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UPCOMING EVENTS

The Kentucky Horse Park hosts a diverse selection of events. On any given weekend, visitors will find some of the most fun things to do in Lexington, including horse shows, rodeos, festivals, museum exhibits, shopping and more. If you're searching for fun family things to do in Lexington, check out our event calendar below for activities that will keep everyone entertained.

Please note that while we make every effort to present accurate information on our calendar, all listings are subject to change without notice. Contact the event organizer via the information provided in the calendar listing to verify events, times, prices, dates, and venues.

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April 2018

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Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 09:00 AM to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 05:00 PM

The International Museum of the Horse follows the journey of Preston Dyer as he embarks on the second leg of his trip to the Middle East to seek out Arabian bloodstock to bring back to Americ ...Read More


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Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 09:00 AM to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 05:00 PM

The first phase of the new Wheeler Museum exhibit is now open at the USHJA Headquarters. The exhibit is open to the public and features items and stories from the Show Jumping Hall of Fame, a ...Read More


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Monday, April 02, 2018 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Help us kick off a series of 40th Anniversary events on opening day of our spring season! Enjoy half-off admission, as well as cupcakes, kids’ crafts, and a new, historical display in th ...Read More


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Thursday, April 05, 2018 - 07:15 AM to 02:00 PM

The Kentucky Horse Park has formed a partnership with the Kentucky Derby Museum to celebrate its 40th Anniversary! Limited spots available for these special tours, which include transportatio ...Read More


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Saturday, April 07, 2018 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
The Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo, presented by Jack Kain Ford, returns to the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 7pm.

Gates will open at 6pm, with t ...Read More

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Saturday, April 07, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, April 08, 2018 - 05:00 PM

The USEF recognized Spring Bay Horse Trials are held at the KY Hose Park and at Masterson Station Park in Lexington. More information at www.kyevents.net/springbay. 

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Saturday, April 07, 2018 - 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Ending multiple sclerosis for good will take all of us. Walk MS helps us team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers to change the world for everyone affected by MS. Together, we become a power ...Read More


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Sunday, April 08, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Join us for Point Given Day at the Kentucky Horse Park! On Sunday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m., a special Hall of Champions show will centered around our newest resident. 

Enjoy an extended meet- ...Read More


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Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 07:15 AM to 02:00 PM

We are excited to announce a partnership with the Kentucky Derby Museum to celebrate our 40th Anniversary! Limited spots available for these special tours, which include transportation from L ...Read More


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Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 05:00 PM

Held in the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena, the Spring Premier Horse Show is charity driven show, the KY Spring Premier has held silent auctions, pitch a pig contests and other efforts to rais ...Read More


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Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 05:00 PM

For more information, visit www.usmga.us or the US Mounted Games Association Facebook page.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Race Day Schedule:

  • 12:00 P.M. Registration
  • 12:30 P.M. Kids' 1K Race
  • 1:00 P.M. 5K Race Start
  • 2:00 P.M. Awards!

Pricing

$10 per ch ...Read More


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Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 07:15 AM to 02:00 PM

We are excited to announce a partnership with the Kentucky Derby Museum to celebrate our 40th Anniversary! Limited spots available for these special tours, which include transportation from L ...Read More


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Friday, April 20, 2018 - 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

Join us for the grand opening of the Museum's newest exhibit that celebrates the influential contributions of African Americans to the horse industry in Kentucky. 

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Register here: https://www.gotrcentralky.org/5K

 

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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 07:15 AM to 02:00 PM

We are excited to announce a partnership with the Kentucky Derby Museum to celebrate our 40th Anniversary! Limited spots available for these special tours, which include transportation from L ...Read More


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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 08:00 PM

The Kentucky Three-Day Event returns to Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, April 26-April 29. The field includes dozens of riders from countries all over the world.

This is one of the world' ...Read More


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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 05:00 PM

"Best Weekend All Year!" April 26-29, 2018. Only 4-star Eventing competition in North America! This is the toughest of all Equestrian Sports. Don't miss it! Tickets available now (and going f ...Read More


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Friday, April 27, 2018 - 06:30 AM to 08:30 AM

Join us for the Head Up Heels Down 5K on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 6:30pm at the Kentucky Horse Park.  This is our 4th Annual 5K event held in conjunction with the ...Read More

April 2018