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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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September 2022

Thursday, September 01, 2022 - 08:00 AM to Monday, September 05, 2022 - 05:00 PM


Parking fee for the Kentucky Horse Park – All Dog Show exhibitors pay only ONE entry fee. Tell the Horse Park Main Gate employee that you are with the Dog Show and you will be waved through to the…

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Friday, September 02, 2022 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 04, 2022 - 05:00 PM

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Friday, September 02, 2022 - 05:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Pinning Event

Teams compete against each other with their celebrity rider to determine who has the skills and bravery necessary to pen a group of cattle in the…

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Saturday, September 03, 2022 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 04, 2022 - 05:00 PM

The purpose of the KDA is to promote and strengthen the art and sport of Dressage in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. KDA will provide leadership to its members to assist them in fostering individual and…

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Sunday, September 04, 2022 - 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM

CLUB MATCH EVERY SUNDAY at 3PM – We invite you to come and watch the Sport of Kings played in the horse Capitol of the World. Weather permitting, public matches are held between June 1st through the…

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Wednesday, September 07, 2022 - 09:00 AM to Saturday, September 10, 2022 - 05:00 PM

Horses representing the Rocky Mountain Horse breed from all over the country will come together to compete for the once-in-a-lifetime chance to be crowned Grand Champion. Whether you are a horse owner…

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Saturday, September 10, 2022 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 11, 2022 - 05:00 PM

Midsouth Eventing & Dressage Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

MSEDA’s mission is to promote and preserve the sports of Eventing and Dressage in the Mid-South area, by providing…

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Monday, September 12, 2022 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 07:00 AM

The Kentucky Horse Park Police and the Lexington Police Department present the 37th Annual National Mounted Police Colloquium at Alltech Arena on September 12-12, 2022. Instruction will include…

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Friday, September 16, 2022 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 05:00 PM

Prize Lists, Entry Forms and Schedules will be available here!

The Kentucky Hunter Jumper Association was founded as a non-profit 501(c) 3 in 1965 by a few dedicated horsemen and women, including Ned…

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Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 09:00 AM to Monday, September 19, 2022 - 04:00 PM

Looking for a great way to spend a day or the weekend of September 18th - 19th? If you are a gun collector or a hunting enthusiast, the gun show at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY is a great…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 05:00 PM

Hunter/Jumper show held annually in Lexington, Kentucky at the Kentucky Horse Park.

NHS/Maclay Regional Championship 

$50,000 "The Betsy" Grand Prix 

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Friday, September 23, 2022 - 09:00 AM to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 05:00 PM

Taught by Justin and Tori McLeod of 4Hooves Large Animal Services, LLC, this course is designed to educate emergency responders, veterinary professionals, animal control officers, horse industry…

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, October 02, 2022 - 05:00 PM

Established in 2015, Split Rock Jumping Tour is an Unparalleled Show Jumping event in Lexington, KY "The Horse Capital of the World." Founded by rider Derek Braun.

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Friday, September 30, 2022 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, October 02, 2022 - 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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Friday, September 30, 2022 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, October 02, 2022 - 09:00 PM

The Burn is a three-day, fully-supported bicycle tour of the bourbon distilleries and Thoroughbred horse farms of Kentucky. Explore quiet country roads and quaint communities en route to world-famous…

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Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:00 AM to Saturday, October 01, 2022 - 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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September 2022


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