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Southern Lights Stroll Sets the Holiday Season in Motion

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Run, Walk or Stroll Through Annual Holiday Display in Heart of Horse Country

The 15th annual Southern Lights Stroll will take place on Thursday, Nov. 17, as the kick-off event for the annual Southern Lights holiday festival, presented by Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky Inc.  As the only evening of Southern Lights when the public is allowed to experience a major portion of the lighted route on foot, visitors may choose to run, walk or stroll their way through thousands of dazzling holiday lights on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park.

RRP Thoroughbred Makeover Featured by America's Best Racing

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America's Best Racing recently published an article about the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium being held at the Kentucky Horse Park. The event will take place from Oct. 27 – 30 and will pull from over 300 horses in 10 disciplines to determine the title for the Most Wanted Thoroughbred.

Attention Legacy Trail Users

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Attention Legacy Trail users:  Although the new Legacy Trail extension running around the exterior of the Kentucky Horse Park looks complete, please be aware that final prep including important safety signage has not yet been installed at critical intersections, most notably at the main entrance to the Kentucky Horse Park. Until all work is complete, signage is installed and the trail is officially opened by the city, the trail extension remains CLOSED.  

We urge all trail users and vehicular traffic in the vicinity of the Kentucky Horse Park to use the utmost caution.  

Park Haunted by Halloween Happenings

Cemetery Crawl, HalloWhinny, KY Horse Park, Halloween Campout

Cemetery Crawl: History and Mystery of the Kentucky Horse Park
How much do you really know about the Kentucky Horse Park? Are you thinking about equestrian events or the museums? Or perhaps you’re envisioning the miles of fencing and the picturesque landscaping dotted with hundreds of horses.

Do you think of duels? Or Native American attacks? Cholera or Civil War Generals?

KHP Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director Featured by TOPSinLex.com

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TOPSinLex.com recently published features on both Laura Prewitt and Jonathan Lang of the Kentucky Horse Park.

In July, Prewitt became the park's new executive director, and Lang became the park's new deputy executive director.

Follow the links below to read the full articles:

Laura Prewitt - Filly of the Month
http://www.topsinlex.com/Read/8670/Filly+of+the+Month%3A+Laura+Prewitt

Gene Carter Video Featured on Kentucky.com

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Gene Carter, truly one of the old guard of Kentucky’s Thoroughbred horse industry, is still contributing his memorable stories and his charming wit at 90 years young working full time each summer at the Kentucky Horse Park.

The only known person still living that sat on the back of Man o’ War, Mr. Carter shares his story in this interview with the Herald-Leader’s (Kentucky.com) Linda Blackford.