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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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October 2021

Friday, October 01, 2021 - 12:00 AM to Sunday, October 03, 2021 - 12:00 AM

EQUITANA USA invites equestrian professionals and enthusiasts of all riding levels and ages, disciplines, and breeds to gather for a three-day celebration of the horse through education, entertainment…

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Friday, October 01, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, October 03, 2021 - 05:00 PM

Jump Start Horse Trials was started in 1990 by Keeneland Pony Club and has grown to 375+ competitors. A multitude of divisions are offered. Riders come from throughout the United States and Canada to…

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Thursday, October 07, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 05:00 PM

Regional Championship USDF Qualifying Season August 25, 2020- September 13, 2021    

Plus an open show (qualification not necessary for open show classes.)

This event is located in the Rolex Arena and…

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Friday, October 08, 2021 - 10:00 AM to Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 08:00 PM

The Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse Association and the Spotted Mountain Horse Association pledge to protect and preserve the heritage of their breeds by leading their membership in a positive and…

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Saturday, October 09, 2021 - 08:00 AM to 01:00 PM

Black "Friday" for Horse Folk (Event is on a Saturday)! Don't miss this annual Tack Sale that transforms CKRH into a treasure chest of amazing finds and great deals! This year’s event will be Saturday…

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 05:00 PM

The 2021 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America, will be a historic event with competition years running for both 2020-eligible and 2021-eligible…

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Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, October 24, 2021 - 05:00 PM

A destination event for Eventers from all over the country. This international competition runs a CCI3* & a CCI2*-L as well as national levels. Also featured is a team competition - the oldest…

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Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:08 AM to Sunday, October 24, 2021 - 12:17 AM

ILHA is the original and only recognized association for the Liberty discipline. ILHA was founded by world-renowned Liberty Trainer, Dan James and his wife Elizabeth to promote the Liberty discipline…

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Friday, October 29, 2021 - 07:00 AM to Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 05:00 PM

The Octoberfest Horse Trials, Combined Test and Dressage show will have Starter through Novice Mini Trial divisions, Starter through Intermediate Combined Test divisions and USDF and WDAA(western…

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Friday, October 29, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, November 07, 2021 - 08:00 PM

The CP National Horse Show is a 5-day hunter/jumper event. The event will feature a full array of hunter divisions, Junior & Amateur Owner Jumpers, the top Open Jumpers from the USA and around the…

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Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 09:00 AM to Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 05:00 PM

The United States Mounted Games Association was formed to inspire, encourage interest, and increase participation in Mounted Games in the United States. Their mission is to increase the number of…

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October 2021


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