster PDF

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

Collector's Edition Man o' War at Breyerfest

Dates: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

As part of the popular annual Breyerfest event at the park, a collector’s edition Man o’ War horse has been commissioned. This replica of the greatest Thoroughbred of all time will prove to be a popular addition to the heavily attended model horse festival for fans from around the country.

Tickets: http://www.breyerhorses.com/bf2017-tickets

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

Man o' War 5K & 10K Run/Walk - Presented by UK HealthCare

Dates: 
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Event Description: 

Winding through the park’s grounds and including a tour of the exhibit, walkers and runners of all ages will enjoy a special race held in conjunction with the Man o’ War 100th Celebration. A competitive and casual 5k event will have a Man o’ War themed unique T-shirt in the racing silks that he competed in during his years on the track.

https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Lexington/ManOWar5K10KRunWalk

EVENT: 5K
Race Day Price: $30
START TIME: 8:00am EDT
PRICE: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee 
REGISTRATION: Registration ends August 3, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT

EVENT: 5K- Kid Price (ages 7 to 12)
Race Day Price: $15
START TIME: 8:00am EDT
PRICE: $15.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee 
REGISTRATION: Registration ends August 3, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT 

EVENT: 10K
Race Day Price: $40
START TIME: 8:00am EDT
PRICE: $35.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee 
REGISTRATION: Registration ends August 3, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT 

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

Man o' War: The Funeral

Dates: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 8:00am to 8:00pm
Event Description: 

The actual funeral of Man o’ War was followed closely on radio not just in America, but also several countries around the world. A special airing of his funeral broadcast will be made available on local radio for fans to hear the special eulogy and listen to the funeral where literally thousands showed up to pay their respects to the great horse. Actual time and station TBD.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

BreyerFest 5K Run/Walk

Dates: 
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Event Description: 

Join us for the Second Annual BreyerFest© 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 8:00am at the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena in Lexington, KY.

This year, BreyerFest is traveling to India, celebrating its diverse culture and landscape! The race includes commemorative T-shirts (guaranteed to all participants that register before July 3rd), chip timing, overall and age group awards, a DJ spinning upbeat, Bollywood-inspired dance music, post race snacks, cool Breyer door prizes, and new for this year, FINISHER MEDALS FOR THE 5K PARTICIPANTS!

We'll also have an untimed 1 mile fun run/walk for those not interested in the full 5K (3.1 mile) distance. If you can't make the race but want to support the cause (Old Friends) you can register as a Virtual Runner/Walker and we'll send you your commemorative race T-shirt and finisher medal.

Strollers and dogs on fixed length leashes are permitted. We ask these participants to start toward the middle or back of the pack so we don't have congestion at the start of the race.

Click Here for Sign Up Information!

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Breyer Animal Creations®
Phone: 
800-413-3348

Youth Riding Camp - Summer Break

Dates: 
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 8:30am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
Event Description: 

The Youth Riding Camp Summer Break Edition will take place June 12th through the 16th at the Education Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park. The camp includes activities that teach children about the basics of horsemanship and stable management. Campers also get to participate in horseback riding mounted games, arts & crafts, and more. The camp is open for children ages 8 to 16. For more information about the camp and to register, please visit http://www.kyhorsepark.com/visit/kentucky-horse-park-youth-riding-camp.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
KHP Equine Education Office

Youth Riding Camp

Dates: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 8:30am to Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
Event Description: 

The Youth Riding Camp Spring Break Edition will take place during April 3rd-April 7th at the Education Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park. For more information about the camp, please visit http://www.kyhorsepark.com/visit/kentucky-horse-park-youth-riding-camp.

Hosted by: 
KHP Equine Education Office