Covered Arena

NAMUCA Conference

Dates: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

Hosted by the Kentucky Horse Park Mounted Police & the Lexington, KY Mounted Police, this conference offers three days of presentations, demonstrations, and tours designed to share experiences, information, and best practices to professional mounted police units.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park Mounted Police & the Lexington, KY Mounted Police

KHP Driving Clinic (SOLD OUT)

Dates: 
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
Event Description: 

These are a series of two-day clinics, Saturday and Sunday, from 10am-3pm. The second day builds upon skills learned in the first day so you should plan to attend both days. This clinic will be held rain or shine and most of the activities will take place in the Big Barn/Covered Arena. Please dress appropriately for the cold weather.

Beginner horsemen are allowed and encouraged, but you must have basic horsemanship skills in order to participate. On the first day of the clinic there will be a short classroom period to give you the basics followed by learning to harness, ground drive single horses and driving single horses. The second day will be similar and will cover team driving.

Only 12 participants will be allowed per clinic to ensure plenty of hands-on time. Clinic slots are first come first serve. The cost of the clinic is $175/person. Payment must be made when you turn in your application in order to hold your slot in the clinic and is non-refundable.

Location: 
Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park

KHP Driving Clinic

Dates: 
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
Event Description: 

These are a series of two-day clinics, Saturday and Sunday, from 10am-3pm. The second day builds upon skills learned in the first day so you should plan to attend both days. This clinic will be held rain or shine and most of the activities will take place in the Big Barn/Covered Arena. Please dress appropriately for the cold weather.

Beginner horsemen are allowed and encouraged, but you must have basic horsemanship skills in order to participate. On the first day of the clinic there will be a short classroom period to give you the basics followed by learning to harness, ground drive single horses and driving single horses. The second day will be similar and will cover team driving.

Only 12 participants will be allowed per clinic to ensure plenty of hands-on time. Clinic slots are first come first serve. The cost of the clinic is $175/person. Payment must be made when you turn in your application in order to hold your slot in the clinic and is non-refundable.

Location: 
Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park

KHP Driving Clinic

Dates: 
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
Event Description: 

These are a series of two-day clinics, Saturday and Sunday, from 10am-3pm. The second day builds upon skills learned in the first day so you should plan to attend both days. This clinic will be held rain or shine and most of the activities will take place in the Big Barn/Covered Arena. Please dress appropriately for the cold weather.

Beginner horsemen are allowed and encouraged, but you must have basic horsemanship skills in order to participate. On the first day of the clinic there will be a short classroom period to give you the basics followed by learning to harness, ground drive single horses and driving single horses. The second day will be similar and will cover team driving.

Only 12 participants will be allowed per clinic to ensure plenty of hands-on time. Clinic slots are first come first serve. The cost of the clinic is $175/person. Payment must be made when you turn in your application in order to hold your slot in the clinic and is non-refundable.

Location: 
Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park

Kentucky Horse Park Commission Meeting

Dates: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission will meet on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. EST. The meeting will be held in the Club Lounge (2nd floor of the Covered Arena) at the Kentucky Horse Park.

AGENDA:

Meeting of Kentucky Horse Park Commission

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

3:00 p.m. EST

Club Lounge, Second Floor of Covered Arena, Kentucky Horse Park

1.     Welcome and Call to Order from Chair – Tandy Patrick

2.     Welcome and Swearing-In of new Commissioners:  Abby Jones, Ted Kuster, Pam Blatz-Murff

3.     Approval of Minutes of September 21st Commission Meeting

  • Tab 1 – Minutes from September 21st Commission Meeting

4.     Update on USEF Headquarters – David Harris

5.     Report from Kentucky Horse Park Foundation – Laura Klumb

6.     Report from Kentucky Horse Park Museum – Bill Cooke

7.     Report from Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet – Don Parkinson, Regina Stivers

8.     Report from Chair – Tandy Patrick

  • Tab 2 – Minutes from October 12th and November 9th Executive Committee Meetings
  • Tab 3 – Summary of National Horse Center Tenants
  • Tab 4 – Summary of KHP Capital and Deferred Maintenance Projects

9.     Report from Executive Director -  Laura Prewitt

10.  Financial Report – David Norman and Bill Ferko (Chair of Finance Committee)

  • Tab 5 – Financial Statements:  Revenue & Expenses as of 11/30/2016

11.  Marketing Committee Report – Becky Jordan

12.  Strategic Planning Committee Report - Dr. Nancy Cox

13.  New business: 

  • Tab 6 – Proposed policy regarding loans/donations of horses

NEXT FULL COMMISSION MEETING:  FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017, 1:00 P.M. (LUNCH SERVED STARTING AT 12:00 NOON) IN ROLEX TOWER

RESOURCES:

  • Tab A – Kentucky Horse Park Commission Members
  • Tab B – Kentucky Horse Park Committee Roster
  • Tab C – 2017 Meeting Schedule
  • Tab D – Bylaws
Location: 
Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
KY Horse Park
Phone: 
859-233-4303

Certified Horsemanship Association

Dates: 
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Certified Horsemanship Association will take place in the club lounge and the covered arena from October 27, 2017 through October 28, 2017. This event is open to the public with advanced day rate or full conference ticket purchase. For more information, please contact Christy Landwehr with the Certified Horsemanship Association at http://cha-ahse.org/store/pages/47/International_Conference.html.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
Certified Horsemanship Association
Phone: 
859.259.3399

Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium

Dates: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

Watch hundreds of Thoroughbred racehorses from across North America competing for $100,000 in prize money in ten sports: barrel racing, competitive trails, dressage, eventing, field hunters, freestyle, polo, show hunters, show jumpers, and working ranch. They all retired from racing the previous year and they have had less than one year to prepare. Includes training demonstrations, seminars, and a large trade fair in the Covered Arena. For more information go to RetiredRacehorseProject.org.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
Retired Racehorse Project
Phone: 
(410) 798-5140

PMHA Fall Harvest Horse Show

Dates: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 9:00pm
Event Description: 

The Fall Harvest Show showcases the Arabian, Morgan, and Friesian breeds. Classes include sport horse in hand, stick horse, tandem riding, showmanship, halter classes, liberty classes, driving classes and breed championships. For more information on the Fall Harvest Show please go to www.puremorab.com.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
PMHA
Phone: 
270-735-5331

KHP Foundation Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning

Dates: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 4:30pm to 10:00pm
Event Description: 

The KHP Foundation Battle in the Saddle is a celebrity team penning event benefiting the KHP Foundation. This event pairs two amateur team penning riders with a celebrity guest rider to determine who can pen the group of cattle in the quickest amount of time. Sponsorships are available for the event, and the public can come and watch for an admission price. For more information on the KHP Foundation Battle in the Saddle please go to http://khpfoundation.org/programs/featured-events/celebrity-team-penning or call (859) 255-5727.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
KHP Foundation
Phone: 
859-255-5727

KMSHA/SMHA International Grand Championship

Dates: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse Association (KMSHA) and the Spotted Mountain Horse Association are both very passionate about their specific breeds. Both organizations strive to demonstrate the value and beauty of these mountain horses. One way that these two associations look to promote the horses is through specific shows/programs, and the Kentucky Horse Park is proud to be the location of one of these upcoming events. Starting on September 14, you can head over to the Covered Arena to check out the KMSHA/SMHA International Grand Championship. This three-day event is a great opportunity to show your support for passionate horse organizations, plus if you're looking for some excellent competition, then this championship will be worth attending. For more information on the KMSHA/SMHA International Grand Championship or the Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse Association please go to http://www.kmsha.com/index.htm or call (859) 225-5674. Photo courtesy of Deep Meadow Farm.

Location: 
Hosted by: 
KMSHA
Phone: 
859.699.3000