Q1: How do I apply for the Driving Horse Clinic?
A1: Go to the KHP Driving Clinic Application and fill in the information. Print out the Liability Waiver, sign and e-mail to [email protected]. Lastly, make sure to either mail payment (Kentucky Horse Park / Equine Operations / 4089 Iron Works Parkway / Lexington, KY 40511) or call 859-259-4290 with a credit card to secure your spot. Acceptance into clinic is first-come, first-serve based off of payment receipt.
Q2: I cannot print out the documents that I need to sign, what do I do?
A2: Stop by at the Kentucky Horse Park prior to the clinic dates. Or you may sign the waver the day of the clinic.
Q3: How do I know I have a spot in the clinic?
A3: After receiving your completed application and payment we will contact you to confirm your spot in the clinic. You will also receive more information to get you ready for the clinic.
Q4: How many participants are in each clinic?
A4: Each clinic will have no more than twelve participants. This will provide each participant one on one instructions throughout the weekend. If there are less than six participants, you will have the choice to be refunded or switch to another clinic date.
Q5: What kind of clothing should I wear to the clinic?
A5: It is cold out. Although we will be under a roof and out of the weather, it is still cold. Wear comfortable and warm shoes that allow you to be mobile. Also wear gloves that you can buckle and snap harness.
Q6: Do I need to wear a helmet?
Q6: It is not required to wear a helmet, however if you would like to you are more than welcome to bring one along with you.
Q7: Is lunch provided?
A7: No it is not. You are welcome to bring your own lunch or buy lunch from the KHP Bit and Bridle restaurant.
Q8: How do I get to the clinic?
A8: Meet in the Big Barn at the KHP. Here are directions to get to the big barn once you enter the park: Directions to the KHP Driving Clinic
Q9: What can I expect to do while at the clinic?
A9: You can expect to learn the history of the driving horse. You will also have the opportunity to correctly harness, hook, and drive single and team horses.
Q10: Is auditing allowed?
A10: Auditing is allowed if it accompanies a full participant in the clinic. The cost for this will be $75 for the auditor.