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National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

Four jockeys, four Thoroughbreds and two trainers comprise the 10 finalists on the National Museum of Racing’s 2016 Hall of Fame ballot, as selected by the Museum’s Hall of Fame Nominating Committee.

For more than 20 years, the Country Heir I and II Horse Shows have been a tradition at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Preparations for the 2016 shows are well under way, with grand expectations for the two week Premier competition, scheduled to run Wednesday, June 8 through Sunday, June 19.

Frankfort, KY. – Secretary of Tourism, Arts and Heritage Don Parkinson announced that Tandy Patrick will serve as the Chairperson of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission:

Knoll and Horses

The American Saddlebred Museum’s 2016 exhibit will open to the public on April 1, 2016. Titled Trainers’ Treasures: Gifts From Saddlebred Professionals, the exhibit will run through December 30, 2016.

United States Equestrian Federation

The United States Equestrian Federation will host a career fair Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., in conjunction with the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association's (IHSA) National Championships.

Fishing in Neighborhoods

Rolex Lake at the Kentucky Horse Park is the newest addition to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ Fishing in Neighborhoods (FINs) program.

Blue Grass Community Foundation

The Blue Grass Community Foundation is partnering with the Kentucky Horse Park and LFUCG for a public art project. Legacy Trail flags (also known as blazes) will be designed by selected artists, who will receive compensation for their work.

2016 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

WHAT:  CCI4* (Concours Complet Internationale) The highest level of an Advanced Three-Day Event. 

WHERE:  Kentucky Horse Park - Lexington, KY

WHEN:  April 28 - May 1, 2016

Beat the winter blues and enjoy hot competition in the heated Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park this weekend Feb. 13 and 14. Watch fierce equestrian competition and stay comfortably indoors this weekend when the United States Mounted Games Association hosts its annual Winter Wonderland. The action starts at 9 a.m.

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover will feature a special concert- Hunter Hayes & Friends - following Saturday's Cross-Country. Known as the "Best Weekend All Year," Rolex Kentucky takes place April 28 - May 1 at the Kentucky Horse Park.