Explore

Discover gentle giant drafts, retired racing legends, and unique breeds from around the world as you stroll from barn to barn at the Kentucky Horse Park. Then grab the reins and get in the saddle for a different perspective.

Won The West

Hall of Champions


Breeds Barn

Andalusian "Listo" Listo YR
Horse Drawn Trolley

Big Barn & Trolley Tour


Mounted Police Barn

Mounted Police Parker Jessica

Kids Barn

Hours & Admission

The Kentucky Horse Park is open Wednesday – Sunday, 9 am – 5 pm. Find the daily schedule, and admission information, here.

International Museum of the Horse Al-Marah Galleries

International Museum of the Horse

The Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse is dedicated to the history of the horses and its unique relationship with humans through time. With over 60,000 square feet to explore, the museum offers something for all ages to enjoy.

American Saddlebred Museum

American Saddlebred Museum

Visit the American Saddlebred Museum, where the beauty of the American Saddlebred is on full display. The newly renovated Museum offers an exciting and educational experience for visitors of all ages and is included in your KHP admission.

Horseback Riding

Horseback & Pony Rides

Horseback trail rides and pony rides can be reserved at the Visitor Center on the day of your visit. Book early as these are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Horseback Rides: $30 per rider
Pony Rides: $6 per rider

Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop

Open the same hours as the Kentucky Horse Park; the gift shop is located inside the park’s Visitor Center. Patrons may visit the KHP Gift Shop without purchasing admission or parking.

Iron Works Café

Located next to the Visitor Center, amenities include indoor and outdoor dining, restrooms, and free Wi-Fi. Iron Works Café is open 10 am – 3 pm.


Know Before You Go!

Will there be a lot of walking?

The main tourist area of the park is situated just off the main parking lot and all of the visitor attractions are within walking distance of each other. While there are some hilly inclines, and turf terrain off of the sidewalk paths, there are no steps.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

You will purchase your tickets upon your arrival to the Park inside the Visitor Information Center. Your daily admission covers all of the shows throughout the day as well as next-day admission free!

Do you provide wheelchairs?

Yes! We have two motorized scooters available on a first-come-first-serve basis inside the Visitor Information Center. Additionally, we have plenty of traditional wheelchairs available to guests at no charge.

Is there a fee for parking?

Thanks to our sponsor, Dechra Equine, parking is free for those touring the Park and many events!

Can I bring my dog?

Domestic pets are welcome to accompany their owners on park grounds, either on a leash or confined to an approved kennel, providing the owners clean up after their pets. Sorry, pets are not permitted in the museum exhibits area (lobbies are okay), Iron Works Café (covered patio is okay), and the Alltech Arena. Please DO NOT leave pets in cars unattended for any reason.

KHP Campground

The Park boasts a 260-site campground offering a pool, tennis courts, playgrounds to it’s guests.

Events

The Kentucky Horse Park hosts a diverse selection of equine and non-equine events year-round!