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Welcome back to the Kentucky Horse Park!

We are excited to welcome you back to the Kentucky Horse Park! Our staff, and horses, have missed you! It is our top priority to make sure you and your family have a safe and enjoyable experience. 


As you make plans to visit the Park, you will notice a few changes. The Kentucky Horse Park is currently open Wednesday - Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm. Admission can be purchased at the Visitor Center at a discounted rate. (Online ticket sales are temporarily suspended.) For your safety Horse-Drawn Trolley Tours, Access to Barns, and Playground remains closed. See below for the daily park schedule of equine demonstrations.

As of July 10, masks are required indoors and in outdoor areas where at least 6ft cannot be obtained. For the latest information on Kentucky's state guidelines visit



Visiting After November 1?

The Park will be closed Monday & Tuesday, November 2 & 3.

We will begin a Winter Season schedule starting November 4, 2020 through March 30, 2021. 

Learn more here...

Current Park Admission

Now-November 1

OPEN: Wednesday-Sunday 9am-5pm

CLOSED: Monday & Tuesday

Adult      $12     
Child     $6      ages 6-12   
Senior     $10      ages 62+   
Military     $6      with ID   

Children 5 and under, Free

As always, your admission includes the next day FREE with receipt! 

Parking is $5 daily upon entering the park.  

Daily Park Schedule

10:00 am   Breeds Barn
10:45 am   Hall of Champions
11:15 am   Big Barn
1:00 pm   Breeds Barn
2:00 pm   Big Barn
3:00 pm   Hall of Champions Kentucky Derby Winner Turn-Out


Breeds Barn: 10:00 am & 1:00 pm 

We’ll introduce you to some of the horses that call the Breeds Barn home during this demonstration! 


Hall of Champions: 10:45 am & 3:00 pm

Meet the Park’s resident Champions! Visit at 3:00 pm to meet the oldest living Kentucky Derby winner, Go For Gin, and 2003 Kentucky Derby Winner, Funny Cide!


Big Barn: 11:15 am & 2:00 pm

Visit with the largest horses of the Park in the largest barn of the Park! Guests are welcome to walk through the Big Barn.


International Museum of the Horse

The International Museum of the Horse is now open! Entrance to the museum is included with your Park admission. The museum is closed for cleaning from 11am-12pm and 2pm-3pm.

Horseback Trail & Pony Rides

($) Spaces Limited, Reservations Only

Explore the park's beautiful countryside on horseback. Horseback and pony rides are available April through October.

Wednesday-Sunday: Reserve your ride at Visitor Center on the day of your visit. 

Reservations must be purchased by 2:45 pm.

Monday-Tuesday: No walk-ups day of. Reserve your ride at the Visitor Center Wednesday-Sunday. 

Load Times: 11:00 AM, 12:15 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:45 PM, 4:00 PM

Find more info on Horseback Trail & Pony Rides here!

Film: Rein of Nobility

Wrigley Media Theaters, Ovation Theater, Visitor Center
Showtimes: 9:15, 11:45, 1:45, 3:45

Narrated by venerable horseman, film and TV star William Shatner, this majestic film explores the world of the horse and is shown in the Visitor Center's Ovation Theater. 

Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop

Iron Works Café is currently closed but grab-and-go food items can be purchased at the Park's Gift Shop! Whether you want to remember your trip to the Kentucky Horse Park or are looking for the perfect equine gift for a friend, the KHP gift shop has it all. Browse our selection of books, apparel, toys, jewelry, art, and other souvenirs celebrating Kentucky horses and horse culture. You can also shop online at!

Park Statues & Memorials

Use your Park map to locate the Park's memorials and statues during your visit!

The Kentucky Horse Park... at Home! 

The International Museum of the Horse has put together many fun & educational activities that families can do at home! Find them here! Watch the Park's Virtual Tours, here!

We sincerely thank you for your patience and understanding. We are all in this together. Even during these times, we are committed to the Park's mission – to celebrate the history of our relationship with horses through education, exhibition, engagement and competition.

We'll see you soon at the Kentucky Horse Park!

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